Betting odds are in flux following last night’s jury show and the announcement of the running order for the Grand Final in the early hours of Friday morning.

Switzerland third favourite in Eurovision 2019 odds to win

The major winner appears to be Switzerland‘s Luca Hannï.

After problematic rehearsals he tumbled in the odds, but he’s now moving in the opposite direction.

Overnight Switzerland has entered the top three to win. On May 7 SportingBet was offering 16/1 but they’ve now cut it to 10/1. Luca is also in the blue at bookies which means his odds to win are shortening.

Another act on the offensive is Iceland‘s Hatari. They also fell victim to rehearsals and have been outside the top five for some time. Their jury performance appears to have boosted their fortunes. Bet365 offers them as low as 16/1. They’re also in the blue at a spread of bookies.

Sweden, Italy and Azerbaijan fall back in the odds after Eurovision 2019 Grand Final jury show

Sweden, Italy and Azerbaijan have all fallen back following the jury show.

In some cases John Lundvik’s odds to win have doubled. On May 10 888Sport listed his odds to win at 6/1. They now offer him at 12/1. SportingBet has his chances of victory as high as 16/1. He’s now fourth favourite to win.

Another casualty appears to be Italy‘s Mahmood. Unibet and 888Sport both have his chances as high as 25/1. Mahmood’s vocal sounded strong last night, but the perception of some that the stageshow is not a standout may have harmed him. He’s now only sixth favourite.

And finally Azerbaijan, which rose as high as fourth following first rehearsals, has now dropped to ninth. Ladbrokes has doubled Chingiz’s odds from 10/1 to 20/1 and his odds are now as long as 33/1 at Unibet.

The Netherlands remains the market leader, followed by Australia, although there is a significant distance between the two. The best price for The Netherlands’ in the odds is 3/4 vs 7/1 for Australia.

What do you make of the odds? Will The Netherlands win? Is Switzerland a dark horse? Let us know in the comments below!

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Marmar
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Marmar

I mean .. Iceland’s song?? Jesus! What’s this? Sorry for my reaction but I just saw it for first time and it gave me goosebumps…not in good way. Who bet and vote for real??

EzZ
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EzZ

This is going to be such a good night, where music is all that matters tonight, when voting for your favourite countries I hope that pure talent prevails and gets full recognition, and that we vote for a song contest, and that’s it. Let’s vote right tonight.
Greetings from the UK.

Jason
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Jason

Is it true Michael rice was not very good in jury show

GinaG
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GinaG

I am starting to think Aussies have it in the bag. It’s all set up for them to win. Sources tell me they won the jury vote . As a Brit I would love Aussies or us jointly to host it and perhaps Kylie performing. I wish we made more of an effort. One day we will win again. Good luck Australia, you deserve your place in Eurovision.

pierre
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pierre

Agree! No Auxit here.

Gloria
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Gloria

I pray Australia to win tonight, this will be the closest in a long time to win. Lets do it tonight. #Justice4Dami

Minerva
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Minerva

How can anyone predict who is going to win or be in top 10 when we haven’t seen the Big 5 and Israel performing on stage yet?? (I am referring to the betting odds)

Eric
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Eric

Sweden is awesome!

pooky1001
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pooky1001

I just saw a post that said Norway had technical problems during the jury show and asked if they could perform again but their request was denied, it seems this whole show is becoming one big technical nightmare, i hope everything runs smoothly tonight for all the acts involved

Andy
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Andy

And also apparently the Belarus juries got expelled cause they revealed their votes from SF1. So they didn’t vote in the Final.

pooky1001
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pooky1001

oh ok i didnt hear that one, naughty Belarus!!!

Dennis ??
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Dennis ??

San Marino will get more votes than Australia. It’s Eurovision, not Cirque du soleil!

pierre
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pierre

What’s your obsession with australia. They’re part of the contest, Deal with it.

GinaG
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GinaG

I’m delighted if Australia wins, plus it’s the nearest we can get for a UK win lol

xxx
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xxx

I’ll vote for Iceland.

Peter
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Peter

As I did last Thursday my vote will go to Malta. Hope also Italy and Australia will finish in top 5

Jon Smith
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Jon Smith

SWITZERLAND THE WINNERRRRR……….

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RockMe
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RockMe

I’m voting for Switzerland

MikolasFan
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MikolasFan

I would be happy with Duncan, Mahmood or Katarine to win !
and i want Miki,Chingiz, Tamara and Hatari in top 10 , they deserve it 🙂

Tim
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Australia and Iceland are shir

Coco
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Coco

I dont even know why everyone like australias song.. Its not even radio friendly and im sure other countries will not put on radio that much … I prefer netherland, switzerland, azerbadjan and even sweden

gilpgilp
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gilpgilp

Was Ukraine’s winning song radio friendly? Or Portugal?

