英文释义是：the degree to which sth is likely to happen.
The odds are that…
The odds are that she'll win. = it is likely that she'll win.
The odds are, then, that the economy is not really stalling now, which may explain why the stockmarket has for the most part shrugged off the bad news.
the odds of sth
You can narrow the odds of a nasty accident happening in your home by being more safety-conscious.
Rank-and-file tech workers in China, discouraged by a weakened job market and downbeat about their odds of joining the digital aristocracy, have other ideas.
You do realise that the odds of that happening are a little slimmer.
What are the odds?（口语）
odds此时与chance很相近。chance也可以表示「可能性」，尤其是指希望某事发生的可能性，这一点与odds不同。英文解释是a possibility of sth happening, especially sth that you want。
chances of sth
Some are inspired by a pure love of learning.But most also believe that spending three or four years at university—and accumulating huge debts in the process—will boost their chances of landing a well-paid and secure job.
If the airline is not owned by one of the two states, its chances of winning permission nosedive.
??Chances are …/ Chances are that…
Think of the most taboo insult that is possible in English. Chances are you have one of just a few words in mind.
Chances are you are gonna get it.
The odds are stacked against sb
stack 作动词的意思是「把…堆放在一起」， 短语 the odds are stacked against sb 喻指「情况对…不利，胜算不在…这边」。
英文释义是：used to describe a situation in which someone does not have a good or fair chance of winning, succeeding, etc.
They do so partly because the odds are stacked against them. In England and Wales in the 12 months to March 2019 only 1.5% of reported rapes ended in a criminal charge.
The odds are stacked against women of color seeking venture funds.
The odds are stacked against the latest candidate attempting to become prime minister.
无耻之徒：He earned his scholarship with the odds stacked against him.
可以把…with the odds stacked against sb.这个句型背下来，表示「在形势对某人不利的情况下，某人做了某事」。
The odds are in favor of sb / The odds are in one’s favor
这两个词组的意思与The odds are stacked against sb相反，字面意思是“事情发生的概率对某人有利”，即「形势对某人有利」，英文释义是：someone is likely to succeed in what he/she is doing.
We can never be sure since how government would have spent the money is uncertain, but the odds are in favor of the private sector.
The odds are in her favor.
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