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Newcastle United new odds for Premier League relegation after four games under Steve Bruce

3 years ago

Interesting to see how the Premier League relegation odds are looking as Newcastle head into the international break.

Before the season started, the bookies made Newcastle United a comfortable mid-table finisher this time.

However, after only one week and two games later, their verdict had very much changed, defeats to Arsenal and the very poor display against loss at Norwich.

Steve Bruce’s Newcastle became the favourites to go down at 5/4.

Sheffield United were also at 5/4 after two games, with then Norwich 11/8 after beating Newcastle.

Two weeks and two Premier League games later, Newcastle pulled off that shock win at Tottenham and then got a draw against Watford.

So what impact has those four points from a possible six had on the bookies and where the money is going on for relegation?

Well, all but nothing has changed really.

Newcastle have edged only marginally out to 11/8, just slightly longer odds than the 5/4 for Norwich and Sheff Utd.

You then have Villa (7/4), Burnley and Brighton (both 9/4) and then Watford at 5/2.

Considering just how poor the Hornets have been this season, it sums up how little Newcastle ave convinced, when the bookies still rate Newcastle far more likely to go down at this early stage.

A bit harsh on Sheffield United I think, clearly the bookies thinking their early season form will fade, they were unlucky to lose to Leicester and having beat Palace and got great away draws at Bournemouth and Chelsea, that is solid form, plus they have scored in all four PL games – six goals in total.

This is how the Premier League table looks on Sunday morning;

The current Premier League relegation odds from BetVictor (current odds and in brackets what the odds were after two games):

5/4 (5/4) Sheffield Utd

5/4 (11/8) Norwich

11/8 (5/4) Newcastle

7/4 (7/4) Aston Villa

9/4 (9/4) Burnley

9/4 (7/2) Brighton

5/2 (7/2) Watford

9/2 (5/2) Crystal Palace

9/2 (5/1) Bournemouth

11/2 (7/2) Southampton

16/1 (10/1) West Ham

16/1 (40/1) Wolves

40/1 (66/1) Everton

66/1 (40/1) Leicester

150/1 (500/1) Man Utd

200/1 (250/1) Chelsea


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