Sunday Stroll For Chelsea And City

The European champions and Premier League champions kick off their Premier League campaign on Sunday. Both are odds on favourites to win with Chelsea 4/6 and Manchester City 1/5 and both are expected to cruise to victory with William Hill offering 13/1 that Chelsea and Manchester City win by 3 or more goals. The City game against Southampton is 4/6 to produce the most goals on Super Sunday, with Wigan vs Chelsea 9/4.

Victor Moses has been linked with a move to Chelsea this summer and will be 11/1 to score first against his potential suitors. Franco Di Santo is an ex Chelsea striker, it is 12/1 that he scores first for Wigan and Wigan win. The champions look certain to steam roll new boys Southampton but they have a goal machine in Rickie Lambert. It is 25/1 that he scores at anytime and the Saints score an unlikely victory.

“Both Chelsea and City will want to send out a message to their rivals with big victories and the odds suggest that they will do so with relative ease,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

9/2 Wigan, 13/5 Draw, 4/6 Chelsea

First Goal Scorer: 7/2 F Torres, 5/1 D Sturridge, 6/1 J Mata, 6/1 E Hazard, 7/1 Oscar, 7/1 L Piazon, 8/1 F Lampard, 8/1 Y Benayoun, 9/1 F Malouda, 10/1 F Di Santo, 11/1 V Moses, 11/1 M Boselli

6/4 Torres to score any time and Chelsea to win

12/1 Di Santo to score any time and Wigan to win

1/5 Man City, 5/1 Draw, 14/1 Southampton

First Goal Scorer: 11/4 C Tevez, 11/4 S Aguero, 4/1 M Balotelli, 9/2 E Dzeko, 11/2 D Silva, 7/1 Y Toure, 7/1 S Nasri, 8/1 A Johnson, 12/1 R Lambert, 14/1 J Rodriguez, 14/1 B Sharp, 20/1 A Llalana, 20/1 J Puncheon

1/1 Aguero to score anytime and Man City to win

25/1 Lambert to score anytime and Southampton to win

Which match will produce the most goals on Sunday: 4/6 Manchester City vs Southampton; 9/4 Wigan vs Chelsea; 3/1 Tie

13/1 Both City and Chelsea to win by three or more

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What Now For Blackburn? Relegation More Likely Than Winning Championship

Blackburn suffered relegation at the hands of Wigan and William Hill make Rovers 10/1 to go down to League one next season. They are 16/1 to win the league and 4/1 to win promotion by any means. Relegation often means that a number of star players could be released to balance the books and Hills are odds on about Yakubu (5/6), Paul Robinson (1/2) and David Dunn (8/13) all having left the club by the start of next season.

“Martin Olsson and Junior Hoilett look as though they are already planning their exit strategies and they may just be the start of the exodus with many big names tipped to leave this summer,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Steve Kean is 1/5 to no longer be in charge of Blackburn on the first day of next season (10/3 that he is still there).

The relegation dogfight now goes down to the final day with Bolton needing a win at the Britannia Stadium and counting on Manchester City beating QPR. The Wanderers are 4/11 to go down, with QPR 2/1.

Blackburn next season:

Championship Outright – 16/1
Relegation: 10/1
Promotion – 4/1

Steve Kean at Rovers first day of next season: 1/5 no; 10/3 yes

Will players still be at Blackburn on the first day of next season:

YAK – YES 5/6 NO 5/6
ROBINSON – YES 6/4 NO 1/2
DUNN – YES 6/5 NO 8/13
DANN – YES 8/13 NO 6/5

Premier League Relegation:
4/11 Bolton; 2/1 QPR

Joe Crilly
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You Bet Premier League Going Down To The Wire At Both Ends Of The Table

QPR secured a fantastic last minute win against Stoke, which moved them two points clear of Bolton with just one game to go. William Hill make the Rs 9/4 to go down with Bolton now favourites, along with 1/150 Blackburn, at 1/4 to be relegated. Hills are offering 10/1 that any side are relegated on Goal Difference.

Arsenal were let off the hook after drawing with Norwich on Saturday as both Newcastle and Tottenham failed to win and the Gunners are in pole position to finish in the top four at 1/16 with Spurs 1/6, Newcastle 4/1 and Chelsea 7/1.

