Liverpool 16/1 for top four

  • Last Updated: February 12 2013, 11:26 GMT

Liverpool have drifted out to 16/1 with Blue Square for a top-four finish in the Premier League after a 2-0 defeat at home to West Brom.

Liverpool lost 2-0 against West Brom at Anfield.
Liverpool lost 2-0 against West Brom at Anfield.

The Reds remain 12 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham after losing against the Baggies on Monday and all their rivals for a spot in the Champions League have subsequently been trimmed.

Tottenham can be backed at 4/5 (Blue Square, Stan James, Ladbrokes), Arsenal are 10/11 (general) and Everton are available at 8/1 (Ladbrokes).

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has also been cut to 50/1 by BetVictor in the next Premier League manager to go market. Manchester City chief Roberto Mancini remains the 5/4 favourite to exit next.

Position Player Score
4 Tottenham 48
5 Arsenal 44
6 Everton 42
7 Swansea 37
8 West Brom 37
9 Liverpool 36

West Brom, who secured victory at Anfield thanks to goals from Gareth McAuley and Romelu Lukaku, sit eighth in the top-flight standings and they have now been shortened to 8/15 by Sky Bet in the top-half finish betting.

They are 25/1 (BetVictor) for a top-six finish.

Meanwhile, Liverpool are 20/1 with Betfred for next season's Premier League title.