Belgium in betting boost for Eurovision win

Eurovision Song Contest

There has been a massive move up for Belgium to win the Eurovison Song Contest one bookmaker has revealed.

William Hill have slashed the price of Belgium winning the Eurovision Song Contest, from 40/1, just 48hrs ago, to 6/1 third favourites. Sweden are the current 6/4 favourites, with Russia 11/4 and Italy 7/2. Australia cannot be ruled out at 9/1 but the United Kingdom are perhaps in for another torrid time and are 50/1 outsiders

The Eurovision Song Contest continues to attract extraordinary support with bookmakers William Hill predicting that over £2 million pounds will be punted on the outcome across the industry.

“Sweden & Russia are the countries to beat but this move for Belgium is significant so keep an eye on them,”- William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.

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The song contest has over the past sixty years showcased over 1400 songs and seen former winners become global singing sensations. The live broadcast attracts an average audience of 180 million viewers across Europe and beyond. The UK for 2015 is represented by Electro Velvet.

Eurovision Song Contest Winner:

6/4 Sweden, 11/4 Russia, 7/2 Italy, 6/1 Belgium, 9/1 Australia, 25/1 Estonia, 25/1 Israel, 33/1 Latvia, 33/1 Norway, 33/1 Serbia, 50/1 Azerbaijan, 50/1 Slovenia, 50/1 Spain, 50/1 United Kingdom, 80/1 Georgia, 100/1 Albania, 100/1 Armenia, 100/1 Austria

This years show is transmitting from Vienna, Austria – airing in the UK on BBC One from 8pm tonight.

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