“Another intriguing day in the Premier League has seen the battles at both ends of the table go down to the wire,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

William Hill Odds:

Relegation outright: 1/150 Blackburn; 1/4 Bolton; 9/4 QPR; 33/1 Wigan

To stay up: 1/200 Wigan; 1/3 QPR; 11/4 Bolton; 20/1 Blackburn

Top four finish: 1/16 Arsenal; 1/6Tottenham; 4/1 Newcastle; 7/1 Chelsea

Any side to be relegated on goal difference 10/1

Joe Crilly
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Tight At The Bottom: 5/2 For Goal Difference To Decide Relegation

Spurs and Chelsea both claimed vital wins in their bids to claim the final Champions League spot in the Premier League, while at the same time preventing Blackburn and QPR from getting wins that would see them inch closer to safety. William Hill now make Blackburn … to be relegated this season, while QPR are … QPR’s defeat by five goals means that they are only five ahead of Bolton on goal difference and Hills offer 5/2 that any side are relegated on goal difference alone.

“As tight as it is at the top, it is also just as tight for that final relegation spot,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It may well just go down to goal difference.”

Chelsea’s appearance in the Champions League Final means that fourth place may not necessarily earn a Champions League spot although Hills offer 6/4 that Tottenham grab fourth and play in the Champions League next season, while Arsenal are 11/2 to do so, Newcastle 7/1 and Chelsea 5/4.

To finish 4th place and play in next season’s champions league:

Arsenal 11/2
Chelsea 5/4
Tottenham 6/4
Newcastle 7/1

Premier League relegation: 1/66 Blackburn; 8/13 QPR; 5/4 Bolton; 16/1 Aston Villa; 20/1 Wigan

To stay up: 1/100 Wigan; 1/150 Aston Villa; 4/7 Bolton; 6/5 QPR; 14/1 Blackburn

Top four finish: 1/12 Arsenal; 8/11 Tottenham; 6/5 Chelsea; 9/2 Newcastle

Joe Crilly
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Crouch 6/4 For Goal Of Season As Pards 9/1 Boss Of Year

WILL CROUCH STOOP TO CONQUER IN GOAL OF SEASON AWARD?

PETER CROUCH’S stunning strike against Manchester City is a 6/4 chance with William Hill to win Match of the Day’s Goal of the Season award. ‘We think it will take something special to stop Crouch lifting the Award, but there are plenty of games still to be played, and we’re also offering 1/ 2 that someone beats him’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

PARDS 9/1 FOR BOSS OF YEAR

ALAN PARDEW is 9/1 with William Hill to be voted LMA Manager of the Year this season. Hills make Brendan Rodgers 3/1 favourite and also offer 5/1 Fergie; 6/1 Lambert; 7/1 Moyes; 9/1 Mancini; Pardew; 12/1 Redknapp. Others on request. ‘Several managers have been outstanding so far this season and we could see one of the less feted bosses taking the honour’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Hills NOW MAKE NEWCASTLE 4/9 TO FINISH ABOVE LIVERPOOL.
Who will finish higher in the PL 2011/12? Liverpool 13/8Newcastle 4/9

T4 Finish – 1/12 Arsenal; 1/6 Spurs; 2/1 Chelsea; 16/1 Newcastle; 40/1 Liverpool.

Chelsea finished their draw against Spurs with both Torres and Drogba on the pitch. William Hill are offering 1/2 that Drogba scores more Premier League goals than Fernando Torres between now and the end of the season (6/4 vice versa). Drogba’s long term future at Chelsea is in doubt and he is 5/6 to be there on the first day of next season, the same price to have left by then. Despite his poor recent form, Hills offer 4/11 that Torres is still at Chelsea come the first day of next season -2/1 that he has left.

Robert Mancini is now 2/5 still to be in charge at Manchester City on the first day of next season, 7/4 not to. Another under pressure manager, following defeat by struggling Wigan is Kenny Dalglish – now down to 5/2 to suffer that fate.
Temporary boss, Di Matteo has only been defeated once since taking over at Chelsea and is 11/4 to become permanent. Jose Mourinho is the 9/4 favourite with Pep Guardiola at 7/2.

