England have lost the Ashes and all they can hope for is that the Aussies take their foot off the gas and they get a consolation victory. Sadly for England fans the odds suggest that this is wishful thinking and England are 1/3 to fail to win a single Test in the series.
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William Hill think England fans need to prepare themselves for the Ashes to finish in a humiliating 5-0 series whitewash following a second series defeat.
England are outsiders to win the second test at 13/5 but it is a great improvement on the 40/1 that they were on Monday morning.
Australia Hot fav For Second Test – Series Now Set For 5-0 Things are looking bleak for England with Australia 4/11 to win the second test. Perhaps more dispiriting for England fans, William Hill now make a 5-0 series whitewash their favourite result for the series. “Things are looking bleak for England and we cannot see much light at the end of the tunnel,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. Second Test: 4/11 Australia, 10/1 England, 3/1 Draw Ashes Series: 1/8 Australia, 10/1 England, 9/1 Drawn Series Correct Score: Australia Win: 250/1 1-0, 40/1 2-0, 14/1 2-1, 10/1 3-0, 5/1 3-1, 8/1 3-2, 9/2 4-0, 9/2 4-1, 5/2 5-0
It has been a disappointing first test and as a result Australia have been slashed into 1/5 to win the series and it is 6/1 from 8/1 that they will all five test matches.
It was at best honours even after day one of the first Ashes test, but despite that the money has been coming in for England to win the Ashes Series.
William Hill can report little earlier support for England in the Ashes, in fact it is quite the opposite with Australia now just 8/1 to win the series 5-0. England are 10/3 to win the series and 5/2 to win the first test.
A number of William Hill customers appear to have interpreted England’s decision to keep schtum over any possible Ashes appearances for Ben Stokes as a positive and there has been money around for England to win the Ashes at 3/1. Meanwhile Joe Root is popular at 7/4 to be the series top batsman, with James Anderson 13/8 to be top England Bowler.
William Hill can report money for Australia to win the Ashes this morning following the CCTV footage that is being circulated. Australia are now 1/2 from 4/7, with England now 11/4 from 5/2.
William Hill can report a run of money for England (2/7) to win the second ODI, the catalyst of which appears to be the news that Chris Gayle is only 50/50 to be fit.