William Hill have been inundated with punters backing Wayne Rooney to recover from his World Cup woe by being the Premier League top goal scorer. Rooney is the 5/1 joint favourite with last years winner Didier Drogba. Chelsea target Fernando Torres is 13/2.Hills have also opened a book on who will score the first hat trick of the season. Wayne Rooney is the 7/2 favourite followed by Robin Van Persie at 9/2 and the scorer of 2 hat tricks last season, Jermain Defoe, is 5/1.
Our punters seem to think that Wayne will shake off any ill effects from the World Cup and carry on banging in he goals for United come next season, said Hills spokesman Joe Crilly.
William Hill Odds:
Golden Boot: 5/1 Wayne Rooney; 5/1 Didier Drogba; 13/2 Fernando Torres; 10/1 Robin Van Persie; 11/1 Carlos Tevez; 14/1 Nicholas Anelka; 16/1 Jermain Defoe; 18/1 Darren Bent; 25/1 Cesc Fabregas; 25/1 Emmanuel Adebayor; 25/1 Frank Lampard; 25/1 Marouane Chamakh; 25/1 Nicklas Bendtner; 28/1 Andrey Arshavin; 33/1 Dimitar Berbatov; 33/1 Florent Malouda; 33/1 Stephen Gerrard; 40/1 Bar.
First Hat Trick Of The Season: 7/2 Wayne Rooney; 9/2 Robin Van Persie; 5/1 Jermain Defoe; 6/1 Nicholas Anelka; 6/1 Didier Drogba; 8/1 Fernando Torres; 12/1 Carlos Tevez; 14/1 Louis Saha; 16/1 Darren Bent; 18/1 Marouane Chamakh; 18/1 Gabriel Agbonlahor; 33/1 Andrey Arshavin; 33/1 Dimitar Berbatov.
Further Information Joe Crilly 0208 918 3746Read more
CHELSEA 12/1 FOR TREBLE
CHELSEA are now Evens favourites to win the FA Cup with William Hill who also offer: 11/4 Spurs; 4/1 Villa; 10 Fulham; Portsmouth.
Chelsea are 3/1 to win both FA Cup and Prem title,
WHO WILL GO FOURTH AND QUALIFY?
Everton are now 20/1 to capture 4th place in the table as their late surge continued against Hull. ‘Most punters have had this down as a four horse race for some weeks but Everton might just gatecrash the race
Hills…..Who Will Finish 4th?
Man City 7/4
Aston Villa 4/1
Any Other 50/1
Burnley 4/11 (2/1 stay up)
Hull 4/5 (10/11 stay up)
West Ham 8/1
Others on request.
TABLE TOPPING UNITED NOW JOINT FAVOURITES
MANCHESTER UNITED and Chelsea are 6/4 joint favourites with William Hill to win the Premiership title with Arsenal quoted at 12/5.
Hills: Title Straight Forecast
Man Utd / Chelsea 5/2
Chelsea / Man Utd 5/2
Man Utd / Arsenal 9/2
Chelsea / Arsenal 9/2
Arsenal / Chelsea 7/1
Arsenal / Man Utd 7/1
Others On Request
Hills…English Premier League – Top Goalscorer –
Wayne Rooney 2/7
Didier Drogba 11/4
Jermain Defoe 16/1
Carlos Tevez 33/1
Cesc Fabregas 40/1
Darren Bent 40/1
Fernando Torres 50/1
Louis Saha 66/1
Frank Lampard 80/1
Nicolas Anelka 100/1
Emmanuel Adebayor 100/1
Gabriel Agbonlahor 125/1
Andrei Arshavin 150/1
Others On Request. Win Only
Further information…..graham sharpe…0780 3233702
Further information…….graham sharpe…0780 3233702
Bookies William Hill are 5/6 that Mancini & Co make it into the top four this year and are just 3/1 that they finish above Manchester United. Man City are 12/1 to win the Premiership from an original 25/1. Tevez is 8/1 from 25/1 to win the Premiership golden boot and he is 7/1 to be named the PFA player of the year.
“The power looks as if it might just be shifting from the red side of Manchester to the blue side, but punters who have taken on Fergie in the past have invariably got their fingers burnt,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.
William Hill Man City Specials:
To Finish In Top Four: 5/6 Yes, 5/6 No
Manchester City To Finish Above Manchester United: 3/1
Tevez To Be PFA Player Of The Year 2010: 7/1
Premiership Golden Boot: 10/3 Wayne Rooney, 10/3 Jermain Defoe, 10/3 Fernando Torres, 4/1 Didier Drogba, 8/1 Darren Bent, 8/1 Carlos Tevez, 33/1 Nicolas Anelka, 50/1 Louis Saha, 80/1 Emmanuel Adebayor, 80/1 Andrei Arshavin, 80/1 Cesc Fabregas, 80/1 Gabriel Agbonlahor, 100/1 Craig Bellamy.
Man City Finishing Position: 12/1 1st, 9/1 2nd, 4/1 3rd, 10/3 Fourth, 5/6 Fifth or lower
When Will Mancini & Man City Get Beaten: 6/4 Everton, 3/1 Man Utd, 16/1 Scunthorpe, 3/1 Man Utd, 7/2 After Jan 27th
Further Information…Rupert Adams….0208 918 3858……0784 1011 584Read more