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How to bet the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes

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Gronkowski to pressure Justify in Belmont Stakes (1:01)

ESPN researcher Chris "The Bear" Fallica breaks down Justify's advantages and obstacles ahead of the Belmont Stakes. (1:01)

The Belmont Stakes brings an opportunity of a Triple Crown for Justify. There are plenty of ways to approach betting the last leg of the Triple Crown. Here are some thoughts on the race, the field and how to bet it.

Note: All odds courtesy of Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, as of June 7.


The field

Justify (Mike Smith/Bob Baffert): EVEN

Nobody has beaten him yet, and if he can win for a sixth time in six lifetime starts, he'll join Seattle Slew as the only undefeated Triple Crown winners. But this is far from a walkover.

Typically in a route of this distance, post position doesn't matter much.