The first two days of rehearsals are over, and all of the semifinalists from this year's Eurovision Song Contest have had a chance to perform on stage to collected journalists and fans. Have the betting odds been affected by the proceedings at this early stage? It seems like a good time to take a look at the current state of the betting tables!
Finalist Greece still tops thechart at PaddyPower.com,with semifinalist Sweden in second position and fellow finalist Romania right behind her. But it is below the top three that things seem to have started to move around most clearly.
The odds grow longer…
Further down, odds are lengthening for several countries. Switzerland and Estonialanguish currently on only 66-1, while Malta has dropped spectacularly in the estimation of betting punters, and has landed on 80-1 for the time being. For several countries, the odds are now a very unhealthy 125-1, longer than the previous low of 100-1. Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Israel and Portugal are all sitting at the bottom of the bookie's tree.
You can find the full odds at the PaddyPower.com site, and also place your own bets online. Do you think you have spotted the dark horse? It might be worth a flutter!