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 championship stopping New Zealand supremacy.
Priced at 11/1, Warren Gatlands side find themselves fifth in the market to acquire at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in a month in Japan.
Those chances mean bookmakers are suggesting just an 8.3percent likelihood the Welsh raise the Webb Ellis Cup come November.
Punters clearly find value in that 11/1. That makes them the many endorsed this week ahead of South Africa with 18%.
Wales have won 15 of the last 16 evaluations.
That record makes Wales genuine contenders for the prize, however the fact remains their best effort in the tournament to date has been third in 1987 and also their highest finish.
New Zealand remain clear favourites to make it three Rugby World Cup wins in a row, even with the 2015 and 2011 winners priced at 5/4.
South Africa follow at 5/1 while England (6/1) and Ireland (8/1) make up another top sides on the market.
Oddschecker spokesperson Callum Wilson:With the exception of Ireland, most of the teams over Wales in this years Rugby World Cup market have won the championship in the past.
Though Warren Gatlands side have shown incredible tenacity and above all consistency to reach number one, the World Cup is most often a microclimate. Form outside of the tournament can go out of the windowand it appears bookies are siding with previous winners consequently.
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