Eurovision 2019 Betting Tips & Free Bets
2019 will mark the nation’s fifth appearance in the competition which crowns a winner on May 18, 2019.
Eurovision Betting 2019
Of course, for many Eurovision brings the chance to have a bet and increase the excitement.
Many bookmakers offer Eurovision odds, along with Eurovision betting specials across both the Semi Finals and Final. This year the competition takes place in Tel Aviv following Israel’s victory last year, where Jessica Mauboy of Australia finished in 20th place.
Favourites to collect the title this year is the Netherlands at around 7/4, while Switzerland, Russia and Italy are also highly fancied with the bookmakers.
The Eurovision 2019 Favourites:
The Netherlands – 7/4
Switzerland – 5/1
Russia – 6/1
Italy – 10/1
Iceland – 12/1
Sweden – 12/1
Cyprus – 14/1
The event gets underway at the Expo Tel Aviv on May 14, with the first of two Semi Finals, the latter taking place on May 16.
⚡️ Check out the participants for Eurovision 2019 in this Moment – make sure to retweet your favourites!— Eurovision (@Eurovision) March 29, 2019
36 Semi Finalists will compete over the two days, with five nations automatically qualifying for the final (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK).
The Final will then see 26 countries compete to for the main prize on May 18.
Eurovision Australia Contestant 2019
Australia finished second in the contest back in 2016, and the nation will be hoping to go one further this year as Kate Miller-Heidke sings as the representative.
She’ll perform a song called Zero Gravity with the bookmakers pricing her at 50/1, alongside the UK, Slovenia and Azerbaijan.
HERE IT IS! My new single and entry for #Eurovision #AusDecides is called ‘Zero Gravity’ and it means a lot to me. Please share and spread the word, if you like it! xx— Kate Miller-Heidke (@kmillerheidke) January 24, 2019
Lyric video: https://t.co/h79MHmSRbt
Spotify/Apple Music etc: https://t.co/pV8z87a0Du
The 37-year-old has been active since 2000 and is classically trained as well as starring on stage, most notably in Jerry Springer: The Opera.
She’s three top 10 albums in Australia and offers a good chance of a top 10 finish in what would be the country’s fourth in five attempts.
How To Bet On Eurovision 2019
Eurovision betting is simple and is essentially played in the same way you would bet on an outright market in soccer, rugby or cricket. That means all you do is select the country you think will win and place your bets.
As the competition approaches you may also find that a number of bookmakers will offer special markets such as ‘the number of points Australia will win’ for example.
Generally, you’ll be able to bet on the Eurovision Winner market by taking the following steps:
- Sign up or log in to your betting account
- Find the Eurovision market, usually under the TV Specials or Novelty bets section
- Click the country and odds you wish to bet on
- Place your bets!
Recommended Bookies For Eurovision Betting
Many bookmakers offer Eurovision odds these days, with plenty of specials building up to the big day.
The likes of bet365, topbetta, Ladbrokes and Unibet always have great betting markets for Eurovision, with Unibet Eurovision free bets among the best.
Ladbrokes Eurovision Bets
Ladbrokes have a long history in betting and are one of the most established bookmakers in the industry. They continue to provide great value odds and with a big European focus, Know what they’re talking about when it comes to Eurovision.
bet365 Eurovision Bets
If you’re looking for Eurovision free bets, bet365 will certainly have you covered. They’re always offering great bonuses for customers and are perfect for those wanting to increase their chances of winning
Unibet are among the top rated bookmakers in Australia and always offer an expansive novelty betting market. Eurovision is always covered well with the bookmaker, as well as events such as Dancing With The Stars, Masterchef and The Bachelor.
Topbetta has Australia at its core and is one of the best-loved bookmakers around. It’s simple design and ease of access through markets make it perfect for the novice punter.
As with every year, the previous winning country gets the honour of playing host the following. This year is the turn of Israel, thanks to a stunning performance from Netta, singing a song titled Toy.
She was a fancied artist before the contest started at around 6/1, so it’s worth keeping an eye on the favourites this year too.