Who’re the bookies’s favourites to win the Tour of Flanders 2021?

The 2nd of the 5 Monuments of the yr is virtually upon us with the Tour of Flanders and plenty of essentially the most obedient names in biking are right down to flee.

Taking recount this Sunday (April 4) the flee additionally acknowledged as a result of the Ronde Van Vlaanderen or ‘De Ronde’ takes on an enormous distance of 263.7km with a number of hellish cobbled climbs alongside the formulation from Antwerp to Oudenaarde inside the boys’s flee, with the women individuals taking on 157km with a similar route.

One of many essential world’s obedient are process to wander the flee together with defending champions, Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) and Chantal van den Broek-Blaak (SD Worx) each process to wander, however are they the riders bookies are tipping?

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Inside the boys’s flee, it’s the great three which shall be, as soon as over again, which shall be the great favourites. Van der Poel, closing yr’s runner-up Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) and world champion Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Fast-Step), alongside facet E3 Saxo Financial institution Traditional winner Kasper Asgreen (Deceuninck – Fast-Step) and Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) manufacture up the tip 5 favourites

The women individuals’s flee wishes to be an awfully thrilling one, as genuine, however sadly we’re unable to amass any odds for the flee as of however. We will replace the web page if/after we uncover them. The favourites are often Van den Broek-Blaak, Anna van der Breggen (SD Worx), Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar), Marianne Vos (Jumbo-Visma), Lotte Kopecky (Liv), Elisa Longo-Borghini, and Lizzie Deignan (each Scramble-Segafredo), to title only a few.

However who’s the quantity one favorite?

Understandably the individual that tops the checklist on Oddschecker is Van der Poel together with his odds sitting at 13/5. Proper right here is due to his distinguished performances successful two levels at Tirreno-Adriatico and Strade Bianche alongside facet some superbly strong performances inside the Classics to this degree.

Mathieu van der Poel at Strade Bianche 2021 (Characterize by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

Subsequent in line is Van Aert at 22/5. After looking virtually untouchable at Tirreno-Adriatico, he has received Ghent-Wevelgem as efficiently as being inside the mix for various totally different races. An predominant-hasty sprinter, he pretty misplaced out on victory to Van der Poel in 2020 on account of the Dutch champion’s vicious acceleration.

Distinctive world champion Alaphlippe is subsequent constant together with his odds process at 12/1. The Frenchman regarded in an effort to make use of each little factor Van der Poel and Van Aert threw at him at closing yr’s flee sooner than he went into the help of a digicam bike and deserted the flee.

Alaphilippe’s group-mates, Asgreen and Zdeněk Štybar are each inside the finish seven for the bookies consistent with Oddschecker with Danish champion Asgreen at 21/1 after his unattainable solo preserve at E3 Saxo Financial institution Traditional. Czech rider, Štybar has fairly longer odds with the traditional cyclo-execrable world champion at 33/1.

Bora-Hansgrohe’s large title rider, Sagan, is presently right down to wander Flanders and should possibly possibly perchance perchance be heading there with a carry on the Volta a Catalunya and a prime-four at Milan-San Remo, however there are quiet doubts about his put aside after getting higher from a coaching smash and Covid-19. The three-time world champion is quiet at 31/1 to maintain in Flanders.

Different well-known riders are Søren Kragh Andersen (DSM) at 40/1, Deceuninck – Fast-Step duo of Florian Sénéchal and Yves Lampaert at 40/1 and 47/1, British hope Tom Pidcock and historical winner Alexander Kristoff each at 49/1, and historical world champion Mads Pedersen (Scramble-Segafredo) at 59/1.

Amazingly, Milan-San Remo winner Jasper Stuyvan (Scramble-Segafredo) can be at 59/1 irrespective of unveiling he’s on unattainable put aside. One different rider who’s sat at 59/1 is Greg Van Avermaet (Ag2r-Citroën) who has this flee on the tip of his checklist sooner than he retires.

There are some wonderful odds obtainable on riders who possess confirmed that they’re on flying put aside, Anthony Turgis (Full Narrate Energie) has been unattainable of leisurely however he’s quiet at 80/1 going into ‘De Ronde’. Matteo Trentin (UAE Group Emirates) is in a similar recount with the traditional European champion at 74/1.



Some wonderful long-photos are 2019 winner Alberto Bettiol (EF Schooling-Nippo) at 119/1, Gianni Vermeersch (Alpecin-Fenix) at 250/1, Niki Terpstra (Full Narrate Energie) at 300/1, Arjen Livyns (Bingoal-Pauwels Sauces-WB) at 400/1, and powerhouse Frenchman Damien Gaudin (Full Narrate Energie) at 1000/1.

Tour of Flanders 2021 odds (Winner- Oddschecker)

Mathieu van der Poel (Ned) Alpecin-Fenix – 13/5

Wout van Aert (Bel) Group Jumbo-Visma – 22/5

Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck – Fast-Step – 12/1

Kasper Asgreen (Den) Deceuninck – Fast-Step – 21/1

Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe – 31/1

Zdeněk Štybar (Cze) Deceuninck – Fast-Step – 33/1

Søren Kragh Andersen (Den) Group DSM – 40/1

Florian Sénéchal (Fra) Deceuninck – Fast-Step – 40/1

Yves Lampaert (Bel) Deceuninck – Fast-Step – 47/1

Alexander Kristoff (Nor) UAE Group Emirates – 49/1

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