Joey "Jaws" Chestnut is attempting to win a record-tying 15th Mustard Belt, but will have to use crutches to eat.
Roberts, a former bookmaker in Las Vegas who constantly monitors the hot dog rivalry, recognises value when he sees it.
Now that the odds for the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 2022 have been dissected, Roberts has shared his top picks. His choices are exclusively available at SportsLine.
By 2011, Chestnut had established himself as a major player in the eating sport, enabling him to leave his full-time position in construction management .
On Monday, the 2022 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest returns to Coney Island, and two of the all-time greats of competitive eating will try to break their previous records.
In the men's race, Caesars Sportsbook's oddsmakers had Chestnut as a prohibitive -3000 favourite, meaning a successful gamble of $3000 would only pay out $100.
She'll likely defeat the other female competitors, but it seems unlikely that she'll establish a world record by consuming 50 hot dogs and buns.
Chestnut was expected to win today's race by 22.5 hot dogs, according toe han thdicap line from the morning. It's a significant predicted margin of victory,
The occasion took place at Maimonides Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, but it will soon make a comeback to Coney Island following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.