Entries for the 2020 William Hill Sports Book of the Year are now open with any full-length book, the subject of which is predominantly sporting, published between 13th October 2019 and 12th October 2020, eligible for entry.
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William Hill can report a surge of bets for who will be the next James Bond after Daniel Craig confirmed that he has handed in his licence to Kill. James Norton has been extremely popular in 2020 and is the current favourite at 6/4, with Sam Heugham and Tom Hiddleston both 4/1. Perhaps the most interesting move in recent days has been the money for Jack Lowden, who is now 6/1 from 20/1.
Shrewsbury have it all to do to get to the sixth round, as they will have to beat Liverpool then Chelsea to progress and William Hill have pushed their price out to 1000/1.
William Hill customers are all over England to win not just the Six Nations but the Grand Slam. Hills make England their 5/6 favourites to win the tournament and it is 13/8 that they win the Grand Slam.
William Hill are offering 5/1 that Al Boum Photo manages to defend his title, with the King George winner Clan Des Obeaux offered at 8/1. Former winner Native River has been trimmed from 20/1 to 16/1, whilst the biggest priced new entry is the Willie Mullins trained Real Steel which is a 25/1 shot.
William Hill can report a significant move for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be the next Premier league manager to go and he is now 2/1 from 5/1. Meanwhile it is one way traffic for Mauricio Pochettino to be his replacement and Hills are 11/10 that he is named the next manager of Manchester United.
The first sight of the next Love Island team has not thrown out a huge favourite in either of the Top Female or Male markets, although Sophie Piper (5/2) & Callum Jones (9/4) are the two best backed.
Rebecca Long-Bailey has drifted out from 2/1 to 9/4 after announcing that she is running for the Labour leadership. Keir Starmer is the 8/11 red hot favourite.
Dancing On Ice looks a lot more competitive than we originally thought and perhaps the big surprise was how competent Ian ‘H’ Watkins was. As a result William Hill have cut the price of Ian winning from 6/1 to 7/2, whilst Perri Kiely remains the 8/11 favourite. Trisha Goddard is clearly not the best and is the 125/1 outsider.
The Sir Sam Mendes directed 1917 has picked up the Golden Globe and with that, has been catapulted to the top of the betting for the Best Picture Oscar. William Hill are offering 5/2 that it wins the big one, with Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and Parasite both priced at 11/4.