Man City Currently 6/5 To Win Premier League

Believe it or not, the 2012-2013 Premier League season is just a few weeks away.

On August 18th, the first games of the season kick off. Will Man City be able to repeat as Premier League champions? What about Manchester United? Will a team like Chelsea or Arsenal surprise everyone and take the top spot this year?

Let's take a look at the current outright betting odds for the Premier League, starting at the top:

Man City, 6/5
Manchester United, 9/4
Chelsea, 5/1
Arsenal, 11/1
Tottenham, 25/1
Liverpool, 25/1
Newcastle, 175/1
Everton, 275/1
Sunderland, 500/1
Aston Villa, 1000/1
Stoke, 1000/1
Reading, 1500/1
Fulham, 1500/1
QPR, 1500/1
West Ham, 1500/1
West Brom, 2000/1
Swansea, 2500/1
Norwich, 2500/1
Southampton, 5000/1
Wigan Athletic, 5000/1

Manchester City and Manchester United finished with the same number of points last year (89), but Manchester City won due to a better goal differential.

The top five ended up looking like this:

Manchester City, 89 points
Manchester United, 89 points
Arsenal, 70 points
Tottenham Hotspur, 69 points
Newcastle United, 65 points

Bolton, Blackburn and Wolverhampton were all relegated.