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The hot take following last night’s debate may be that America lost, but gamblers see an opportunity to win big.
As is true of most debates, the first head-to-head between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden probably didn’t change any minds.
But it did change the betting lines.
Following the nearly two-hour ordeal, BoyleSports issued an update on the state of the race in the eyes of bettors. Their read: Bet on Biden.
The former VP now has 8/13 odds to win the election. That’s a dip from the 5/6 odds he enjoyed heading into the debate, but he’s still faring better than Trump, who now finds himself underwater in another measure.
The oddsmaker said Biden’s reactions to Trump’s frequent interruptions — including calling the President a “clown” and telling him to “shut up”— helped bolster his