Rehearsals for the second semi-final kick off today. So that we can better gauge the bookies’ reaction to those performances afterwards, Wiwi has averaged the odds from a dozen leading betting agencies and listed them below.
With the Eurovision final just two weeks away, the bookies have their ear to the ground and their eye on rehearsals. The latest set of odds show that France’s Amaury Vassili has become an even firmer favorite to win Eurovision 2011.
The first ten acts competing in the first semi-final rehearsed this morning. That means bookies and oddsmakers will be busy re-calibrating their predictions for Eurovision 2011. As such, Wiwi has taken an average of odds from 11 leading agencies. Here’s how things stand as of May 1.
Przemek Bartos, Wiwi’s pal and a Eurovision expert based in Poland, has visited some of the most popular Eurovision sites around Europe and compiled the results of their semi-final prediction polls. He’s assigned countries 0 to 12 points based on their performance in the respective polls and come up with the following rankings.
Azerbaijan’s Ell & Nikki are the bookies’ early favorite, but Hungary’s Kati Wolf and Norway’s Stella Mwangi are breathing down their necks.
Normally when an old man threatens a young lady, somebody calls the police. Fortunately Eurovision fights are conducted through song, so the standoff between Estonia’s Getter Jaani and Bosnia’s Dino Merlin will be settled by televotes—not the cops.
When bookies released their first set of odds on March 15, they called Eurovision 2011 as a two-way battle between France’s Amaury Vassili and Norway’s Stella. But over the past two weeks the bookies have gone somewhat cold on the “Haba Haba” singer and she’s fallen from second position in the odds all the way […]
The bookies have released their first set of odds for Eurovision 2011, and they’re calling it a race between a Corsican opera star and a Norwegian rapper.