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Beth Mead Now Odds-on Favourite for BBC Sports Personality of The Year


Beth Mead Odds to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2022

Beth Mead is now the odds-on favourite to be crowned 2022 BBC Sports Personality of the Year after England beat Germany in the Euro 2022 Final on Sunday.

Chloe Kelly’s extra-time goal was the difference as the Lionesses were crowned European Champions for the first time, but Beth Mead’s starring role en-route to the final has put her in pole position for the coveted accolade traditionally handed out in December.

The soccer star was a remote 80/1 shot at the start of the tournament, but Mead kicked off the Wembley final as 7/4 favourite as she led the goals race alongside Germany’s Alexandra Popp. Mead’s superior assist count ensured she was handed the Golden Boot and she has now sunk into 2/5 with Ladbrokes to scoop the BBC award having been named Player of the Tournament.

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Beth Mead Betting Odds

Beth Mead now looks nailed on to win the award in December

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2022

December 19, 2022

8:00 pm BST

England captain Leah Williamson is now Mead’s biggest Sports Personality rival according to the betting. At 10/1 the skipper is trading as second favourite.

Snooker’s Ronnie O’Sullivan – who had been favourite for the award since he matched Stephen Hendry’s haul of seven World Snooker titles in May – has been pushed out to 14/1 from 4/1 with Betfair Sportsbook.

Jake Wightman, the runner won gold in the 1500 meters at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in July is another big drifter. 8/1 a few weeks ago, he can now be backed at 33/1 with Coral and Ladbrokes.

Only Harry Kane has held his price following the success of the Lionesses. The captain of the men’s squad can still be backed at 14/1. His chances clearly depend on a deep run by the England team in the Qatar World Cup that starts in November.


BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2022 - Latest Betting Odds

  • 2/5 - Beth Mead
  • 14/1 - Leah Williamson
  • 14/1 - Ronnie O’Sullivan
  • 14/1 - Harry Kane
  • 33/1 - Jake Wightman
  • 33/1 - Tyson Fury
  • 50/1 - Jonny Bairstow
  • 50/1 - Vicky Wright
  • 50/1 - Keeley Hodgkinson
  • 50/1 - Anthony Joshua
  • 60/1 - Hollie Doyle
  • 66/1 - Eve Muirhead
  • 66/1 - Jude Bellingham
  • 66/1 - Joe Root

* Odds subject to changes

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