The bookies have made some significant changes to their Premier League relegation odds after Saturday’s action.
Newcastle weren’t playing of course, being amongst the clubs affected by the FA Cup.
Tottenham beating Swansea to move into the FA Cup semi-final, rather than facing Newcastle on Friday night at Wembley.
However, there were still seven clubs in the relegation battle, who played yesterday, despite only four Premier League games taking place.
Bournemouth 2 West Brom 1
Huddersfield 0 Crystal Palace 2
Liverpool 5 Watford 0
Stoke 1 Everton 2
This is how the Premier League table now looks after yesterday’s games:
Without even playing, the bookies have looked on Newcastle favourably after Saturday’s results, moving their relegation odds out from 10/1 to 14/1. A similar case with Brighton who are now 20/1 from 14/1 and seen as looking in a decent position after Saturday.
West Brom are now 1/200 and looking as though they now need snookers.
The wins for Bournemouth and Everton have made the bookies move them out to 150/1 and 200/1 respectively, basically seen as safe now.
Watford are seen as a little more vulnerable (66/1 from 100/1) but with the same number of points (36) as Bournemouth, they are still eight points above the drop zone.
The biggest changes for those playing yesterday involve Stoke, Palace and Huddersfield.
Defeat to Everton means that Stoke (1/3 from 8/11) are close to joining West Brom as sure things, with games running out.
Meanwhile, Palace and Huddersfield have swapped positions, with the Terriers now third favourites (6/4) to go down and Palace (6/1) having climbed out of the relegation zone.
If Newcastle can beat Huddersfield in that next game then the Magpies would be four points and a far better goal difference ahead of Wagner’s team, who would only have six games left to play.
NUFC’s destiny is very much in their own hands and winning three home games in a row (against Huddersfield after Man Utd and Southampton) for the first time this season would surely see United on their way to safety.
These are the Premier League relegation odds now for each club (the odds before the weekend’s games in brackets):
1/200 West Brom (1/50)
1/3 Stoke (8/11)
6/4 Huddersfield (9/4)
2/1 Southampton (2/1)
9/4 West Ham (9/4)
4/1 Swansea (7/2)
6/1 Crystal Palace (7/4)
14/1 Newcastle United (10/1)
20/1 Brighton (14/1)
66/1 Watford (100/1)
150/1 Bournemouth (40/1)
250/1 Everton (100/1)
View all the Premier League relegation odds HERE