Will American Pharoah win at Belmont?
ELMONT, NY (The Spread) - Will American Pharoah win Saturday's Belmont Stakes? The odds are actually in his favor, even if history is not.
At online sports book Bovada.lv, you can wager for and against American Pharoah winning the Belmont Stakes. The odds given for him to win are currently 10/13. If you wager against him winning today's Belmont, those odds are even at 1/1.
There hasn't been a Triple Crown winner since Affirmed accomplished the feat in 1978. Over the past 10 years, there have been three contenders that have won both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, but fell short in the Belmont. Most recently it was California Chrome in 2014, but I'll Have Another also had a crack at the Triple Crown in 2012, as did Big Brown in 2008.
Based on the odds, Frosted is American Pharoah's biggest threat to fall short in the Belmont Stakes. Frosted, who finished fourth in the Kentucky Derby, is currently 5/1 to win the Belmont.
Will American Pharoah win the Belmont Stakes?