Spain To Make History In Biggest Match Since World Cup Final?

UP TO 500 BETS PER MINUTE TO BE PLACED

Up to £25 million is set to be bet on this year’s Euros Final with Spain the 6/5 favourites with William Hill and Italy 13/5. Over the course of the two semi finals, 82,209 bets were staked in-play (while the match is being played), equating to 391 bets per minute and 7 bets per second, but Hills are expecting this to increase to around 500 bets per minute at some points during the Final.

“Despite England being nowhere near this game, we are still expecting turnover to be huge on this game,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “We think that the game itself will approach the £25 million mark industry wide, which would place it at a similar level to the 2010 World Cup Final and would far exceed any game of football that has been played since then.”

The match is expected to be a relatively close affair and is 21/10 to end level at 90 minutes and is 4/1 to go to penalties. Spain are 8/15 to lift the trophy while Italy are 6/4 to do so. Spain could become the first European side to win back to back major tournaments and it is 4/6 that the next tournament that they fail to win is the World Cup in Brazil, although they are 25/1 to not lose a tournament until at least the 2018 World Cup.

“Over the last four years or so, Spain have become the model that every other international side wants to emulate and they are a once in a lifetime side,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “By winning the Final on Saturday, they could cement their place as the best European side to ever play the game.”

Mario Balotelli was the architect of Italy’s victory against Germany in the Semi Final and he is 7/1 to score the first goal, while Hills are also offering the same price for Super Mario to score and Italy to win.

Spain’s performances in this tournament have been highlighted by patient, possession football and William Hill are 9/4 that they have between 60% and 65% of the match possession and 5/2 that they have 66% or more. Spain could become the first European side to win three back to back tournaments

Euro 2012 Final:

90 minutes: 6/5 Spain; 13/5 Italy; 21/10 Draw

To lift the trophy: 8/15 Spain; 6/4 Italy

Match to go to penalties: 4/1

First scorer: 6/1 Fernando Llorente; 6/1 Fernando Torres; 7/1 Mario Balotelli; 7/1 Cesc Fabregas; 7/1 Alvaro Negredo; 9/1 Pedro; 9/1 Antonio Di Natale; 10/1 BAR

When will Spain fail to win a major tournament: 6/4 Euro 2012; 4/6 World Cup 2014; 8/1 Euro 2016; 25/1 World Cup 2018 or later

How much possession will Spain have during the game: 12/1 50% or less; 5/2 51-55%; 7/4 56-60%; 9/4 60-65%; 5/2 66% or more

Joe Crilly
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383 Bets Per Minute As England Fight Back To Defeat Sweden

Following England’s stunning victory over Sweden on Friday night William Hill are sweating. This is due to the fact that British bookmakers could be forking out over £10m should the Three Lions go on and win the trophy.

“Despite the turmoil that faced the England team just months before the tournament was to begin, patriotic punters have gone mad for England and they are by far the worst result for us at this moment in time,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “The two opening performances of the tournament have more than justified our punter’s support as well.”

During the game 34,504 bets were staked with Hills, equating to 383 bets per minute and 6 bets per second on the outcome of the game. England were still relatively well fancied when they were 2-1 down and punters were piling into them at 2/1.

Joe Crilly
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Misfiring Torres 1/6 To Fail To Score At Euros

Spain were somewhat upset by Italy in their opening group game of the Euros although the ain talking point continues to be the ever declining form of Fernando Torres. William Hill offer 7/4 that he gets no more minutes during the tournament. He is 1/6 to score no goals at the Euros and 2/7 to fail to start the next game for Spain.

“Four years ago, as Spain won this trophy, Torres could do no wrong, now, however, it seems as though the golden boy has well and truly fallen from grace and it may not be just goals that he is struggling for but minutes as well,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Fernando Torres:

To play again at Euro 2012: 2/5 yes; 7/4 no
*starts and substitutions count

Will Torres score at Euros: 1/6 no; 7/2 yes

Start Spain’s game against Ireland: 2/7 no; 5/2 yes

Joe Crilly
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Euro 2012: Germany New Favourites To Lift Trophy!

Following their victory over Portugal, Germany are now the 5/2 favourites to win Euro 2012, with Spain offered at 11/4.

