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Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix Predictions & Best Bets

Sam WagmanSports Content Editor
@swagman95
Last Updated: Aug 31, 2023

As we head straight into the fall swing of the Formula One season, it all feels singularly focused.

Max Verstappen has been a beast, winning his last eight races in a row, and hasn’t finished off a podium yet this season. He feels determined to win seemingly every time he’s out there, and the crazy thing is he just keeps getting it done.

He now comes to Monza, where he won last year but had a collision in 2021 that knocked him out of the race. What happens this weekend?

Let’s look at the odds and the best picks for the Italian GP.

F1 Dutch Grand Prix Odds

Formula 1 odds for the Italian GP are current as of Thursday, August 31, at 5 p.m. ET and found at FanDuel Sportsbook.

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Here are the top favorites for the Italian GP:

  • Max Verstappen (-340)
  • Sergio Pérez (+950)
  • Lando Norris (+1800)
  • Lewis Hamilton (+1800)
  • Fernando Alonso (+2800)
  • Charles Leclerc (+2900)
  • Oscar Piastri (+3000)
  • George Russell (+3000)
  • Carlos Sainz (+5000)
  • Alexander Albon (+11000)
  • Pierre Gasly (+20000)
  • Esteban Ocon (+20000)
  • Lance Stroll (+20000)
  • Seven Drivers Tied at (+42000)

F1 Italian Winner Prediction

Max Verstappen (-340)

FanDuel Sportsbook • WAGER: 2 units

Verstappen should win this race. He won it handily last season, and despite not winning it in 2021, he was in pole position going into the race and a collision early took him out of it.

At this point in the season, it seems foolish to bet on anyone besides Max.

F1 Italian Max Verstappen Tips

Once Verstappen reaches the (-400) or lower odds range, look for different ways to wager on the driver.

We also can find spots around Max to try and get creative.

F1 Italian Best Prop Bets

Fastest Lap: Max Verstappen (-150)

FanDuel Sportsbook • WAGER: 1 unit

Even getting negative juice, this feels like a great bet when we’re talking about the best driver in the fastest car.

Verstappen feels like a strong bet knowing how determined he is to continue his streak of nine straight wins and this will help him continue.

Top 6 Driver: Pierre Gasly (+850)

FanDuel Sportsbook • WAGER: 1 unit

The young French phenom has been a revelation over the past few months, despite getting in a few collisions here and there.

Last week, he had his best finish of the season with a bronze medal earned in the Netherlands, so I’m betting on him to continue his good run and place top-six here.

Author

Sam Wagman

Sam is the Sports Content Editor for The Game Day. He has been in the sports media industry for 4 years, with stints at VegasInsider, Footballguys, and Fantasy Points. Sam specializes in fantasy football content creation and strategy as well as sports betting content strategy with an NFL and PGA focus. Originally from Philadelphia, he enjoys all Philly sports despite now living in Florida. He enjoys playing tennis, pickleball, and golf -- while constantly struggling to break 80 on the course.

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