Betting shop opens book

Online betting shop,, has opened a book on the 33rd America’s Cup and is quoting American skipper Larry Ellison’s BMW Oracle as the favourite in the three race series at 4/6.

You can also take odds on a collision between the US trimaran and the Swiss catamaran, Alinghi: PaddyPower are giving 6/1 that there will be a collision between the two.

The cutting edge technology could also let the teams down as they will push the limits of the high tech rigs with 5/2 quoted that a boat is dismasted.

America’s Cup Outright Betting
4/6 – BMW Oracle
11/10 – Alinghi
5/2 – Boat to dismast
6/1 – Boats to collide
12/1 – Boat to sink
4/1 – Man overboard
2/1 – Ripped sail