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Kind of special bet this but I'm still adding it. The Swedish Eurovision Song Contest is split up in 6 parts. First 4 qualifying rounds, followed by a "second chance" for songs placed 3-4 in the qualifiers, then the grand finale. This is the final, so all songs have been heard by the people. The bookies have young boy YOHIO as a huge favorite (odds 1,35), but to me that is absolute rubbish. The odds I mean, the song is OK, this is not a "oh I hate him so much he can not win"-bet, I just have a feeling he won't do so. The odds have been weird before, I picked Sate of Drama to reach the final at odds 10,00 so their not always correct.<br />
One reason for the odds is that YOHIO is the leader of the Facebook votings, but hey, Facebook is not all people. Ulrik Munther is also a professional who finished second in this competition last year, and this year he's got a better song. The contender is a rock ballad by Ralf Gyllenhammar, which is also a good song that went straight to the final. I think the odds especially for Munther will go down so I'm adding these now.<br />
Sweden also uses international jury votes to make sure the song is liked in Europe, and I can't see them preferring YOHIO's song. The jury countries this year will be Cyprus, France, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Croatia, Malta, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany and Ukraine.<br />
YOHIO (the bookies' favorite): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y36DqNAaXzc<br />
Ulrik Munther: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0bOCYIgyD0<br />
Ralf Gyllenhammar: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74N6b3FijjM
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