2021 Kentucky Derby Preview Guide: Horses, Post Time, Bet Picks, & Predictions

Here’s The Game Day’s 2021 Kentucky Derby Preview, Bet Guide, & Predictions will help you get on the track to making your favorite horse racing bets. The 147th Kentucky Derby is set to start Saturday, May 1, at 6:50 p.m. ET at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Read our schedule and picks to help you get ready for the big race.

2021 Kentucky Derby Bet Preview & Guide

2021 Kentucky Derby Schedule: How To Watch

2021 Kentucky Derby Race Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021

  • Coverage begins on NBC Sports at 12:30 p.m. ET.
  • 2021 Kentucky Derby race will start at 6:44 p.m.

2020 Kentucky Derby Results

The 2020 Kentucky Derby took place in November due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Authentic won the 2020 Run For The Roses in upset fashion, holding off pre-race favorite Tiz The Law down the stretch. Authentic went into the 2020 Derby with just 8-1 odds, cashing the bettors that took the risk on him.

2021 Kentucky Derby Bet Preview & Guide

Nov 6, 2020; Lexington, KY, USA; Essential Quality’s jockey Luis Saez says a prayer after winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile race during the 37th Breeders Cup World Championship at Keeneland Race Track. Mandatory Credit: Arden Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

 


2021 Kentucky Derby Horses Post Positions

  1. Known Agenda
  2. Like The King
  3. Brooklyn Strong
  4. Keepmeinmind
  5. Sainthood
  6. O Besos
  7. Mandaloun
  8. Medina Spirit
  9. Hot Rod Charlie
  10. Midnight Bourbon
  11. Dynamic One
  12. Helium
  13. Hidden Stash
  14. Essential Quality
  15. Rock Your World
  16. King Fury
  17. Highly Motivated
  18. Super Stock
  19. Soup and Sandwich
  20. Bourbonic

2021 Kentucky Derby Bet Picks

How To Bet The 2021 Kentucky Derby


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  • Celtics +300 to win NBA Title

    The Boston Celtics are +300 to win the 2021-22 NBA Championship, per BettingPros consensus odds.

    Betting Impact:
    The Celtics are +300 ahead of their home date with the Warriors for Game 6. We will see a considerable odds shift if the Celtics can win Game 6 on their homecourt. Boston was +310 after Game 5.

  • Celtics vs. Warriors over/under listed at 210

    The over/under for Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Golden State Warriors is listed at 210, per BettingPros consensus odds.

    Betting Impact:
    The total for this contest sits at 210, down from the 210.5 it opened at. 60 percent of the public action has come on the over.

  • Warriors -400 to win NBA Championship

    The Golden State Warriors are -400 to win the NBA Championship, per BettingPros consensus odds.

    Betting Impact:
    Golden State now sits at a prohibitive -400 to win the NBA Championship. For comparison, Stephen Curry MVP is -360. Andrew Wiggins, the dark horse to steal the award with a big close-out game, sits at +2000.

  • Celtics +310 to win NBA Championship

    The Boston Celtics are +310 to win the 2021-22 NBA Championship, per BettingPros consensus odds.

    Betting Impact:
    The Celtics peaked as high as high as -230 prior to Game 3 and now sit at an attractive +310. Boston entered the season at +4000. The odds could swing wildly again if Boston wins Game 6.

  • Warriors vs. Celtics over/under listed at 210.5

    The over/under for Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics is listed at 210.5, per BettingPros consensus odds.

    Betting Impact:
    The total for this contest sits at 210.5, down from the 212.5 it opened at. 72 percent of the public action has come on the over.