I'M BETTOR | FREE Soccer and Football Predictions analyzed by unique system and team of experienced tipsters. Football tips and Match Previews for 150+ Leagues and Cups!
I'M BETTOR | Free Football Predictions
10bet
FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS   BETTING ARTICLESbetting articles   TABLES/STATISTICS    
  ODDS | LIVE SCORESlive scores | LIVE STREAMSlive football streams | FOOTBALL HIGHLIGHTS | FOOTBALL DAILY | BOOKMAKERS | online casinoCASINO
  Advertisement
Bookmaker Reviews & Betting Offers
  Sportsbook offers
10betYour Winning Kick-off!
Get an extra 50% up to €200 on your first deposit. Bonus code: FD200
Read our 10bet review
€25 Insured Bet!
Sign up with Unibet and get your 25EUR welcome bonus now!
Read Unibet review
mybetExclusive 100% bonus!
Claim your €200 first deposit bonus and start betting on your favourite sports! Exclusive offer for I'M BETTOR users!
Read mybet review
PinnaclePinnacle
Are you looking for the best odds with the highest betting limits? You just found it!
Read Pinnacle review
william-hillTriple your deposit!
William Hill provides an industry leading betting experience to sports bettors. To make the picture complete, they offer a £/€20 Free Bet.
Read William Hill review
100% Welcome Offer
Deposit €25 and play for €50 today!
Read Betfinal review
Double your deposit!
Claim your bonus and get into action: Deposit 25GBP and bet for 50GBP! Bet with Betsson on best markets.
Read Betsson review
  Casino offers
10betThe World's Happiest Casino
Get going BIG TIME with an amazing bonus 100% UP TO €100 + 50 FREE SPINS
leovegasYour Mobile Casino
€1,600 Welcome bonus + 300 FREE SPINS
casumoCasumos welcome kit
€1200 bonus and 200 free spins
rizk casinoRizk Casino
Deposit with €50 Play with €150 bonus + 50 free spins
guts casinoWelcome Bonus
Get your €300 Welcome Package Plus 100 Free Spins
more casino offers
Livescores   Soccer.ru
Rambler's Top100  
 

In-depth analysis of the Miss Universe 2017 odds

Published: 22.11.2017 01:49


On November 26 the curtain will be raised on the 66th edition of the Miss Universe pageant at The AXIS on the Las Vegas strip. There are 92 entrants in this year’s competition, but is there a value bet in the Miss Universe 2017 odds? Read on to learn more about Miss Universe 2017 betting.

Miss Universe is one of the “big four” annual international beauty pageants - Miss World, Miss Earth and Miss International are the other three. Miss Universe is the second-longest standing international beauty pageant (it was first held in 1952, a year after the first Miss World competition) but many argue it is the most prestigious.

How will the winner of Miss Universe 2017 be decided?

Despite being labelled a beauty pageant, Miss Universe is intended to be much more than that - intelligence and manners are high on the list of attributes that entrants must exhibit. While question and interview rounds ensure the winner is a well-rounded individual, the classic swimsuit and evening gown rounds still play an important part in the decision process.

A high number of followers on social media platforms could show who is the most popular entrant (something that will help in terms of the audience vote).

The Miss Universe pageant lasts two weeks, with a variety of rounds used to narrow down the field. Ninety-two entrants (a pageant record) started in the preliminary round and will be whittled down to the top 16 for the final stages (with both public votes and the judge’s scores determining who progresses). After another round of scoring, the three entrants with the most combined votes move on to the final where viewers and judges vote for their winner. 

The winner of Miss Universe 2017 will be given a year-long contract to represent the Miss Universe organisation, luxury accommodation in a New York City apartment (and living expenses), a one-year supply of hair care products and tools, cosmetics, shoes, clothing, dermatology and skincare services, dental services and much more.

The role of Miss Universe is to represent the Miss Universe organisation (and its sponsors), travelling the world “developing and representing her platforms, and raising awareness and funds for charitable initiatives.”

Miss Universe 2017 betting: The main contenders

Below is a lost of the top ten entrants in the Miss Universe 2017 odds:

Miss Universe 2017 odds

Entrant

Name

Age

Height

Odds*

Miss Thailand

Maria Poonlertlarp

25

6'0"

5.11

Miss South Africa

Demi-Leigh Ne-Peters

22

5'7"

5.67

Miss Colombia

Laura Gonzalez

22

5'11"

6.27

Miss Canada

Lauren Howe

24

5'9"

10.29

Miss Australia

Olivia Rogers

25

5'9"

11.50

Miss Philippines

Rachel Peters

26

5'8"

11.21

Miss Venezuela

Keysi Sayago

24

5'9"

11.52

Miss USA

Kara McCullough

26

5'10"

13.70

Miss Mexico

Denisse Franco

19

5'10"

14.75

Miss Russia

Kseniya Alexandrova

22

5'10"

17.09

More about the Miss Universe 2017 favourites

Maria Poonlertlarp (Miss Thailand) is the outright favourite in the Miss Universe 2017 betting at 5.11*. Having earned a degree in International Business Management, Maria went on to study for her Master’s Degree in Marketing. She hopes to become the second woman from Thailand to win Miss Universe and wants to tackle teenage pregnancy rates in her country with more sex education and reduce the amount of sea pollution.

