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Stuart Dalgleish 29th Apr 2013 - 11:59

Wilkinson 2/1 for Lions call-up, tourists favs for victory

Following his excellent performance in the Heineken Cup semi-final, William Hill are offering 2/1 that Jonny Wilkinson gets a surprise call up for the British & Irish Lions.

The odds also suggest that Wales will produce the most starters for the first test at 2/5, with Ireland 7/2 and England 6/1. The Lions are 8/13 to win the series with Australia 11/8.

"Jonny Wilkinson would be asset in any squad but Sexton, Flood & Farrell are probably ahead of him in the betting," said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. "Rarely will a Lions side travel with such high expectation in what should be a cracker."

Which country will have the most starters for the British & Irish Lions team to face Australia in the 1st test: 2/5 Wales, 7/2 Ireland, 6/1 England, 25/1 Scotland

Series Betting: 8/13 British & Irish Lions, 11/8 Australia, 20/1 Draw

Series Score:
250/1 Lions 1-0
7/4 Lions 2-1
28/1 Lions 2-0
5/2 Lions 3-0

400/1 Australia 1-0
50/1 Australia 2-0
23/10 Australia 2-1
13/2 Australia 3-0

Lions Captain Final Prices: 4/9 Warburton, 3/1 O'Driscoll, 9/2 O'Connell, 9/1 A W Jones, 14/1 Best, 20/1 Robshaw

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