Uncle Lino vs. Awesome Speed Prediction

2016 Preakness Stakes Predictions: Uncle Lino vs. Awesome Speed Prop Picks

Which 2016 Preakness Stakes contender will finish higher in the official race results: Uncle Lino or Awesome Speed? Read on for our prediction.

Which horse has better odds to win the Preakness Stakes: Uncle Lino or Awesome Speed?

That would be Uncle Lino according to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv. Uncle Lino is 33/1 to win on Saturday while Awesome Speed is a 50/1 long shot. Nyquist remains the favorite to win the Preakness Stakes at 20/31 odds, while Exaggerator has the next-best odds at 11/4.

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Who is favored to win in a Head to Head Matchup: Uncle Lino or Awesome Speed?

Uncle Lino is favored at 4/5 odds to finish higher than Awesome Speed, who has 20/21 odds to place higher than Uncle Lino. 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: Uncle Lino or Awesome Speed?

Uncle Lino finished third in the Santa Anita Derby after chasting a very fast pace, while Awesome Speed is a three-time stakes winner that will step up in class off a solid effort in the Federico Tesio Stakes. This one should be close, but I give the edge to Uncle Lino, who has a best Equibase Speed Figure of 104, compared to Awesome Speed's 103. It wouldn't be shocking to see Uncle Lino finish just one spot ahead of Awesome Speed in the final race results.

2016 Preakness Stakes Head to Head Prediction: Uncle Lino over Awesome Speed

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