Horse Racing

Kentucky Derby Expert Picks & Predictions for 2022 Race Today

David Kaestle
2022 Kentucky Derby picks and predictions from the experts.
2022 Kentucky Derby picks and predictions from the experts. / Grace Hollars/Courier Journal / USA
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The 2022 Kentucky Derby is here, with the post time set for 6:57 p.m. ET at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY.

There is no shortage of fun ways to bet on the Derby on TVG, but even if you're just placing some fun wagers, you'll want some info to guide your choices.

With that in mind, here's what the experts are predicting for the 148th Run for the Roses.

2022 Kentucky Derby Expert Predictions & Picks

Joe Kristufek and Scott Shapiro's picks are from Churchilldowns.com, Joe Drape and Melissa Hoppert's picks are from the New York Times.

Kentucky Derby Winner

Joe Kristufek: Mo Donegal
Scott Shapiro: Zandon
Joe Drape: Smile Happy
Melissa Hoppert: Epicenter

While there are certainly some favorites in this race, the experts don't seem to have anything close to a consensus, today's race is anybody's to win.

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David Kaestle is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username davekaestle. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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