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Each league is separated into the title race, battle for the play-offs and avoiding the drop with a table and the next round of fixtures for the team involved.

The table (from left to right) shows league position, team name, goal difference and current points tally. The top of each league section also lists games remaining, any exceptions are listed in brackets next to the team.


Championship

Title race

Emi Buendia celebrates
Emi Buendia celebrates

Current table

1. Norwich - +34 - 88pts

2. Sheffield United - +35 - 85pts

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3. Leeds - +24 - 82pts

Next fixtures (two games remaining)

  • Norwich v Blackburn
  • Sheffield United v Ipswich
  • Leeds v Aston Villa

Sky Bet title odds: Norwich: 2/7 | Sheffield United: 5/2 | Leeds: 500/1

Sky Bet automatic promotion odds: Sheffield United: 1/33 | Leeds: 10/1

Albert Adomah scores against Middlesbrough
Albert Adomah scores against Middlesbrough

Battle for the play-offs

Current table

4. West Brom - +26 - 77pts ✔

5. Aston Villa - +22 - 75pts ✔

6. Derby - +11 - 67pts (played 43)

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7. Middlesbrough - +6 - 67pts

8. Bristol City - +7 - 66pts (played 43)

Next fixtures

  • West Brom v Rotherham
  • Leeds v Aston Villa
  • Bristol City v Derby
  • Middlesbrough v Reading

Sky Bet promotion odds: Aston Villa: 2/1 | West Brom: 10/3 | Derby: 11/1 | Bristol City: 14/1 | Middlesbrough: 20/1

Sky Bet to make the play-offs odds: Derby: 1/1 | Bristol City: 7/4 | Middlesbrough: 5/2

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Rotherham's Jon Taylor celebrates his goal v Sheff United

Avoiding the drop

Current table

20. Reading - -16 - 46pts

21. Millwall - -14 - 43pts (played 43)

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22. Rotherham - -29 - 40pts

23. Bolton - -47 - 32pts - RELEGATED ❌

24. Ipswich - -40 - 28pts - RELEGATED ❌

Next fixtures

  • Middlesbrough v Reading
  • Millwall v Stoke
  • West Brom v Rotherham

Sky Bet relegation odds: Rotherham: 1/100 | Millwall: 14/1


League One

Title race

Portsmouth won the Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley
Portsmouth won the Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley

Current table

1. Luton - +47 - 91pts

2. Barnsley - +41 - 88pts

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3. Portsmouth - +33 - 86pts (played 43)

4. Sunderland - +35 - 84pts (played 43)

Next fixtures (two games remaining)

  • Burton v Luton
  • Barnsley v Blackpool
  • Sunderland v Portsmouth

Sky Bet title odds: Luton: 1/10 | Portsmouth: 12/1 | Barnsley: 14/1 | Sunderland: 50/1

Sky Bet automatic promotion odds: Luton: 1/66 | Barnsley: 4/6 | Portsmouth: 13/8 | Sunderland: 6/1

Mallik Wilks finds the net for Doncaster
Mallik Wilks finds the net for Doncaster

Battle for the play-offs

5. Charlton - +27 - 82pts ✔

6. Doncaster - +16 - 69pts

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7. Peterborough - +9 - 66pts (played 43)

Next fixtures

  • Gillingham v Charlton
  • Oxford v Doncaster
  • Walsall v Peterborough

Sky Bet promotion odds: Charlton: 7/2 | Doncaster: 9/2 | Peterborough: 40/1

Sky Bet to make the play-offs odds: Doncaster: 1/8 | Peterborough: 5/1

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Scott Wagstaff of AFC Wimbledon celebrates after scoring

Avoiding the drop

14. Accrington - -20 - 51pts

15. Rochdale - -30 - 51pts

16. Bristol Rovers - -4 - 50pts

17. Shrewsbury - -8 - 50pts

18. Wycombe - -12 - 50pts

19. Southend - -13 - 47pts

20. Plymouth - -21 - 47pts

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21. AFC Wimbledon - -22 - 46pts

22. Scunthorpe - -28 - 46pts

23. Walsall - -25 - 43pts

24. Bradford - -29 - 37pts - RELEGATED ❌

Next fixtures

  • Gillingham v Charlton
  • Accrington v Plymouth
  • Rochdale v Southend
  • Fleetwood v Bristol Rovers
  • Coventry v Shrewsbury
  • AFC Wimbledon v Wycombe
  • Scunthorpe v Bradford
  • Walsall v Peterborough

Sky Bet relegation odds: Walsall: 1/25 | AFC Wimbledon: 8/15 | Scunthorpe: 8/15 | Southend: 11/10 | Plymouth: 6/4 | Wycombe: 33/1 | Rochdale: 100/1 | Accrington: 150/1 | Bristol Rovers: 150/1 | Shrewsbury: 150/1


League Two

Title race/automatic promotion

Lincoln boss Danny Cowley
Lincoln boss Danny Cowley

1. Lincoln - +39 - 85pts - CHAMPIONS 🏆

2. Bury - +26 - 77pts

3. Mansfield - +30 - 76pts

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4. MK Dons - +23 - 76pts

5. Forest Green - +22 - 73pts

6. Tranmere - +15 - 72pts

Next fixtures (two games remaining)

  • Tranmere v Bury
  • Mansfield v Stevenage
  • Colchester v MK Dons
  • Crewe v Forest Green

Sky Bet automatic promotion odds: Bury: 1/8 | Mansfield: 4/9 | MK Dons: 1/1 | Forest Green: 9/1 | Tranmere: 18/1

Forest Green's Christian Doidge
Forest Green's Christian Doidge

Battle for the play-offs

7. Exeter - +10 - 66pts

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8. Colchester - +7 - 64pts

9. Carlisle - +3 - 64pts

10. Stevenage - +1 - 64pts

11. Newport - -3 - 64pts (played 43)

12. Oldham - +13 - +62pts

Next fixtures

  • Exeter v Oldham
  • Colchester v MK Dons
  • Carlisle v Crawley
  • Mansfield v Stevenage
  • Newport v Lincoln

Sky Bet promotion odds: Exeter: 9/1 | Newport: 14/1 | Carlisle: 20/1 | Colchester: 25/1 | Oldham: 25/1 | Stevenage: 66/1

Sky Bet to make the play-offs odds: Exeter: 5/4 | Newport: 11/4 | Carlisle: 9/2 | Oldham: 11/2 | Colchester: 9/1 | Stevenage: 14/1

Notts County manager Neal Ardley
Notts County manager Neal Ardley

Avoiding the drop

22. Macclesfield - -27 - 40pts

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23. Yeovil - -25 - 38pts

24. Notts County - -35 - 38pts

Next fixtures

  • Port Vale v Macclesfield
  • Northampton v Yeovil
  • Notts County v Grimsby

Sky Bet relegation odds: Yeovil: 1/6 | Notts County: 1/3 | Macclesfield: 11/10


Odds correct at 0925 BST (24/04/19)

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