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Christmas is just around the corner now. That’s right, they haven’t cancelled it. So, it’s time to indulge in all those little customs of the season. By definition, of course, most British Christmas traditions are arcane. However, amid those which have lost their origins in the mists of time, there are some more modern creations. That’s why the odds on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year are a feature of online sportsbook sites in the UK like Bet365 every year. It’s a big deal.
They say time waits for no man, and they’re right. That’s why Christmas is going to come as shock to some. 2020 is distracting. It’s easy to lose track. However, as we stumble into winter and the festive season, it’s time to enjoy some of the little things. The things that make Christmas special. In the UK that means checking out the odds on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. It might not sound particularly Christmassy, but it has become quite the television cornerstone.
Created by Paul Fox in 1954 it has grown in stature over the years. It now attracts massive media interest, draws a big TV audience and entrants studiously pretend not to care. That it is rather vapid seems unimportant. Millions will still watch, and a good proportion will bet on the SPOTY awards 2020. Yup, they will augment their regular bet on sports in the UK with a bet on reality TV of all things. Hence our interest in the 2020 odds on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Grab Your Odds On The BBC Sports Personality Of The Year
In fairness, there is some kudos attached. The list of previous winners reads like a who’s who of British sports. Ben Stokes won last year, Andy Murray three times. Even Lewis Hamilton has won before in 2014. The question is, can he win again this year? A lot of people will bet on Lewis Hamilton winning the 2020 SPOTY award. He just won a 7th title and has won more races than any other driver ever. The odds on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year reflect this achievement.
Odds On 2020 SPOTY Award
- Frankie Dettori – 66/1
- Jordan Henderson – 66/1
- Jonathan Rea – 50/1
- James Anderson – 50/1
- Tao Geoghegan Hart – 33/1
- Hollie Doyle – 28/1
- Ronnie O’Sullivan – 11/1
- Tyson Fury – 7/1
- Marcus Rashford – 2/1
- Lewis Hamilton – 8/11
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Of course, it’s not just about achievement. Hamilton’s pivot towards a more activist stance in his public statements this season also helps his case. That’s why he’s not only a great bet on F1 but also leads the odds on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Take advantage of UK gambling laws to check out the prices on offer and you’ll find he’s getting 8/11. Not that he’s a shoo-in. He has strong competition from the slightly more down to earth Marcus Rashford.
You Can Bet On The 2020 SPOTY Awards At Bet365
The Manchester United player has hit the headlines numerous times this year. Most obviously when campaigning on child poverty. If they thought giving him an MBE would shut him up they were wrong. He’s currently running a strong second behind Hamilton. Online bookmakers in the UK like Bet365 give him 2/1 odds on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. That’s a tempting wager. The tabloids adore him and you can always bet on football to be popular. He could win.
Unlikely Tyson Fury who is currently garnering 7/1 odds at online betting sites in the UK like Bet365. With such a great bet on Marcus Rashford and cool odds on Lewis Hamilton available, you’d have to be related to Tyson to think he’ll win. Likewise, at 11/1 Ronnie O’Sullivan is unlikely to beat his odds on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year this time. So, if you’re going to join in with this festive fun, take heed, it’s either Lewis or Marcus winning this time around.
We take a look at the now traditional Christmas flutter in the UK and check out the odds on the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020.