Eurovision Song Contest 2011 BettingPublished March 16, 2011 by OCR Editor
Feel your heart beat, and place your bets.
The Eurovision 2011 website states clearly there are 5 big countries this year: France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK.
The event itself, divided into two semi-finals, the first of which will be held on May 10 and the second on May 12, in Dusseldorf, will feature a total of 38 countries. The Eurovision Song contest 2011 Finals will be held on May 14. Hosts for the shows are Anke Engelke, Judith Rakers and Stefan Raab.
The running order and all are secondary issues when it comes to this modern classic. Eurovision Song contests have been running since 1956!
This year is your chance to bet on the Contest's winner. No second place losers for you!
William Hill is happy that the United Kingdom, for the first time in years, is sending a few acts that have a chance at the prize: Blue representing the UK and Jedward singing for Ireland. When William Hill is happy, so should you be.The Odds
William Hill places France as the event's favorite with 5/1 odds. Next is Estonia 11/2, followed by the United Kingdom at 7/1, same as Sweden's odds.
bet365 meanwhile reversed the 1-2 order, with Estonia 5/1 favorites, followed by France at 6/1. The United Kingdom is third here too, with 6/1 odds. Sweden follows with 8/1, same as Germany.Underdog Betting
If you are in it for the fun of it, and a chance to win of course too, try placing a bet on one of the underdogs.
William Hill underdogs:
FYR Macedonia 150/1