Chelsea are now 10/1 to overhaul 4/7 favourites, Arsenal, and 6/4 Spurs in the battle to be top London club, while they are 15/8 to make the top four.

Wigan’s shock win shook up the relegation odds. Wolves are 8/11 from Evens to finish bottom, and can be backed at 4/1 to survive. Wigan and QPR are both 1/ 4 to be relegated and 11/4 to survive with Bolton 11/8 and 8/15, Blackburn 9/4 and 1/ 3.

Further information….graham sharpe….0780 3233702
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Bolton Boost Survival Hopes As Arsenal In Driving Position For London Bragging Rights

It was a busy day at the bottom of the Premier League table as both Bolton and Wigan pulled off victories. Despite their shock victory at Anfield, William Hill make Wigan 1/4 to be relegated come the end of the season, the same price as QPR. Another defeat for Terry Connor left Wolves adrift at the foot of the table and 1/7 with Hills for the drop. Bolton’s victory moved them up into 17th and they are 11/8 to go down with Blackburn 9/4. Hills think that the current bottom three are doomed, offering 10/11 that they are the three who are relegated. Liverpool’s home defeat to Wigan and their second consecutive defeat to bottom three opposition has left Kenny Dalglish 5/2 to no longer be in charge of Liverpool come the start of next season (2/7 to still be there).

“The victories for Wigan and Bolton have certainly condensed things at the bottom of the table and while there are only a couple of points separating Wolves and Blackburn, we think Terry Connor’s men are teetering on the brink and they may just rag QPR and Wigan with them,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Arsenal’s comfortable victory left them in pole position to grab third spot in the Premier League and William Hill make them 4/7 to finish as the top London club. Spurs are currently suffering a dismal run of form and they are 6/4 while Chelsea are 10/1.

Premier League:

Relegation: 1/7 Wolves; 1/4 Wigan; 1/4 QPR; 11/8 Bolton; 9/4 Blackburn; 20/1 BAR

Relegation trebles:
10/11 Wolves/Wigan/QPR
23/10 Wolves/Wigan/Bolton
7/2 Wolves/Wigan/Blackburn
3/1 Wigan/QPR/Bolton
9/2 Wigan/QPR/Blackburn
9/1 QPR/Bolton/Blackburn

Kenny Dalglish at Liverpool on the first day of next season: 2/7 yes; 5/2 no

Forecast without Manchester sides: 6/5 Arsenal/Spurs; 7/4 Tottenham/Arsenal; 6/1 Arsenal/Chelsea; 14/1 Chelsea/Arsenal; 16/1 Tottenham/Chelsea; 25/1 Chelsea/Tottenham;

Premier League without Manchester (top London club): 4/7Arsenal; 6/4 Tottenham; 10/1 Chelsea

Joe Crilly
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Weekend Prem Specials

******************************William Hill PREMIER LEAGUE SPECIALS*********************************

22/1 UNITED AND CITY LEVEL ON POINTS AFTER THIS WEEKEND’S MATCHES

How many points will Man Utd be clear of Man City on Tuesday 27th March 2012? *Void if either of Stoke v Man City or Man Utd v Fulham are postponed.

4 11/2
3 7/2
2 25
1 4/6
Level on points 22/1
Man City top 11/2

To win title – 1/ 2 United; 6/4 City; 5/1 title decided on goal difference.
Top 4 finish- 1/6 Arsenal; 1/3 Spurs; 13/10 Chelsea; 20/1 Liverpool; Newcastle.
Top London club – 8/13 Arsenal; 6/4 Spurs; 8/1 Chelsea

**TEVEZ HAS BEEN BACKED FROM 5/6 TO 1/3 TO HAVE LEFT CTY BY DAY OF NEXT SEASON, AND IS 9/4 STILL TO BE THERE.
TORRES 3/1 TO FAIL TO SCORE ANOTHER PREM GOAL THIS SEASON

Who will be bottom of the PL on Sunday 25th March 2012? *Void if any of Bolton v Blackburn, Norwich v Wolves or Liverpool v Wigan are postponed.

