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British & Irish Lions Tour of South Africa Betting Odds - B & I Lions favourites to beat world champions

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Ralph Staniforth 21 Jul 2021
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  • The B & I Lions Tour begins on 3 July 2021
  • B & I Lions are favourites to win the series
  • The British & Irish Lions will play 7 matches including the 3 Test matches
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The B & I Lions tour to South Africa begins on 3 July 2021 (Getty Images)

The B & I Lions tour has been a great success thus far. Despite their defeat to SA 'A' a they will be full of confidence heading into the first Test. All three Test matches have now moved to Cape Town due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This will suit the Lions as they won't have to deal with the altitude of Johannesburg, which is generally very beneficial to South Africa. Weather conditions could easily play into the hand of the tourists here.

Wth all the warm-up games complete, all that remains is the three-match Test series.

B & I Lions Betting Odds

The British & Irish Lions have been the favourites since the tour was announced more than a year ago. Despite being world champions, the Springbok lack of game-time has given the tourists the edge, according to the bookmakers at least.

Bookmaker Betway have the tourists priced at 1.72 while the world champions are paying 2.10. A drawn series is priced at 26.00.

One would do well to remember that the B & I Lions drew their last tour in 2017 against New Zealand. 

B & I Lions1.66
South Africa2.20
Odds correct as of 21 July 2021 on Betway

B & I Lions Tour to South Africa FAQ

When will B & I Lions Tour to South Africa kick off?

The B & I Lions tour kicks off in South Africa on 3 July 2021

When is final B & I Lions Tour vs South Africa Test match?

The 3rd and final Test of the B & I Lions vs South Africa will take place on 8 August 2021.

Who are the favourites to win the B & I Lions Tour to South Africa?

The B & I Lions are the favourites according to the bookmakers.

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