Tour De France Odds: Adam Yates Tops The Betting Despite Being 9th Favorite

Adam Yates was +12500 to win the Tour de France before the race started
Sam Eaton
Thu, September 3, 12:18 AM EDT

Tour De France Odds

Adam Yates took the yellow jersey at the Tour de France yesterday after Julian Alaphilippe was given a 20-second penalty on stage five. Alaphilippe now finds himself sitting in 16th position overall after being penalised for taking a bottle from a team support member inside the final 20km.

Adam Yates who finished fourth in the 2016 Tour de France leads the way by three seconds over the short-priced betting favorite Primoz Roglic.

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Primoz Roglic was expected to win this year’s Tour de France, his odds (+225) before the race implied he had a 31% chance of doing so. Online bookmakers are confident he’s positioned perfect on the leaderboard, as his Tour De France odds now stand at -106, which implies he’s got a 51.5% chance of winning.

Adam Yates’ Tour de France campaign has come as quite the surprise for online sports betting sites. The English man was a massive +12500 before this year’s competition, which implied he only had a 0.8% chance of being victorious. Yate’s Tour de France odds have been cut to +3000, but even so, this still implies he only has a 3.2% chance of winning.

Despite Adam Yates being given little chance by bookmakers, online bettors have rushed to back the Englishman. In the last twenty-four hours, he’s accounted for 17% of all bets placed in the Tour de France winners market. Primoz Roglic closely follows him, he’s accounted for 16% of bets.

Primoz Roglic is the favorite to win Stage 6 of the Tour de France, he tops the betting market at +350. Julian Alaphilippe is expected to bounce back from his blunder, he’s the second favorite to win stage 6 at +900.

Julian Alaphilippe is the favorite to win the King of The Mountains at +375, Roglic is the second-favorite.

Tour de France Odds

Primoz Roglic -106

Egan Bernal +300

Tadej Pogacar +800

Tom Dumoulin +1200

Thibaut Pinot +1400

Nairo Quintana +1800

Julian Alaphilippe +2500

Adam Yates +3000

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