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Celtic cut to 1/33 for SPL 2012/13 in what looks one-horse race

| 04.07.2012

CELTIC ARE now 1/33 to win next season’s SPL, according to Ladbrokes.

Following the vote which has refused Rangers entry into the forthcoming SPL, Celtic’s odds of winning the title have been cut further to 1/33, firmly making it a one-horse race in Scotland’s top flight.

Attention now turns to the more interesting battle of which team will finish in second place, and the firm cannot split Hearts, Motherwell or Dundee United who are all chalked up at 25/1 for the runners-up spot.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: “It’s a shame for Rangers’ fans but their time is up and we’ve been forced to slash Celtic’s odds even further. The title race is over before it’s even begun, so next season it will all be about the race for second.”

Ladbrokes latest betting

SPL winner
1/33 Celtic
25/1 Hearts
25/1 Motherwell
25/1 Dundee Utd
80/1 Aberdeen
80/1 Hibs
150/1 St Johnstone
200/1 Kilmarnock
350/1 St Mirren
500/1 ICT
500/1 Ross County



Craig Kemp

Craig has written for Ladbrokes since the 2010 World Cup, having previously gained a Media & Sports Journalism degree and contributed to publications including the Racing Post. His main areas of interest are horse racing and UFC, but he is also an avid X Factor gambler and likes nothing more than indulging in a spot of Hip Hop Karaoke.