Betting odds for the Dutch Grand Prix – Is Max Verstappen favourite for his home race?


Three points apart in the title race after a rain-hit Belgian Grand Prix, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton resume battle this weekend as Zandvoort returns to the F1 calendar – but will Hamilton be able to crash the home hero’s party? Let’s take a look at the odds…

188BET’s odds are presented in decimal form: for every $1 wagered you would win the figure represented by the odds; so if Verstappen is favourite at 1.50, you would win $1.50 for every dollar bet.

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The odds for the win

They are so evenly matched in the championship, but this weekend Verstappen and Hamilton come to a circuit that is something of an unknown. This Grand Prix at Zandvoort is, of course, the first at the venue since 1985 and whoever wins here will become the 20th to do so at this circuit.

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The bookies can’t separate the two title rivals, but with an orange-clad home crowd set to back Red Bull’s Verstappen, would you back the home driver – or will Mercedes’ Hamilton cause an upset in front of the orange army?

  • Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton 2.10
  • Sergio Perez, Valtteri Bottas 17.0
  • Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris 34.0
  • Carlos Sainz, Daniel Ricciardo, George Russell, Pierre Gasly 101
  • Sebastian Vettel 151
  • Fernando Alonso, Esteban Ocon 201
  • Lance Stroll, Mick Schumacher, Yuki Tsunoda 251
  • Antonio Giovinazzi, Kimi Raikkonen, Nicholas Latifi, Nikita Mazepin 601
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Ocon took a shock Hungarian GP win – but will we see a shock at Zandvoort?

The odds for who will be fastest in qualifying

Verstappen now has double the amount of poles as Hamilton in 2021, with six to his rival’s three so far this season. The Dutchman’s latest pole was in Belgium, where Hamilton qualified third on the grid.

So where does that leave the championship protagonists in the fight for top in qualifying? Well, the odds say they’re level, while shock front row starter at Spa George Russell is a long shot to go one better and take pole at Zandvoort…

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  • Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton 2.20
  • Valtteri Bottas 7.50
  • Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris, Sergio Perez 26.0
  • Carlos Sainz 51.0
  • Daniel Ricciardo, George Russell, Pierre Gasly 101
  • Esteban Ocon, Fernando Alonso, Lance Stroll, Sebastian Vettel 151
  • Mick Schumacher, Yuki Tsunoda 251
  • Antonio Giovinazzi, Kimi Raikkonen, Nicholas Latifi, Nikita Mazepin 601
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The odds for a podium finish

Verstappen and Hamilton are joint favourites to reach the podium but what about Valtteri Bottas, Sergio Perez, or one of the Ferrari or McLaren drivers?

Carlos Sainz, Lando Norris, Charles Leclerc and Daniel Ricciardo could be knocking on the door of Red Bull and Mercedes, according to the latest odds.

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And how about a shock at Zandvoort? The odds on midfielders such as Pierre Gasly, Sebastian Vettel or even Belgium runner-up George Russell achieving a podium here are petty short…

  • Max Verstappen, Lewis Hamilton 1.30
  • Valtteri Bottas 2.05
  • Sergio Perez 3.00
  • Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris 5.00
  • Carlos Sainz, Daniel Ricciardo 8.00
  • George Russell, Pierre Gasly, Sebastian Vettel 11.0
  • Esteban Ocon, Fernando Alonso 21.0
  • Lance Stroll 34.0
  • Mick Schumacher, Yuki Tsunoda 67.0
  • Antonio Giovinazzi, Kimi Raikkonen 201
  • Nicholas Latifi, Nikita Mazepin 251
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George Russell split Verstappen and Hamilton on the podium as the Belgian GP was shortened

The odds for fastest lap

After Pierre Gasly took fastest lap in Hungary, it’s now been three rounds since we’ve seen a fastest lap from a Mercedes or Red Bull driver.

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And back in the British GP it was Sergio Perez who set the fastest lap, the Red Bull driver having been pulled into the pits late on to pull out a rapid tour of Silverstone and deny Hamilton an extra point.

The jury’s out on who will take fastest lap with Zandvoort providing a new challenge, but the odds are below.

  • Max Verstappen 2.75
  • Lewis Hamilton 3.00
  • Valtteri Bottas 5.00
  • Sergio Perez 6.00
  • Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris 34.0
  • Carlos Sainz, Daniel Ricciardo, Pierre Gasly, George Russell 51.0
  • Esteban Ocon, Sebastian Vettel 67.0
  • Antonio Giovinazzi, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen, Lance Stroll, Yuki Tsunoda 101
  • Mick Schumacher, Nicholas Latifi, Nikita Mazepin 151
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Gasly took the fastest lap in Hungary and it was arbitrary in Belgium

What are the odds for which team will take the most points?

Seven points apart in the championship, Red Bull and Mercedes are joint-favourites to take the most points at Zandvoort.

The odds concerning McLaren and Ferrari are also equal, both teams on 26.0 with McLaren just three-and-a-half points ahead of Ferrari in the standings.

The odds look more kindly at Williams, however, after consecutive points scores for Nicholas Latifi and George Russell in Belgium and Hungary.

  • Red Bull, Mercedes 1.90
  • Ferrari, McLaren 26.0
  • AlphaTauri 41.0
  • Williams 67.0
  • Alpine, Aston Martin 101
  • Haas 151
  • Alfa Romeo 251

The odds for a Safety Car appearing during the race

A track that’s new for most of the drivers means the odds a pretty short on the Safety Car appearing at some point during the Grand Prix.

Odds supplied by 188BET odds are in USD$ and timestamped September 1 2021, 1249 GMT+1.



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