Sports Personality By Joe Crilly

No Surprises As Andy Murray Scoops SPOTY

“It was no surprise to see Andy Murray pick up the award after he kicked off the night at 1/5,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly. “Ever since the Davis Cup victory, Andy Murray had been odds on to win SPOTY with William Hill.”

Andy Murray and Jessica Ennis-Hill are the 6/1 joint favourites to win next year’s award. 

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016: 6/1 Andy Murray; 6/1 Jessica Ennis-Hill; 7/1 Katarina Johnson-Thompson; 8/1 Lewis Hamilton; 10/1 Rory McIlroy; 14/1 Mo Farah; 20/1 Anthony Joshua; 20/1 Wayne Rooney; 25/1 Jamie Vardy; 25/1 Zharnel Hughes; 33/1 Bradley Wiggins; 33/1 Joe Hart; 33/1 Max Whitlock; 33/1 Nicola Adams; 33/1 Tom Daley; 40/1 Chris Froome; 40/1 Gareth Bale; 40/1 Greg Rutherford; 40/1 Harry Kane; 40/1 Tyson Fury; 50/1 Adam Peaty; 50/1 Helen Glover; 50/1 James Anderson; 50/1 Joe Root; 50/1 Justin Rose; 66/1 Jason Kenny; 66/1 Laura Trott; 66/1 Phil Taylor; 100/1 Jenson Button