O'Sullivan 9-4 Crucible favourite before main draw
Oddsmakers reckon Rocket is the one to beat in Sheffield
Betfred World Championship main draw
Betfred TV & Facebook, 10am Thursday
Ronnie O'Sullivan is the 9-4 favourite for the Betfred World Championship which starts on Saturday morning.
The draw for the Crucible marathon will be made at 10am on Thursday, live on Betfred TV (in the firm's shops) and on Betfred Facebook.
World number one Mark Selby, who is chasing a fourth Crucible crown, is 4-1 second favourite after returning to form in fine style when victorious in the China Open 11 days ago.
Judd Trump is 8-1 and it's 12-1 bar the top three.
Players who had successfully qualified for the Crucible by early on Wednesday night included 2006 world champion Graeme Dott, Joe Perry, Ricky Walden, Rob Milkins, Matthew Stevens, Chris Wakelin, Stuart Carrington and Thepchaiya Un-Nooh.
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