MikolasFan
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MikolasFan

maybe not much, but they were definitely a masterpiece songs, which i cant tell about ‘Zero gravity’
though i love Kate as an artist and her song is nice , but not a winner

Alex
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Alex

1944 and Amar Pelos Dois were charting on ITunes and other platforms across the board in Europe at this stage.
Zero Gravity is not doing that. As a song it’s far from those 2

Tim
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… Or Israel…

Ben
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Ben

I don’t think that people like it that much. They are overrated in the odds because Australia is a jury-friendly country.

Lourdes
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Lourdes

Who said it should be radio-friendly?

eura
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eura

Australia should win! we need new countries winning!

Roelof Meesters
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Roelof Meesters

How do odds of 3/4 even work XD Does that mean that if you pay 4 euros you get 3 back if Duncan wins? I think decimal odds are more practical.

Nicolas
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Nicolas

If you bet 3 euros you will get 4 euros. You have earned 1 euro.

Dennis ??
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Dennis ??

Finally someone who is smart. I bet you will vote Duncan for us tonight. Love ya!

aroncido
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aroncido

I’m pretty sure if you bet 4, you get your original 4 plus 3/4 times 4=3, so in total 7.

Dennis ??
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Dennis ??

Jezus, Roelof, denk na!!! Lees wat Nicolas zegt.

Roelof Meesters
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Roelof Meesters

Nee maar als er 7/1 staat betekent dat voor elke euro 7 terug. Waarom staat t dan in ene omgedraaid? Zal wel aan mij liggen.

Solo
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Solo

Australia is the best.
youtube.com/watch?v=0NHby5KtiMU

Dennis ??
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Dennis ??

Oh you will cry, scream and feel all the gravity there is pulling at you in 7 hours. Be strong, buddy!

Robert
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Robert

My top 10
1- Netherlands
2- Italy
3- Sweden
4- Russia
5- Iceland
6- Azerbaijan
7- Greece
8- Switzerland
9- Australia
10-Spain

Elsa
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Elsa

Finally I see a good top

Dennis ??
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Dennis ??

Russia and Australia too high, Switzerland too low…. Where is France? But yeah, Dunkybunky will win!

Minerva
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Minerva

Quite realistic!

Leo M
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Leo M

Switzerland up to second now. I have said since March it would be between Switzerland and the Dutch! I would love Switzerland to take the win, but Netherlands is a worthy winner

Nicolas
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Nicolas

Fuego 2.0 coming in 2nd place again. This won’t happen.

Ben
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Ben

Yes, it seems it’s between Switzerland and The Netherlands.

Solo
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Solo

Australia is the best. All other countries are medium, little creative, little work, already heard somewhere, already seen somewhere.

Andy
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Andy

I massively disagree on the “little work” statement. I am sure that all countries have worked as hard as they could to present what their work. There are 41 of them in a completion so yes there will be a ranking in the end but that doesn’t take away any of their efforts. Regarding the “already heard somewhere” just google Estonia 2018 and you might be in for a shock. As I’ve said before, I salute AUS staging (especially since they changed from their NF) but I don’t want a precedent to be set where whoever spends the most money… Read more »

CyxCy
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CyxCy

Let me laugh about Australia’s “creativity” never seen somewhere.

https://vimeo.com/76471106

Loin dici
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It’s never been on Eurovision, so xount that as creative.

Ben
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Ben

Nope.

CyxCy
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CyxCy

In addition, chance of madness, this was posted yesterday on the social networks of Sarah Brightman (the album with the same cover is out already for several months). Australia really can not act as if they don’t know. (incidentally: super happy to see Sarah on tour!)

https://twitter.com/sarahbrightman?lang=fr

Dennis ??
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Dennis ??

You’re confusing Eurovision with Cirque du soleil. Australians really don’t get Eurovision. Small town boys wanting to make Eurovision a big arcade.

Zaffina
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Zaffina

Switzerland had me….and they lost me after watching 2nd semi-final.
I love the song. I can forgive his live vocals because he is dancing…but i can’t forgive the fuego copy.
Song => is about dirty dancing
Video Clip => they dance dirty dancing
Live => Fuego mode on…
Choreographer is the same…girl dancers are the same…red/black background is the same…even the way he enters to sing his song is the same like Foureira’s…come on…you have a nice song and you destroy it like this?
For me this song could win Eurovision but not like this…

romanian
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romanian

I know that you like unisex, fluid etc, but still, Sasha JB can’t create choreography for men.

Ben
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Ben

They’ll probably win anyway.

Jo.
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Jo.

what about the Barbara Dex Award? I’m gonna give it to Portugal.
Honorable mentions:
Finland’s “leathered jeans”
Belgium’s “mountaineering jacket”
Germany, because it’s a trainwreck in every single aspect

romanian
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romanian

I have nothing against “worst dressed” but why B.Dex name should be involved? This is cruel to Barbara Dex.

