Football By Joe Crilly

Six Nations: Punters Back Outsiders, Scotland, Into Favouritism Against France

With Scotland hosting France at Murrayfield this weekend, William Hill have seen plenty of punters backing the home side – so much so that Scotland who were slight outsiders for the match are now favourites to defeat France. Vern Cotter’s side are 17/20 for the win and one point favourites in the handicap.


England’s match against Wales could be the match that wins England the Grand Slam and they are 1/2 to win it and 11/10 to win the Grand Slam.


Ireland are 1/25 to beat Italy in the other match this weekend.


1/25 Ireland; 14/1 Italy; 33/1 draw

1/2 England; 19/10 Wales; 20/1 draw

17/20 Scotland; 23/20 France; 18/1 draw


Grand Slam winner: 8/11 no winner; 11/10 England