Aston Villa manager Dean Smith during the Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham.

Could Dean Smith? Latest Premier League Sack Race

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has emerged as the clear favourite in the Premier League Sack Race.

Bookmakers report a flood of bets have come in on the Villa boss, as they have dropped to second from bottom following four straight defeats in the league.

Villa has been enjoying a decent spell and made it to the League Cup final, where they lost to Manchester City, but now Smith’s future is in some doubt.

Smith has seen his odds cut from around 6/1 into 6/4 and he is now clear favourite to be next out in the Premier League.

2019/20 Premier League Sack RaceFavouriteOdds
Early JulyOle Gunnar Solskjaer6/1
Frank Lampard6/1
Mid JulySteve Bruce4/1
Early AugustRoy Hodgson6/1
Mid AugustSteve Bruce3/1
End AugustJavi Gracia5/4
Early SeptemberOle Gunnar Solskjaer5/1
Mauricio Pochettino5/1
Steve Bruce5/1
Mid SeptemberMauricio Pochettino4/1
End SeptemberMarco Silva6/4
Early OctoberMauricio Pochettino2/1
Mid OctoberMarco Silva7/4
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer7/4
End OctoberRalph Hasenhuttl4/5
Early NovemberUnai Emery2/1
Mid NovemberUnai Emery5/4
End NovemberMarco Silva2/7
Early DecemberMarco Silva1/10
Early DecemberManuel Pellegrini2/7
Late DecemberDean Smith5/2
Early JanuaryEddie Howe3/1
Mid JanuaryOle Gunnar Solskjaer6/4
Early FebruaryRoy Hodgson5/1
Late FebruaryDean Smith/Eddie Howe6/1
Early MarchDean Smith6/4

OddsMonkey spokesman Peter Watton commented: “Dean Smith is going through a tough time at the moment and he is even on the end of calls from his own fans for him to be replaced.

“It remains to be seen if that will happen but now at 6/4 there has been some very substantial bets being made on Smith to go, and defeat this weekend could see his Villa tenure come to an end.”

Premier League – Next Manager To Leave
Dean Smith @ 6/4
Eddie Howe – 7/1
David Moyes – 12/1
Jose Mourinho – 14/1
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – 20/1
Daniel Farke – 25/1
Roy Hodgson – 33/1
Pep Guardiola – 33/1
Graham Potter – 33/1
Steve Bruce – 33/1
Nigel Pearson – 33/1
Frank Lampard – 66/1
Nuno Espirito Santo – 66/1
Ralph Hasenhuttl – 66/1
Sean Dyche – 66/1
Carlo Ancelotti – 66/1
Brendan Rodgers – 66/1
Chris Wilder – 100/1
Mikel Arteta – 100/1
Jurgen Klopp – 100/1

Odds and stats accurate at time of writing 

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