In today’s world, more and more drivers are making the move to electric or hybrid vehicles. Given that shift, it is perhaps not surprising that motor sports have followed suit. In case you haven’t heard about it, Formula e looks a lot like Formula 1, but the difference is that in Formula E, the drivers are behind the wheel of electric vehicles. Don’t let that fool you, though, as this is still an incredibly exciting sport. We have already had 8 races in the 2022 Formula E season, which means we have 7 more races to come. The first of those races will come on Saturday, June 4 with the running of the Jakarta E-Prix. It’s a good race at the top of the driver standings. Let’s take a closer look at the current top 4 drivers so you can bet against their Formula E Odds.
Formula E Betting Analysis for the 2022 Jakarta E-Prix Race
After a slow start to life in Formula E, Vandoorne took a big step forward in his second season, closing out 2020 with a win, which took him to 2nd overall in the driver standings. He failed to follow up on that, though, finishing 9th overall the following season. In the year where he finished 2nd, Vandoorne accumulated 87 points, a total that he has already crushed this year. As we head into the Jakarta E-Prix, Vandoorne is out in front with 111 points. He has just 1 win, which came in Monaco, but he has been incredibly consistent and has been on the podium 4 more times outside of that victory.
Were it not for back-to-back races where Mortara was forced to retire this season, he might well be sitting atop the driver standings. That is a lot of potential points left off the board, but even though he failed to pick up anything in those 2 races, Mortara has still managed to pick up 99 points, which leaves him just 12 points back of Vandoorne. After 3 less than stellar seasons with Formula E, Mortara took a massive leap forward last year, finishing 2nd overall. He has already passed his point total from last season and has a pair of wins on the board. Well worth a look here.
Back in 2014, Vergne made the jump to Formula E after spending a few seasons with F1. It took him some time to get rolling, but he did that in his 3rd season, winning the final race of the year to finish 5th overall. He followed that up by winning back-to-back World Championships, but Vergne has taken a bit of a backward step since then. He seems to be back in form this season, and while he has yet to pick up a win, he does have 4 podium finishes. Still, he could use a win to get right back in the championship mix.
After the top 3, there is a little bit of a gap between them and the chasing pack. With 7 races still to go, there is plenty of time to get back in it, with Evans looking like the most likely to be the man to make that push. He got off to a slow start through the opening 3 races, but then got right back in it with back-to-back wins and a 2nd place run. Another run like that and we will see the championship race tighten up some more.
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