City slump blows life into title betting

United are now 5/4 to retain their crown

Manchester City’s third away defeat of the season has reignited the Premier League title betting odds and brought Manchester Untied and Tottenham back into the equation.

City were as short as 2/5 in places going into this midweek’s games as they held a three point advantage over their neighbours. However, a 1-0 defeat at bogey-team Everton allowed United to draw level on points at the top as they cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over Stoke.

William Hill now offer odds of 5/6 that Roberto Mancini’s men hold their nerve and go on to win a maiden Premier League title, with United at odds of 5/4 to retain their crown.

Tottenham also managed to close the gap at the top with a 3-1 home win over Wigan. They are now five points off the pace and a 12/1 chance to finish the season atop of the pile.

“All of a sudden it is all to play for again, and Mancini's job may be back on the line,” said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.

The City boss is just 6/5 not to be in charge of the club on the first day of next season, while it is 8/13 that he remains in the Etihad hotseat.

At the other end of the table Wigan’s defeat to Spurs left them four points adrift of safety and rooted to the bottom of the pile. Roberto Martinez’s side have crucial games against Everton and Bolton to come and are now offered at odds of 1/5 to be relegated.

And finally, Wolves slipped to a third defeat in four games and are now winless in their last nine as they went down 3-0 at home to Liverpool. A run of form that sees their odds shortened into 4/6 for relegation, with Mick McCarthy an 8/15 chance to be the next Premier League manager to lose his job.

Written By:- Jaymes Monte (About our Authors)
Posted on:- 01/02/2012 - 10:39 AM
Filed in:- Premier League Betting News, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham


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