With the 2012 Tour de France route said to favour Bradley Wiggins, William Hill have shortened his odds of winning the competition from 12/1 to 10/1.
Alberto Contador is the Even money favourite at William Will
, with Andy Schleck 5/2 and last year’s winner, Cadel Evans, 9/1.
Mark Cavendish is the 4/7 favourite to win the Green Jersey for a second year in a row and Hills are offering 8/1 that he bags a 2012 double (winning the Green Jersey and an Olympic Gold medal).
Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly told Bettingpro.com: “Cav is the man everybody was talking about at last year’s Tour and there is bound to be a huge amount of interest in whether he can he can secure a double next year.”
Latest William Hill odds:
4/7 Mark Cavendish to win 2012 Green Jersey
4/1 Mark Cavendish to win a Gold Medal at London 2012
8/1 Mark Cavendish to win 2012 Green Jersey and Gold at London 2012
Tour de France Yellow Jersey winner: 1/1 Alberto Contador; 5/2 Andy Scleck; 9/1 Cadel Evans; 10/1 Bradley Wiggins; 22/1 Robert Gesink; 25/1 Samuel Sanchez; 25/1 Janez Brajkovic; 28/1 Jurgen van den Broeck; 33/1 BAR