The Grand Prix of France, MotoGP 2018, Betting Preview


The Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans plays host to this week’s Grand Prix of France and we take a look at the race from a betting angle.


Marc Marquez celebrated a victory 2 weeks ago in the Spanish MotoGP withJohann Zarco runner-up and Andrea Iannone completing the trio.  Marquez’s rivals Andrea Dovizioso, Jorge Lorenzo and Daniel Pedrosa were all involved in an accident on the 18th lap and did not finish the race.


Dovizioso started the race 1 point ahead of Marc Marquez but has dropped to 5th on the Drivers’ Championship Standings leaving Marquez in first spot with a 12 point lead over Johann Zarco who moved into 2nd in the standings. Marquez remains a massive favourite and he has shortened from 2/7 to 2/11.


Championship Points

Marc Marquez 70

Johann Zarco 58

Maverick Vinales 50

Andrea Iannone 47

Andrea Dovizioso 46

Valentino Rossi 40


Championship bettingclick here to bet – previous betting in brackets

Marquez 2/11 (2/7)

Dovizioso 11/2 (33/10)

Vinales 17/2 (11/2)

Rossi 14/1 (16/1)

Zarco 14/1 (28/1)

Crutchlow 22/1 (28/1)

33 /1 and better the balance


The Grand Prix of France Betting – click here to bet

Marquez 17/20

Zarco 5/1

Rossi 6/1

Vinales 6/1

Dovizioso 17/2

Pedrosa 10/1

Crutchlow 18/1

22/1 and better the balance

Race History  

Maverick Vinales topped the podium in the 2017 Grand Prix of France, having started in pole position and having had the fastest lap.  Johann Zarco took 2nd place with Daniel Pedrosa completing the podium.  Valentino Rossi who was leading in the final lap crashed out.

Suggested Bet: Marquez win at 17/20


Marquez has won here before but it is current form and the World Sports Betting promotion that has me backing him – see banner below for details. 



Prices correct at time of posting but will fluctuate in the lead up to the race