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Next Scottish First Minister Betting - Kate Forbes most popular pick

Last updated: 25 Mar 2023
Freetips staff 25 Mar 2023
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Contenders to become the leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), and Scotland's First Minister, SNP MSP Ash Regan (C), Scotland's Finance Minister and SNP MSP Kate Forbes (R), and Scotland's Health Minister and SNP MSP Humza Yousaf pose for a photograph at a SNP leadership hustings in Aberdeen on March 12, 2023.
KATE FORBES IS THE MOST POPULAR pick with punters to replace Nicola Sturgeon, according to Ladbrokes.

The race to become the next Scottish First Minister is well and truly on, and while Humza Yousaf heads the betting by some distance at 1/4, it's 3/1 shot, Kate Forbes, who is the most popular pick with punters, having been the subject of 26% of all bets placed so far at Ladbrokes

Elsewhere, 25% of punters think Yousaf will get the gig, while Ash Regan (33/1) is streets behind, with just 8% of the backing.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes told Freetips.com: "Our traders seem to think Humza Yousaf is a dead cert to replace Nicola Sturgeon, but punters reckon the race is, in fact, much closer, with more than one in four bets being in favour of Kate Forbes."

Ladbrokes Latest Betting

% of bets placed on Nicola Sturgeon's replacement

Kate Forbes - 26%
Humza Yousaf - 25%
Ash Regan - 8%

Next Scottish First Minister

Humza Yousaf - 1/4
Kate Forbes - 3/1
Ash Regan - 33/1

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