Kentucky Derby Odds & Picks: Tiz The Law Dominating Online Betting

Tiz The Law the clear favorite as we head into Saturday's Kentucky Derby
Sam Eaton
Thu, September 3, 7:14 AM EDT

There will be huge groan echoing round the world if Tiz The Law somehow managed to lose the Kentucky Derby this weekend.

It’s not just the excitement surrounding the Kentucky Derby which is continuing to grow as we approach the race, the amount of people backing the short-priced favorite is also rapidly expanding. UK bookmakers have showcased Kentucky Derby odds for a number of months, and during that period they’ve all had Tiz The Law as the one to beat.

In the last month, Tiz The Law’s Kentucky Derby odds have been cut from 6/4 to as short as 4/7, which implies the favorite has a 63.6% chance of winning the big race.

Thousands of interested bettors have been visiting our UK site to check the Kentucky Derby odds and place their bets ahead of the weekend. Since Monday, just over 70% of those bets placed on the race have been on Tiz The Law.

The only other two horses in the Kentucky Derby field have accounted for over 4% of bets, there are Honor A P and King Guillermo. Honor A P is currently priced at 7/1 to cause an upset, and King Guillermo is sitting around the 20/1 mark.

With this sort of support it wouldn’t be much of a surprise to see Tiz The Law’s odds shortening even further ahead of the weekend.

Our sister website, RacingPicks, which suppliers free daily US racing picks, will have free picks and previews for the Kentucky Derby this weekend. It’s well worth checking out the site, in the last few weeks their expert has tipped a 16/1 and 40/1 winner.

Kentucky Derby Odds

 

UK odds

% Of bets accounted for this week

Tiz The Law

4/6

70%

Honor A P

7/1

4.8%

Authentic

9/1

3%

King Guillermo

20/1

4.8%

Ny Traffic

22/1

0.9%

Max Player

25/1

1.2%

Sole Volante

40/1

1.3%

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