Chelsea’s 1-0 victory at the Etihad Stadium tonight ended Manchester City’s magnificent run of eleven straight home wins this season, and it has also seen City’s odds drifting back out in both the Premier League betting, and the quadruple betting.
After been around 4/6 to win the Premier League prior to this weekend’s fixtures, City now find themselves back out at Even money with Bet365 to win the title.
They are only 2 points behind leaders Arsenal, but more importantly they are now level with Chelsea, who have now shown that they are serious title contenders this season, and not just building towards next season.
With regard to the quadruple, the 100/1 that was available with Betfred a few weeks ago is now long gone. The price had been getting shorter and shorter as City marched on, but after tonight’s set back, the best price on City winning the quadruple now is 50/1 with Skybet (£30.00 Free Bet available to new customers).
The next best prices on the City quadruple is 40/1 with BetVictor and Coral.
Prior to tonight, the biggest stumbling block to the quadruple seemed to be Barcelona in the Champions League, and their form has been a bit dodgy of late, their most recent slip up seen them losing 3-2 at home to Valencia last weekend. Now City seem to have just as bigger threat at home.
Funnily enough, despite finishing the weekend in top spot, Arsenal are still third favourite to win the title. The Gunners’s odds on winning the Premier League are still 9/2, the best price on Chelsea is now 21/10, both with Paddy Power (who are offering a £50 Free Bet to new customers).
There is now a 6 point gap between the top 3 and fourth place Liverpool, which might explain why you can get 25/1 with Bet365 on Liverpool winning the title.
It would be some achievement for Brendan Rodgers’ team to make up 6 points on City and Chelsea, and 8 on Arsenal with just the 14 league matches to go. Although he can never publicly admit it, Rodgers must surely now be focusing on finishing inside the top 4.