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Stage 18 of Tour de France 2021 takes place on Thursday 15th July and there are two HC climbs on the route, the Col du Tourmalet and a summit finish on the Luz Ardiden

 

 

 

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Outright Update

 

Stage 17 was won by Tadej Pogacar who got the better of GC rivals Vingegarrd and Carapaz in a terrific battle on a summit finish.

 

As far the GC standings are concerned Pogacar tightens his grip on yellow with Vingegarrd +5:39, Carapaz +5:43, Rigoberto Uran slipped to fourth +7:17 and Ben O Conner is fifth +7:34

 

In the GC betting “without Pogacar” Vingegarrd is 0.16/1 and Carapaz is 9/2

 

Mark Cavendish leads the Points Classification with 279 ahead of Matthews who closed the gap slightly on 251 and Colbrelli on 201.

 

The KoM competition is led by Woet Poels on 78 points, Pogacar has 67 and Quintana and Woods have 66. Pogacar is now 11/10 favourite to land the polka dot jersey

 

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Stage Profile

 

At 129.7km the stage is 50km shorter than Wednesday's route 178.4 km in length and all the climbing comes in the final third. The intermediate sprint follows 2 Cat 4 climbs and then its the Tourmalet followed by a summit finish at Luz Ardiden, both of which are HC

 

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The Betting - Click here to bet

 

Tadej Pogacar 5/2

Jonas Vingegaard 5/1

David Gaudu 8/1

Richard Carapaz 10/1

Miguel Angel Lopez 16/1

20/1 and upwards the rest

 

Note, prices are correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

 

The Verdict

 

Miguel Angel Lopez has had a tough tour but there were signs of recovery yesterday when he climbed well and helped his team leader Enric Mas. Time is running out for Movistar to land a stage and if given license to contest stagae hounours Lopez could be the answer to a tricky conundrum.

 

Don't forget the money back special promotion for a second place finish and also the option to bet in play.

 

Bets: Miguel Angel Lopez 16/1

 

 

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WSB Competition

 

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Tour de France 2021 Stage 21 Betting Preview
Tour de France 2021 Stage 21 Betting Preview

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