odds-on odds-on

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a better than even chance of success

Usage(s):

  1. The odds-on bet is that Li will pass his scepter to his eldest son, Victor, a 39-year-old Stanford-trained engineer and deputy chairman of Cheung Kong.
  2. Reubin Askew, 45, is the odds-on choice to be re-elected this year as Governor of Florida.
  3. The gaffe-prone, underworked Secretary is the odds-on favorite to quit next, particularly since top aide Lou Gallegos has resigned and returned to New Mexico.

News

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    Odds-on favorite Surfcup ($3.80) improved his record on turf to 3 for 3 with a facile win in the $100,000 Silky Sullivan on Sunday at Golden Gate Fields.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. US Open Odds 2013: Breakdown and Analysis of Top Favorites' Chances

    While wet weather at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore , Penn. outside Philadelphia has stolen the headlines with the U.S. Open coming up on Thursday, the pre -tournament odds have made for some interesting discussion as well. Not surprisingly, Tiger Woods is the odds-on favorite at 9-2, according to Bovada , despite his lengthy major drought. Top players such as Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy are ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Blackhawks odds-on favorites to win Stanley Cup

    Blackhawks odds-on favorites to win Stanley Cup
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

Quotes

  1. "Obviously he's the favourite coming in here," world number four Stricker told reporters after practice on Monday. "I mean, the course, and his play, the way he's played this year, there's no question he's the odds-on favourite to win here."
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Steve Stricker Source: Reuters UK

  2. "I think she's incredibly formidable and has got to be the front-runner and the odds-on pick right now. But this is a marathon. There's a long way to go," said Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del.
    on Jan 21, 2007 By: Joe Biden Source: Forbes

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