England are a best price of 9/2* with Bet365 and BetVictor to beat New Zealand at Twickenham next Saturday after beginning their autumn international campaign with a slender victory over South Africa.
Eddie Jones’ side hung on in a dramatic finish to edge out the Springboks 12-11, having withstood a ferocious first half onslaught from their visitors.
England eventually found their rhythm but trailed 11-9 with time running out before Owen Farrell landed a penalty to put them ahead by a single point.
There was still time for South Africa to attempt a match-winning kick of their own, but Handre Pollard’s last ditch effort struck an upright.
England, who are currently missing several key players through injury, will need to do much better if they are to overcome the world champions next weekend.
The All Blacks, who are a best price of 11/10* with William Hill and Betfred to win next year’s rugby union World Cup, are no bigger than 1/5* with William Hill in the match betting. The match is live on Sky Sports and kick-off is at 4pm.
|*All odds quoted are subject to change|