US Presidential Election Debate Odds: 64% Of Bets In The Last 24 Hours On Joe Biden Winning Debate

The latest betting news on tonight’s first Presidential Election debate as bettors sway towards Biden
Tom Dodd
Tue, September 29, 11:31 AM EDT

First US Presidential Election Debate Betting Data

We reported to you yesterday that over the previous seven days, Donald Trump had accounted for a dominant 65% of all bets placed in the first US Presidential Election debate betting market, despite being made the underdog by oddsmakers. However, in the last 24 hours this has all changed.

The betting breakdown has now swung the other way, with bettors now backing Joe Biden to come out on top tonight. 64.71% of total bets have been wagered on Joe Biden in the past 24 hours and this behaviour is very much mirrored in how the odds are shaping up for tonight.   

Recent revelations on Trump's alleged tax-avoidance could well be on the minds of bettors as this will no doubt give Joe Biden extra ammunition against his rival tonight. 

First US Presidential Election Debate Odds

Candidate

UK Odds

US Odds

Implied Probability

% Of Bets Last 24 Hours

Joe Biden

4/11

-275

73.3%

64.71%

Donald Trump

2/1

+200

33.3%

35.29%

Donald Trump’s odds to win the first US Presidential Election debate were 6/5 (+120) which implied he had a 45.5% chance of winning in Ohio when the market opened in August. However, since then the odds for Trump have drifted massively, his odds have grown to 2/1 (+200), which implies he now has 33.3% chance.

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As you’d expect, Joe Biden’s first US presidential election debate odds have moved the opposite way in the same time period. His odds opened up at 8/13 (-162) which implied he had a 61.9% chance. However, his odds have narrowed to 4/11 (-275) and now imply he has a 73.3% chance.

The first US Presidential Election debate betting market will be settled on CNN’s snap poll.

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Are online betting markets reliable and a good source to use?

Online sports betting is legal in various states in the United States, however, unfortunately, you can’t legally bet on politics in the US. Our data is based on UK betting trends. Even though it’s the US election, it will be one of the biggest betting events not only in the UK but globally. Millions of users will be coming to OddsChecker to find out the odds ahead of the US election in the coming weeks. OddsChecker is regularly used by global publications, including BBC News, Fox News, Washington Examiner plus many more.

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