“Holland were a big disappointment today and with a win under their belt Germany are now the team to beat,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

To Win Group B: 6/5 Germany, 7/4 Holland, 7/2 Portugal, 14/1 Denmark

Euro 2012 winner: 5/2 Germany; 11/4 Spain; 8/1 France; 12/1 Holland; 12/1 England; 12/1 Russia; 14/1 Italy; 20/1 Portugal; 33/1 Denmark, 40/1 Poland; 50/1 Ukraine; 50/1 Croatia; 66/1 Sweden; 80/1 Republic of Ireland; 100/1 Czech Republic; 100/1 Greece

Rupert Adams
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William Hill Scottish Junior Cup Odds

Livingston FC will host the Scottish Junior Cup Final on Sunday between Auchinleck Talbot and Shotts Bon Accord and William Hill who have offered odds on every match played in this competition have a coupon available in shops for the match that will be live on BBC ALBA. Current holders Auchinleck are going for a record tenth win in this competition and are 2/9 to lift the trophy and 2/5 to win in 90 minutes. Shotts who are looking for their second win in the competition and first since 1958 are 3/1 to lift the trophy and 9/2 to win in 90 minutes.

Auchinleck won the cup in Extra Time last season and are 11/1 to repeat this feat. Bryan Young scored the winning goal last season and 10/3 to net anytime in 90 minutes this season.

To Win in Extra Time

Auchinleck – 11/1
Shotts – 16/1

To Win on penalties

Auchinleck – 14/1
Shotts – 16/1

First Goalscorers
Slavin (AT) 7/1
Young (AT) 9/1

McCluskey (SBA) 8/1
Boyack (SBA) 16/1

Joe Crilly
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William Hill Scottish Junior Cup Odds

Livingston FC will host the Scottish Junior Cup Final on Sunday between Auchinleck Talbot and Shotts Bon Accord and William Hill who have offered odds on every match played in this competition have a coupon available in shops for the match that will be live on BBC ALBA. Current holders Auchinleck are going for a record tenth win in this competition and are 2/9 to lift the trophy and 2/5 to win in 90 minutes. Shotts who are looking for their second win in the competition and first since 1958 are 3/1 to lift the trophy and 9/2 to win in 90 minutes.

Auchinleck won the cup in Extra Time last season and are 11/1 to repeat this feat. Bryan Young scored the winning goal last season and 10/3 to net anytime in 90 minutes this season.

To Win in Extra Time

Auchinleck – 11/1
Shotts – 16/1

To Win on penalties

Auchinleck – 14/1
Shotts – 16/1

First Goalscorers
Slavin (AT) 7/1
Young (AT) 9/1

McCluskey (SBA) 8/1
Boyack (SBA) 16/1

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Chelsea Favourites For Fa Cup According To Betting Partner

William Hill, the betting partner of the FA Cup, make Chelsea the 8/13 favourites to lift the FA Cup, following a victory over Spurs at Wembley on Sunday. Liverpool are 6/5 to lift their second silverware of the season.

The 90 minute prices have Chelsea at 13/10, Liverpool 9/5 and the draw 2/1. With neither semi final going the distance, Hills go 4/1 about the match going to penalties.

“Chelsea got a bit of a helping hand to get them into the final, but we think that they are clear favourites now to go on to lift the trophy,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

To lift the FA Cup: 8/13 Chelsea; 6/5 Liverpool

90 minutes prices: 13/10 Chelsea; 2/1 draw; 9/5 Liverpool

4/1 Match to go to penalties

Joe Crilly
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Liverpool Fans Carroll Singing…reds 6/5 To Lift Trophy

Andy Carroll scored the winner for Liverpool against Everton in the FA Cup semi final and William Hill make him 8/1 to score the last goal of the match in the final and also offer 12/1 that he is named official Man Of The Match in the final. Liverpool are the 6/5 favourites to win the FA Cup with Spurs 2/1 and Chelsea 9/4.

Luis Suarez was named Man Of The Match and he is 8/1 to receive the award again in the final.

“Andy Carroll was knocking on the door all day and his goal was much deserved,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “His current purple patch may have come too late for an England call up;, but despite this, we think he could have a say in the final.”

Spurs are 4/5 favourites to qualify from tomorrow’s game, while Chelsea are 10/11. After the late drama at Wembley on Saturday, Hills offer 4/1 that Sunday’s winners come from behind to win the match. With the match almost too close to call, Hills go 6/1 about it going to penalties.

