Can Burnley finish top club in the North West?

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BET Victor is offering 6/1 for Burnley FC to finish as the top North West club in the Championship next season, to gain bragging rights over local rivals Bolton, Blackburn and Blackpool.

Meanwhile, the Euros continue to take centre stage this week and with all teams playing at least once, leading online betting comparison site, Oddschecker.com can reveal Germany are now 5/2 favourites to win the tournament, following victory in their two opening games over Portugal and The Netherlands.

Germany striker Mario Gomez is clear favourite for Top Goalscorer, after hitting the target three times in the first two games and Bet 365 is best priced for a Germany / Gomez double at 4/1.

Russia seem to be the popular outsider bet with odds as short as 11/1 to be crowned champions of Europe with the price coming in from 20/1 pre-tournament.

Three goals so far for Russia’s Alan Dzagoev has moved him towards the top of the Euro 2012 Top Goalscorer market, best priced at 6/1 with odds of longer than 100/1 pre tournament. Betfair is offering 26/1 on Shevchenko to take the golden boot, who also scored twice in his opening fixture against Sweden, but bookmakers seem divided on the Ukrainian’s chances to take the coveted prize, some have him as short as 10/1.

This weekend the US Open Golf Championships will take place in San Francisco. Tiger Woods heads up the betting, having shown recent signs of form, with a price of 8/1, while McIlroy is also rated amongst the leading contenders despite a difficult few weeks and is available at 21/1.