Punters with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au are backing NSW to make it a clean sweep in this year’s State of Origin series.
- 62% of money on NSW to win Origin series 3-0
- Blues backed into favouritism for Game One
Five times as much money has been taken on a Blues 3-0 whitewash ($6.00) compared to the next most popular series score of NSW 2-1 ($2.40).
50% more money has been put on NSW to win Wednesday night’s series opener, seeing them backed in from $2.13 outsiders to $1.87 favourites.
QLD have drifted from $1.77 out to $1.97, but one punter has backed the Maroons in, placing a $10,000 bet at $1.97. The biggest bet on NSW is $5,000 at $1.87.
“Queensland have always enjoyed the underdog tag and due to the amount of money we’ve taken on NSW, the Maroons have finally got their wish,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Christian Jantzen.
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State of Origin Game 1
$1.97 QLD (out from $1.77)
$1.87 NSW (in from $2.13)
Series Correct Score
$7.50 QLD 3-0
$2.50 QLD 2-1
$6.00 NSW 3-0
$2.40 NSW 2-1