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Selby proving popular ahead of World Snooker Championship

| 18.04.2018

Mark Selby heads into the World Snooker Championship as the most-backed player amongst punters.

The Jester from Leicester is chasing a third consecutive world title.

He’s a 4/1 shot, with Ronnie O’Sullivan the second-most popular pick at 15/8.

Shaun Murphy may be a 22/1 outsider, but he’s the third best-backed player.

There’s also been more than a few punts on Ryan Day at 50/1.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: We’re just days away from snooker’s biggest competition and punters think it’ll be Selby taking the title from Ronnie this year.”

Ladbrokes Latest Betting

10 best-backed players to win the 2018 World Snooker Championship

  1. Mark Selby – 4/1
  2. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 15/8
  3. Shaun Murphy – 22/1
  4. Judd Trump – 8/1
  5. Ding Junhui – 14/1
  6. Kyren Wilson – 33/1
  7. Neil Robertson – 14/1
  8. Mark Allen – 25/1
  9. Ryan Day – 50/1
  10. John Higgins – 9/1

All Odds and Markets correct as of date of publication



Daniel Anwar

Daniel has covered sports for Squawka, FourFourTwo and iSportconnect. He is a naively optimistic Arsenal fan and is also passionate about music, film and chicken wings.