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    Keep On Rolling With Tour de France 2019 Betting Odds

    Keep On Rolling With Tour de France 2019 Betting Odds

    If your passion is betting on sport, the Tour de France is an exciting and entertaining event to add to your calendar. For nearly the whole month of July, Tour de France odds will be available from most of the biggest online sportsbooks.

    The current Tour de France 2019 odds show these top three cyclists to win the competition:

    • Egan Bernal - 3.50
    • Geraint Thomas - 3.50
    • Jakob Fuglsang - 6.50

    And Tour de France 2019 odds cover more than just the event winner market - you can bet in a number of ways throughout the tour, and we've listed some of the most popular bets below, including:

    • Tour de France odds winner 
    • Tour de France King of the Mountains odds
    • Top 10 Finish odds
    • Points Classification odds
    • Stage betting odds

    With so many betting options available across over three weeks of fast-paced cycling action, you'd be crazy to miss out on the opportunity to place a wager on the Tour de France.

    Tour de France 2019 Betting Odds

    The favouritism for the outright winner (yellow jersey) at the 2019 Tour de France is split almost evenly between Welshman Geraint Thomas and Colombia's Egan Bernal. Both start out at odds of around 3.50.

    Also in with a shot is Jakob Fuglsang at 6.50, who leads the Astana team.

    The King of the Mountains favourite is Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe, and he is rated a 2.25 chance of finishing with the polka-dot jersey.

    The Points Classification market is dominated by 2018 winner Peter Sagan, who is the overwhelming favourite at 1.57. He has won the green jersey in six of the last seven races.

    Are there Canadian Riders at the Tour de France?

    Michael Woods is the top Canadian cyclist at the 2019 Tour de France, although his role will be to help his team (EF Education First) compete in the team time trials, and also help team leader Rigoberto Uran compete for the yellow jersey. Woods' best hope is in the King of the Mountain market, where he is priced at 71.00 to win.

    Jakob Fuglsang's Astana teammate Hugo Houle is Canada's other representative, although like Woods is more of a team member rather than a chance of winning any of the individual honours.

    What is the Tour de France 2019 Schedule?

    The tour gets underway on Saturday July 6th and runs until Sunday July 28th. Here is a breakdown of the route and stages:

    Stage Date Location Distance (KM) Stage Type
    1 July 6th Brussels - Brussels 194.5 Flat
    2 July 7th Brussels 27.6 Team Time Trial
    3 July 8th Binche - Epernay 215 Hills
    4 July 9th Reims - Nancy 213.5 Flat
    5 July 10th Saint-Die-des-Vosges - Colmar 175.5 Hills
    6 July 11th Mulhouse - La Planche des Belle Filles 160.5 Mountains
    7 July 12th Belfort - Chalon-sur-Saone 230 Flat
    8 July 13th Macon - Saint-Etienne 200 Hills
    9 July 14th Saint-Etienne - Brioude 170.5 Hills
    10 July 15th Saint-Flour - Albi 217.5 Flat
    11 July 17th Albi - Toulouse 167 Flat
    12 July 18th Toulouse - Bagneres-de-Bigorre 209.5 Mountains
    13 July 19th Pau 27.2 Individual Time Trial
    14 July 20th Tarbes - Tourmalet 117.5 Mountains
    15 July 21st Limoux - Foix 185 Mountains
    16 July 23rd Nimes - Nimes 177 Flat
    17 July 24th Pont du Gard - Gap 200 Flat
    18 July 25th Embrun - Valloire 208 Mountains
    19 July 26th Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne - Tignes 126.5 Mountains
    20 July 27th Albertville - Val Thorens 130 Mountains
    21 July 28th Rambouillet - Paris 128 Flat

     Tour de France Past Champions

    Here is a list of the most recent Tour de France Champions:

    Year Yellow Jersey King of the Mountains Points Classification
    2018 Geraint Thomas Julian Alaphilippe Peter Sagan
    2017 Chris Froome Warren Barguil Michael Matthews
    2016 Chris Froome Rafal Majka Peter Sagan
    2015 Chris Froome Chris Froome Peter Sagan
    2014 Vincenzo Nibali Rafal Majka Peter Sagan
    2013 Chris Froome Nairo Quintana Peter Sagan
    2012 Bradley Wiggins Thomas Voeckler Peter Sagan
    2011 Cadel Evans Samuel Sanchez Mark Cavendish

    How to Bet on Tour de France 2019

    If you're new to betting, the first step is to check out our guide to sports betting. Once you've got a hold of the basics and picked your ideal sportsbook, it's time to make the most of the betting lines available for the Tour de France in 2019.

    Outright Betting - Tour de France 2019

    The main outright market is also known as the Tour de France winner market, and here you'll find a selection of odds for the top riders in world cycling. Simply select the rider that you think is going to win the Tour de France in 2019, place your wager and watch all the action unfold. 

    For the outright market, you'll need to look out for the cyclist wearing the yellow jersey. This jersey is worn by the overall leader of the Tour de France. Whoever is wearing the yellow shirt when the event ends is declared the overall winner.

    Tour de France Top 10 Finish

    In the race for the yellow jersey, there can only be one winner, although you can hedge your bets by selecting your favourite rider in the top ten finish market. While the odds in this market are lower, you'll have more chance of winning due to the decreased risk involved.

    King of the Mountains 2019

    Within the Tour de France there are many sub-categories, and the most well known is the King of the Mountains. The cyclist who scores the most points in the mountain stages of the event is rewarded with the white and red polka-dot jersey, and you will find a betting market specific to this category. Different riders excel in different areas of the race, so look out for the best climbers in this market.

    Points Classification (Sprinter's Jersey)

    The green jersey is worn by the rider that is leading the field in the other major category, known as points classification. It is also referred to as the sprinter's jersey, as many of the points on offer are won by winning sections of the tour where a time trial is recorded. Like the King of the Mountains, there are different riders who specialise in this area of cycling.

    Stage Betting

    If you would prefer to make multiple bets on the Tour de France, your best option is to place wagers on each stage. Every day throughout the event (excluding the two rest days) features a different stage, and odds are available for every single one of the 21 stages.

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