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2020 US Presidential Election Odds: 64% Of Wagers On Donald Trump During Vice-Presidential Debate

Online bettors rush to back Donald Trump during the vice-presidential debate
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2020 US Presidential Election Odds

Tonight's Vice Presidential Debate was a lot calmer than the Presidential election debate last week, which saw Donald Trump and Joe Biden argue throughout. The hot topics discussed during the VP debate included coronavirus and tax cuts. 

Unsurprisingly, Donald Trump was very active on Twitter during the Vice-Presidential debate. One of his most popular tweets he posted tonight was simply "Mike Pence is doing GREAT! She is a gaffe machine."

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2020 US Election: Donald Trump Odds Of Winning The Election

Obviously, the current President thought that Mike Pence came out on top in Utah, and online betting sites suggested the same. During the debate between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence, over 53% of UK bookmakers cut the odds of Donald Trump winning the 2020 US election. 

It wasn't just sportsbooks who believed Donald Trump's chances of winning the 2020 US election improved following Mike Pence's performance. During the election, a massive 64% of wagers on the 2020 US election were placed on Donald Trump.

2020 US Election: Joe Biden Odds Of Winning The Election

Online sportsbooks and bettors alike believed Joe Biden's chances of winning the 2020 US election decreased tonight. Joe Biden remains the betting favorite, his odds imply that Biden has a 65.8% chance of winning the 2020 US election. Before the Vice-Presidential Debate, Joe Biden's odds implied he had a 66.7% of winning the 2020 US election. 

Since Kamala Harris took the stage at the VP debate, only 28% of bets were placed on Joe Biden winning the 2020 US election. 

How The Vice-Presidential Election Impacted The 2020 US Election Odds 

2020 US election odds and betting before and after the vice-presidential election

1Odds Before VP DebateOdds After VP Debate% Of Bets 24-Hours Before VP Debate% Of Bets During VP DebateImplied % Change During VP Debate
Joe Biden1/2 (-200)25/48 (-192)35%28%66.7% > 65.8%
Donald Trump15/8 (+188)15/8  (+188)59%64%34.8% > 34.8%

Both Mike Pence and Kamala Harris are joint-favorites to win the 2024 US election. 

2020 US Election Odds: DraftKings Politics Prize Pool 

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As mentioned, US residents can't legally bet on the 2020 US election, however, there some states can bet on various sports worldwide. All the biggest online sportsbooks offer welcome offers for new customers, check out what's available in your state here.


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