Fresh off his win in the Chinese Grand Prix, oddsmakers are favoring Lewis Hamilton to win the 2017 Formula 1 Championship as the series heads to Bahrain. Hamilton is currently tied atop the standings with Sebastian Vettel, both have 43 points and 1 win.
Formula 1 Championship Odds
Hamilton opened the season as the favorite to win the title but slipped temporarily after Sebastian Vettel’s win in the season opening Australian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton is a huge -165 favorite according to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv. Sebastian Vettel (+175), Valtteri Bottas (+1800), Kimi Raikkonen (+2500) and Max Verstappen (+3300) round out the top 5.
Bahrain Grand Prix
The series heads to Bahrain International Circuit this weekend where Hamilton is favored as well. The 2017 Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix is on Sunday April 16, 2017 at 18:00 local time. US TV coverage will be handled by NBCSN.