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Back British and Irish Lions to win big in opening warm-up clash

| 02.06.2017

The British and Irish Lions Tour of New Zealand gets underway this weekend – and some big, big wins are on the way.

We’re not talking about the three Tests against the mighty All Blacks of course, but the warm-up games.

And we aren’t suggesting you back a Lions win over New Zealand Provincial Barbarians at 1/250 either.

But there could be real value in the winning margin markets.

The Lions averaging winning margin over their last 12 warm-up matches has been a comprehensive 30.9.

And in that has included four victories with a gap of between 51 and 64 points.

So, let’s kick things off with the Lions to win with a margin of 31-40 points at 3/1.

Our traders like the look of a 41-50 point success too, with 10/3 available.

And the Lions really are set to fly, with a 51-60 point win priced up at a very plausible 5/1.

But even shorter is a real hammering for the hosts, with a margin of 61-70 points chalked up at just 9/2.

The handicap betting has the Lions at 10/11 -37 points, which sounds pretty much on the money to us.

Click here for all our British and Irish Lions Tour odds.

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing



Richard Marsh

Richard loves his sport, especially if it involves the sound of tyres screaming around a race track. He's not fussy though and his '90s Premier League nostalgia and knowledge of team nicknames is tough to match.