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

After beating England in Cardiff at the weekend, Wales became the number one ranked side in world championship, hence ending the 509-week supremacy of New Zealand.
However Warren Gatlands side find themselves fifth on the market to acquire against the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in a month in Japan.
Those chances mean bookmakers are implying just an 8.3percent chance that the Welsh raise the Webb Ellis Cup come November.
Punters find value in that 11/1. This makes them the maximum backed this week ahead of South Africa with 18%.
Wales have won 15 of the last 16 tests.
This record makes Wales contenders for the prize, however the simple fact remains their very best effort in the championship thus far has been third in their highest finish and 1987 since fourth 2011.
New Zealand stay favourites to make it three Rugby World Cup wins in a row, even together with the 2011 and 2015 winners priced at 5/4.
South Africa follow at 5/1 while England (6/1) and Ireland (8/1) compose another top sides on the market.
Oddschecker spokesperson Callum Wilson:With the exception of Ireland, each of the teams above Wales in this years Rugby World Cup marketplace have won the championship previously.
Though Warren Gatlands side have shown incredible tenacity and above all consistency to reach number one, the World Cup is frequently a microclimate. Form outside the tournament can go out of the window, and it seems bookies are siding with previous winners consequently.
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