England seamer Jofra Archer had needed his chances on winning Sports Personality of the Year 2019, slashed, after having a red hot start to his Ashes appearance.
The 24-year-old has been the catalyst at unsettling Steve Smith at Lords and has consequently been on the receiving end of a spate of bets.
Archer was cut to win the decoration that is individual, into as brief as 16/1 all the way , together with cash continuing to pour in for the Sussex star.
That is due to a flurry of bets over the week, with 54 percent of stakes in the marketplace backing the bowler.
Following the Cricket World Cup, the SPOTY marketplace has been dominated by the England group, with another Super Over hero in the shape of Ben Stokes remaining favourite at 11/8.
In turn, Stokes has now 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 indisputable success of Archer at the Cricket World Cup, supporters throughout the country waited with bated breath to determine whether the seamer can replicate his kind in the Ashes.
That spell against Steve Smith has caught the imagination of punters across the country, prompting a wave of stakes about the 24-year-old pipping his cricket teammates to the BBC award

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