Despite being labelled a beauty pageant, Miss Universe is intended to be much more than that - intelligence and manners are high on the list of attributes that entrants must exhibit.

Demi-Leigh Ne-Peters (5.67*) is looking to become only the second entrant from South Africa to be crowned Miss Universe. She speaks both English and Afrikaans and is motivated by her half-sister who has a disability. An interesting fact about Demi-Leigh is that she runs a program that helps train women in self-defence. 

Laura Gonzalez (Miss Colombia) is different to the other entrants at the top of the Miss Universe 2017 betting, as she has pursued a career as an actress - graduating from performing arts school where she studied acting. Laura is currently 6.27* to win the pageant, she is bilingual (English and Spanish) and believes her experience in front of an audience will help her win this year’s crown. 

Could an outsider be the surprise package?

While beauty is obviously subjective, there are some factors that will help inform your betting when trying to predict the winner of Miss Universe 2017. A high number of followers on social media platforms could show who is the most popular entrant (something that will help in terms of the audience vote) while analysing previous winners also highlights some interesting points to consider.

Of the last 65 winners, the most popular age is between 18-20 (39 winners in total) and only 10 women over the age of 24 have won the Miss Universe crown. This makes Denisse Franco (Miss Mexico) a standout contender given her substantial social media following (231,000 across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter) and optimum age (19). 

Miss Universe controversy

Throughout the pageant’s history, there has been plenty of controversy surrounding Miss Universe - perhaps none more so than in 2015 when host Steve Harvey announced the wrong winner (giving the crown to Miss Colombia before handing it to Miss Philippines over two minutes later after realising the mistake).

There was also notable controversy following the 2011 crowning of Leila Lopes (the winner of Miss Angola 2010). Although there were allegations of fraud tracing back to her participation in Miss Angolo UK 2010 (which made her eligible to enter Miss Angola), no conclusice evidence has been put forward and Lopes still holds the crown of Miss Universe 2011.

In recent years, there have been attempts to sabotage pageant attire, controversial answers from entrants when questioned about sensitive matters and plenty of furore about selfies featuring entrants representing states in conflict. 

Related Articles

  • In-depth analysis of the Miss Universe 2017 odds

    On November 26 the curtain will be raised on the 66th edition of the Miss Universe pageant at The AXIS on the Las Vegas strip. There are 92 entrants in this year’s competition, but is there a value...
  • UFC Fight Night 122

    On November 25, the UFC makes a trip to Shanghai, China where just-deposed Middleweight champion Michael Bisping takes on Kelvin Gastelum. Below, we review some factors you should be review when...
  • Premier League preview

    Two of the Premier League’s most animated managers meet this Saturday, as Antonio Conte’s Chelsea make the long trip to Anfield to face Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. Can the blues keep up with the...
  • Ashes odds analysis

    With the start of the 2017 Ashes upon us, preparations for both Australia and England are well underway. This preview looks at the likely conditions in Australia, as well as analysis going into the...
  • Premier League review

    We’re past a quarter into this Premier League season and pre-season title favourites, Manchester City have shortened from an implied probability of around 35% to a prohibitively short near 85%. How...
  • How does an international break impact soccer betting?

    While soccer fans tend to loathe the international breaks throughout a season, it provides sharp bettors with a sample of data that could be worth analysing. Does a mid-season international break...
  • Serie A preview

    After a two-week international break, Serie A action returns this weekend. The highlight fixture sees Roma face Lazio in a crucial game at the top of the table. What factors should you consider when...
  • La Liga preview

    The Madrid derby is the highlight fixture in La Liga this weekend, with both teams looking to catch Barcelona at the top of the table. Who will take the first-ever derby points at the Wanda...
  • Premier League preview

    Tottenham make the short trip to The Emirates this Saturday, as Arsenal welcome Mauricio Pochettino’s side for the first North London derby of the season. Who will take the bragging rights in the...
  • NFL preview

    We’re now over halfway into the NFL season. Some teams look destined for the playoffs, while others only have faint hopes of postseason football. The Buffalo Bills travel to LA for the highlight...
  • MLB betting

    After seven thrilling months, the MLB season concludes with the Houston Astros as world champions. Below, we take stock of some patterns that emerged from the season and how the shifting realities...
  • How often do you need to beat the closing line?

