Bulldogs favourites for 2013 title
($6) have opened favourites to win the 2013 NRL Premiership.by NRL
($6) have opened favourites to win the 2013 NRL Premiership.
Des Hasler's side are outsiders in the 2012 Grand Final, but are expected to be better for the experience.
Melbourne ($7) has opened on the second line of betting with five teams in single-figures.
Customers can back either of the Grand Finalists to win back-to-back premierships by taking a multi.
The Bulldogs are $12.60 while Melbourne is a touch shorter at $12.25.
"No team that has opened favourite has won the premiership in the past decade," said TAB's Matt Jenkins.
"Teams such as the Bulldogs, Tigers and Parramatta are traditionally popular in early premiership betting."
Wests Tigers, who started this season $6 favourites, are $17 to win the premiership next year.
NRL 2012 GRAND FINAL - Head-to-Head
NRL 2013 PREMIERSHIP
$9.00 Manly, Cronulla
$11.00 North Qld
$17.00 Wests Tigers, Warriors
$21.00 Brisbane, Canberra, Gold Coast, Syd Roosters
$26.00 St George Illawarra, Parramatta
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