Suarez to be named official Man Of Match in final – 8/1

Andy Carroll to be named official Man Of Match in final – 12/1

Caroll in England squad for summer – 3/1 YES 2/9 NO

Winner of tomorrow’s game to come from behind to win in 90 minutes – 4/1

Carroll to score first/last in final – 8/1

FA Cup outright: 6/5 Liverpool; 2/1 Spurs; 9/4 Chelsea

Joe Crilly
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F A Cup And Champions Leaue Specials

William Hill………..MIDWEEK FA CUP SPECIALS…….

Fastest Scoring Team
Tottenham 11/8
Everton 5/2
Sunderland 13/5
Bolton 9/2
WIN ONLY. DEAD HEAT RULES APPLY.
**90minutes play only.

Highest Scoring Team
Tottenham 4/9
Everton 7/2
Sunderland 9/2
Bolton 11/1
WIN ONLY. DEAD HEAT RULES APPLY. **90minutes play only.

Highest Scoring Match
Tottenham vs Bolton 10/11
Tie 23/10
Sunderland vs Everton 23/10
**90minutes play only.

Tottenham to win in 90 minutes (vs Bolton)& go on to lift trophy 7/2
Bolton to win in 90 minutes(vs Spurs) & go on to lift trophy 80/1
Sunderland to win in 90 minutes(vs Everton) & go on to lift trophy 11/1
Everton to win in 90 minutes (vs Sunderland) & go on to lift trophy 14/1

TO WIN FA CUP….2/1 Liverpool; 9/4 Chelsea; 3/1 Spurs; 8/1 Everton; Sunderland; 33/1 Bolton.

TO PROGRESS…..1/7 Spurs v Bolton 4/1; 4/6 Sunderland v 11/10 Everton.

TWO TO CONTEST FINAL….

Chelsea/Liverpool 6/5
Tottenham/Liverpool 9/4
Chelsea/Sunderland 8/1
Tottenham/Sunderland 10/1
Chelsea/Everton 12/1
Tottenham/Everton 14/1
Bolton/Liverpool 25/1
Bolton/Sunderland 66/1
Bolton/Everton 100/1

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SPECIALS….

4/1 CHELSEA TO BEAT BENFICA TWICE

William Hill offer 4/1 that Chelsea will win both of their Champions League quarter final legs against Benfica – and make them 4/9 shots to eliminate the Portuguese side, who are 13/8 to get through the tie. Hills offer 10/11 that both Benfica and Chelsea will score in the first leg game, 10/11 that they will not.
Hills make Chelsea 20/1 to win both the Champions League and FA Cup – and 4/11 to fail to win either.

TO WIN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE- 5/4 Barcelona; 2/1 Real Madrid; 6/1 Bayern Munich; 8/1 Chelsea; 14/1 AC; 40/1 Benfica; 66/1 Marseille; 200/1 Apoel.

FINALISTS……7/1 Chelsea v R Madrid; 16/1 Bayern v Chelsea; 80/1 Marseille v Chelsea; 300/1 Chelsea v Apoel.

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Celtic 2/1 To Win The League This Weekend…7/1 Action Packed Old Firm

Celtic can win the title this weekend if they defeat Rangers at Ibrox and Motherwell fail to beat Kilmarnock. William Hill are offering 2/1 that Celtic lift the trophy on Sunday and they are 10/11 to win their match, while Motherwell are the 7/5 favourites to win their match at Killie. Hills are expecting a full blooded affair and offer 7/1 that both Celtic and Rangers score, a penalty is awarded AND a red card is shown.

“Rangers will be desperate to prevent their rivals from lifting the trophy at Ibrox, while Celtic would love nothing more than that,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “Both teams will be going all out for victory and this could be one of the feistiest Old Firm games in years.”

