Hot Dogs Eating Contest Odds: Can Anyone Beat Joey Chestnut?

Joey Chestnut once again an overwhelming favorite to win the Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest according to


Fireworks, Military Tanks on the Mall and eating a ridiculous amount of hot dogs. That’s what 4th of July is all about in America.

The big question heading into Thursday, can anyone dethrone 11 time Champion Joey Chestnut (who has lost only once since 2007) Not likely according to the online gambling site

Chestnut – who consumed a new record of 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes at last year’s event is an overwhelming betting favorite at -1250 to win.

Miki Sudo, a five-time champ on the women’s side is also -1250 to retain her crown.

(All odds per MyBookie Sportsbook)

Nathan’s 2019 Hot Dog Eating Contest odds 2019

Will Joey Chestnut win the men’s title?

  • Yes -1250
  • No +550

Miki Sudo has a winning streak even longer than Chestnut, and the odds reflect it. Sudo defeated runner-up Michelle Lesco by nine hot dogs last year.

Will Miki Sudo win the women’s title?

  • Yes -1250
  • No +550

Prop bets for the 2019 hot dog eating contest

Chestnut set the bar high last year by setting a new world record with 74 hot dogs. He has increased his total amount consumed every year since 2016. Sudo ate 37 hot dogs last year, but has consumed at least 38 1/2 hot dogs in two of the last three years.

Hot dogs consumed by the men’s winner

  • Over 73 1/2 -105
  • Under 73 1/2 -135

Since losing in 2015 Chestnut has set and broken a record wach subsequent year. He set the world record with 70 in 2016, then broke it in 2017 with 72 and broke it again last year with 74.

Joey Chestnut Hot Dogs in first 5 minutes?

  • Over 45 1/2 -120
  • Under 45 1/2 -120

This seems high. Last year en route to a world record Chestnut was at 38 hot dogs at the halfway mark.

Hot dogs consumed by the women’s winner

  • Over 38 1/2 -110
  • Under 38 1/2 -130

Sudo ate 37 dogs last year, 4 short of her record of 41. She won the contest going away last year and could have this one wrapped up early.

Will a member of PETA interrupt a contestant?

  • Yes +500
  • No -1000

(this happened in 2016)

Will someone vomit during the contest?

  • Yes +500
  • No -1200

Will there be a recount?

  • Yes +250
  • No -400