Will we witness a struggle between Quintana and Froome for the top in the overall standings at the stage 11 at La Vuelta 2016?
La Vuelta continues to surprise us day by day. Half of the race is already behind us, and after yesterday’s rest day in the monumental Oviedo, the caravan can go on. Many things have changed after the hilly stage from Monforte de Lemos to Ribeira Sacra, when GaminZion made his first review of this year’s La Vuelta.
We got a new leader in the general classification, Nairo Quintana and five new race winners: Simon Yates (GBR), Jonas van Genechten (BEL), Sergey Lagutin (RUS), David de la Cruz (ESP) and Nairo Quintana (COL).Today we continue with a medium mountain stage long 168.6 km from the Jurassic Museum de Asturias in Colunga to Pena Cabarga. So, cycling fans, sports fans and all of you who simply like to bet on sports in Spain get ready for another excitement with La Vuelta.
Nairo Quintana takes the main role in the “La Vuelta” drama
The past days of La Vuelta a Espana were full of unexpected event. What was especially interesting was the change of leadership in the overall standings. After taking the leadership in the race and losing it short after by David de la Cruz, Nairo Quintana successfully returned to the top of the overall classification with a fabulous win on the tenth stage from Lugones to Lagos de Covadonga.
• Nairo Quintana is the owner of the red jersey
• Chris Froome still third
• Four Spaniards among the top 10
After his disappointing performance at this year’s Tour de France, the Columbian succeed winning his first race at La Vuelta in what is known as one of the most difficult mountain stages at la Vuelta. As internet betting sites in EU note, he is now leading in the overall standings with 57 second ahead of Alejandro Valverde, also from the Moviestar Team and 58 ahead of this year’s Tour de France winner Chris Froome.
David de la Cruz, who was an overnight leader in the general classification has now fallen on the seventh position after an unfortunate performance on the tenth stage of the race. The only one with a constant distance from the red jersey cyclist is Chris Froome. His classification varies between the third and the fourth position but nevertheless on a distance from the leaders that can easily be overcome. As the race is coming to its end everyone expects an attack by Froome on the top position and a great struggle between him and Quintana. So far, Froome keeps being a bit “silent”.
Betting odds for the stage 11 of La Vuelta 2016
The next stage 11, from the Jurassic Museum of Asturias to Pena Cabarga brings new excitement. Online sportsbooks in Australia such as Sportsbet stress Nairo Quintana as an absolute favorite for the win with betting odds of 2.75. Chris Froome is far behind with 7.00 while the second in the overall placement Alejandro Valerde is fourth with betting odds of 13.00.
At NetBet you can find some interesting offers concerning Head2Head betting on the stage 11. This, time they give you the Alejandro Valverde and Chris Froome duel. The betting odds for Froome are 1.57 while Valverde is evaluated at 2.25. Another interesting head to head betting duel is the one between the two former red jersey possessors at this year’s La Vuealta, David de la Cruz and John Darwin Atapuma.The Spaniard is a favorite here with 1.52 while the Columbian got 2.25 odds from NetBet.