2022 Midterm Elections Odds: Republicans Given 70% Chance of Controlling Both House and Senate

Republicans are given a 70 percent chance of controlling both the House and Senate in the 2022 Midterm elections.
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2022 Midterm Elections Odds: Republicans Given 70% Chance of Controlling Both House and Senate

Even though it's not legal to bet on it in the United States, US Politics is one of the most popular betting markets in the entire world. The was the case for the 2020 election and it will be again in 2024 but what about 2022?

Sure, there's no presidential election but we will absolutely see an important election in 2022 with the Senate and House of Representatives up for grabs. The most likely outcome is Republicans controlling the House and the Senate.

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2022 Midterm Elections Odds

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Right now, the Democrats have the majority 221 to the Republicans 213 in the House of Representatives. A repeat of Democratic control has just under a 12 percent chance of happening.

In what was once a close race, back in July, we've really seen the Republicans pull away in recent months with the likelihood up to just over 70 percent. Back in July, a Republican House and Senate were even with a Republican House and Democrat Senate were even at 31.75 percent.

2022 Midterm Election Odds Movement

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Line movement is nothing new in politics. The 2016 and 2020 Presidential elections showed just that, how quickly things can change. Again, as of now, it looks like the majority is heavy Republican but all that can change rather quickly.

In just sixth months time perhaps we see the Democrats catch up to where things were back in July. By the way, if you're curious this is what the Presidential odds look like for 2024 right now:

2024 Presidential Odds

+300Donald Trump
+450Joe Biden
+700Kamala Harris
+800Ron DeSantis
+2000Nikki Haley

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OddsChecker sports writer Matt O'Leary brings experience sports betting advice to the OC staff. You may recognize Matt from his popular New York Jets youtube channel, but his vast knowledge of sports and betting goes well past the boundaries of New York.

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