Bookies don’t give Springboks a chance of winning after 2023 Rugby World Cup draw
The bookmakers have not looked favourably on the Springboks rugby team after the 2023 Rugby World Cup draw. It shows just how far South Africa has fallen without international rugby in 2020.
The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup took place this week in Paris, as they plotted out the pool stages for the tournament.
The pool saw some of the biggest teams in rugby pitted in the same pools as each other.
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A YouTuber called Two Cents rugby has taken a look at who the top bookmakers in the World think are favourites to win the tournament after
The videomaker has gone into depth, looking at who the oddsmakers are favouring to win the tournament in France, now they know what the potential quarter-finals will be.
England look likely to face, Wales, Fiji or Australia in the quarter-finals which will give them a strong chance of making the semi-finals at least.
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South Africa, will be likely to have to face either New Zealand or France in the quarter finals.
This has meant that South Africa will without a doubt have to face one of the top 3 sides in the World no matter how well they do in their pool.
France surprisingly are seen as 2nd in the World by the bookies after the World Cup draw. The team being placed in the same pool as New Zealand means they will avoid the All Blacks in the knockout stages until the final.
Two Cents rugby brilliant worked out how much the bookies are favouring each team.
This is what he worked out.
Percentage chance bookies give a team of winning 2023 Rugby World Cup.
1st: New Zealand – 28.6%
2nd France – 18.3%
3rd England – 16.5%
4th South Africa 12.7%
5th Australia 9.2%
6th Ireland 5.5%
7th Wales 4.4%
8th Scotland 1%
If you are interested in seeing the brilliant full video by Two Cent Rugby working it out, you can view it below.