Cherry Wine vs. Uncle Lino Prediction
Two new contenders to the Preakness Stakes field will be Uncle Lino and Cherry Wine. Which horse will finish higher in the results on Saturday?
Which horse has better odds to win the Preakness Stakes: Uncle Lino or Cherry Wine?
Cherry Wine is 18/1 according to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, while Uncle Lino is a 33/1 long shot to win at Pimlico on Saturday. Nyquist remains the favorite at 20/31, while Exaggerator has the next-best odds at 11/4.
Who is favored to win in a Head to Head Matchup: Uncle Lino or Cherry Wine?
The odds are comparable but Cherry Wine is 20/29 to beat out Uncle Lino on Saturday,w while Uncle Lino has 23/20 odds to finish ahead of Cherry Wine. Neither horse has to win the Preakness, just finish higher in the final results in order for bettors to cash their bet. This head-to-head matchup is a prop bet unrelated to the official Preakness results.
Who will win in the Head-to-Head matchup: Cherry Wine or Uncle Lino?
Cherry Wine rallied from 14th to four in the Rebel Stakes and from 12th to third in the Blue Grass Stakes, just losing out on second place by a head. He's one of the few closers in the Preakness Stakes field and while other new "shooters" slowing down while trying to outpace Nyquist for the lead, Cherry Wine should finish strong. With that, he should also finish ahead of Uncle Lino on Saturday.
2016 Preakness Stakes Head to Head Prediction: Cherry Wine over Uncle Lino