England fifth favourites for record breaking World Cup
William has installed England as 16/1 joint fifth favourites to win the Women's World Cup which gets underway this weekend.
They make hosts, Germany Even money favourites and also offer 9/2 Brazil; 6/1 USA; 14/1 Japan; 16/1 England; France, Norway, Sweden; 25/1 Korean DPR; 40/1 Canada; 50/1 Australia; 66/1 Mexico; 80/1 Colombia; New Zealand; 150/1 Nigeria; 500/1 Equatorial Guinea.
'We expect a record £5m to be gambled on this event - making it the biggest betting event ever for a women's team sport competition' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
England are 1/2 favourites to get off to a winning start against Mexico who are 5/1, with the draw 12/5. England are 6/5 2nd favs to win their Group with Hills who make Japan 10/11 favs with Mexico 12/1 and New Zealand 16/1.
England's striker Kelly Smith is 20/1 with Hills to finish the tournament as top scorer - Marta and Prinz are 11/4 jt favs with Popp 5/1; Girings 6/1; 8/1 Cristiane.
How far will England progress: 16/1 Winners; 11/1 Runners up; 23/10 beaten semi finalists; 8/11 beaten Quarter finalists; 9/2 eliminated at Group stage.