Wolves 2/5
Wigan 7/4
Bolton 50

Relegation- 1/7 Wolves (4/1 stay up); 1/6 Wigan (7/2); 4/6 QPR (11/10); 4/5 Bolton (10/11); 7/2 Blackburn
Finish bottom – 6/5 Wolves; 5/4 Wigan; 6/1 QPR; 10 Bolton; 33 Blackburn.

Weekend Specials:

Highest Scoring Match:

4/1 Manchester United / Fulham
11/2 Liverpool / Wigan
6/1 Arsenal / Aston Villa
6/1 Norwich / Wolves
7/1 Chelsea / Tottenham
7/1 Bolton / Blackburn
9/1 Sunderland / QPR
9/1 Stoke / Manchester City
9/1 West Brom / Newcastle
12/1 Swansea / Everton
One fifth 1,2,3.

Highest Scoring Team: 3/1 Manchester United; 5/1 Arsenal; 5/1 Liverpool; 8/1 Norwich; 11/1 Manchester City; 12/1 Chelsea; 12/1 Bolton; 14/1 Sunderland; 16/1 West Brom; 20/1 Swansea; 20/1 Blackburn; 20/1 Newcastle; 22/1 Tottenham; 25/1 Everton; 33/1 Stoke; 33/1 Wolves; 33/1 QPR; 40/1 Aston Villa; 40/1 Wigan; 40/1 Fulham. One quarter 1,2,3.

Fastest Scoring Team: 9/1 Liverpool; 9/1 Manchester United; 9/1 Arsenal; 11/1 Chelsea; 11/1 Bolton; 11/1 Norwich; 11/1 Manchester City; 12/1 Sunderland; 12/1 Swanseal 12/1 West Brom; 14/1 Tottenham; 14/1 Blackburn; 14/1 Newcastle; 16/1 Stoke; 16/1 Wolves; 16/1 QPR; 16/1 Everton; 20/1 Wigan; 25/1 Fulham; 25/1 Aston Villa. One quarter, 1,2,3.

Hat Trick Scored: 3/1 yes; 2/9 no

Total red cards: 2/1 one; 9/4 two; 4/1 none; 4/1 three; 5/1 four or more

BOSS BETS……

DALGLISH has been backed from 11/2 to 4/1 with Hills to cease to be Liverpool manager before the start of next season but is 1/7 still to be in the job.

NEXT PREM BOSS TO GO THIS SEASON – 4/9 No more to go; 9/2 Martinez; 5 Redknapp; 6 McLeish; 9 Coyle; 16 Dalglish; Kean. Others on request.
MANCINI still at City day one of next season – 4/9 yes; 13/8 no
NEXT PERMANENT Chelsea boss…..Lauren Blanc has been backed from 20/1 to 12/1 and Pep Guardiola from 7/1 to 5/1 with Hlls………9/4 Mourinho; 11/4 RDM; 5 Benitez; Guardiola; 8 Low; 10 Moyes; 11 Capello; 12 Blanc. Others on request.

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You Bet Manchester Sides Will Bounce Back With Victory On Sunday

After their joint defeats in the Europa League on Thursday, Manchesters United and City will be hoping to get back to winning ways on Sunday although William Hill are offering 60/1 that both sides lose against West Brom and Swansea. In all reality, the two sides are big favourites to win with United 1/3 to win and City 4/6. Hills think that the home advantage Manchester United have will enable them to have an easier time of things, with the match Even money to see the most goals on Sunday.

Manchester City are 1/18 to be top of the table come Monday morning and only a defeat in all reality could see United overtake them (15/2 for United to sit top of the table on Monday).

