Wales Enters Saturday's Game as 4/5 FavouritePublished on February 23rd, 2017 1:53 pm EST
The 2017 Six Nations continues this weekend with a total of three games, including Scotland vs Wales, Ireland vs France and England vs Italy.
The games range from the extremely close (Wales vs Scotland) to the very lopsided (England vs Italy, where England sits as a 1/100 favourite to win).
As of this moment, England sits as the clear favourite to win the tournament, as they currently have 4/11 odds of winning. Ireland and France follow with 11/2 and 13/1 odds respectively. After that, the two opponents in the match we are covering in this article - Wales (25/1) and Scotland (28/1).
Here are the current Six Nations standings as of this moment:
England, 2-0-0, 8 points
Ireland, 1-0-1, 6 points
Wales, 1-0-1, 5 points
Scotland, 1-0-0, 4 points
France, 0-0-1, 1 points
Italy, 0-0-2, 0 points
Wales came very close to defeating England earlier in the month, as they ended up losing 21-16. Wales was physically dominant in the match and drew strong praise from the English side, who were very happy to escape from the contest with a victory.
Here are the odds for this Saturday's game between Wales and Scotland. Wales, likely based on the strength of their game against England, is the slight favourite to win:
Here is the handicap, courtesy of Bet365:
Scotland +1, 1/1
Wales -1, 1/1
Draw (Scotland +1), 16/1
Finally, here are the top five first tryscorer odds:
George North, 9/1
Tommy Seymour, 10/1
Liam Williams, 11/1
Tim Visser, 11/1
Stuart Hogg/Rhys Webb, 12/1
This should be an absolutely fantastic match.