Betfair Mosconi Cup 2016 Betting: Team Europe big favourites to win ninth in 10
The Mosconi Cup returns to London this week as Team Europe looks for its seventh winner in a row - and we are delighted to announce that Betfair is sponsoring the event, known as the Ryder Cup of pool...
Top Combined Scorer odds
Jayson Shaw 5/1
Niels Feijen 11/2
Shane Van Boening 11/2
Darren Appleton 6/1
Albin Ouschan 6/1
Mark Gray 13/2
Rodney Morris 15/2
Justin Bergman 9/1
Skyler Woodward 9/1
Mike Dechaine 9/1
The Betfair Mosconi Cup, an annual nine-ball pool tournament between Europe and the USA named after American player Willie Mosconi, has been around since 1994. It features five players from each team, playing a mixture of doubles and singles matches.
The USA currently leads 11-10 in the overall history, but Europe has been dominant in recent years, with eight wins from nine since 2007.
This year's event, which takes place at Alexandra Palace from Tuesday to Friday (December 6-9), sees Team Europe trading as big favourites, at 2/5, with Team USA rated a 9/5 chance.
Tuesday night's opener sees an exciting looking doubles clash between Europe's Mark Gray & Albin Ouschan and US superstar Shane Van Boening & Rodney Morris. Europe are evens for the match, with the US at 4/5.
In the Top Combined Scorer market, Europe's Jayson Shaw is the 5/1 favourite, with Van Boening and Europe talisman Niels Feijen, both rated as 11/2 chances.