Rocket fav for williamhill.com UKs, but Jester will push him close
Ronnie O'Sullivan is the 6/1 favourite to win this year's williamhill.com UK Championships, just ahead of the "Jester from Leicester", Mark Selby at 13/2.
The opening round of fixtures see John Higgins take on Rory McLeod in which the Scot is a 1/5 shot to defeat the tenacious Englishman (7/2).
Neil Robertson is also in action on the opening day, taking on Tom Ford and the Aussie is 2/9.
Tournament Winner: 6/1 Ronnie O'Sullivan; 13/2 Mark Selby; 8/1 John Higgins; 8/1 Mark Williams; 9/1 Ding Junhui; 9/1 Neil Robertson; 12/1 Shaun Murphy; 12/1 Judd Trump; 15/1 Mark Allen; 25/1 Ali Carter; 35/1 Graeme Dott; 35/1 Stuart Bingham; 40/1 BAR
Matches 3rd December:
2/7 Ding Junhui; 13/5 Mark Davis
1/5 John Higgins; 7/2 Rory McLeod
4/9 Graeme Dott; 7/4 Matthew Selt
2/9 Neil Robertson; 16/5 Tom Ford
4/9 Matthew Stevens; 7/4 Marcus Campbell
8/15 Stephen Maguire; 6/4 Stephen Hendry