French stars head Cup betting

  • Last Updated: January 21 2013, 11:10 GMT

Clermont Auvergne are 6/4 favourites with Ladbrokes and Betfred to lift the Heineken Cup this season.

Saracens are the shortest price of the English teams left
Saracens are the shortest price of the English teams left

There are eight teams now left in the competition as the pool stage drew to a close at the weekend and the market leaders now face fellow French outfit Montpellier, who are 28s at bet365.

Saracens, Harlequins and Leicester are the English representatives still alive and they can be supported at 13/2 (Paddy Power), 9/1 (Stan James and BetVictor ) and 20/1 (general) respectively with matches against Ulster, Munster and Toulon to tackle.

The latter are currently 4/1 second favourites (Ladbrokes) while Ulster and Munster have been priced up at 8/1 (Hills) and 28/1 (Coral).

Heineken Cup quarter-finals:

Harlequins v Munster

Clermont Auvergne v Montpellier

Toulon v Leicester

Saracens v Ulster

Ties to be played April 5-7