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LUFC Leeds drifting in the betting

Leeds have drifted in the betting market since the odds were first released at the end of last season.

With odds taken from, Leeds were 14/1 and have now drifted out to 18/1, 10th favourites for the title.

Big spending Leicester City have come in from 9/1 to 4/1 joint favourites with West Ham United.

The Foxes have been the big spenders in the championship this summer and have been heavily backed to win the title.

Ipswich Town have also brought in a number of players over the summer but are still relatively un-fancied at 20/1

Birmingham City started the summer as 6/1 favourites but have now drifted to 12/1.

Brighton are the shortest priced team from those that came up from League One last season at 14/1.

Outright - selected
West Ham 4/1
Leicester 4/1
Nottingham Forest 11/1
Birmingham 12/1
Middlesbrough 14/1
Brighton 14/1
Reading 16/1
Southampton 16/1
Blackpool 16/1
Leeds 18/1
Cardiff 18/1
Ipswich 20/1
Crystal Palace 66/1
Barnsley 125/1
Doncaster Rovers 125/1


Leicester and West Ham are just 6/4 to secure promotion to the Premier League.

Leeds are 11/2 along with Cardiff City.

Last seasons beaten play off finalists Reading are 6/1.

Brighton are the shortest priced team of those that came up from League One last season at 9/2 for promotion

Barnsley and Doncaster are 40/1 outsiders.

Promotion - selected prices
Leicester 6/4
West Ham 6/4
Birmingham 4/1
Nottingham Forest 4/1
Brighton 9/2
Southampton 5/1
Leeds 11/2
Cardiff 11/2
Ipswich 6/1
Millwall 12/1
Doncaster 40/1
Barnsley 40/1


Leeds are 16/1 to finish in the bottom three this season. Coventry City, Barnsley and Doncaster Rovers are the three clubs who are fancied to be relegated this season, all priced at 37/20.

Despite being one of the favourites for promotion, Birmingham City are also one of the shortest priced teams for relegation at just 5/1.

Of the teams that came up from League One last season, Peterborough United are the shortest priced for a quick return at 5/1.

Bottom three - selected
Barnsley 37/20
Coventry 37/20
Doncaster 37/20
Crystal Palace 9/4
Birmingham 5/1
Millwall 6/1
Derby 6/1
Hull City 14/1
Leeds 16/1
Southampton 16/1
Middlesbrough 25/1
Nottingham Forest 25/1
West Ham 66/1
Leicester 66/1

FA & Carling Cup
If you fancy a little flutter on Leeds in the domestic trophies then you can get 125/1 on them winning either the FA Cup or the Carling Cup.

*Odds subject to fluctuation and correct at the time of print

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Date:Thursday August 4 2011
Time: 2:03PM

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