Preakness Stakes Matchup Odds
BALTIMORE, MD (The Spread) - Will California Chrome finish ahead of Social Inclusion in today's 2014 Preakness Stakes? Here are the odds.
Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have compiled matchup prop odds for today's Preakness, including a matchup between California Chrome and Social Inclusion. As of right now, California Chrome is a -300 money line favorite to finish ahead of Social Inclusion, who is +200. What this means is that if you wager $300.00 on California Chrome, you'll win $100.00 if he finishes ahead of Social Inclusion. If you wager $100.00 on Social Inclusion and he finishes ahead of California Chrome, you'll win $200.00.
California Chrome is the overall favorite today, so it won't come as a surprise to see that he's favored in every matchup prop odd that he's included in. For example, he's a -350 favorite over Ride On Curlin (+225) and a -400 favorite to finish ahead of Dynamic Impact (+250). He's also a -400 money line favorite to beat out General A Rod (+250) and a whopping -700 to finish ahead of Ring Weekend (+400).
Continuing with the odds, California Chrome is -400 to finish ahead of Bayern, who is +250 to pull off the upset over California Chrome. Ria Antonia is a +300 money line underdog to finish ahead of California Chrome (-500), while Kid Cruz is a +300 underdog to finish ahead of California Chrome (-400). Pablo Del Monte is another heavy underdog at +300 to beat out the favorite (-500) today.
In the non-California Chrome related prop odds, Kid Cruz is -250 to finish ahead of Pablo Del Monte, who is +170, while Bayern is a -150 money line favorite to finish ahead of General A Rod, who is +120. Ride On Curlin is also -150 to finish ahead of Dynamic Impact, who is +120.
Speaking of Dynamic Impact, he's a -125 money line favorite to finish ahead of General A Rod, who is -105, while Bayern is +105 to finish ahead of Ride On Curlin, who is -135. The filly Ria Antonia is -130 to finish ahead of Ring Weekend, who is EVEN for this matchup prop.
The 2014 Preakness Stakes will take place today, Saturday, May 17 at 6:20PM ET (post time).