Odds and betting lines for the Hungarian GP – Is Verstappen good value for victory?

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 12: Race winner Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP (C),

Who’s favourite to win the 2020 Hungarian Grand Prix? How about the favourite to take pole position? Here are the latest odds for the third race of the 2020 season, as provided by 188BET.COM…

The odds for the third race of the season are in decimal form. They show what you'd win for every $1 wagered, so, as Lewis Hamilton's odds of winning the race are 1.65, you would win $1.65 for betting $1 on him if he does take the victory.

What are the odds for the win

Lewis Hamilton is favourite for victory in Hungary, but Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen have odds of 4.00 and 4.50 to win – an attractive proposition perhaps given how strong Max was at the same circuit last year.

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Hungary has a history of delivering maiden wins for the likes of Damon Hill, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso, so would you take a punt on Alex Albon or Sergio Perez pulling off a shock victory this time around?

Lewis Hamilton 1.65
Valtteri Bottas 4.00
Max Verstappen 4.50
Alex Albon 26.0
Carlos Sainz, Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris, Sergio Perez 34.0
Lance Stroll, Sebastian Vettel 51.0
Daniel Ricciardo 101
Esteban Ocon 251
Kimi Raikkonen, Pierre Gasly, Antonio Giovinazzi, Daniil Kvyat, George Russell, Kevin Magnussen, Romain Grosjean, Nicholas Latifi 901

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 11: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain driving the (44) Mercedes AMG

Hamilton took pole by a stunning 1.2s in the wet last time out

What are the odds for fastest in qualifying?

Odds have been slightly lengthened on Lewis Hamilton to take pole position in Hungary, with Valtteri Bottas second favourite.

Last year's polesitter, Max Verstappen, has enticing odds of 5.50 to take pole this time around, and with rain on the cards we could see another gripping qualifying session.

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Lewis Hamilton 1.85
Valtteri Bottas 3.00
Max Verstappen 5.50
Alex Albon, Sergio Perez 26.0
Carlos Sainz 34.0
Lando Norris 41.0
Charles Leclerc, Lance Stroll, Sebastian Vettel 67.0
Daniel Ricciardo 201
Esteban Ocon 301
Kimi Raikkonen, Pierre Gasly, Antonio Giovinazzi, Daniil Kvyat, George Russell, Kevin Magnussen, Romain Grosjean, Nicholas Latifi 901

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 05: Race winner Valtteri Bottas of Finland and Mercedes GP, second placed

Bottas has landed on the podium twice while Norr

What are the odds for a podium finish?

Five different drivers have reached the podium in the last two races: Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas, Max Verstappen, Lando Norris and Charles Leclerc.

While Hamilton is the favourite this time around, he only has narrowly shorter odds than Bottas and Verstappen. Then, Alex Albon, who missed out in the first race due to a collision with Hamilton, is next favourite.

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Ferrari's drivers are less likely to make the podium this time around according to the odds, but with upgrades coming thick and fast will Leclerc or Sebastian Vettel reach the rostrum?

Lewis Hamilton 1.10
Valtteri Bottas 1.25
Max Verstappen 1.35
Alex Albon 3.25
Sergio Perez 5.00
Carlos Sainz 8.00
Lando Norris 9.00
Charles Leclerc 10.0
Sebastian Vettel 11.0
Lance Stroll 21.0
Daniel Ricciardo 34.0
Esteban Ocon 51.0
Kimi Raikkonen, Pierre Gasly 251
Antonio Giovinazzi, Daniil Kvyat 301
George Russell, Kevin Magnussen, Romain Grosjean 601
Nicholas Latifi 901

DHL Fastest Lap Award: Styria 2020

What are the odds for Fastest Lap?

Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris took the last two Fastest Lap honours in Styria and Austria, respectively, and their odds are still pretty generous.

It's a more unpredictable bet this time around as late tyre changes, weather, and last-lap dashes can happen - but where would you place your money?

READ MORE: What tyres will the teams and drivers have for the Hungarian Grand Prix?

Lewis Hamilton 3.75
Max Verstappen, Valtteri Bottas 4.50
Alex Albon 11.00
Lando Norris 12.0
Carlos Sainz 13.0
Charles Leclerc, Sebastian Vettel 15.0
Daniel Ricciardo 67.0
Esteban Ocon 81.0
Antonio Giovinazzi, Daniil Kvyat, Kimi Raikkonen, Pierre Gasly 151
George Russell, Kevin Magnussen, Nicholas Latifi, Romain Grosjean 251

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 12: The safety car leads the field during the Formula One Grand Prix of

We got a Safety Car last time out due to Ferrari's collision, and three in the first race. What are the odds on another?

What are the odds of both cars from one team scoring points?

After Ferrari's double-retirement in Styria, Racing Point and McLaren are now seen as more likely to score points with both drivers than the Scuderia.

Renault aren't far behind Ferrari, but the favourites are Mercedes with two double-points finishes in the first two races, then Red Bull narrowly ahead of McLaren.

Mercedes 1.15
Red Bull 1.25
McLaren 1.55
Racing Point 1.70
Ferrari 2.00
Renault 3.25
AlphaTauri 6.00
Alfa Romeo 15.0
Haas 26.0
Williams 51.0

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What are the odds for a Safety Car intervention?

We've had four Safety Car periods in the first two races, so it's odds on having a Safety Car this time around for the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Yes 1.50
No 2.40

Odds are in $USD and correct as of 3.30pm UK time, July 8 2020.

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