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US Election Odds, Prediction & Betting Tips – Back Biden in North Carolina

Last updated: 31 Oct 2020
Conrad Castleton 31 Oct 2020
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  • Joe Biden odds-on to win North Carolina
  • Donald Trump won in 2016 but Biden ahead in latest polls
  • Early voting trends in North Carolina suggest Democrats can win the Old North State
  • Read on for North Carolina US Election odds and prediction!
North Carolina Election odds
Joe Biden in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 23, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Both the Democrats and the Republicans will be confident about putting North Carolina in their win column on November 3rd. There’s little between Joe Biden and Donald Trump in the latest North Carolina Election odds (Democrats 8/11 (1.73) with bet365, Republicans Evens (2.0) at time of writing), although the polling suggests Biden is leading ahead of Election Day.

Early voting in North Carolina has been big. At time of writing, turnout is way up on 2016 (3.1million votes as of October 25 compared to 1.6m early votes four years ago), and the majority of those early votes have been carried out in person.

Based on the information provided by the North Carolina Board of Elections, pre-Election day voting trends suggest the numbers of African Americans voting early is slightly down on 2016, which may benefit the Republicans, but the Democrats will be pleased to see that more women than men have voted early.

Recent polls show Biden with a slight edge over President Trump in the state – 51-47. However, a CBS News Battleground Tracker poll conducted with just over a week until Election Day revealed that a majority of those who have voted early - 61% have done so for Biden.

That same poll found a massive shift in the number of White women with college degrees in North Carolina who are backing Biden. His 56% is a whopping 11 points higher than Hillary Clinton was polling at the last election.

According to CBS, Trump has majority support among those who had yet to vote, however the numbers may work against him on November 3rd.

In 2016, the total number of early votes in North Carolina was just over 3million. We’re already through that total now. 1.6m votes were cast on Election day four years ago, and given the huge number of people who have already cast their vote, the number of ‘on the day’ voters is going to be considerably less this time around, meaning Trump has little chance of picking up as many votes from those waiting until November 3rd.

North Carolina can’t be considered a ‘banker’ for Biden, but based on the current North Carolina Election odds and given the state of play in the Old North State, the Democrats look good value.

North Carolina Election Odds FAQs

When is the US Election?

The 2020 United States presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020. It will be the 59th quadrennial presidential election.

What are the latest US Election odds?

Joe Biden is odds-on favourite in the latest Presidential Election betting.

Biden is around 1/2 at time of writing with oddsmakers, with Donald Trump around 7/4 to win a second term.

What are the latest US Election odds in North Carolina?

The Democrats are 8/11 to win North Carolina. Republicans are around Evens at time of writing with bookmakers.

Who will win North Carolina?

Joe Biden.

The huge numbers voting early, and pre-Election polls, suggest the oddsmakers may have got this wrong. There is little between the Democrats and the Republicans in the betting, and Biden is well worth backing here.

What date is the 2020 US Presidential Election?

The US Election is scheduled to take place on November 3rd 2020.

Who is running for president in 2020?

Donald Trump will run against Joe Biden.


The huge numbers voting early, and pre-Election polls, suggest the oddsmakers may have got this wrong. There is little between the Democrats and the Republicans in the betting, and Biden is well worth backing here.

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04 Nov 2020

US Election 2020 - North Carolina Prediction