City’s surprise 4-2 win at Chelsea on Saturday put them onto 49 points, the same as Spurs but with a game in hand.
Spurs beat Everton to return to fourth place on Sunday and Harry Redknapp’s side are now 4/1 at Sportingbet.com to end up in that position.
Liverpool beat Blackburn 2-1 at Anfield and remain a point behind City having played a game more.
Aston Villa were on Carling Cup final duty and now have two games in hand on Spurs and Liverpool and on on City. Villa are 4 points behind so still well placed and are chalked up at 9/2 by Coral to overtake their rivals.
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