The 2012 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest is set for noon (9 a.m. PDT) on Wednesday from Coney Island, and it'll be San Jose native Joey Chesnut as the heavy favorite (ha ha, get it?) over the field. The folks over at Examiner.com tracked down a few of the betting odds -- yes, you can bet on this -- for the competition. Here they are.
Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest - Odds to Win
• Joey Chestnut -800
• The Field +500
Total Hot Dogs Eaten by Joey Chestnut
• Over/Under 62.5
Total Hot Dogs Eaten by Pat "Deep Dish" Bertoletti
• Over/Under 53.5
Total Hot Dog's Eaten by Sonya Thomas
• Over/Under 40.5
2012 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest - Margin of Victory
• Over/Under 10.5
Yay for hot dogs, yay for America!
We here at SB Nation Bay Area will keep you updated on the event throughout the day. Be sure to follow our StoryStream for results and much more from Coney Island.