Melissa A Kutcher
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Melissa A Kutcher

Barbara herself get a good laugh at the award named after her. She now hates the dress she wore in 1993!

Eurovision fan
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Eurovision fan

Eliot with that firefighting uniform

Ben
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Ben

Poland perhaps?

Yas
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Yas

I’m all for the Netherlands. They deserve the win this time. He’s got the voice, lyrics and a beautiful but simple staging. It will have the ‘mainstream appeal,’ whether Switzerland seems to target a certain group. And Australia, I don’t know. It’s a bit of everything, which can be a downfall for them. I don’t get the hype of it, but she has an amazing voice! I think the Netherlands will win. BUT, the contest seems so open! Honestly, I think the Netherlands won the jury vote. Australia also has a very good chance to that. But the televote can… Read more »

Ben
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Ben

Who is going to listen the songs from Australia and Iceland after the contest?

Colin
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Colin

If Iceland, Netherlands or Autstralia wins, this will be my favorite ESC in years!

romanian
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romanian

North Macedonia will win. This is like New Years Eve for ESC fans. Be so ready for North Macedonia.

Ben
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Ben

But they won’t.

Minerva
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Minerva

In John McEnroe style….You cannot be serious!!

Very ambitious prediction….lets’s see….

cfr44tg
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cfr44tg

If there is any justice in the world, the King will have his crown (glass microphone).
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La Signora
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La Signora

Serhat deserves Sammarinese citizenship

Ben
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Ben

Ahahaha, right.

Shovk
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Shovk

On Thursday how come this mentalist guessed which numbers they have written? Do you have any ideas?

aroncido
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aroncido

Yes. They were tolsd previously what numbers to write.

Shovk
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Shovk

No i don’t think so… they were shocked too

Jonas
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Jonas

What is the alternative then?

aroncido
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aroncido

They wrote the exact numbers required for the preprinted Eurovision board. You either believe in magic, or that they pretended to be surprised. Don’t know which is more likely.

Nicolas
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Nicolas

You just have to read their hand movements when they write the numbers. With some hard training you can do it even people have off course different way to write numbers.

Nico deMask
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Nico deMask

And what about the word EUROVISION? Nah that was staged. Jurijus looked really surprised though, he maybe a great actor

Ben
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Ben

He charmed them, lol.

Angela
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Angela

you know because the bets are always out of Albania … because in albania bets are not legal . there are no betting shops and there are no online web sites

it turns everything where bet wins money

Roger Rabbit
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Roger Rabbit

Netherland go to win and deserve it I go to vote for Spain because also deserve it .

Dennis ??
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Dennis ??

Although I love the spanish song, remember that no country will win if people don’t vote for it. Give the Netherlands your vote and they will pay you back by winning the contest

Eurovision fan
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Eurovision fan

GO SWITZERLAND!! LUCA DESERVES VICTORY

Dennis ??
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Dennis ??

Nice song, but…. NO HE DOESN’T.

Peter
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Peter

The Netherlands are going to win. Australia has amazing visuals and vocals but the song is really mediocre. Definitely top 10 though. . Switzerland and Sweden are great songs but aimed at a specific target group that will not appeal to everyone. Russia has great vocals but the song is simply boring. Italy has a great song, but Mahmood is not strong live. In the end the Netherlands have the total package: a handsome guy with a great song and brilliant vocals. His emotions will come across and appeal to almost all viewers.

Paul
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Paul

Switzerland now second favourites!!

Lukas
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Lukas

I actually think the Netherlands’ performance wasn’t that good although he has a good song. I also think Australia tries to cover up an average song with visual effects and Sweden is overrated as always. Switzerland is too generic for my taste. I’ll be rooting for Iceland, Slovenia and Albania. Dark horses FTW!

Alessandro Leonardo Gauci
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Pardon me but even though I like the Swedish and Swiss songs, they are way overrated.
Not to mention the Dutch song which is a boring ballad.

Tobias
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Tobias

Let me guess … you like Mahmood?

Doctor Who
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Doctor Who

The author of this article seems to misunderstand the meaning of ‘odds’. When Sweden’s odds went from 6/1 to 12/1 they ‘halved’ not ‘doubled’. Also you would describe odds of 25/1 as low, not high.
If someone has odds of 2/1, they have ‘high’ odds (a high chance of winning) if they have odds of 50/1, they have ‘low’ odds (a low chance of winning).

olafs
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olafs

I hope Iceland wins, since they haven’t win before.

