Things have gotten slightly tricky for Sir Alex Ferguson now that United have lost 3 matches from 5. Fersguson himself faces disciplinary action, there are squad injury issues and Arsenal are closing in.
Betfred put 15/8 on Arsenal overhauling United at the top and reclaiming the league title and the Gunners missed a truly golden oppurtunity when they only drew with Sunderland.
With a Tottenham draw, Man City now look a bit more comfortable for the top 4; they are 2/7 (Skybet) but must face Spurs and Chelsea yet. Bet365 have 33/1 about Mancini’s men to take a dramatic title surprise.
Spurs and Chelsea are 15/8 (Sportingbet) and 1/7 (bodog) to finish in the top 4, indicating the onus is on Redknapp’s men while Liverpool are 16/1 (Stan James) to make a dramatic push into the Champions League places.
The relegation battle is really hotting up with wins for West Brom and West Ham while Wolves also managed a point. Wigan look doomed at 1/4 (Paddy Power) for the drop while Birmingham are still 5/2 with 888sport despite being in the drop zone now. West Ham, out of the bottom 3, are 13/8 with Stan James to go down.