Football By Joe Crilly

Could Leicester’s Gap At The Top Be Cut Further? A Number Of ‘Cash Out’ Punters Think So

With Leicester’s gap at the top of the Premier League being cut to five points last, week, William Hill are offering 25/1 that gap is cut to four this weekend and 10/3 it is cut to three.

Some Leicester backers have started to become nervous this week with a number cutting their losses and cashing out before this weekend’s fixtures. As things stand, had you placed a bet at the start of the season on Leicester winning the title at  5000/1, your cash out value for £1 would be £3,088.94.

“This week, we have seen a number of punters who have backed Leicester at various prices, bite the bullet, although we still have 15 of our original 25 bets at 5000/1 holding on until the bitter end,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

At the bottom of the table, the race to avoid relegation is becoming congested although it is neck and neck between Norwich and Sunderland to be sitting in the safety seat come the end of the weekend. They are both Even money to be sat in 17th at the end of this weekend while Newcastle are 8/1.

How many points will Leicester be clear at the top of the Premier League at 23:59 Monday 25th April: 22/1 eight; 9/1 seven; 40/1 six; 10/11 five; 25/1 four; 10/3 three; 9/2 two

Who will be 17th on Monday 25th April: 8/1 Newcastle; 1/1 Sunderland; 1/1 Norwich