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Monday, March 15, 2010

English Premier League title race / Top four race tightens

There are just 8-9 games to go in the Premier League, and the markets are hotting up in the race for the title, and for finishing in the top four and earning a Champions League spot.

English Premier League Top Seven

Team          Pl  GD PTS 
1 Man Utd     30 +46  66 
2 Chelsea     29 +42  64 
3 Arsenal     30 +38  64 
4 Tottenham   29 +25  52 
5 Liverpool   30 +19  51 
6 Man City    28 +17  50 
7 Aston Villa 27 +16  46 


Manchester United and Chelsea are now joint favourites for the Premier League title with European firm Interwetten offering prices of 2.60 with London club, Arsenal as 3rd favourite at 3.75 at Victor Chandler, as the only other viable option for the title now.


Meanwhile Manchester City are 2.70 favourites to finish fourth this season, despite their 1-1 draw at Sunderland on Sunday.

Spurs, who are currently two points ahead of City in fourth place, are 3.25 having defeated Blackburn 3-1 on Saturday while Liverpool are 3.50 and Aston Villa are 5.00

(all top four prices taken from Irish bookmaker Paddy Power)

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