Man United 80/1 to retain title

  • Last Updated: January 19 2014, 19:20 GMT

Manchester United are out to 80/1 with Sky Bet to retain the Barclays Premier League title after the 3-1 defeat to Chelsea on Sunday.

Manchester United lost 3-1 to Chelsea on Sunday.
Manchester United lost 3-1 to Chelsea on Sunday.

A hat-trick from Samuel Eto'o put the Blues clear before Javier Hernandez netted a consolation for United, who had Nemanja Vidic sent off late on.

Sky Bet have pushed the Red Devils, who are six points behind fourth-placed Liverpool, out to 5/2 for a top four finish with Tottenham cut to 9/4 for a Champions League qualification place after beating Swansea 3-1.

Arsenal, Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool are all odds-on to still be the top-four when the season ends with Everton, who face West Brom on Monday, rated as a 4/1 shot.

Chelsea are 5/2 in Sky Bet's title betting behind even-money favourites Manchester City, who sit just one point adrift of leaders Arsenal and one point ahead of the third-placed Blues.

The Gunners are rated as the third most likely side by Sky Bet to end the season on top at 7/2.

Position Player Score
1 Arsenal 51
2 Man City 50
3 Chelsea 49
4 Liverpool 43
5 Tottenham 43
6 Everton 41
7 Man Utd 37
8 Newcastle 36
9 Southampton 31
10 A Villa 24
11 Hull City 23
12 Norwich 23
13 Stoke City 22
14 West Brom 21
15 Swansea 21
16 C Palace 20
17 Fulham 19
18 West Ham 18
19 Sunderland 18
20 Cardiff 18

Liverpool are 16/1 to finish the campaign at the summit.

Manchester United manager David Moyes has been cut to 16/1 by Sky Bet in the firm's next Premier League manager to go market.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce heads the field at 6/4 and the Hammers are 11/8 for the drop after a 3-1 defeat to Newcastle on Saturday.

Crystal Palace are out to 8/11 to go down following another win for Tony Pulis.

The Eagles have climbed out of the relegation zone on 20 points following a 1-0 success over Stoke at Selhurst Park.

Cardiff are propping up the table on goal difference on 18 points and they are 10/11 for the drop.

Fulham are also priced up at 10/11 to go down with Sunderland joining West Ham as available to back at 11/8.

Meanwhile, Leicester are odds-on favourites at 4/5 to win the Sky Bet Championship after winning 1-0 at Leeds to start the day's action.

QPR now sit in second in both the table and the betting at 7/4.

Leyton Orient are back at the top of Sky Bet League 1 after winning 2-1 at Crewe but are third-favourites at 5/2 to end the season at the summit.

Second-placed Brentford head the betting at 11/8 with Wolves in third rated as their most likely challengers at 7/4.

Sky Bet League 2 leaders Scunthorpe drew 0-0 at home to AFC Wimbledon but remain the title favourites at 5/2.

Chesterfield (3/1), Fleetwood (4/1) and Rochdale (6/1) are the clubs expected to put the Iron under the most pressure.

  • Posted at 1910 GMT on 18/01/2014.


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