Derby Head-to-Head Odds
CHURCHILL DOWNS, KY (The Spread) - If 2013 Kentucky Derby favorites Verrazano and Orb were to only race each other tonight, who would win? Let's check out the odds.
Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have put together head-to-head odds for today's Kentucky Derby. For the matchup between co-favorites Verrazano and Orb, the odds for both horses are -115, respectively.
For the head-to-head matchup between Verrazano and Goldencents, Verrazano is -140 to finish ahead of Goldencents, who is +110. Verrazano is also -125 against Revolutionary, who is -105, and is -135 to beat Normandy Invasion (+105) in a head-to-head matchup. Verrazano is also -180 to beat Vyjack, who is +150 to finish ahead of the co-favorite.
Orb is -155 to beat Goldencents (+125) in a head-to-head matchup and is -125 to beat Revolutionary (-105). He's also -145 to beat Normandy Invasion (+115) and -200 to beat long shot Vyjack (+160).
Goldencents and Revolutionary have similar odds to win the Kentucky Derby and their head-to-head matchup odds are very close as well. But Revolutionary is a -120 favorite to finish ahead of Goldencents, who is -110.
Goldencents is -120 to beat Normandy Invasion (-110), however, and is -175 to beat out Vyjack, who is +145. Speaking of Normandy Invasion, he has EVEN odds to beat Revolutionary, who is -130. Revolutionary is also a -180 money line favorite over Vyjack, who is +150.
In the final head-to-head Kentucky Derby matchup, Normandy Invasion is a heavy favorite at -165 money line odds to have a higher finish than Vyjack, who is +135.