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Anthony Joshua 1/7 for Sports Personality of the Year

Nick Murphy | 15 December 2017

Boxer is hot favourite

Anthony Joshua is one of the shortest-priced favourites ever to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

The boxer is the 1/7 favourite to walk away with the gong, ahead of Lewis Hamilton at 7/1 and Mo Farah at 33/1.

Bets are also being taken on what percentage of the vote Joshua will win on Sunday night.

It’s currently 6/4 that he takes 30% – 40% of the vote and 8/1 that he gets over 50%  a feat not achieved since Andy Murray’s win in 2013.

Punters looking for other selections can bet on the winner without the heavyweight boxer. Hamilton is the 4/11 favourite for that market, ahead of Jonathan Rea at 6/1 and Harry Kane at 7/1.

Meanwhile, for a top-three finish, Farah can be backed at 7/2 and Chris Froome at 5/1.

“It would be a major shock if Joshua wasn’t crowned Sports Personality of the Year this weekend. He’s been odds-on for the award ever since he beat Vladimir Klitschko back in April in what was arguably the most memorable sporting event of the year,” said Harry Aitkenhead.

To win Sports Personality of the Year

1-7 Anthony Joshua, 7-1 Lewis Hamilton, 33-1 Mo Farah, 33-1 Chris Froome, 40-1 Harry Kane, 50-1 Jonathan Rea, 66-1 Jonnie Peacock, 66-1 Adam Peaty, 100-1 Jo Konta, 100-1 Anya Shrubsole, 200-1 Elise Christie, 200-1 Bianca Walken

Anthony Joshua vote share

6-4 30 to 40%, 9-4 40 to 50%, 5-2 20 to 30%, 8-1 over 50%, 20-1 under 20%

Betting without Anthony Joshua

4-11 Lewis Hamilton, 6-1 Jonathan Rea, 7-1 Harry Kane, 8-1 Mo Farah, 20-1 Chris Froome, 33-1 Adam Peaty, 50-1 Bar

Top 3 finish

1-100 Anthony Joshua, 1-7 Lewis Hamilton, 13-8 Jonathan Rea, 2-1 Harry Kane, 7-2 Mo Farah, 5-1 Chris Froome, 12-1 Adam Peaty, 12-1 Jonnie Peacock, 20-1 Bar

All Odds and Markets correct as of date of publication