Round 13 of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship sees the drivers head to Budapest for the Hungarian Grand Prix, as championship leader Max Verstappen looks to extend his 63-point advantage at the top of the standings. But what are his prospects this weekend? Let’s check out his and the other 19 drivers’ chances ahead of the action, with odds provided by 188BET.
188BET’s odds are presented in decimal form: for every $1 wagered you would win the figure represented by the odds; so, if Verstappen is favourite at 1.50, you would win $1.50 for every dollar bet.
The odds for the win
Charles Leclerc is the slight favourite ahead of Verstappen to claim victory this weekend. Neither driver has won in Budapest before, so they will be looking to change their fortunes at the Hungaroring this weekend.
Lewis Hamilton is an eight-time winner of the Hungarian Grand Prix and according to the odds he is the fourth-favourite to claim victory this weekend, while last year’s winner Esteban Ocon’s is a bit of a long shot to claim a second straight victory in Budapest.
• Charles Leclerc 2.20
• Max Verstappen 2.50
• Carlos Sainz 6.50
• Lewis Hamilton 11.0
• George Russell, Sergio Perez 26.0
• Fernando Alonso 151
• Daniel Ricciardo, Lando Norris 301
• Esteban Ocon, Kevin Magnussen, Pierre Gasly, Valtteri Bottas 601
• Alex Albon, Lance Stroll, Mick Schumacher, Nicholas Latifi, Sebastian Vettel, Yuki Tsunoda, Zhou Guanyu 901
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The odds for who will be fastest in qualifying
Leclerc was the fastest man in qualifier last time out in France – sealing his seventh pole position of the season – ahead of Verstappen, and the Ferrari driver is slight favourite to seal a P1 start on Sunday, with team mate Carlos Sainz the third-favourite.
Hamilton has taken eight pole positions in Budapest – the most in the history of the Hungaroring – and was the pole-sitter for last year’s race. He is the fourth-favourite this weekend as he looks to seal his first pole position of the season.
• Charles Leclerc 1.80
• Max Verstappen 2.75
• Carlos Sainz 7.00
• Lewis Hamilton 15.0
• Sergio Perez 17.00
• George Russell 26.0
• Esteban Ocon, Fernando Alonso, Kevin Magnussen, Lando Norris 301
• Daniel Ricciardo 601
• Alex Albon, Lance Stroll, Mick Schumacher, Nicholas Latifi, Pierre Gasly, Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas, Yuki Tsunoda, Zhou Guanyu 901
The odds for a podium finish
Verstappen is seen as the most likely driver to end up on the podium, the slight favourite ahead of Leclerc – who has only been on the podium twice since April. Sainz is the third-favourite as he looks to get back on the podium for the first time since his win at Silverstone.
Fernando Alonso of Alpine and Lando Norris of McLaren are seen as the most likely drivers in the midfield to make their way on to the podium, with Norris the only driver outside the top three teams in the championship to make it on to the podium this season.
• Max Verstappen 1.30
• Charles Leclerc 1.40
• Carlos Sainz 1.70
• Lewis Hamilton 2.10
• Sergio Perez 2.75
• George Russell 3.10
• Fernando Alonso, Lando Norris 21.0
• Daniel Ricciardo, Esteban Ocon, Kevin Magnussen 34.0
• Pierre Gasly, Valtteri Bottas 51.0
• Mick Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel, Yuki Tsunoda 101
• Alex Albon, Lance Stroll, Zhou Guanyu 201
• Nicholas Latifi 901
The odds for fastest lap
Verstappen is the betting favourite to claim the fastest lap this weekend, while Sainz set the fastest lap of the French GP. George Russell is still the only driver in the top six of the drivers’ championship yet to claim a fastest lap.
Norris and Alonso are again tied for seventh in the odds for the fastest lap, with the McLaren driver the only one outside of Red Bull, Ferrari and Mercedes to claim a fastest lap in 2022.
• Max Verstappen 2.20
• Charles Leclerc 2.75
• Carlos Sainz 9.00
• Lewis Hamilton, Sergio Perez 10.0
• George Russell 13.0
• Fernando Alonso, Lando Norris 67.0
• Daniel Ricciardo, Esteban Ocon, Pierre Gasly 101
• Kevin Magnussen, Mick Schumacher 201
• Alex Albon, Lance Stroll, Nicholas Latifi, Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas, Yuki Tsunoda, Zhou Guanyu 251
What are the odds for which team will take the most points?
Red Bull took the most points last time out in France and are the betting favourites ahead of Ferrari to do the same this weekend. Alpine have scored more points than McLaren in the last five races and are now ahead in the battle for fourth place in the constructors’ championship. However, both teams are tied for fourth in the odds for who will take the most points in Budapest.
• Ferrari 1.80
• Red Bull 2.20
• Mercedes 8.50
• Alpine, McLaren 151
• Haas 301
• Alfa Romeo, Alpha Tauri, Aston Martin 601
• Williams 901
The odds for the Safety Car appearing during the race
The Safety Car did appear briefly during the first lap of last year’s race and was needed last weekend at Circuit Paul Ricard. What are the odds this week?
• Yes 1.40
• No 2.75