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The Odds On The Six Nations Shorten On The Welsh

  • At 5/1 The Welsh Are A Great Bet On The Six Nations
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  • The French Remain Favorites With England Shadowing
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Louis Rees-Zammit is making a difference to the Welsh game. They go into the third round with two victories under their belts. Unlike their opponents. Who, it transpires, rather wish Louis were playing for them. Still, to look at the odds on the Six Nations third round you’d think the Welsh had just got lucky. England still get better prices at online sportsbook sites in the UK like Bet365. This appears a little counterintuitive but it does make the Welsh a great bet on the Six Nations.

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Eddie Jones, England coach, is preparing for the game against the Welsh in the third round of the Six Nations. This mostly seems to consist of admitting he’d rather like to have Louis Rees-Zammit, the Welsh wunderkind, playing for England. It is hardly encouraging. On paper, England should have the power to push through, but the Welsh have played excellently. Both individually and as a team. Their win against the Scots lowered their odds on the Six Nations considerably.

The Welsh now stand well in at 5/1 to win the tournament, which says much, but moreover are around 2/1 to beat England. Sure, England are hovering at around 2/5 but that price would be far shorter if they’d not lost to Scotland. Perhaps this just isn’t England’s year. You can bet on Wales to try and prove it this weekend. They’re shaping up as a great bet on sports in the UK this springtime. You can already get odds on the Six Nations clash twixt them and the touted French. 

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The French are also unbeaten this tournament. That’s why they get 8/11 to beat the Scots on Sunday. Admittedly Scotland get a tidy Evens at most of the sensible online bookies in the UK, but that’s soft. Whilst the Scots can shift it around, the French are the side on form and should comfortably win. As should, if we’re honest about it, the Irish. They are yet to win a match, but their odds on the Six Nations third round are far better. They play the Italians this weekend.

Six Nations Winner Odds 

  • Italy – 1000/1
  • Ireland – 66/1
  • Scotland – 7/1
  • Wales – 5/1
  • England – 9/4
  • France – Evens
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Now that doesn’t necessarily guarantee a win. The zombie apocalypse might start. However, beyond this eventuality, the Irish can rely on a win against Italy. A bet on Italy to win a game makes a bet on Scotland against France look sensible. Many now see their odds on the Six Nations as a bit of a joke. You’ll find very few punters taking advantage of UK gambling laws to grab the odds on Italy. 11/1 against Ireland? They make the odds on Wales against England look superb.     

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Eddie Jones doesn’t help. His impishness before the media can dissuade from full confidence. We are told he has a vision for the future of English Rugby. Great. It needs one. Thing is, Eddie has been coach for six years now. We thought he was the future of English Rugby. What’s he waiting for? There’s a real danger the Welsh will surprise England now. Their odds on the Six Nations might not signpost it but Eddie seems to be looking so far ahead he may trip over his bootlaces.

3rd Round Match Odds

  • Italy       11/1 – 1/25     Ireland
  • Wales       2/1 – 2/5      England
  • France    8/11 – 1/1     Scotland

He will, of course, completely ignore the odds on the Six Nations third round. The odds on England aren’t as good as they should be and he knows it. Won’t stop many putting a bet on England to win, of course, but the Welsh are the more attractive wager. Indeed with 5/1 on them winning the tournament on offer at online betting sites in the UK, they’re the team to watch. Sure, there’s a lot riding on Louis Rees-Zammit, but he’s not the only ace in the Welsh hand.

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