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There are precious few options if you want to bet on sports in Monaco. Unless you’re into fifth rate football or offshore powerboat racing, F1 is about it. Alas, as usual, you can bet on the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix to be a mixture of high glamour and low expectations. All the glitz you could ever wish for, just such a shame about the actual racing. Narrow streets and wide cars means overtaking is all but impossible. So this one will probably be settled during qualifying.
F1 cars aren’t what they were. Gone are the days when the pinnacle of open wheel racing was the size of a family hatchback. These days F1 cars are massive. Two metres wide, six metres long, they’re the size of limousines. On many tracks that isn’t really an issue. They just made them wider to suit the evolution of the cars. Those about to bet on the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix, however, will know the Principality can’t. There are buildings in the way for a start. And the sea.
So, whilst you can bet on the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix to look gorgeous, the narrow track means the racing won’t. The cars will parade around the track for 78 laps, with few if any position changes. Unless you crash out or break down, defending your place in Monaco is child’s play. Just ask Daniel Ricciardo. Thus, qualifying and your grid position is all-important. Which may just explain the odds on Max Verstappen offered at online betting sites in Monaco like Bet365.
Max And Lewis On Collision Course At Narrow Street Circuit
A bet on Max Verstappen winning the Monaco Grand Prix this year is going for around 11/8 right now. Sure, you can bet on Red Bull to go faster in a straight line, but Monaco is anything but. That’s why the odds on Lewis Hamilton have him as an Evens bet on the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix. Online bookies in Monaco know only too well he’s got the edge over Max now. He’s proved he’s the better driver and probably doesn’t need to have the best car on track to win.
Odds On The 2021 Monaco Grand Prix
- Anyone Else – 500/1+
- Esteban Ocon – 250/1
- Fernando Alonso – 250/1
- Pierre Gasly – 100/1
- Daniel Ricciardo – 50/1
- Carlos Sainz – 50/1
- Lando Norris – 50/1
- Charles Leclerc – 25/1
- Sergio Perez – 16/1
- Valtteri Bottas – 17/2
- Max Verstappen – 11/8
- Lewis Hamilton – Evens
Okay, so a bet on Lewis Hamilton isn’t all that exciting, but honestly at Monaco? You can bet on Mercedes controlling the race from the front if the silver arrows qualify on the front row. So, if Max can’t get up there in qualifying, it’s probably all over. Likewise, if Mercedes have a poor day in Q3, they could be watching Red Bull exhausts for the entire race. Any Monacan gambling laws of physical space may not hamper Lewis is probably wrong. He’s good, not a god.
Bet On The 2021 Monaco Grand Prix At Bet365
Still, for those who want to bet on the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix it’s not all bad news. Despite the top two drivers swearing to friendly rivalry and to leave each other space on track, there isn’t any at Monaco. So, there’s this glorious possibility of both Max and Lewis trying to get into turn one side by side. Perhaps even dueling around the hairpins. And we can all guess how that will end. Obviously, after such a coming together you can expect that friendly rivalry to grow very cold.
“There are seven winners of the Monaco Grand Prix on the starting line today, and four of them are Michael Schumacher.”
- Murray Walker – Legendary F1 Commentator
It’s already pretty chilly. Mercedes are effectively claiming that Red Bull are cheating with their bendy wing. However whilst drivers can shrug off that sort of paddock soap opera contact on the circuit is harder to ignore. As, typically, are the comments made afterwards. So those wanting an interesting bet on the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix at online sportsbook sites in Monaco like Bet365, perhaps bet on Ferrari or Renault for a change. They could well benefit from an early title fight.
We take a look at why your bet on the 2021 Monaco Grand Prix might have to be on anyone but the two favorites as the rivalry between Lewis and Max hots up.