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2020 Presidential Election Odds: North Carolina Is The Hardest State To Call For Legal Bookmakers

The odds show the Democrats just edging what is almost a 50/50 split in the race for the Tar Heel State
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With just two weeks to go until the US Presidential Election, OddsChecker have looked at the political betting data from over a dozen European oddsmakers, where such wagering is legal, regulated and thriving.

And of all 50 states, North Carolina is currently the most competitive state according to the odds.

Who will win North Carolina?

When the market opened back in March 2020, the GOP were installed as favorites with their odds of -137 carried an implied probability of 57.90%.

The Demorats, by comparison, opened as underdogs with their odds of +100 suggesting a 50% chance.

Since then, the odds have ebbed and flowed in favor of both parties, and with just 13 days to go until election day the race remains as close as ever.

At time of writing, the Democrats are narrow favorites with their odds of -114 implying a 53.19% chance.

The Republicans are hot on their (tar) heels though, with odds of +100 putting them just 3.19% behind on 50.00%.

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OddsChecker spokesperson Pete Watt: “We’ve been tracking all of the ‘swing states’ for over six months and North Carolina – along with Florida – has certainly been the most exciting.”

“Both parties have enjoyed nadirs and zeniths and although there is under a fortnight left, there are certainly a few more twists and turns in the race to land the Tar Heel State and potentially decide the election.”

2020 US Election Odds 

Who will win the 2020 US election? Online sportsbooks currently have Joe Biden as the overwhelming favorite to win the 2020 Presidential election. Joe Biden's odds are currently set at -170 (10/17) which implies he's got a 63% chance of winning the election. 

What are Donald Trump's election odds? According to the bookmakers, Donald Trump has a 40% chance of winning the 2020 election. Sportsbooks currently have Trump's odds at +150 (6/4), which implies he's got a 40% chance of winning. 

Who will win the 2020 US Presidential election? As mentioned, online bookmakers believe Joe Biden will win the election last month. However, online bettors are very keen on Donald Trump's chances, 59% of wagers this month have been on Donald Trump.


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