Newcastle, Norwich Current Favourites To Win League Title

Published on August 2nd, 2016 3:40 pm EST

The English Football League logo - 2016/17 seasonThe 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.

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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.

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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

THe King presents the upcoming season of the English Football League 2016/17


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

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