- Melodifestivalen the annual Swedish music competition has former Eurovision winner Loreen as the early favourite at odds of 9/4.
- The Stockholm-born singer was victorious at Eurovision 2012 in Baku, her winning song Euphoria went on to be a worldwide hit.
- The six-week competition will run between February and March with the eventual winner going on to represent Sweden at Eurovision 2023.
Melodifestivalen Betting Odds
Below are the most recent winners and how they subsequently performed at ESC, as you can see the Swedes regularly select a competitive Eurovision song.
|Eurovision Finishing Position
|If I Were Sorry
|I Can't Go On
|Dance You Off
|Too Late for Love
|Hold Me Closer
Sweden In Eurovision
The Swedes are only just behind Ireland with Eurovision success with 6 wins compared to 7 for the Irish.
|Diggi -Loo Diggi -Ley
|Fangad av en stormvind (Captured by a Love Storm)
|Take Me To Your Heaven
Placing A Melodifestivalen Bet
Not all betting sites will offer Melodifetsivalen odds but it seems that bet 365 is one firm that has already priced up the singing competition for 2023.
Making a bet on who will be the winning the competition is as easy as picking a contender from the list of artists
- Find the bookmaker offering Melodifetsivalen odds.
- Choose the artist you want to bet on.
- Decide how much you want to bet
- Check the odds and your stake to understand how much you may win if your prediction is correct
- Understand that if your prediction is wrong, you will lose your money.
Best Betting Sites And App
If you do not have an active online betting account, then head over to our Best Betting Sites section where you will see a list of bookmakers available in the UK.
We have in-depth bookie reviews so you can see what other users think of them before deciding, or head over to the Free Bets Page where you can see the list of welcome offers currently available.
Alternatively, go to your favourite betting app and head to the TV & Specials section in the menu, selecting Melodifestivalen.
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Melodifestivalen Last Year
Cornelia Jakobs singing Hold Me Closer topped the combined scoreboard and became the Swedish Eurovision entry in 2022.
The Melodifestivalen favourites were Anders Bagge with his sing-along power balled "Bigger Than The Universe" which featured a children's choir, and Cornelia Jakobs softer song "Hold Me Closer"
Melodifestivalen betting momentum was with the more modern song Hold Me Closer, rather than the more traditional Bigger than The Universe.
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Article Contributor Information
This Melodifestivalen Betting article was constructed by our Senior News Editor and Entertainment Specialist Jake Ashton who reports daily for OLBG News on all Entertainment, Reality TV and Award show betting. Jake is often quoted in the national press for his opinion on entertainment betting and manages all of the Entertainment and TV Specials Blogs on OLBG.
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