odds are in (someone's) favor


: (someone) is likely to win or succeed
We don't know what the decision will be, but we think the odds are in our favor.

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“Odds are in (someone's) favor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odds%20are%20in%20%28someone%27s%29%20favor. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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