2020 Presidential Candidates and Party Affiliation Joe Biden – 2020 Presidential Candidate Odds

Joe Biden – 2020 Presidential Candidate Odds

Joe Biden (D)

Bovada Sportsbook
Party Nomination Odds: +400
Presidential Election Odds: +700
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Party Nomination Odds: +500
Presidential Election Odds:+800
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* This data reflects the popularity of Democratic candidates based on data collected from Democratic Primary Voters. Percentages represent favorability to win the 2020 Democratic nomination. Data was taken from 9/19-9/29. 2019

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Who Is Joe Biden?

Democrat IconJoe Biden is a 76-year-old Democrat who served as Vice President under Obama from 2009 to 2017 and served 36 years as a United States Senator from Delaware.  He has enjoyed strong support from the Democratic voter base and it will be interesting to see how he fares after some recent negative press. Biden announced his run for the Presidency on April 25, 2019 and officially became a 2020 Presidential candidate.

Voter Base

Voter Base IconAt this moment we can merely speculate Biden’s voter base, however, this information will be updated as soon as possible.

  • Working Americans
  • Students
  • Minorities
  • African-Americans

Odds For Joe Biden To Win The 2020 Presidential Election

Odds IconJoe Biden’s odds for directly facing Trump in 2020 are very high. Likely due to his high-profile, Biden was given good odds by sportsbooks even before his official announcement to run for President. His experience as former Vice President under Barack Obama, as well as his long held Senate seat, likely contributed to his favorable odds right out of the gate.  However, betting odds easily slide as scandals arise such several reports of inappropriately touching women. As of yet, we haven’t really seen any of the negative press that he has experienced impact Biden’s chances of winning the 2020 Presidential election.

Odds Of Joe Biden Winning The Democratic Nomination

Sportsbooks are favoring Biden with strong odds to win the Democratic nomination.  To earn favor for the party nomination, oddsmakers are not just comparing Biden to Trump, but to the entire field of Democratic candidates. Biden’s odds to win the nomination are better than Bernie Sanders’s, but still not as favorable as Elizabeth Warren’s. However, these odds will probably change as his campaign develops.  With his age often brought up among political pundits, some see the possibility that he could lose the nomination if another more notable Democrat who is younger or presents better policies steals the limelight away.

What The Current Betting Odds Tell Us About Joe Biden’s Chance Of Winning In 2020

With favorable odds posted for Joe Biden, the current information details a suspicion by political betting sites and oddsmakers that Biden will likely earn his party’s nomination and win the 2020 election against Trump. However, this is speculation by oddsmakers which can easily change on a weekly if not daily basis. Betting odds can be an indication of the pulse of America and how they truly feel about Biden.  Some political circles even consider betting odds to be a more clear indicator of a candidate’s public approval status since the odds are impacted by public money, and polls are very often skewed.

Joe Biden’s Chances Of Winning Based On Prediction Markets

Prediction markets show that Biden is one of the Democratic Party favorites. Currently, Biden stands at a 24% chance of winning the Democratic nomination in 2020, according to popular political analysts at Predictwise. The only candidate with a higher chance than Biden is Elizabeth Warren at a 37% chance of earning the nomination.  Predictions from analysts indicate Biden is twice as likely to win the Democratic nomination as compared to Bernie Sanders who comes in with a 12% chance.  The gap then drops to 7% with Harris and continues downward from there with the remaining candidates.


Recent News & Headlines For Joe Biden

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In His Own Words

I’m still holding on to that torch – Joe Biden 


Joe Biden’s Running Policies

Policy IconBiden is running on policies such as Free College, Regional Inequality, Middle-Class Tax Reform, and Power For Workers which protects Unions. He has also championed for a $15 hour minimum wage for a long time and will likely reintroduce the idea on his campaign.

Joe Biden’s Previous Policies

Biden encouraged presenting proposals for Free College back in 2015. However, he is famous for his attack on Anita Hill’s testimony at the Clarence Thomas Supreme Court confirmation hearings, his proponent-position in the War on Drugs, the vote yes to war in Iraq, pushing Clinton to get more involved in the Balkans wars in the ’90s, spearheading the massive stimulus program under Obama after the 2008 financial crisis, writing the original ‘94 crime bill, being an ally to Wall Street, voting yes for the USA PATRIOT Act, and yes for the 2006 border fence.

Experience

Experience IconIn 1968, Biden clerked for 6 months at a law firm headed by a prominent local Republican. A year later,  he practiced law in Wilmington as a public defender, then at a firm operated by a Democrat. Later on, Joe Biden opened his own firm – Biden and Walsh. From 1970-1972, Biden also severed on the County Council.

In 1972, he campaigned for US Senate and won. In 1988, Biden tried for the Democratic Presidential nomination and lost. In 2008, Biden tried again for the Presidency however he withdrew from the race. Later that year, Obama announced Biden as his VP running mate on August 22nd, 2008. Biden served 36 years in the Senate and two VP terms under Obama.

Education

Education IconBiden earned a Bachelors degree from the University of Delaware in 1965 with a double major in History and Political Science. He later attended the Syracuse University College of Law where he received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) in 1968. In 1969, He was admitted to the Delaware bar.

Civic Work

The only record to be found on Joe Biden’s social or civic work mentioned his participation in a voluntary anti-segregation sit-in at a Wilmington theater in the ’50s.  His resume is a bit on the anemic side as far as volunteer work.

Joe Biden’s Views On Gambling

Gambling IconThere is no public comment or stance Joe Biden has taken on gambling. However, it is likely during his run he will be asked to comment on the subject. It should be noted that he served as Senator for 36 years representing a state that is rather pro-gambling  Delaware was one of the four states exempted from PASPA, and was one of the first states to embrace state-regulated online casino gambling. To our knowledge, Biden never took a stand against any of the legal gambling entertainment taking place within his state.


How Much Can I Win If I Bet On Joe Biden?

Betting on Biden could be a safe wager in the 2020 election. With his high probability of winning the Democratic nomination (+250) and the US presidency (+500), payouts will not be as high, but the risk will be lower.

Right now, if a $100 wager were placed on Biden winning the 2020 presidential election with Bovada, the return would be $500. It’s a sizeable return, but bettors must determine their own comfortability with the odds and the risk associated with a frontrunning candidate.

Top 5 Reasons Joe Biden Entered the 2020 Presidential Race as a Popular Candidate

  1. Biden was Barack Obama’s VP, which will resonate with past Obama supporters in the 2020 election.
  2. Biden has had a long career in politics and knows how the system works.
  3. Moderate Democrats are more likely to vote for a centrist like Biden compared to candidates like Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren.
  4. In terms of polls and donations, Biden is always near the top with the best numbers, a good sign for his campaign coming into 2020.
  5. Since Biden is already such a big name, he won’t have to spend as much time developing his public profile, saving time for other campaign initiatives.


**This page is not intended to be a public endorsement our only goal is to inform bettors of the current odds found online. Our team strives to provide transparent information that reflects the best qualities of the candidate. Odds and other information provided on this page should only be used to make an informed betting decision.