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

CompetitorOddsImplied % Chance
Joey Chestnut-500098%
Any Other Participant+10009.1%

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 DogsOddsImplied % Chance
73.5+-23069.7%
-73.5+16537.7%

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 

YearWinnerHot dogs eaten
2020 men'sJoey Chestnut75
2020 women'sMiki Sudo48.5
2019 men'sJoey Chestnut71
2019 women'sMiki Sudo31
2018 men'sJoey Chestnut74
2018 women'sMiki Sudo37
2017 men'sJoey Chestnut72
2017 women'sMiki Sudo41
2016 men'sJoey Chestnut70
2016 women'sMiki Sudo38.5
2015 men'sMatt Stonie62
2015 women'sMiki Sudo38
2014 men'sJoey Chestnut61
2014 women'sMiki Sudo34
2013 men'sJoey Chestnut69
2013 women'sSonya Thomas36.75
2012 men'sJoey Chestnut68
2012 women'sSonya Thomas45
2011 men'sJoey Chestnut62
2011 women'sSonya Thomas40
2010Joey Chestnut54
2009Joey Chestnut68
2008Joey Chestnut59
2007Joey Chestnut66
2006Takeru Kobayashi53.75
2005Takeru Kobayashi49
2004Takeru Kobayashi53.5
2003Takeru Kobayashi44.5
2002Takeru Kobayashi50.5
2001Takeru Kobayashi50
2000Kazutoyo Arai25
1999Steve Keiner21.5
1998Hirofumi Nakajima19
1997Hirofumi Nakajima24.5

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Records

YearContestantHot dogs eaten
2020Joey Chestnut75
2018Joey Chestnut74
2016Joey Chestnut73*
2017Joey Chestnut72
2019Joey Chestnut71

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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