SprintStage 6 of Tour de France 2021 takes place on Thursday 1st July, another flat stage which looks likely to be contested by the sprinters.

 

 

 

 

Brent's video preview

 

 

Outright Update

 

Stage 5 on Tuesday was an ITT won by Tadel Pogacar who finished 19 seconds clear of Stefan Kung, ominously gaining major time on all his GC rivals and we haven't hit the mountains yet.

 

As far as the overall standings are concerned van der Poel held on to yellow but he is now only 8 seconds clear of Pogacar, Selected other riders include Alaphilippe +48, Lutsenko +1:12, Latour +1:28, Uran +1:29, Carapaz +1:44 and Roglic +1:48

The outright betting for the General Classification sees Pogacar at around 1/3, Roglic is 13/2 and Carapaz is trading at around 12/1

 

The Points Classification is led by Cavendish with 89 points, his team mate Alaphilippe has 82 and Michael Matthews and van der Poel have 78. Peter Sagan has 48 points.

 

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Stage Profile

 

There is just one Cat 4 climb situated just before half way along the 160km otherwise flat route and the intermediate sprint is 55km or so from the finish.

 

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The Betting - Click here to bet

 

Mark Cavendish 2/1

Tim Merlier 28/10

Wout Van Aert 11/2

Arnaud Demare 7/1

Jasper Philipsen 10/1

Nacer Bouhanni 14/1

Mads Pedersen 14/1

 

18/1 and upwards the rest

 

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

 

The Verdict

 

Can Cavendish do it again? He has a great lead out and clearly has his old zip back but I think he will find one better than him in the form of stage 3 winner Merlier. He played lead out man for his teammate in stage 4 and so we have not seen him and Cavendish go head to head yet and my feeling is that with Ewan departed he is the quickest in the race.

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Bet: Merlier win at 28/10

 

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

Stage 21 of Tour de France 2021 takes place on Sunday 18th July when the tour ends with the traditional finish on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

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