In the last 48hrs William Hill has halved the price of Yvette Cooper becoming the next leader of the Labour party from 16/1 to 8/1. As a result Yvette Cooper is now the fourth favourite behind Keir Starmer (7/4), Rebecca Long-Bailey (9/4) and Lisa Nandy (6/1).
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Bookies William Hill believe that Stormzy (3/1) has stormed back into contention for the Xmas number one as his superior streaming has cut the gap between himself and the current favourite LadBaby (1/5). Meanwhile the Christmas number one Album is looking very close with Harry Styles the Even money favourite ahead of Stormzy who is offered at 5/4.
The Rebecca Long-Bailey/Angela Rayner ‘pact’ has caused a huge shake up in the betting for who will replace Jeremy Corbyn as the next Labour leader and Rebecca Long-Bailey has been slashed from 5/2 into 4/5 to get the job. Lisa Nandy is now the 3/1 second favourite with Keir Starmer 7/1 and Angela Rayner is 33/1 from 7/1.
William Hill make Maya Jama their 7/2 favourite to replace Caroline Flack as the host of Love Island but the odds suggest she should not get too comfortable as it is 2/1 that Caroline returns for the summer Love Island.
Punters up and down the country were celebrating Kelvin Fletcher’s victory on Strictly after the red hot favourite delivered on the dance floor. “Kelvin has been the favourite since the first show and he is an awful result for the bookies,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
As the dust settles on what has been a very bad night for Labour, the focus has already switched onto who will be elected as the new leader of the party. William Hill have Keir Starmer as their 7/4 favourite but the next five in the betting are all female candidates. The biggest mover of the day has been Jess Phillips who is 7/1 from 12/1 with Rebecca Long-Bailey also proving popular at 5/2.
At 1/8 the latest odds from William Hill suggest that Ben Stokes is all but certain to win the BBCSPOTY. In fact Hills are so confident that Stokes will win that they have opened betting without him which looks a very competitive market with Dina Asher-Smith offered at 5/4 and Alun Wyn-Jones who is a 9/4 Shot.
Bookmakers William Hill can report a surprise move for Emma Barton to win Strictly Come Dancing and as a result they have slashed her odds from 10/3 to 9/4.
Native River will need to be supplemented for the King George VI on boxing day but that has not stopped punters backing him at 14/1 to win the big race. Hills currently have join 9/4 favourites in Lostintranslation & Cyrname, whilst last year’s victor Clan des Obeaux is the 9/2 third favourite.
Freddie Ljungberg’s odds of becoming the next Arsenal manager have been cut from 11/1 to 5/1 in the aftermath of the Gunners comeback win against West Ham on Monday night.