Leicester City’s surprise dominance for the English Premier League within the UK this season could result in one of longest shots that are betting sporting history coming good. ‘ The Foxes’ are living the dream at the top of the league, five points clear with eight games left, as the global world looks on in disbelief.
Leicester City fans in great britain celebrate their team’s Premier League title hopes, which may be the biggest bet that is outside the reputation for soccer.
Now the number of bettors who backed them at the start associated with period at 5,000-1 could quickly make history that is betting. While the BBC stated recently, they are exactly the same odds you could get on Elvis arriving alive this 12 months, possibly wearing a frock. That’s a dress to those of us over the pond.
Let’s add perspective that is further those of you don’t follow the EPL. Last year, Leicester, newly promoted to the EPL after a decade within the lower tier, were struggling against soccer’s multi-million-dollar superstars. Battling relegation, they seemed destined for the drop.
A late run of victories ensured survival, but many expected them to get down in 2010. Except rather they shot out of the blocks at the start of season and never once seemed straight back.
The blended cost of Leicester’s usual beginning 11 is just about $30 million, which can be lower than 50 % of the amount Manchester City paid for one play (more…)