Before the New
Hampshire primaries Barack Obama favorite
A day before the New Hampshire
primaries, the odds makers favor Barack Obama to become the next
For months the Democratic presidential candidate Hillary
Clinton was favorite among the odds makers to win the 2008
Presidential Elections, but following the Iowa caucuses, all
this changed. Another Democrat is now listed as the favorite to
win the Presidential Elections at the end of the year at the
online betting firm
Bookmaker - Barack Obama,
listed with odds +125 to be the next President of the United
States. Democrats continue to maintain leadership, with Hillary
Clinton coming in as second by odds with money line of +150 at
the odds maker.
Republican John McCain is now the favorite
among the GOP presidential hopefuls, but coming third overall
with big odds of +550 (meaning the bookie will pay out 550 on
every 100 bet). The Iowa GOP winner, Mike Huckabee is now fourth
with odds +600, slightly trailing behind McCain. Once leader in
the Republican race and contender to Clinton, Rudy Giuliani is
now at the low fifth, with odds on snatching the Presidency at
+700. Mitt Romney continues to lose ground not only with the
people, but with the bookmakers, listed with the whopping odds
of +1100. At Bookmaker, Ron Paul holds odds of +2200, but beats
Democrat John Edwards, who has the underdog odds on becoming the
next President of +2500.
In the U.K., where betting on the U.S.
Presidential Elections is expected to surpass
£10 million, the situation at the top is the same - Barack Obama
is the favorite at the British online bookmaker
Bet 365 with odds 5/4, followed
by Hillary Clinton with odds 9/4, John McCain with 6/1, but in
the U.K. Rudy Giuliani is holding ground, coming fourth with
odds 8/1. Mike Huckabee is fifth in the Old Kingdom with odds
12/1, followed by Romney at 22/1 and Ron Paul with 28/1 odds.
John Edwards is underdog here as well, with odds 40/1 on winning
For the New Hampshire primaries, the U.K.
bookmaker Bet365 is favoring Barack Obama in the Democratic
primaries with the absolute favorite odds of 1/12 (you have to
bet 12 to win 1) and Hillary Clinton comes second with odds 6/1.
The Republican primaries in New Hampshire find John McCain as
the bookie's favorite with odds 1/7, followed by Mitt Romney
with 7/2, Huckabee at 28/1, Ron Paul with odds 33/1 and Giuliani
is again the underdog with odds to win the New Hampshire
primaries at 40/1.