Sunday mythical match bet: 10/11 Manchester United; 17/10 Manchester City; 10/3 draw

Both Manchester sides to lose: 60/1

Who will be top of the table on Sunday evening: 1/18 Manchester City; 15/2 Manchester United

Highest scoring Sunday match:
1/1 Manchester United/WBA; 11/5 Swansea/Manchester City; 11/5 Norwich/Wigan

How many points clear will Manchester City be clear on Monday 12th March: 15/2 not top; 7/2 goal difference; 33/1 1 point; 5/6 2 points; 33/1 3 points; 7/1 4 points; 14/1 5 points

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11/10 For Current Bottom Three To Drop…1/1 For No More Managers To Go This Season

Bolton and Blackburn were the two sides at the bottom who benefitted from today’s basement battles and Hills make those two North West sides 8/15 (Bolton) and 4/9 (Blackburn) to stay up. The current bottom three (Wigan, Wolves and QPR) are in increasing amounts of peril and Hills go just 11/10 that Wigan, QPR and Wolves all get relegated at the start of the season. Wigan and Wolves are 2/9 and 3/10 respectively to be relegated.

“Wolves and Wigan have not been playing particularly well over the last few weeks and QPR will certainly be looking at their upcoming fixtures with increasing trepidation,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “As things stand, it is easy to see why they are our big favourites for the drop.”

Chelsea squeaked past 10 man Stoke by the narrowest of margins, but at the same time maintained Roberto Di Matteo’s 100% record. Hills offer 4/1 that they reamain undefeated in the next four fixtures, including a tricky trip to Manchester City and a home tie against Napoli – their next game for which they are 7/2 to be defeated.

Hills are now offering Even money that no other Premier League manager leaves his job before the end of the season. Owen Coyle, Roberto Martinez and Alex McLeish are all 5/1 to be the next to go, while Steve Kean, who was as short as 2/9 at one point in the season is 8/1 to be the next to go.

Premier League Relegation: 2/9 Wigan; 3/10 Wolves; 1/3 QPR; 11/8 Bolton; 13/8 Blackburn; 25/1 Aston Villa; 33/1 Swansea

Premier League Stay Up: 1/300 Swansea; 1/200 Aston Villa; 4/9 Blackburn; 8/15 Bolton; 9/4 QPR; 12/5 Wolves; 3/1 Wigan

To finish bottom: 6/5 Wigan; 2/1 Wolves; 9/4 QPR; 8/1 Bolton; 10/1 Blackburn

When Will Chelsea First Lose Under RDM?
Napoli (H) (UCL) 7/2
Leicester (H) (FAC) 10/1
Man City (A) (PL) 5/4
Tottenham (H) (PL) 4/1
Remain unbeaten in above 4 fixtures 4/1

Must be played in above order or bets void.

5th Premier League manager to go: 1/1 No manager to go; 5/1 Owen Coyle; 5/1 Roberto Martinez; 5/1 Alex McLeish; 8/1 Steve Kean; 14/1 Harry Redknapp; 16/1 Mark Hughes; 20/1 David Moyes; 20/1 Kenny Dalglish; 25/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
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You Bet We Have Two Horse Title Race

YOU BET WE HAVE TWO HORSE RACE

MANCHESTER CITY are 4/6 to win the Premier League title, with Man U 11/10. Hills have opened a ‘Best of the Rest’ market and make Spurs 1/ 4 with Arsenal 5/1; Chelsea 7/1; Liverpool 50/1.’It seems highly unlikely that anyone else will now be able to gatecrash the Manchester title party’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

SPURS are 1/16 for a Top 4 finish with Hills who go 8/15 Arsenal; 13/8 Chelsea; 5 Liverpool; 12 Newcastle.

LATEST ‘NEXT PERMANENT CHELSEA BOSS’ ODDS….2/1 Benitez; 3/1 Mourinho; 4/1 Guardiola; 6/1 Di Matteo; 8/1 Capello. Others on request.

WHERE WILL CHELSEA FINISH?…
Top 4…13/8
5th…..5/6
6th…….5/1
7th or lower….11/2

William Hill…Relegation – 2/9 Wigan (3/1 stay up); 4/7 Wolves (5/4); 8/11 Bolton (Evens); 5/6 QPR (5/6); 5/6 Blackburn (5/6);

TO FINISH BOTTOM – 5/4 Wigan; 11/4 Wolves; 5 Bolton; 11/2 Blackburn; 6 QPR.

TOP PREM SCORER WITHOUT RVP….4/6 Rooney; 9/4 Aguero; 6 Ba; 16 Dzeko.Others on request.

Further information…..graham sharpe…0780 3233702
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