- Bettors can lock in odds of +1500 for no contestant answering a Daily Double correctly.
- Oddsmakers are also giving an over-under for the percentage of money risked during a Daily Double.
- Jeopardy! is suspending production due to the coronavirus pandemic.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Online sportsbooks are taking action on Monday night’s episode of Jeopardy!, and will likely take action on the show for the rest of the week.
Jeopardy! is one of the oldest and most popular game shows in America. Contestants are provided answers to questions and they need to supply the questions themselves. Jeopardy! also a strong presence in the legal sports betting world.
James Holzhauer became a household name after he won 32 consecutive games of Jeopardy!, winning more than $2 million. Holzhauer is also a professional sports bettor.
Now online sportsbooks are taking action on the show that Holzhauer once dominated.
There are a good number of Jeopardy! related bets that can be made in online sportsbooks. A lot of the action is related to the Daily Double.
How Many Daily Doubles Will Be Correctly Answered?
- 2 EVEN
- 3 +200
- 1 +275
- 0 +1500
What Percentage Of Player’s Balance Will Be Risked On The First Daily Double?
- Over 77.5% -160
- Under 77.5% +120
It is not just the daily double that is seeing action. There are also odds related to the contestants themselves.
Who Wil Win Tonight’s Episode?
- Michonne (Left Contestant) +135
- Far Right Contestant +175
- Middle Contestant +175
Will All Three Competitors Answer Final Jeopardy! Correctly?
- No -450
- Yes +275
Michonne Omo is the current returning champion for Monday night’s episode of Jeopardy! Her previous two-day winnings are totaled up to be $22,800. She will be facing two new contestants who look to undue her current winning streak. Bettors should start now if they want to bet on Jeopardy! because there is a good chance another opportunity to do so will end soon.
A Suspension In Production
The coronavirus has rocked the sports betting world. Many sports leagues have suspended play and tournaments are getting outright canceled as well. Jeopardy! could soon join that list. On the Jeopardy! website, they have advisory that production of the game show has halted due to the coronavirus.
This is a necessary move to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Also, Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has been fighting a cancer diagnosis since 2019. Having Trebek exposed to the coronavirus could be disastrous for his health.
The episodes for the upcoming week have been recorded already and it is possible that the next weeks are recorded as well. But this means that new episodes of Jeopardy! could soon come to an end. Online sportsbooks will not take action on episodes that already have aired.
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