Price Cut For British & Irish Lions First Test Victory!
William Hill can report solid support for The Lions to win the opening test and have trimmed their price from 4/6 to 8/13. The handicap has increased from 3 to 4. Alex Cuthbert is the current 10/1 favourite to be the Lions first tryscorer but the Captain Sam Worthington is also proving popular at 33/1.
"72% of our clients are currently backing the Lions over Australia and we believe that by the off the figure will have risen to over 80%," said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
Match Betting: 8/5 Australia, 8/13 British & Irish Lions, 18/1 Draw
Handicap: Evens Australia (+4), Evens British & Irish Lions (-4), 16/1 Handicap Tie
First Lions Try Scorer: 10/1 Alex Cuthbert, 11/1 George North, 14/1 Leigh Halfpenny, 14/1 Brian O'Driscoll, 16/1 Jonathan Davies, 16/1 Mike Phillips, 20/1 Jonathan Sexton, 20/1 Tom Croft, 20/1 Jamie Heaslip, 33/1 Sam Warburton, 33/1 Tom Youngs, 50/1 Alun Wyn Jones, 50/1 Alex Corbisiero, 50/1 Paul O'Connell, 80/1 Adam Jones
Total Tries In Match: 5/6 Three or less, 5/6 Four or more
** Brian O'Driscoll to last the full 80 minutes of the first test: Yes: 8/15, No 11/8
** British & Irish Lions to win the first test and lose the series 10/1
** British & Irish Lions to score at try in the first test match: Yes: 1/3, No 9/4
Series Betting: 6/4 Australia 20/1 Draw 8/13 British & Irish Lions