Top ranked Wales given lowly 8.3% chance of winning Rugby World Cup by bookmakers

After beating England in Cardiff Wales became the number one ranked side in world rugby, thus stopping the 509-week supremacy of New Zealand.
However Warren Gatlands side locate themselves fifth in the market to acquire at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicks off at a month in Japan.
Those chances mean bookmakers are implying just an 8.3percent likelihood that the Welsh lift the Webb Ellis Cup come November.
With 22 percent of bets in the previous seven days going on Wales punters see value because 11/1. That makes them the very endorsed this week before South Africa with 18 percent.
Wales have won 15 of the last 16 tests, including a powerful Grand Slam success from the 2019 Six Nations.
This record makes Wales contenders for the prize, but the simple fact remains their very best effort from the championship thus far has been third in 1987 and also their highest finish.
New Zealand remain favourites to make it three Rugby World Cup wins in a row, even together with all the 2011 and 2015 winners priced at 5/4.
South Africa follow in 5/1 while England (6/1) and Ireland (8/1) make up another top sides on the marketplace.
Oddschecker spokesperson Callum Wilson:With the exception of Ireland, each of the teams over Wales in this years Rugby World Cup marketplace have won the tournament in the past.
Though Warren Gatlands side have demonstrated incredible tenacity and above all consistency to reach number one, the World Cup is most many times a microclimate. Form outside the tournament can go out of the window, and it seems bookies are siding with all previous winners consequently.
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