Selly Oak has been held by Labour since 1992, and Mr McCabe since 2010 when he secured 38.5 per cent of the vote.
Then, it was the Conservatives in second place and the bookies believe that is where they are going to stay.
Tory candidate Alex Boulter, the daughter of a Stirchley police officer, is considered 12/1 against by Ladbrokes.
All odds are subject to change and were correct at the time this story was written.
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