Bets of $5,000, $3,000 and $2,600 on NSW to win Origin 3 at $1.7. More money on NSW but more individual bets on QLD.
Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has taken one-third more individual bets on Queensland to win State of Origin 3, but 56% of the money is with New South Wales.
The Blues are the $1.77 favourites with the Maroons $2.10.
The largest bet placed on NSW is $5,000 at $1.77 while the biggest wager on QLD is $2,000 at $2.10. One punter is extremely confident of a Blues win, plonking $2,223 on them to win 13+ at $4.50.
Dane Gagai is the best backed for first tryscorer at $12 and holds nearly twice as many dollars compared to Valentine Holmes, who’s the second most popular player.
“The punters have been great judges so far in the series. They got it right in games one and two and they’re siding with the Blues on Wednesday night,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Christian Jantzen.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
State of Origin 3
$2.88 QLD 1-12
$6.00 QLD 13+
$2.75 NSW 1-12
$4.50 NSW 13+
$11 Blake Ferguson
$11 Brett Morris
$12 Dane Gagai
$12 Valentine Holmes
$12 James Tedesco
$14 Billy Slater
$14 Jarryd Hayne
$15 Michael Morgan
$17 Josh Dugan