West Coast are heading into the Grand Final as slight outsiders at $2.25, but that hasn’t stopped punters from getting around them in a big way.
Sportsbet are reporting that over 70% of the individual bets and money staked in the market have been on the Eagles, including a $20,000 wager placed on them to win at $2.25
Their odds to win the flag were as long as $51 odds in April and several switched on punters placed $100 bets at this price.
|Collingwood||West Coast Eagles|
|Weight of the money||30%||70%|
|Big Bets||$25,000 at $1.67|
$9,000 at $1.67
$15,000 at $1.67
|$20,000 at $2.25|
$8,000 at $2.25
$4,000 at $2.25
|Longest odds||$81 in April||$51 in April|
Collingwood have also attracted several big bets including $25,000, $15,000 and $9,000 all at $1.67 odds.
The Pies were considered an $81 shot for the flag earlier in the year and are now the $1.68 favourites heading into the Grand Final.
“Grand Final fever is well and truly brewing and punters are tipping the Eagles will be taking the Premiership Cup home with them when they make their way back over the Nullarbor,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Ella Zampatti
Market courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Grand Final 2018 West Coast v Collingwood
$2.25 West Coast