What's the betting (line)

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What's the betting (line)

How likely do you think it is that (something will happen or something is the case)? Usually used to imply that one thinks something is very likely. That new intern is a nightmare. What's the betting she screws up another order? I hear we're supposed to get over two feet of snow. What is the betting line that school is canceled tomorrow?
See also: bet

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the betting ˈis that...

(informal) it seems likely that...: What’s the betting that he arrives late?The betting is that she’ll get her own way.
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