Dan Favale | Wed 01/07/2020 - 06:46 EDT

Nathan's Famous Hot-Dog Contest Odds

Nathan's Famous Hot-Dog Contest Odds
Who's going to win this year's Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest? We've got the lowdown right here.

It's that time of year again. The Nathan's Hot Dog Contest is a July 4 tradition unlike any other. It began in 1972 and is still going strong today. In fact, it has become a popular off-beat option for sports bettors. And with that in mind, let's take a look at the latest hot-dog contest odds, courtesy of BetOnline:

Participant betonline
Joey Chestnut -1750
Field +650

Odds for the hot dog contest will change between now and when it starts, so be sure to monitor them if you haven't yet placed a bet. Beyond that, we're covering everything you need to know about this year's binge-eating extravaganza:

  • Information on 2020 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest
  • Who will win the hot dog eating contest?
  • Analysis of Joey Chestnut and top challengers
  • Best prop betting odds
  • Predictions

2020 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Breakdown

  • Where is the hot dog eating contest: Coney Island, New York
  • When is the hot dog eating contest: Saturday, July 4
  • What time is the hot dog eating contest: 12:20 p.m. EST
  • How long is the hot dog eating contest: 10 minutes

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Winner (Men's Division)

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These odds say everything you need to know. 

Joey Chestnut has won every single contest since 2007 except for one. Many sportsbooks won't even offer odds on other eaters, because it's not worth the long-shot payout. Now's not the time to pick against the almost-unbeaten reigning champ.

OSB Prediction: Joey Chestnut (-900)

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Winner (Women's Division)

Participant betonline
Miki Sudo -1500
Field +600

Here's another easy decision.

Miki Sudo has won each of the last six women's titles. Though her hot dog total has dropped over the past few go-rounds, that's only because she didn't need to eat any more to win. We're positive she gets a seventh-straight victory.

OSB Prediction; Miki Sudo (-1500)

How Many Hot Dogs Will Joey Chestnut Eat?

How many hot dogs will Chestnut eat? betonline
64 or less +3300
65-66 +2000
67-68 +900
69-70 +500
71-72 +175
73-74 +150
75 or more  +225

Talk about your fun prop bets.

Chestnut has eaten between 70 and 74 hot dogs in each of the past four contests but has never hit 75-plus. Betting on the latter happening for the first time worth it, because the return is 2.25-to-one. We recommend going that route unless you think he'll fall under 70 hot dogs for the larger payout. (Spoiler: He probably won't.)

OSB Prediction: 75+ (+225)

Will the Men's Contest Go Into Overtime?

Will the men's contest go to overtime? betonline
Yes +800
No -2500

Statistically speaking, "no" is the best option here. But why not live a little?

If you can afford the dice roll, we're all for throwing a small sum on the underdog answer here. Expect to lose that money, but also know that a little luck could bag an 8-to-1 payout.

OSB Prediction: Yes (+800)

Will Anyone Break the Men's Record?

Anyone will break the men's record? betonline
Yes +225
No -190

We already predicted that Chestnut will get to more than 75 hot dogs, which would break the record. So, quite obviously, we're doubling down here. He's stayed in the 70-plus range consistently enough over the past half-decade for us to feel good about it.

OSB Prediction: Yes (+225)

Will Anyone Break the Women's Record

Anyone will break the women's record? betonline
Yes +145
No -190

We're not as confident predicting a record for the women's division. Sudo hasn't needed to clean off as many hot dogs over the last few years due to a lack of competition.

That same dearth of rivals persists now. Don't be surprised if she wins while eating under 35 hot dogs.

OSB Prediction: No (-190)

Check out this list of the best online sportsbooks so you can decide which one to use for your 2020 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest betting:

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