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    Who’s favourite to win the 2020 British Grand Prix? How about the favourite to take pole position, fastest lap, or even the odds of a Safety Car appearing? Here are the latest odds for the fourth race of the 2020 season, as provided by 188BET.COM…

    188BET's odds are presented in decimal form – so for every $1 wagered you would win the figure represented by the odds; if Lewis Hamilton is favourite at 1.10, you would win $1.10 for every dollar bet.

    What are the odds for the win?

    Lewis Hamilton is a six-time winner around Silverstone, with five of those wins having come in the last six years, so it’s no surprise to see him heading the betting, with Valtteri Bottas the second favourite.

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    Red Bull’s Max Verstappen is an outside bet for the win at 9/1 – understandable, given that Red Bull haven’t scored a victory at Silverstone since 2012.

    Lewis Hamilton 1.40
    Valtteri Bottas 3.50
    Max Verstappen 9.00
    Sergio Perez 23.0
    Lance Stroll 34.0
    Alexander Albon 51.0
    Carlos Sainz, Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris, Sebastian Vettel 126
    Daniel Ricciardo 601
    Antonio Giovinazzi, Daniil Kvyat, Esteban Ocon, George Russell, Kevin Magnussen, Kimi Raikkonen, Nicholas Latifi, Pierre Gasly, Romain Grosjean 901

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    Can Verstappen do anything about Hamilton at Silverstone?

    What are the odds for fastest in qualifying?

    Not only is Lewis Hamilton a six-time British Grand Prix winner – he’s a six-time British Grand Prix polesitter too. He leads the betting again here, but considering that Valtteri Bottas is the most recent driver to have taken a pole position at Silverstone – and already has one pole to his name this year – the Finn is not to be discounted.

    Lewis Hamilton 1.35
    Valtteri Bottas 3.00
    Max Verstappen 11.0
    Sergio Perez 19.0
    Lance Stroll 34.0
    Alexander Albon 67.0
    Charles Leclerc, Sebastian Vettel 151
    Carlos Sainz, Lando Norris 201
    Daniel Ricciardo 601
    Antonio Giovinazzi, Daniil Kvyat, Esteban Ocon, George Russell, Kevin Magnussen, Kimi Raikkonen, Nicholas Latifi, Pierre Gasly, Romain Grosjean 901

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    ONBOARD: Valtteri Bottas’s Great Britain Pirelli pole position lap

    What are the odds for a podium finish?

    With the Mercedes drivers nearly assured of a podium if their races run smoothly (neither Hamilton nor Bottas has finished out of the top three on the road so far in 2020, although a penalty demoted Hamilton to fourth in Austria) there’s going to be a great scrap over the other spot on the rostrum.

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    Red Bull’s Max Verstappen leads the betting there, but expect the Racing Point drivers Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez, and the second Red Bull of Alex Albon, to have something to say about that this weekend.

    Lewis Hamilton 1.10
    Valtteri Bottas 1.20
    Max Verstappen 1.60
    Sergio Perez 2.75
    Lance Stroll 5.00
    Alex Albon 6.00
    Charles Leclerc 10.0
    Sebastian Vettel 11.0
    Carlos Sainz, Lando Norris 12.0
    Daniel Ricciardo 51.0
    Esteban Ocon 201
    Pierre Gasly 251
    Daniil Kvyat 301
    George Russell, Kevin Magnussen, Kimi Raikkonen, Romain Grosjean 601
    Antonio Giovinazzi, Nicholas Latifi 901

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    Charles Leclerc's odds are 10/1 for a repeat of his 2019 podium

    What are the odds for fastest lap?

    The Mercedes W11 is expected to go like the clappers around Silverstone, ergo Hamilton and Bottas are once again the favourites for fastest lap for the British Grand Prix.

    But be mindful that it’s McLaren, rather than Mercedes, who are winning the fastest lap battle in 2020, with Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz having taken one each, while Hamilton scored one last time out in Hungary.

    Lewis Hamilton 2.60
    Valtteri Bottas 3.75
    Max Verstappen 4.00
    Sergio Perez 13.0
    Lando Norris 17.0
    Alex Albon, Carlos Sainz, Charles Leclerc 21.0
    Lance Stroll, Sebastian Vettel 26.0
    Daniel Ricciardo 101
    Esteban Ocon 201
    Antonio Giovinazzi, Daniil Kvyat, George Russell, Kevin Magnussen, Kimi Raikkonen, Nicholas Latifi, Pierre Gasly, Romain Grosjean 251

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    McLaren have the most fastest laps so far in 2020

    What are the odds for which team will take the most points?

    With Mercedes having accumulated nearly 100 more points at Silverstone in the last five years than their nearest rivals (200, to Ferrari’s 107), the Silver Arrows complete their clean sweep of being favourites across all categories here.

    But as Toto Wolff said recently, it only takes one DNF for the whole picture to change…

    Mercedes 1.06
    Red Bull 8.00
    Racing Point 17.0
    Ferrari, McLaren 101
    Renault 301
    Alfa Romeo, AlphaTauri, Haas, Williams 901

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    What are the odds for a Safety Car intervention?

    With a Safety Car having been called at Silverstone every year since 2012 – and four appearances last year alone – it’s no surprise that the betting is leaning towards an interruption in 2020.

    Yes 1.35
    No 2.95

    Odds are in $USD and correct as of 1600 BST, July 29 2020

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