Plan B and Richard Hawley are the bookies favourites for the 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Prize Albums Of The Year.
Plan B’s Ill Manors and Richard Hawley’s Standing At The Sky’s Edge have both been given odds of 4/1 to win the prize by William Hill.
Alt-J’s An Awesome Wave and Django Django’s self-titled debut follow with odds of 5/1.
"This has been a year of musical excellence with these albums representing a diverse range of styles from UK artists," said Rupert Adams of William Hill.
"This quality is reflected in the closeness of the odds we've given to the 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Prize 'Albums of the Year' – every album here could be a winner."
The 12 finalists for this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize were announced last night. The latest odds from William Will can be found below:
4/1 Plan B - Ill Manors
4/1 Richard Hawley - Standing At The Sky's Edge
5/1 - Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
5/1 - Django Django - Django Django
7/1 - Jessie Ware - Devotion
7/1 - The Maccabees - Given To The Wild
8/1 - Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
8/1 - Lianne La Havas - Is Your Love Big Enough
10/1 - Sam Lee - Ground Of Its Own
10/1 - Field Music - Plumb
10/1 - Roller Trio - Roller Trio
The overall winner of the 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Prize will be announced at the Albums of the Year Awards Show at the Roundhouse on Thursday, 1 November 2012.