But government has stacked the odds against
onshore wind being built at the scale needed to meet our carbon budgets and excluded these projects from competing for governmentbacked power contracts."
Other key factors stacked the odds against
PH even more: the late-stage redrawing of the boundaries of numerous voting constituencies; the decision to hold the election midweek, which made it difficult for working people to vote (after a popular uproar, May 9 was later declared a public holiday); the disqualification of Tian Chua, a star of the PH.
The loss of the away goal has stacked the odds against
Meanwhile, bookies have stacked the odds against
one-time favourite Denise McCormack after she ended up in the dance-off.
Losing Toni Anne as well just stacked the odds against
If the intention was to grow the game and inspire a generation - that favourite buzz-word ever since the London Olympics - I can't help but feel the organisers have stacked the odds against
those responsible for whipping up enthusiasm around these parts.
But despite the worst of Cyclone Sandra slipping down the leg side, a foreboding weather forecast, flat pitch, Anderson's injury and a fatigued attack stacked the odds against
Cook's men drawing first blood in the series.
Querrey, who at two metres towers over Nadal, was called into the squad by US captain Patrick McEnroe after an exhausted James Blake withdrew, which further stacked the odds against
A 15-point penalty, imposed by the Football League, has stacked the odds against
the fallen Premiership giants climbing out of English football's third tier this season.
It is clear that London unfairly stacked the odds against
Immigration, rather than anti-Europeanism, became the touchstone issue of concern that stacked the odds against
MARK Stoneman and Michael Di Venuto must have been cursing Will Smith for losing the toss and forcing them to front up to a Taunton pitch which stacked the odds against
By freezing they merely stacked the odds against
The fact they had to play home games at Pittodrie for the opening six months of their campaign further stacked the odds against
"The initial ban took me out of these three warm-up games so I could have played for Newcastle but I wouldn't have got the chance to play for Scotland which would have stacked the odds against
me to have a reasonable chance to get in the first XV.