Newcastle, Norwich Current Favourites To Win League Title

Published on August 2nd, 2016 3:40 pm EST
The Championship is set to get underway this weekend with a batch of games, including Fulham vs Newcastle on Friday and Blackburn vs Norwich City on Saturday.

All of the league's teams have one goal in mind - getting to the English Premier League next season. If they can add a title to their mantles, similar to what Burley did in the 2015/16 season, all the better.

The English Football League Championship is the richest and most competitive non-top flight football league in the world. There are some quality sides playing this season, which should make for a fantastic year of football.


Newcastle is the clear favourite to win the league title this season, as most bookmakers have them at 7/4 to win.

After Newcastle, there is a big gap under the next crop of teams, which includes the likes of Norwich, Aston Villa and Derby.


Here is the full list of odds to win the title this season:

Newcastle, 7/4
Norwich, 9/1
Aston Villa, 8/1
Derby, 12/1
Brighton, 14/1
Wolves, 14/1
Sheffield Wednesday, 16/1
Cardiff, 33/1
Brentford, 33/1
Leeds, 33/1
QPR, 33/1
Fulham, 33/1
Ipswich, 33/1
Reading, 40/1
Huddersfield, 40/1
Wigan, 40/1
Nottingham Forest, 40/1
Briston City, 40/1
Birmingham, 66/1
Blackburn, 66/1
Preston, 66/1
Barnsley, 100/1
Rotherham, 150/1
Burton, 250/1

Will Newcastle win the league title easily, as is what most gamblers expect, or will there be a surprise?

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