Punters favour Maroons at 11th hour

With only a few hours to go before kick off, punters have placed Queensland Maroons as firm favourites to take out Origin I.

Centrebet have Queensland at $1.65 to win with New South Wales Blues quoted at $2.30.

Centrebet also has Queenslander Greg Inglis favourite as first try scorer at $10.00. Team mates Billy Slater and Israel Folau are next along with New South Welsman Brett Stewart at $11.00

Lasseters Sports have similar odds with the Maroons placed at $1.65 and the Blues at $2.33.

Sportstab have Queensland at $1.65 and NSW at $2.20. However, the margin market has favoured NSW 1-12 from Qld 13+ and then Qld 1-12. There is also money flowing for the draw being quoted at $21.