Italian Cardinal Angelo Scola is the odds on favorite
Bookies are taking bets on who the next Pope will be. According to oddschecker.com, which aggregates betting websites, Italian Cardinal Angelo Scola is the odds on favorite. Two websites put him at 2:1 odds.
He's followed by Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, who would be the first black pope if elected. Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston is showing up with average odds of around 15:1, while New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is around 30:1.