Exaggerator vs. Stradivari Prediction
Two of the top contenders in the 2016 Preakness Stakes are Exaggerator and Stradivari. Which horse will finish higher in the final results on Saturday?
Which horse has better odds to win the Preakness Stakes: Exaggerator or Stradivari?
Exaggerator, who has 11/4 odds to win on Saturday, has the next-best odds to Nyquist, who is favored at 20/31. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Stradivari has 10/1 odds to win the Preakness Stakes, putting him in the mix to contend with Nyquist.
Who is favored to win in a Head to Head Matchup: Stradivari or Exaggerator?
Just like the odds to win the Preakness outright, Exaggerator is also favored over Stradivari to win the head-to-head matchup. While Exaggerator has 10/21 odds to finish ahead of Stradvari, the latter has 17/10 odds to finish ahead of Exaggerator. 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: Exaggerator or Stradivari?
Throughout its history, horses that ran in the Kentucky Derby have also dominated the Preakness Stakes. Over the last 30 years, in fact, only three horses that skipped the race at Churchill Downs have won the Preakness. Exaggerator, of course, finished as the runner-up to Nyquist in the Kentucky Derby and will once again challenge the Preakness Stakes favorite on Saturday. Stradivari is a true wildcard to potential win at Pimlico, but the better bet is Exaggerator to finish higher in the final results this evening.
2016 Preakness Stakes Head to Head Prediction: Exaggerator over Stradivari