The Scot, who ended Britain's 77-year wait for a mens singles champion at SW19 last July, is a priced at a staggering 1/50 to win the coveted prize on Sunday night.
Bookmakers William Hill are so confident that the two-time Major winner will win the award that they are offering odds of 1/2 that Murray will be the first winner in at least five years to receive over 50 per cent of the vote.
William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams said: "The fact that Andy is not going to be there on the night will make no difference as we finally have a British Wimbledon winner.
Amazingly Tour de France champion Chris Froome is priced a 7/2 while if you think Americas Cup hero Sir Ben Ainslie will finish second you can get odds of 14/1.
BBC Sports Personality of the Year is one of the biggest nights in British TV with the great and good of sport and entertainment heading to Leeds this weekend for the live show.