United’s 2-1 victory over Liverpool at old Trafford on Sunday saw the Champions move four points clear of Chelsea and two points ahead of Arsenal.
Chelsea, who could only draw at Blackburn are out to 5/2 at William Hill but can close the gap to a point should they beat Blackburn on Wednesday night.
Arsenal have played the same number of games as United are into 3/1 at Skybet after their 2-0 home win over West Ham.
In the battle for the final Champions League place, Manchester City’s 2-1 win at Fulham keeps them favourites in that market and they can move into fourth place by beating Everton on Wednesday at Eastlands.
Liverpool’s tenth loss of the season means they are out to 9/2 at Ladbrokes, ahead of Sportingbet‘s 13/2 shots Aston Villa but behind Spurs in the betting who appear to be Man City’s chief rivals at this stage at 7/4 with Coral.
At the bottom, Burnley’s last gasp defeat at Wigan means they are Coral‘s 1/7 favourites to join Portsmouth in the Championship next season. Bet365 make Hull City 4/7, Wolves are 11/4 at William Hill and its 6/1 bar the rest.
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