Origin of odds-on
Examples from the Web for odds-on
In 1972, Maine Sen. Edmund Muskie was the odds-on favorite to win the Democratic Presidential nomination.
Emanuel, despite his unpopularity, is still the odds-on favorite for re-election.
Life of Pi immediately became the odds-on favorite to win, with more bets placed on it than any other Booker nominee ever.
Of course, this hardly means that Romney is going to win the election; Obama is still the odds-on favorite.
He was running for governor in 2010 and was the odds-on favorite.
It looks to me an odds-on chance that you will all be drowned in the financial vortex beneath.British Secret Service During the Great War|Nicholas Everitt