Brexit Queen Young and Sweet Only 17
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Brexit Queen Young and Sweet Only 17

Switzerland 4 da win

Bernard 77
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Bernard 77

Personal top 10…

1. The Netherlands
2. Italy
3. Azerbaijan
4. Slovenia
5. Switzerland
6. North Macedonia
7. Iceland
8. Greece
9. France
10. Denmark

11. Serbia
12. Cyprus
13. Australia
14. Malta
15. Norway

24. San Marino
25. Sweden
26. Germany

Elsa
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Elsa

Sweden at 25, really? You can’t be serious.

Fefe
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Fefe

I think Switzerland could do very well with the televote. During Luca’s semi-final performance, every time the chorus dropped the audience in the venue went insane. I don’t think any other act was recieved so loudly, maybe Cyprus and Netherands. Switzerland also got a very late running order position which also supports the thought that Luca did very well with the televotes.

I, for one, love that song and I hope it goes top 5.

aroncido
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aroncido

The Arena audience and the general audience of hundreds of millions of people are quite different beasts.

Bernard 77
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Bernard 77

The Netherlands deserves to win. But my gut feeling says that Australia will win the whole shebang. Sadly enough.

Max
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Max

Please no

Lodovica
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Lodovica

Please yes

Kosey
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Kosey

Come on Iceland! Let’s do this!!!

cfr44tg
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cfr44tg

Tonight we’ll find out who is the new King or Queen of Eurovision. But what about me? What am I supposed to do afterwards?
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Loin dici
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We will watch Gliwice 2019 together!

Steve
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Steve

Switzerland song is ok, but his voice is so bad…cant compare with Sergey or John voice

Andy
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Andy

I think Switzerland could win the televote. His song and staging stand out among the other pop songs and is easier to hear for someone that watches the show first time as compared to AUS or the Netherlands where people tend to really like but after a couple of times they’ve heard the songs.

I think AUS will be 2nd in juries and 3rd in televote. Regarding Netherlands, I am not too sure – my gut feelings is that he might win but certainly not as easy/with a big difference from the 2nd as the bets make it seem.

Ziv
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Ziv

I am all for Australia’s victory, but still glad to see Switzerland and Iceland going up, because the fact that the two long-time underdogs become the favorites is so encouraging. Maybe this year is the beginning of North Macedonia’s rise, and Czech Republic too.

Joshua
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Joshua

My favourites are Australia, Iceland, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Albania. 4 of them are in the top 5 in the betting odds a few hours before the Grand Final. I’m so excited c:

Dennis ??
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Dennis ??

I like the Swiss and French song very much, Italy has a nice song too, but it’s not a winner. Australia has the most horrible song (and staging) ever and the Russian song is not even worth mentioning. Can’t help it, but there’s really one act that should win and that is Duncan Laurence from The Netherlands

Kobe
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Kobe

I will be happy if The Netherlands, Switzerland or Italy receive the trophy…

Joey
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Joey

WHY IS GREECE 15th BELOW DENMARK, NORTH MACEDONIA, MALTA, NORWAY, FRANCE,SPAIN. I MEAN ITSTOP 10 MATERIAL AND EVERY POSITION BELOW 10th IS UNFAIR FOR THEM.

Wozzeck
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Wozzeck

Because the staging is a hot mess and it screams bordeline qualifier

nasia
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nasia

I don’t think so.The staging is so beautiful.Sorry, but Greece is giving us some art lessons this year. The stage presence is amazing and all that presents us is a table of renaissance. This reminds. The song talks about a better love that we have to fight for it so it is not so simply conquered. That’s why we see the two girls struggling with the swords. They fight for love. For a better love we all ought to have. The big balloon that one of the dancers holds and throws in the audience symbolizes the love seed that unites… Read more »

American ESC fan
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American ESC fan

See that’s just a personal opinion, maybe Europe as a whole hs decided it’s a mess

Minerva
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Minerva

I would add….Katerine should go out there and sing with power and energy and enjoy it. She sounded nervous in the semi-final. Now is the final performance.

Nicolas
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Nicolas

Greece is lucky to not have compete in SF2

Jop
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Jop

Delusion, convince yourself

Sonam
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Sonam

Well, weren’t you the one shouting that Conan will overshadow Caterine in semi 1? You were repeating that over and over under so many posts. Your point of view doesn’t seem so valid after all

Helene
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Helene

I am sorry to say she looked nervous did not connect with the camera and actually sometimes sang out if tune.

Hermès
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Hermès

I’m a big fan of the Greek song (it’s my #2) but that staging is like a psychedelic dream. Less is more, especially here.

EZz
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EZz

Realistically I think the ones fighting for the trophy will be, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, and Australia.
Who I hope does well, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Cyprus, Sweden.

Minerva
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Minerva

I hope the UK does well too. It’s a beautiful song and Michael sounds fantastic.

Jason
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Jason

Here here