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.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
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