It’s not just the British who are talking up Mark Cavendish’s chances of victory in tomorrow’s Ghent-Wevelgem classic.

The bookmakers rate his chances too. Unibet.com make him third favourite, behind Tom Boonen and Oscar Freire.

UNIBET’S LATEST ODDS

Tom Boonen (Quick Step) 4.50

Oscar Freire (Rabobank) 6.00

Mark Cavendish (High Road) 10.00

Thor Hushovd (Credit Agricole) 12.00

Robbie McEwen (Silence-Lotto) 12.00

Filippo Pozzato (Liquigas) 12.00

Juan Antonio Flecha (Rabobank) 15.00

Alessandro Ballan (Lampre) 17.00

Danilo Napolitano (Lampre) 17.00

Gert Steegmans (Quick Step) 18.00

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