With a good chunk of the Premier League season now complete, we separate the contenders from the pretenders. See how the top clubs stack up against each other based on the latest winner odds.
2021-22 Premier League Winner Odds
Defending champions Manchester City are still favored to take out the Premier League title but Liverpool’s odds have shortened in the past month thanks to its recent purple patch. After the Reds, the odds get considerably longer. Markets courtesy of BetOnline.
|Manchester City||1.38 (-260)|
|Tottenham Hotspur||2501 (+250000)|
Who will win the 2021-22 Premier League Title?
The chase for the title started off as a four-horse race, but Manchester City and Liverpool have now moved clear at the top of the Premier League table. The Sky Blues are trying to land their fourth Premier League title in five years.
Manchester City (1.38/-260)
Not so long ago, City looked to be the 2021/22 champions-elect. Twelve successive victories in the Premier League put Pep Guardiola’s team 13 points clear at the top of the table and had many resigned to the apparent inevitability of another trophy being added to the cabinet at the Etihad Stadium.
Since then, though, City have dropped points to Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur, opening the door to Liverpool who have strung their own winning run of six matches together. City returned to its winning ways this month with a 4-1 drubbing of Manchester United. Liverpool are just a point behind, but the Sky Blues are still the team to beat.
The sensational goalscoring form of Mohamed Salah set Liverpool on its current winning streak, which has propelled the side back into title contention. Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane are also putting up impressive numbers while the January addition of Luis Diaz from Porto has also given Liverpool yet another dimension in the final third.
It used to be the case that Manchester City’s attacking depth gave them an advantage over their Merseyside rivals. That is no longer the case, as Liverpool’s comeback to draw against the Sky Blues adequately demonstrated this month.
Not so long ago, Chelsea was the team setting the pace at the top of the Premier League. However, Thomas Tuchel’s side had a lacklustre stretch through mid-January, from which it pulled in just two wins from eight fixtures. The Blues are more in the conversation for the top four race than the one to decide the title with City, even after a string of recent wins.
Tottenham Hotspur (2501/+250000)
After a solid finish to 2021, the Spurs had a disastrous spell through late February, with four straight losses dropping them to eighth on the table. Since then, they’ve clawed themselves ahead of Arsenal, with only one loss in the past two months. Speculation continues to linger over manager Antonio Conte’s future with the club.
Mikel Arteta’s team had had a mostly solid March, but have now dropped two straight matches. The Gunners are now three points behind Tottenham. They will need to pull their socks up to take the final Champions League place.