iBet: Lions to roar Down Under

Gareth Purnell

British And Irish Lions Tour

Australia V The Lions, Sky Sports 1

Lay Australia at 2.88 with Betfair

You can put a line through The Lions defeat midweek against the Brumbies. They were fielding a second string side. Everything is about this first Test and I strongly fancy them to come through. That’s a view a few are taking and they have been backed in to 8/13 favourites over the last few days, and it’s quite easy to see why.

The Lions have a superb record Down Under – they have won 75 per cent of their Tests there during eight tours, and the first team looks as talented and certainly as powerful as any to have made the trip. Australia will certainly make it tough and competitive around the breakdown and probably have the best scrum half in the world in Will Genia, but they are without an experienced fly half and that could prove crucial. This is a very big, highly-motivated Lions side and as long as they keep their discipline I expect them to win a bruising encounter. In the handicap market the Lions are 5/6 to win by under 12.5 points and 3/1 by over 12.5 points.

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