Music By Joe Crilly

Half Of All Mercury Prize Bets For Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Clementine is all the rage in William Hill’s Mercury Prize betting with the 9/2 second favourite attracting over 50% of all bets over the last 48 hours. Jamie xx is the 4/1 favourite with Wolf Alice at 7/1, rounding out the top three.

“Benjamin Clementine started the betting as the 10/1 outsider yet he is the most popular selection amongst our punters and his odds have tumbled recently,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Mercury Prize winner: 4/1 Jamie xx; 9/2 Benjamin Clementine; 7/1 Wolf Alice; 8/1 Eska; 8/1 Ghostpoet; 12/1 Aphex Twin; 12/1 SOAK; 12/1 Slaves; 14/1 Roisin Murphy; 16/1 Gaz Coombes; 20/1 C Duncan; 20/1 Florence + The Machine