While many will be expecting a few presents, some turkey and all the other trimmings that come with Christmas Day, it seems like the nation should also be ready for a zombie apocalypse.
Ladbrokes has announced surprising odds of 2,000/1 for a zombie apocalypse to happen on December 25 this year.
A rise of the undead is more likely than Crystal Palace winning the Barclays Premier League this season, which has odds of 5,000/1.
Prince Harry marrying Miley Cyrus however is slightly more foreseeable with odds of 500/1 and a white Christmas in London with 5/1.
Despite this, zombie expert and author of the Haynes Zombie Survival Manual Sean Page is urging people to prepare for the worst.
‘The public are always interested in the odds of a white Christmas, but they should be more concerned by the increasing likelihood of a zombie apocalypse,’ he said.
‘The most likely time for an outbreak is during the busy festive season as people spend more time in large groups, making it easier for the zombie virus to spread, triggering the apocalypse.’
While Ladbrokes has forecast the odds of a zombie apocalypse, the bookmaker say the public should not be concerned.
Ladbrokes spokesman Alex Donohue said: ‘We are confident that the odds of a zombie apocalypse at 2,000/1 are correct, and although the public should exert caution over the Christmas period, they should not be unduly concerned about the chances of the undead rising up to attack and eat the living.’
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