Football By Joe Crilly

Playoffs: Boro And Norwich To Battle It Out In Final?

Middlesbrough are the favourites to win the Championship playoffs at 5/4 just ahead of Norwich at 6/4. Both are odds on with William Hill to qualify from their respective matches with Boro, already holding a lead heading into their home match against Brentford, 1/6 to make the final and Norwich 2/5.


Whoever joins Bournemouth and Watford in the Premier League, they will be up against it with William Hill offering 16/1 that all three manage to avoid relegation.


Championship playoff winner: 5/4 Middlesbrough; 6/4 Norwich; 9/2 Ipswich; 9/1 Brentford


90 minutes:

10/11 Middlesbrough; 3/1 Brentford; 5/2 draw

4/5 Norwich; 18/5 Ipswich; 5/2 draw


To qualify:

1/6 Middlesbrough; 7/2 Brentford

2/5 Norwich; 7/4 Ipswich


16/1       All three promoted sides to avoid relegation from the Premier League next season