Salmond favourite to win indyref debate rematch

It’s Round Two for Salmond v Darling tonight. The good news is that those of us outside of Scotland will be able to watch it live on BBC2 (you can get 25/1 that either candidate mentions “STV Player” tonight). You can find our latest debate odds here. Salmond was 2/5 favourite to win the first contest, but … Read moreSalmond favourite to win indyref debate rematch

Indyref punters move strongly towards YES

On June 1st, the odds of a YES vote in the referendum were just 3/1. Today, Ladbrokes are quoting 5/1. So, you’d assume that punters had been moving in favour of NO to make that change happen. Actually, no. In fact the exact opposite has been happening over the summer. Here’s a chart showing the … Read moreIndyref punters move strongly towards YES

The 4 seats Labour are forecast to gain in Yorkshire

Labour lost nine seats in the Yorkshire/Humber region in 2010. Today, Ladbrokes are forecasting that they will regain just four of those at the next general election. Below is a list of the seats most at risk of changing hands, along with the “lose percentage” which is the chance of the incumbent party being defeated, … Read moreThe 4 seats Labour are forecast to gain in Yorkshire

The seven seats Labour are set to gain in the East Midlands in 2015

The East Midlands could be a crucial battleground at the general election, with a host of Labour/Tory marginals. Based on Ladbrokes’ current odds on every constituency, we are forecasting that Labour will gain seven seats straight from the Conservatives. Below is a list of those seats, along with others that we calculate are at most … Read moreThe seven seats Labour are set to gain in the East Midlands in 2015

Will the Commonwealth Games boost the YES indyref vote?

The latest Independence Referendum polls have been fairly steady. In terms of the betting markets, not much has changed either, but I think we are definitely seeing an increase in money for YES. A customer in one of our shops in Edinburgh had £2,500 at 9/2 today and we’ve seen plenty of smaller bets over the weekend … Read moreWill the Commonwealth Games boost the YES indyref vote?