· Sportsbet makes Saturday the $3.00 favourite for when the PM calls the election.
· Bill Shorten’s Budget reply expected to last longer than the actual budget speech.
· Fair and Fairness likely to be the most used buzzwords.
The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is being tipped by online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au to call the election this Saturday at odds of $3.50.
Friday and Monday are both next in the market at odds of $3.50, with Sunday offered at $4.00.
Beforehand Bill Shorten will deliver his reply to the Budget which is tipped to last longer than the actual budget at $1.35 and Fair/Fairness the $3.50 favourite to be the most used buzzword.
“There’s only one week left to call a double dissolution for a July 2nd election so Saturday looks like the day judging from the odds,’’ said sportsbet.com.au’s Will Byrne.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
When will the election be called?
$21 Before May 6
$3.50 Friday May 6
$3.00 Saturday May 7
$4.00 Sunday May 8
$3.50 Monday May 9
$11 Tuesday May 10
$16 Wednesday May 11 or later
$51 A Double Dissolution is not called
Which speech will be longer?
$1.35 The Budget Reply
$3.00 The Budget Speech
Budget Reply – Most Used Buzzword