Posted on: July 3, 2023, 09:42h.
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Joey Chestnut, 39, is the Tom Brady of aggressive consuming, and that’s why bettors are closely backing the 15-time Mustard Yellow Belt winner to down essentially the most scorching canines throughout tomorrow’s Nathan’s Well-known Worldwide Sizzling Canine Consuming Contest on New York’s Coney Island.
Chestnut gained the 10-minute competitors final 12 months after managing to chow down 63 scorching canines and buns. Although a far cry from his world file of 76 canines and buns that he stuffed his face with throughout the 2021 occasion, Chestnut nonetheless gained final 12 months’s July 4 aggressive consuming spectacle by 20 scorching canines over his nearest competitor.
Chestnut has gained the earlier seven Nathan’s scorching canine consuming competitions, and 15 of the previous 16 occasions. His lone defeat got here in 2015 when Matt Stonie beat him 62 to 60 scorching canines.
Little Urge for food for Underdogs
Nathan’s has been holding its iconic scorching canine consuming contest on Coney Island throughout the July 4 Independence Day vacation since 1979. The format was a 12-minute showdown when Takeru Kobayashi gained his six consecutive titles from 2001 by 2006, with 53 canines being his greatest efficiency.
Chestnut gained in 2007 and has been prime canine of the aggressive consuming world since. Chestnut isn’t solely good at watering down scorching canines and buns however a myriad of different meals.
Chestnut holds 55 world data throughout 55 disciplines, in accordance with Main League Consuming, the preeminent group that conducts aggressive consuming contests. Just a few of his notable world data embody consuming 53 Taco Bell beef delicate tacos in 10 minutes, 182 rooster wings in a half hour, and 103 Krystal hamburgers in eight minutes.
Chestnut’s feats have made him an virtually sure-bet for tomorrow. Oddsmakers in New Jersey and different states the place gaming regulators have signed off on permitting books to take motion on the recent canine contest report there’s been little urge for food for the underdogs.
Because of this, BetMGM in New Jersey has Chestnut at -5000 to devour essentially the most frankfurters. A $100 profitable guess on these odds would web simply $2.
Geoffrey Esper has the following shortest odds of profitable the Nathan’s title at +1200. The identical $100 guess would web $1,200 ought to the underdog pull of what could be one of many extra unlikely upsets in latest sports activities historical past.
A extra widespread guess is wagering on what number of canines Chestnut will get down throughout the 10 minutes. BetMGM has Chestnut’s over/beneath at 73.5 scorching canines, with the beneath at -120 and over at -105.
The Nathan’s scorching canine contest makes use of the corporate’s customary canine, which has 160 energy, 12 grams of fats (5 grams of saturated fats), and 480 milligrams of sodium. The bun provides one other 130 energy, 1.5 grams of fats, and 180 mg of sodium.
Assuming Chestnut will get 73 or so canines down, he’ll eat roughly 20,000 energy, greater than 1,000 grams of fats, together with 450 grams of saturated fats, and greater than 50,000 grams of sodium.
The US Division of Well being and Human Providers and the Meals and Drug Administration usually encourages adults to eat about 2,000 energy per day, with some fluctuation primarily based on age, intercourse, peak, weight, and bodily exercise stage.