Make Froome for Chris in that yellow jersey Brad
Following the announcement of the Tour de France 2013 stages, William Hill make Alberto Contador the 6/5 favourite to win the yellow jersey.
All eyes are drawn, however, to the second and third favourites in the betting, where Chris Froome (3/1) and Bradley Wiggins (13/2) occupy the two spots. For the British duo to finish first and second in any order is 8/1.
Mark Cavendish has recently left Team Sky as the team were more interested in winning yellow than green and he is Even money to win the points classification in 2013 at Quick Step.
"The 2013 Tour seems to favour Chris Frome slightly more than Bradley Wiggins and with the current holder of the Yellow Jersey stating that he would be happy to help out his teammate, Froome could be the man to watch next year," said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.
Tour de France 2013 winner: 6/5 Alberto Contador; 3/1 Chris Froome; 13/2 Bradley Wiggins; 9/1 Andy Schleck; 16/1 Joaquim Rodriguez; 20/1 Cadel Evans; 25/1 Rydel Hesjedal; 33/1 Teejay van Garderen; 33/1 Vincenzo Nibali; 50/1 BAR
Chris Froome/Bradley Wiggins reverse forecast: 8/1
How many stages will Mark Cavendish win in the 2013 Tour de France: 17/20 over 4.5; 17/20 under 4.5
Will Mark Cavendish win the points classification at the 2013 Tour de France: 8/11 no; 1/1 yes