Following their inevitable defeat at the election, there will be a Labor leadership spill on Friday with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au tipping Bill Shorten will stand unopposed at, offering short odds of $1.14.
- Bill Shorten is $1.14 to stand unopposed following compulsory spill motion on Friday – with $5.00 on offer that anyone will put up their hand.
- If someone challenges, Anthony Albanese is the $1.35 favourite to run with Chris Bowen a $3.00 chance.
- Shorten is $1.60 to win the ballot should it take place with Albanese $3.00 and Bowen $5.00.
Punters can avail of odds of $5.00 for anyone to throw their hat into the ring and if that person arises, Anthony Albanese is the $1.35 to be the challenger.
Should we get a pistols at dawn showdown, Shorten is the $1.60 favourite to come out on top with Albanese the $3.00 outsider alongside Chris Bowen on $5.00.
“There’s been more spills in the Labor party than at your local watering hole in recent years but Shorten is favoured to mop this one up with ease,’’ said sportsbet.com.au’s Will Byrne.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Will Bill Shorten be opposed for the Labor leadership?
Who will run if there is a challenge?
$1.35 Anthony Albanese
$3.00 Chris Bowen
$21 Any Other
Who will win the caucus vote?
$1.60 Bill Shorten
$3.00 Anthony Albanese
$5.00 Chris Bowen
$21 Any Other