Verstappen Gets Tight Odds On The 2020 Belgian Grand Prix
Posted: August 18, 2020
Updated: August 28, 2020
Max Verstappen Competes For Pace, But Lewis Is In The Zone
Bet365 Has All The Best Odds On The 2020 Belgian Grand Prix
Evocative, Historic Spa Track Awaits The Be-Masked F1 Circus
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Lewis Hamilton strides through the 2020 F1 season like a colossus. He and Mercedes bounced back from their Silverstone tire troubles. His win in Spain was letter perfect. The Red Bull of Max Verstappen might have enough speed, but Lewis is a genius. Speed alone may not be enough. Certainly, the odds on the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix shouldn’t give Max much comfort. Online betting sites in Belgium like Bet365 only give him 7/2 to win. Lewis is a better 4/9.
“I felt like I was in the most…” Lewis Hamilton seemed to struggle for words. “It was like a clear zone.” The Mercedes driver had just completed a masterly win in Spain. You can’t really bet on motorsport to surprise these days. Hamilton can. He drove the perfect race, and instead of fading away towards the end, seemed to become more precise. It was quite the dominant display. It will surprise no one that he gets the shortest bookies’ odds on the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix.
“Honestly, I felt fantastic in the car.” Hamilton burbled. “I was in the perfect zone.” You couldn’t argue with that. He finished 24 seconds ahead of Verstappen in second place. In F1 that’s an eternity. His 4/9 odds on the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix at online sportsbook sites in Belgium are almost insulting. He’ll have to get a DNF to lose. Perhaps that’s why, by comparison, the bookies will give you a generous 7/2 on both Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen. Otherwise who’d risk it?
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“I am always talking about perfect races.” Hamilton continued seriously. “And that was one of them. I always like to talk about trying to be our high selves, because each of us has an unlimited capacity. It just felt like I was at a high plane.” He makes it sound like some sort of transcendence. How could you bet on F1 and wager against that? He has found a new level of driving and it shows. Both in the odds on the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix, and on the track itself.
Belgian Grand Prix Odds
- Anyone else – 100/1+
- Charles Leclerc – 66/1
- Lance Stroll – 50/1
- Sergio Perez – 25/1
- Valtteri Bottas – 7/2
- Max Verstappen – 7/2
- Lewis Hamilton – 4/9
Of course, whether he can retain access to this “zone” of his when the circus moves on to Spa is questionable. Looking at the odds on the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix, he may not need to. Still, it IS a different sort of track altogether and the early laps will set the tone. La Source, the first corner on the circuit, could ruin a bet on Lewis Hamilton. Max will not want to give ground and that could get messy. Indeed if you take advantage of Belgian gambling laws to wager on either of them, bear that possibility in mind.
Get The Best Odds On The Belgian Grand Prix At Bet365
“We just have to focus on ourselves.” Said Max Verstappen, a man under no illusions of just how dominant Mercedes are. “Try to improve. Be a bit more competitive.” Red Bull are certainly the thorn in Valtteri Bottas’ side. However whilst they are putting some pressure on Hamilton, it doesn’t seem to faze him. He all but has the season in the bag already and is just driving better. So much so his odds on the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix could be the only one’s worth picking up.
2020 Belgian Grand Prix
- Date – August 30th 2020
- Location – Spa-Francorchamps
- Lap Length – 7.004km
- Race Length – 308.052km
- Laps – 44
Sure, you can bet on Max Verstappen or take up the odds on Valtteri Bottas, or indeed anyone else on the grid. But beyond those top three the next price at Bet365 is 25/1 on Perez. No one is seriously going to bet on Sergio Perez to win a Grand Prix. It would a wager on Lewis, Valtteri and Max all turning into a pillar of salt. So the odds on the Belgian Grand Prix point to Lewis once again being the safest bet on sports in Belgium or anywhere else. He’s in a league of his own.
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