Punters continue to back Patrick Dangerfield with sportsbet.com.au at a short $1.16 to win tonight’sBrownlow Medal.
The online bookmaker paid-out early on Dangerfield to win this year’s Brownlow Medal, with more than 3,000 punters sharing in $600,000 at the end of July when his odds were $1.68.
Almost 4,000 punters have backed Dangerfield to win the Brownlow since the pay-out, with Sportsbet facing a further $1 million plus pay-out if he wins tonight, as expected.
With Dangerfield a short odds-on favourite, most of the recent interest has been in Sportsbet’s Brownlow Medal Without Dangerfield market. Dustin Martin is the $3.25 favourite, but more punters are backing Sydney’s Luke Parker at odds of $5.00.
Marcus Bontempelli has shortened from $9.00 into $8.00 to win minus Dangerfield, with strong support for Daniel Hannebery ($10) and Sam Mitchell ($11).
In Sportsbet’s Brownlow Medal Place market, Patrick Dangerfield is a short $1.05. Dustin Martin sits on the second line of betting at $2.25 but once again Luke Parker is the best backed at $3.25.
Bontempelli has shortened from $3.75 into $3.50, but Jack Steven has cooled, out from $8.00 to $13 to finish in the top 3.
“With most experts declaring Dangerfield a lock to win tonight’s Brownlow Medal, plenty of punters still think the $1.16 is good value and are continuing to load-up on the star Cat at better than interest rate odds,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Ben Bulmer.
“For those looking for longer odds, Luke Parker has been all the rage in Sportsbet’s Brownlow Medal Without Dangerfield and Brownlow Medal Place markets, with plenty of support for Richmond’s Dustin Martin as well.”
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Brownlow Medal 2016
$1.16 Patrick Dangerfield
$18 Dustin Martin
$21 Luke Parker
$23 Marcus Bontempelli
$26 Daniel Hannebery
$26 Joel Selwood
$31 Sam Mitchell
Brownlow Medal Without Dangerfield
$3.25 Dustin Martin
$5.00 Luke Parker
$8.00 Marcus Bontempelli
$10 Daniel Hannebery
$11 Joel Selwood
$11 Sam Mitchell
Brownlow Medal Place 2016
$1.05 Patrick Dangerfield
$2.25 Dustin Martin
$3.25 Luke Parker
$3.50 Marcus Bontempelli
$5.00 Joel Selwood
$5.00 Sam Mitchell
$5.50 Daniel Hannebery
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