Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds: How To Bet On Joey Chestnut

Joey Chestnut looks to win his 14th Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on Fourth of July.
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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest is possibly one of the oddest events of the year, but also the most intriguing, and it's made especially fun by the fact you can legally bet on the event. 

If you don't know much about Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, there's only really one thing to know, Joey Chestnut is the Tom Brady of eating. 

Joey Chestnut is the 13-time winner of the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest which is held every Fourth of July, and there's no surprise to find him the betting favorite this year. 

There are obviously various rules to this eating contest, which we will list further down in the article, but let's get to the crunch, what are the odds and how do you bet on Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. 

As mentioned, Joey Chestnut is the huge favorite in the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest odds market, with DraftKings Sportsbook making -5000 to be the winner. Joey Chestnut's odds imply he's got 98% chance of winning the eating contest for the 14th time. 

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Odds

Competitor Odds Implied % Chance
Joey Chestnut -5000 98%
Any Other Participant +1000 9.1%

DraftKings sportsbook are not only offering winner odds for Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, but they are also taking bets on the number of Hot Dogs Joey Chestnut will eat. 

Joey Chestnut set the world record in 2020 when he ate an astonishing 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes! DraftKings Sportsbook have the number of Hot Dogs eaten by Joey Chestnut say at 73.5. 

Number Of Hot Dogs Eaten By Joey Chestnut Odds

Number of Hot Dogs Odds Implied % Chance
73.5+ -230 69.7%
-73.5 +165 37.7%

How To Bet On Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Right, you know the odds for Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, but now you need to know how you bet on the event. 

If you are looking to bet on Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, you have two options ahead of you. 

As mentioned above, DraftKings Sportsbook are offering Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest odds. DraftKings Sportsbook is the largest online sports betting company in the US, and also offer one of the best betting welcome bonuses on the market. 

If you pick DraftKings Sportsbook to place your eating contest bets, then make sure you claim the exclusive DraftKings promo below. Not only will you be able to place bets on a number of prop markets for the event, but you will also get a deposit bonus up to $1000. So you earn whilst you bet! 

Here's how you claim this exclusive DraftKings Sportsbook promo:

Step One: Click the exclusive link below to ensure you qualify for the offer

Step Two: Register your details with DraftKings Sportsbook (takes less than a minute)

Step Three: Deposit into your new DraftKings account - Remember DraftKings will match 20% of your deposit amount up to $1000. 

Step Four: Now you've deposited, head over to the section labelled 'Novelty' on DraftKings Sportsbook. Here you will find an array of Nathan Hot Dog Eating Contest odds. 

Enjoy betting with DraftKings!

If you already have a Draftkings Sportsbook account, and still want to bet on the eating contest. You could join Unibet Sportsbook. Unibet Sportsbook are a rapidly growing US sports betting site, and are one of the biggest betting sites in Europe.

Unibet are the only other sportsbook offering Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest odds in the US. Like DraftKings Sportsbook, you will also get a huge betting promotion if you join Unibet via the link below! 

Unibet are offering new customers a massive $500 Risk-Free Bet! Which means you can place $500 on Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest and get your stake back as a bonus if the bet loses! 

Unibet is only available for people in New Jersey, Indiana and Pennsylvania. Here's how you claim this exlclusive Unibet promo and bet on Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest: 

Step One: Click the exclusive link below to qualify for Unibet's $500 Risk-Free promo 

Step Two: Once you've clicked the link you will need to register your details with Unibet Sportsbook

Step Three: Deposit into your new Unibet Sportsbook account - Remember you get a $500 Risk-Free bet as your first bet. 

Step Four: Head over to the TV & Novelty section of the site, here you will find Nathan Hot Dog Eating Contest odds! 

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Rules 

- Field of 20 contestants: this includes the defending champion, winners of regional qualifying, two wildcards and special invitations from MLE

- Event managed by MLE (Major League Eating) 

- Sactioned by International Federation of Competitive Eating 

- Condiments are allowed 

- Contestants are allowed to drink (normally water)

- The contestant who consumes (and keeps down) the most hot dogs in buns in 10 minutes is the winner

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Past Winners 

Year Winner Hot dogs eaten
2020 men's Joey Chestnut 75
2020 women's Miki Sudo 48.5
2019 men's Joey Chestnut 71
2019 women's Miki Sudo 31
2018 men's Joey Chestnut 74
2018 women's Miki Sudo 37
2017 men's Joey Chestnut 72
2017 women's Miki Sudo 41
2016 men's Joey Chestnut 70
2016 women's Miki Sudo 38.5
2015 men's Matt Stonie 62
2015 women's Miki Sudo 38
2014 men's Joey Chestnut 61
2014 women's Miki Sudo 34
2013 men's Joey Chestnut 69
2013 women's Sonya Thomas 36.75
2012 men's Joey Chestnut 68
2012 women's Sonya Thomas 45
2011 men's Joey Chestnut 62
2011 women's Sonya Thomas 40
2010 Joey Chestnut 54
2009 Joey Chestnut 68
2008 Joey Chestnut 59
2007 Joey Chestnut 66
2006 Takeru Kobayashi 53.75
2005 Takeru Kobayashi 49
2004 Takeru Kobayashi 53.5
2003 Takeru Kobayashi 44.5
2002 Takeru Kobayashi 50.5
2001 Takeru Kobayashi 50
2000 Kazutoyo Arai 25
1999 Steve Keiner 21.5
1998 Hirofumi Nakajima 19
1997 Hirofumi Nakajima 24.5

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Records

Year Contestant Hot dogs eaten
2020 Joey Chestnut 75
2018 Joey Chestnut 74
2016 Joey Chestnut 73*
2017 Joey Chestnut 72
2019 Joey Chestnut 71

Who Is Joey Chestnut? 

Joey Chestnut is 37 years-old and was born in Fulton Country, Kentucky. Joey Chestnut has won 13x Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contests, and currently holds the world record at the event. 

Joey Chestnut trains by fasting and stretching his stomach with milk, water and protein supplements. Joey Chestnut's weight varies between 225-240 points. 

What channel is Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on?

Coverage of the 2021 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest starts at 11am ET on ESPN this Sunday. 

TV Channel: ESPN

Live Stream: ESPN+

What time is the hot dog eating contest?

Date: Sunday, July 4

Time: 11am ET

The men's contest is scheduled to start at 12:3pm. 

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