Ben Stokes

They’re heavily favored to win. Which only makes it more likely they’ll lose. England return to Test cricket with a series against the visiting West Indies. The three games will be played under extraordinary circumstances but will the cricket match them? Normally the first Test odds on England would suggest not. However, “normal” doesn’t really apply right now. This won’t be like any other series. So, taking advantage of UK gambling laws to back England could be an error.  ... read more

Summer just wouldn’t be summer without the sound of leather on willow. Fortunately cricket soon returns after its enforced sojourn. The headline fixture being the tour of England by the West Indies. The England West Indies 2020 Test series odds are, by and large, what you’d expect. Online betting sites in the UK, like Bet365, giving the hosts quite the edge. However, with so many England players having no winter play abroad, is that entirely fair on the visitors? ... read more

You have to be an optimist to be captain of the England Cricket team. Joe Root is no exception. Having won the fourth test and got a 3-1 series win he bubbled with praise, hopes, and dreams. However, the odds on England to win the Ashes demonstrate he is a slightly rose-tinted view of the future. Bookies like Bet365, one of the biggest online betting sites in the UK, give them barely 3/1. Apparently beating South Africa doesn’t mean you can take on the Aussies at home. ... read more

It wasn’t, if we’re entirely honest, the best of performances. It was patient enough, but seemed to be awaiting a piece of good fortune. In the second Test England got that luck. However, for the third, the online sportsbook sites in the UK like Bet365 aren’t sure they’ll get it again. Their hosts are no push over. This means a bet on England in the 3rd Test in South Africa is not for the faint hearted. Miracles are their stock-in-trade now, but do they have any left on the shelves? ... read more

The odds on England in South Africa have been a rollercoaster ride. After their initial loss many of the online sportsbook sites in South Africa like Unibet, wrote them off. However, England have confounded expectations several times recently and did so again. Having leveled the series with another skin-of-the-teeth win, England leave the bookies all at sea. This has become a series too close to call. This means there’s plenty of opportunities for the canny South African gambler. ... read more

Those infected with the optimism born out of a very lucky World Cup win and a stunningly superb innings from an otherwise patchy batsman should probably pick up the Ashes 4th Test betting odds England are getting at Bet365, one of the best online betting sites in the UK. At 11/8 it’s a great punt on a team that is still struggling to find its feet whilst still managing to pull off the wins when necessary. Still, all good things come to an end; and Old Trafford beckons. ... read more

When it comes to miracles there’s no one quite like the English Cricket team this summer. From the World Cup thriller to the Headingley spectacular it’s been quite the ride for the players, fans and selectors. Looking ahead, however, the odds on Australia in the T20 World Cup at Unibet, one of the best online betting sites in Australia these days, still have the hosts as favorites on 3/1. That’s far better than England get, but in Ben Stokes they might have a winning weapon. ... read more

After their narrow defeat at Edgbaston you can forgive the Indian team for thinking they had every chance of leveling the Test Series against England on their second encounter, alas the match at Lords was destined to swing away from them and perhaps highlight that even on a good day winning away from home can be anything but simple, but does that mean you shouldn’t bet against England in the 3rd Test at Trent Bridge this weekend? Or should you risk a little at Bet365 on India to surprise us all? ... read more