Sports Betting News: Chelsea Manager / Chris Froome / Epsom Derby

Antonio Conte - Next Chelsea manager betting odds

Sarri smashed up in next Chelsea Manager betting

An avalanche of money has seen 59-year-old Maurizio Sarri smashed into long odds-on to replace Antonio Conte as the next manager of Chelsea.  

Available at 3/1 just a week ago, BetVictor are as short as 1/10 about the current Napoli boss taking over the reins at Chelsea FC. Whilst Paddy Power are more generous in offering 1/5, the appointment clearly looks a done deal with punters.


Chris Froome sweeps up

Another ‘knock-over’ in the sport betting jungle is Chris Froome to win the Tour de France for a fifth time.  

A week ago he was languishing in the Giro d’Italia General Classification and looked unlikely to finish within the top-ten.  Consequently he was available at 125/1 to win the ‘Race to Rome’ and 8/1 to win the French equivalent.

But a spellbinding effort on day 19 of the 21 day race saw him storm to the top of the classifications and he never looked like relinquishing the lead thereafter.


15/8, at Boylesports, is the best Tour de France betting odds currently available about Froome winning Le Tour in 2018 and that price is sure to collapse if he gets the all clear to take part in the race following an abnormal reading for the asthma drug, salbutamol, from a sample provided at last year’s Vuelta a Espana.


The ‘Frankie Factor’ sees Hazapour backed for the Derby

Not such a massive price swing – more so the clipping of a few points – Hazapour is clearly attracting significant ‘housewives money’ for Saturday’s Epsom Derby following the announcement Frankie Dettori has been booked to ride the Dermot Weld trained runner.

Dettori, who will be taking his 23rd ride in the Epsom classic and is seeking his third win, is clearly taking his mount’s chances seriously and on Monday night he was en-route to Ireland to get acquainted with his big race mount in his final piece of work on the famous Curragh gallops close to Weld’s yard.   Hazapour is currently top-priced 14/1 with Paddy Power.



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