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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015


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  • 6 months later...

Tyson Fury 80/1. Betfair Sportsbook.

He's 4/1 to beat Klitschko this weekend. Take that as the true chance, and is he really a 16/1 shot to win SPOTY as a newly crowned Heavyweight World Champion? Factor in that i) it's a public vote, ii) he would get a load of media exposure, iii) his win would only be two weeks before the presentation, iv) the public could quite easily latch onto his 'cult of personality'. And I think that this could be a price.

I've never bet on a market like this before so I'm looking for some advice on anything I've missed before pulling the trigger. Anyone got thoughts?

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One thing to remember is that the BBC now pick a shortlist of ten nominees themselves, as a response to and to stop a repeat of the farce of 2009 when Ryan Giggs won as mentioned by a previous poster. 

 

Therefore Steven Gerrard has no chance and I don't think Tyson Fury does either even if he makes the shortlist.

 

I'm hoping the smart money is Andy Murray, who I got on at 25/1 in the summer and I still think represents value at 4/1 second favourite.

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