SPL Specials

Celtic can clinch the title this weekend if they win at Ibrox
and Motherwell fail to beat Kilmarnock.
Celtic to Win Title this weekend 2/1

Old Firm Specials

Match Odds
Rangers 5/2
Draw 11/5
Celtic 10/11

Handicap Odds
Rangers (+1) 5/6
Tie 11/4
Celtic (-1) 11/5

MATCH WINNER OFFER
Either Side to Come from behind and Win 5/1

ACTION PACKED MATCH
Red Card in Match
Both Teams to Score
Penalty Awarded in Match
All the above 3 to happen 7/1

Celtic led the last Old Firm match at Ibrox at Half Time before
being beaten 4-2.
HALF-TIME/FULL-TIME BETTING
Rangers to lead at Half Time and Celtic to win match 22/1
Celtic to lead at Half Time and Rangers to win match 33/1

TO LEAD AT HALF TIME AND NOT WIN
Rangers 17/2
Celtic 10/1

TO KEEP A CLEAN SHEET
Rangers 3/1
Celtic 29/20

TO WIN TO NIL
Rangers 11/2
Celtic 23/10

HAT-TRICK HERO
No-one has scored a Hat-trick in an Old Firm game since
Ally McCoist in 1983/84. The last Hat-trick in an Old Firm
League match was Stevie Chalmers in 1966
Any player to score a Hat-trick in today’s match 18/1

TO SCORE A HAT-TRICK
David Healy 40/1
Kyle Lafferty 50/1
Sone Aluko 50/1
Gary Hooper 25/1
Anthony Stokes 33/1
Georgios Samaras 40/1

Will this match explode into action from kick off?
TO SCORE IN THE FIRST TEN MINUTES?
David Healy 30/1
Kyle Lafferty 33/1
Andrew Little 33/1
Sone Aluko 35/1
Lee McCulloch 35/1
Steven Davis 50/1
Gary Hooper 20/1
Anthony Stokes 25/1
Georgios Samaras 30/1
James Forrest 33/1
Joe Ledley 40/1
Scott Brown 50/1
Singles Only

TO SCORE IN THE LAST TEN MINUTES?
David Healy 20/1
Kyle Lafferty 25/1
Andrew Little 25/1
Sone Aluko 28/1
Lee McCulloch 28/1
Steven Davis 33/1
Gary Hooper 14/1
Anthony Stokes 20/1
Georgios Samaras 22/1
James Forrest 25/1
Joe Ledley 33/1
Scott Brown 33/1

GOALSCORER MATCH BETS
Lafferty v Hooper
Kyle Lafferty 5/4
Gary Hooper 4/7

Healy v Samaras
David Healy 5/6
Georgios Samaras 5/6

Aluko v Forrest
Sone Aluko 5/6
James Forrest 5/6

Davis v Brown
Steven Davis EVS
Scott Brown 8/11

McCulloch v Ledley
Lee McCulloch 8/11
Joe Ledley EVS

Both Players must start in the pairings or void

OI REF!
With 6 red cards shown in the last 7 Old Firm Matches will
Calum Murray have to flash the Red Card in this match
RED CARD IN MATCH
Yes Evs
No 8/11

PENALTY REF
Steven Whittaker is the last player to net a penalty in an Old Firm
match at Ibrox when he scored last February. That was one of
three penalties scored in last seven Old Firm games at Ibrox
A Penalty Awarded in The Match 11/4
A Penalty Awarded and Scored 16/5
A Penalty Awarded and Missed 11/1
Rangers Awarded a Penalty and Scored 8/1
Rangers Awarded a Penalty and Missed 20/1
Celtic Awarded a Penalty and Scored 13/2
Celtic Awarded a Penalty and Missed 20/1

WHAT WILL HAPPEN FIRST?
Rangers Booking 9/4
Celtic Booking 11/4
Celtic Goal 7/2
Rangers Goal 5/1
Celtic Penalty 12/1
Rangers Penalty 14/1
Celtic Red Card 20/1
Rangers Red Card 20/1

Other SPL Matches

Aberdeen v Inverness
The team that has scored first in matches between these sides has
went on to win the match in everyone of the last 13 games
Rory Fallon to Score First and Aberdeen to win 7/1
Richie Foran to Score First and Inverness to ein 25/1

Dunfermline v St Mirren
Dunfermline are unbeaten in their last 4 home games against
St Mirren and will be looking for the same results in Jim
Jeffries’ first match in charge
Dunfermline Draw No Bet 5/4

Hibernian v Dundee Utd
In the last 3 matches between the sides at least one side has scored
exactly 3 goals on 4 occasions
Hibs or Dundee Utd to Score exactly 3 goals 10/3

Kilmarnock v Motherwell
Both games between these sides this season have finished goalless.
No Goalscorer in match 7/1

St Johnstone v Hearts
Hearts have scored exactly 2 goals in their last 4 matches
Hearts to Score exactly two goals 17/5

Joe Crilly
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