Who will qualify from the first semifinal?

Photo By: Thomas Hanses

So… tonight is the first semifinal of 2019’s edition of the Eurovision. The bookmakers have made their mind about the 10 acts they believe will qualify to the Big Final. But how this top-10 changed after the rehearsals.

Let’s start by looking at the top-17 of the first semi, before the rehearsals.

Note: On the parenthesis, you can check the qualifying chances.

  1. Cyprus 🇨🇾 (91%)
  2. Greece 🇬🇷 (91%)
  3. Iceland 🇮🇸 (86%)
  4. Hungary 🇭🇺 (75%)
  5. Slovenia 🇸🇮 (73%)
  6. Czech Republic 🇨🇿 (73%)
  7. Australia 🇦🇺 (70%)
  8. Serbia 🇷🇸 (69%)
  9. Estonia 🇪🇪 (65%)
  10. Belgium 🇧🇪 (65%)
  11. Portugal 🇵🇹 (62%)
  12. Poland 🇵🇱 (58%)
  13. San Marino 🇸🇲 (39%)
  14. Belarus 🇧🇾 (36%)
  15. Finland 🇫🇮 (19%)
  16. Georgia 🇬🇪 (15%)
  17. Montenegro 🇲🇪 (13%)

So now let’s see how the odds have been changed today, a few hours before the semi. Remember: Half of the points have been casted yesterday on the Jury Show.

  1. Greece 🇬🇷 (93%) +1
  2. Australia 🇦🇺 (92%) +5
  3. Cyprus 🇨🇾 (90%) -2
  4. Iceland 🇮🇸 (86%) -1
  5. Serbia 🇷🇸 (84%) +3
  6. Hungary 🇭🇺 (83%) -2
  7. Czech Republic 🇨🇿 (80%) -1
  8. Slovenia 🇸🇮 (66%) -3
  9. Belgium 🇧🇪 (64%) +1
  10. Estonia 🇪🇪 (55%) -1
  11. Poland 🇵🇱 (45%) +1
  12. Portugal 🇵🇹 (43%) -1
  13. Belarus 🇧🇾 (37%) +1
  14. Georgia 🇬🇪 (33%) +2
  15. San Marino 🇸🇲 (26%) -2
  16. Finland 🇫🇮 (14%) -2
  17. Montenegro 🇲🇪(7%) –

The biggest winner: Australia 🇦🇺

The biggest loser: Slovenia 🇸🇮

Source: eurovisionworld.com

My Opinion:

Definitely Qualifying: Greece, Australia, Cyprus, Iceland and Serbia

Probably Will Qualify: Hungary and Czech Republic

Can Go Both Ways: Belgium, Estonia, Portugal, San Marino and Finland

Probably Not Qualifying: Poland, Belarus

Definitely Not Qualifying: Georgia, Montenegro

That’s what bookmakers have decided and what I think.

What do you think? Who will qualify? Write your thoughts on the comment box below!

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