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Despite Hummels' claims, Bayern Munich are second-favourites with bookmakers to win the Champions League, with odds of 11/2 available for Jupp Heynckes' side.
Image Across the country and around the world, the hive mind of bettors and bookmakers has decided that the Patriots are 5½-point favorites over the Eagles in this year’s Super Bowl.
Immediately after the Falcons beat the Rams in Saturday’s NFC wild card game, Las Vegas bookmakers installed Atlanta as a 2 1/2-point favorite in next weekend’s playoff game in Philadelphia.
With 25 goals, PSG finished the group stages with a record number of goals scored and, before the last-16 draw, were the bookmakers' favorites to win European football's biggest club competition.
And bookmakers still offer shorter odds on Britain holding an election in 2018 than on May’s government getting to the end of its term in 2022.
After five games this season, bookmakers were already setting a line on an undefeated season for City: typically about 40-1.
No pontiff has ever won the prize, but Pope Francis is favored by bookmakers.
Oddsmakers appear to agree, as a $550 wager on Mayweather to win would net $100, according to bookmaker William Hill .
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