Cricket Betting: Can England Openers Stop Australia?

Considering their recent form, it might come as something of a surprise to Hill's punters that Australia have been chalked up as the 4/5 favourites to beat England (Evens) in the first ODI. In order to win, they will need to stop our openers as at least one England opener has scored a century in the last six ODIs. Hills offer 4/1 for either Cook or Bell to make it seven.
29 June 2012

Cricket Betting: England Face Sterner Test From Australia

England will be full of confidence after a successful series against the West Indies, but they face a sterner test in Australia. Hills are unable to split the pair for the series offering 10/11 take your pick but as fast starters Australia are 4/5 favourites to win the first ODI that starts on Friday.
26 June 2012

Cricket Betting: Gayle 3/1 To Score ODI Century

England are 5/6 to win the first One Day International, with the West Indies offered at 19/20 . With the return of Chris Gayle, Hills have been hammered for the West Indies to score more sixes in the match and they are 8/13 to out six England, who are offered at 2/1. Chris Gayle is 7/1 to be man of the match, 9/4 to be top West Indies batsman and 5/6 to score 34 or more runs.
15 June 2012

Cricket Betting: England Set For Series Whitewash

England are 5/2 to wrap up a series whitewash against the West Indies according to Ladbrokes. With the win already in the bag it's now 5/2 England are victorious 3-0 in the series as they head into Thursday's Test at Edgbaston as the match favourites, as the Windies face a hard task on their hands chalked up at 14/1.
6 June 2012

Cricket Betting: Anderson Rests, England Drift

England have drifted out from 1/2 to 4/6 following the news that James Anderson will be rested for the 3rd and final test of the series. The West Indies are 8/1 with the return of the British summer ensuring the draw is just 7/4. In Anderson's absence Stuart Broad is the 9/4 favourite to be top wicket taker with Bresnan 5/2 and Steve Finn 11/4. Andrew Strauss is 7/2 to be top batsman.
6 June 2012

Cricket Betting: England Going Nuts Without KP

England have drifted in the World Cup betting markets since Kevin Pietersen announced his retirement, according to Ladbrokes. Following his decision to quit limited overs cricket the firm have reacted by pushing England out to 7/1 (from 6/1) in both the T20 and ODI World Cup markets.
31 May 2012

Cricket Betting: England Backed To Win In Four Days

William Hill have trimmed England from 1/3 to 2/7 following further support for Strauss & his merry men, whilst the West Indies are out to 8/1. The excellent forecast means that the draw is out to 9/2 with the test match to finish on day four now 6/4 from 2/1. Stuart Broad will be looking forward to returning to his home ground, where he took a hat-trick against India last summer and Hills offer 50/1 that he manages the feat against the West Indies.
24 May 2012

Cricket Betting: Bookies Fearing £50,000 Payout

If Stuart Broad is named Man of the Match it will see Ladbrokes refund £50,000 in total to punters across the Test series to date. Despite being hit for six at Lord's the firm are feeling generous by offering to refund losing match bets if Stuart Broad is named man of the match, and should he be given the honour it will see £50,000 refunded to punters in the space of a week.
24 May 2012

Cricket Betting: England 8/11 For Series Whitewash

After an impressive victory in the 1st Test, William Hill rate England as their 2/5 favourites to win the 2nd Test and they are 8/11 to win the Series 3-0. West Indies run machine, Shiv Chanderpaul, is 4/9 to be the West Indies top Series run scorer with Samuels a 7/2 shot.
21 May 2012

Cricket Betting: England 1/50 Favourites For Series

England are odds-on at 2/5 ahead of the 2nd Test according to Ladbrokes. After a scare by the West Indies England successfully chased down 191 to take a 1-0 lead and the bookies now quote them as long odds-on at 1/50 for the series, with their opponents at a rather unlikely 50/1 to win the remaining two matches.
21 May 2012

Cricket Betting: England v West Indies: One Way Traffic For England!

Bookies William Hill have cut the price of England winning the first test against West Indies from an original 4/7 to 4/9 and the money continues to pour in for England to win the series 3-0 at 2/1. The question mark over Andrew Strauss's recent form continues and Hills offer 5/6 that he scores 32 or less, but he is 5/1 to score a hundred.
16 May 2012

Cricket Betting: England Winding Towards Successful Summer

ENGLAND ARE just 2/5 to rack up a win in the 1st Test against West Indies according to Ladbrokes. Andy Flower's side are looking to immediately bounce back from a mediocre winter with victory against the Windies and it's 2/5 they take the 1st Test with the bookies barely taking a bet on the visitors at 10/1.
16 May 2012

Cricket Betting: England To Take Wind Out Of Their Sail

England are the comfortable odds-on favourites for victory against the West Indies according to Ladbrokes. Their first series of the summer gets under way on May 17th and at 1/6 England are favoured to bounce back from a miserable winter against outsiders West Indies (12/1).
14 May 2012

Cricket Betting: Strauss Backed To Retain Captaincy

Andrew Strauss is heavily odds-on to lead England to success against the West Indies, according to Ladbrokes. Despite his poor performances in the Sri Lanka tour, the firm are confident he's the right man for the job making Strauss 1/16 to face the West Indies this summer as the England captain, with the team favoured at 1/6 for an overdue series win.
7 April 2012

Cricket Betting: England Odds On To Remain On Top

England's cricketers are odds-on (2/5) to still be world number one by the end of the current test series with Sri Lanka, according to Ladbrokes. Andrew Strauss's team are the 2/5 favourites to wrap up victory on the final day of the second test with the draw a 9/4 chance and Sri Lanka 16/1 to complete an unlikely turnaround.
6 April 2012

Cricket Betting: No Favourite For Second Test

Sri Lanka and England cannot be split apart as the second test begins in Colombo according to Ladbrokes. Play gets under way on Tuesday with both teams chalked up at 15/8 for victory, however nothing less than a win will be good enough for Andy Flower's men if the wish to remain the world number one Test side.
2 April 2012

Cricket Betting: Skipper Strauss Under Pressure

William Hill offer 11/4 that Andrew Strauss will NOT start as England's 1st Test match against South Africa on August 2 – and 1/4 that he will lead the side into that game. "Strauss is coming under pressure since his current moderate run of form began, and there will be those calling for his head before long if his own and the team's performances do not improve," said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe on the latest cricket odds.
29 March 2012

Cricket Betting: Hills Make Sri Lanka 8/15 To Win Galle Test

Sri Lanka have gained the upper hand in the 1st Test against England and William Hill are offering 8/15 that the hosts are victorious with England 6/4. With two days left to play, the draw is looking unlikely at 50/1. Jonathan Trott is Even money to be England's top second innings batsman with Kevin Pietersen 6/4.
28 March 2012

Cricket Betting - Sri Lanka Sweating Over An England Whitewash

ENGLAND ARE the red hot favourites to wrap up a series win against Sri Lanka according to Ladbrokes. The first Test gets under way on Monday and England (15/8) will be looking to get back to winning ways after the dismal series against Pakistan, and at 9/4 Sri Lanka could be taken advantage of.
26 March 2012

Cricket Betting - Michael Holding Previews Sri Lanka-England

England's last test series ended in disaster against Pakistan and they will be looking to bounce back against a Sri Lanka side in transition. Former West Indies star Michael Holding features to preview the upcoming two match series and tells William Hill who he thinks will be victorious.
26 March 2012