Toulon Trimmed for Heineken Cup

  • Last Updated: October 15 2012, 9:42 BST

Betting Zone tips Toulon are 11/2 to win the Heineken Cup with Sky Bet after an impressive opening victory over Montpellier.

Toulon's victory has seen them cut to a best of 11/2

Delon Armitage touched down for two tries, while Jonny Wilkinson kicked two conversions and a brace of penalties to lift Toulouse top of Pool six.

As a result, Paddy Power cut them to 5/1 from 13/2, while BetVictor make Toulon 9/2 second-favourites behind 4/1 shots Leinster.

The defending champions, who are in fact bidding for a hat-trick of consecutive wins in the competition, remain general 9/2 chances having laboured to a 9-6 win over Exeter.

Sky Bet cut Toulouse to 5/1 from 11/2 after Luke McAlister kicked them to a 23-9 win over Leicester Tigers, who are out to a general 20/1.

Paddy Power, Ladbrokes and Sky Bet make Clermont 6/1 fourth-favourites after they beat Scarlets, Harlequins are generally 9/1 following their victory over Biarritz, and it's 12/1 bar.

In the pool betting, Northampton's unconvincing win over Glasgow has seen them drift to 11/10 to top pool four with BetVictor, and Ulster are now 10/11 favourites having been advised at 6/4 by Betting Zone's Reece Killworth.

Similarly, Saracens are 4/6 from 6/4 to win pool one with Sky Bet after Munster lost to Racing Metro, who are 9/2. Having been as short as 11/8 prior to the first round of fixtures, Munster are now 5/2.