    It is a common misconception that betting is all about results. The key to successful betting lies in finding value in the market and consistently beating the closing line. But just how often do you...
  • An analysis of different expected goals models

    Previously confined to a small sports data community, the expected goals metric now features among other common soccer statistics such as possession, shots on target and number of fouls committed....
  • NFL preview

    The Green Bay Packers face their arch divisional rivals the Chicago Bears in the highlight game from this weekend’s NFL action. Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers will miss the game through injury and...
  • Time Person of the Year betting

    Since 1927, Time magazine has released an annual issue featuring a person, group of people, object or idea on its cover. Often an interesting topic of debate, Time Person of the Year betting now...
  • ATP World Tour Finals betting preview

    With the ATP World Tour Finals starting on Sunday at the O2 Arena in London, there is no better time to look at detailed statistics proceeding the event, and how these statistics can helo bettors...
  • The difference in handicap betting in different sports

    Handicap betting is often seen as an advanced form of 1X2 or Money Line betting. Some bettors are put off because it seems complex but handicap betting offers a unique challenge by balancing the...
  • Staking

    There is a strong case to suggest that the amount you bet is actually more important than what you bet on. We reviewed five popular staking methods. Continue reading to discover which is best.
  • La Liga preview

    With just a quarter of the La Liga season gone, it already looks like the La Liga title is Barcelona’s to lose. In this week’s highlight fixture, the Catalan side host fifth-placed Sevilla. What...
  • Get the highest limits online at Pinnacle

    Pinnacle knows how important high limits are to serious bettors, that's why we offer the highest betting limits online.
  • Serie A preview

    We’re now 11 games into the Serie A season and there is already a gap developing between the regular title challengers and the rest of the league. Fiorentina play Roma in this weekend’s highlight...
  • NFL Preview

    As we enter Week 9 of the NFL season, the likely postseason contenders are coming to the fore. The Jacksonville Jaguars and Cincinnati Bengals meet in this weekend’s highlight game with both sides...
  • UFC 217

    On November 4, the UFC returns to Madison Square Garden in New York City with UFC 217. There, middleweight champion Michael Bisping defends his title against returning all-time great Georges...
  • Premier League preview

    Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge this Sunday, hoping to keep tabs on Manchester City at the top of the EPL table. Can the Special One get all three points at his former club, or will...
  • Premier League preview

    Even this side of Christmas, an eight-point gap (if Manchester City take all three points from the Hawthorns) off the top of the table could be too much for both Manchester United and Tottenham to...
  • Joshua vs. Takam betting preview

    On October 28, heavyweight sensation Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) will fight late replacement Carlos Takam (35-3-1, 27 KOs) for the IBF and WBA heavyweight titles in Wales at the Principality...
  • NFL preview

    We are fast approaching the halfway point in the NFL regular season. The Texans travel to Seattle in our highlight game for week 8 looking to stay in contention in the AFC South. The Texans vs....
  • Serie A preview

    Two of Italy’s most prestigious clubs – AC Milan and Juventus meet in an intriguing encounter at the San Siro on Saturday. Allegri’s Juventus are looking to keep up with Napoli at the top of...
  • How to bet on soccer

    Given its worldwide popularity, it comes as no surprise that soccer is the biggest sport in terms of bet volume at Pinnacle. With hundreds of matches to bet on every week and countless available...
  • La Liga preview

    Unbeaten Atletico Madrid host Villarreal this Saturday, who – despite what the odds suggest – are in good form. Villarreal will rely on Cedric Bakambu for goals, while Atletico will look to...
Comments
Comment Box is loading comments...
 
  Email Newsletter
 

 
  Follow us and Share
                  
  Football Daily
  Advertisement

  About
I'M BETTOR brings you free football predictions (soccer predictions) and free football tips, match previews, betting articles, football tables, football fixtures & results for over 150 Football Leagues & Cups. Compare odds from 80+ bookmakers, find the best odds with odds comparison tool and check our betting strategy articles before you place a bet.
 
IAM BETTOR | Football predictions
About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Terms of Use   |   Partners
"I'M BETTOR is a unique online service that offers high quality and profitable FREE football predictions for all major football leagues using its unique self-learning neural network algorithm that provides precise football predictions and football betting tips based on statistical analysis such as points, goals, attack and defense rating, league standings, team progress/recession etc. Afterwards we take into account: team news, injuries, suspensions, importance of the match, weather and adjust outcome tip.

Our team consists of over 40 professional football analysts with 10+ years of experience and we try our best to ensure that you are provided with the most precise football predictions. Based on our system and experience we can predict the result of a football match with up to 80% success rate.

Warning! This site contains informational content on online betting services. Please be advised that you need to be 18+ years of age to browse this website. Internet gambling is NOT legal in certain areas. Consult your local authorities prior to registering with any online betting service.

Gambling involves high psychological and financial risks. I'M BETTOR cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage as consequence of decisions based on information, betting advices or links provided on this site. The visitor is warned to act exclusively at his own discretion and risk.
I'M BETTOR cannot guarantee the correctness of information obtained from third parties.

18+ Gamcare Do not use this football predictions or betting tips if you feel you might have a gambling problem. GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice, support and free counseling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. Make your next click to a group that will help you deal with your situation."
Copyright © 2008 - SPORTMEDIA24