The Melbourne Storm’s big three have gone down and their odds to win the NRL Premiership have gone in the other direct at rapid rate of knots!
Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has reacted to the news Cam Smith, Billy Slater and Cooper Cronk will all miss varying lengths of time after last night’s epic Origin tussle by winding out the Storm’s odds across a host of markets.
Their odds of victory against the Cowboys this weekend are the best example with the Storm going from $2.05 out to a massive $5.75 in head to head betting – it’s their biggest head to head price since 2005!
The Storm’s odds to win the Premiership have drifted from $10 out to $13, to make the top eight has ballooned from $1.22 out to $1.60 and to make the top 4 has gone from $2.10 out to $2.50.
“It’s a touch too early to put a pen through Storm’s hopes but the fact their price against the Cowboys this weekend is their biggest for almost a decade says it all really,” said sportsbet.com.au’s Ben Hawes.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Melbourne Storm to win the NRL Premiership – $10 out to $13
Melbourne Storm to make the top 8 – $1.22 out to $1.60
Melbourne Storm to make the top 4 – $2.10 out to $2.50
Melbourne Storm v North Queensland Cowboys
$1.15 North Queensland Cowboys (in from $1.75)
$5.75 Melbourne Storm (out from $2.05)