England seamer Jofra Archer had his chances on winning Sports Personality of the Year 2019, slashed, after a hot start to his maiden Ashes appearance.
The 24-year-old has been the catalyst in Steve Smith at Lords and has thus been on the receiving end of a spate of stakes from the public.
Archer has been cut to acquire the prize that is individual, into as short as 16/1, all of the way .
Thats because of a flurry of bets over the week, with 54% of stakes in the market backing the Barbadian-born bowler.
Following the Cricket World Cup, the SPOTY marketplace has been dominated by the England team, with the other Super Over hero in the form of Ben Stokes remaining favourite at 11/8.
Subsequently, Stokes has leapt above previous favourites for SPOTY, Lewis Hamilton (7/1) and Raheem Sterling (11/1) at the top of the marketplace.
Oddschecker spokesperson Callum Wilson:Following the undeniable success of Archer in the Cricket World Cup, fans across the country waited with bated breath to see if the seamer could replicate his form in the Ashes.
That bout against Steve Smith has captured the imagination of punters throughout the nation, prompting a wave of stakes on the 24-year-old pipping his teammates into the BBC award
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