Sir Alex Ferguson’s troops carded a 3-1 success at Old Trafford to regain their six-point lead at the top of the table after second-placed Manchester City had earlier won by the same scoreline at Newcastle.
A 1-0 victory over Swansea saw Tottenham move into fourth spot and Coral subsequently clipped the North London outfit to 6/5 to finish in the top four.
Betfred rate Everton at 5/1 in the wake of their draw at Stoke while Blue Square quote Liverpool at 9/1 now, following the disappointing home reverse to Aston Villa and West Brom have drifted to 50/1 at Ladbrokes on the back of a draw with West Ham.
Discussing the battle for the Champions League places, Coral’s Tim Reynolds told Betrescue, “Tottenham have now won four of their last five Premier League matches and with Spurs having a very winnable set of fixtures ahead of them, AVB will be very disappointed if his side fail go into 2013 still in fourth place,”
Selected odds at Coral:
**Top Four Finish
1-200 Man United, 1/100 Manchester City, 1-5 Cheslea, Evs Arsenal, 6-5 Tottenham, 9-2 Everton, 9 Liverpool, 28 West Brom, 80 bar
**Premier League match bet – Finish highest
9-4 Tottenham v Chelsea 1-3
8-11 Everton v Liverpool Evs
2-5 Man United v Man City 7-4
**Betting without Man Utd and Man City
8-13 Chelsea, 4 Arsenal, 4 Tottenham, 12 Everton, 33 Liverpool, 100 West Brom, 300 Swansea, 400 bar ,
**Top 10 Finish
1-2 West Brom, 6-5 Swansea, 9-5 West Ham