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Could Dean Smith? Latest Premier League Sack Race

March 12th, 2020 Football, Home, Media & Journalism, News & Events, Press Release

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 Race Favourite Odds
Early July Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 6/1
Frank Lampard 6/1
Mid July Steve Bruce 4/1
Early August Roy Hodgson 6/1
Mid August Steve Bruce 3/1
End August Javi Gracia 5/4
SACKED JAVI GRACIA 1/2
Early September Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 5/1
Mauricio Pochettino 5/1
Steve Bruce 5/1
Mid September Mauricio Pochettino 4/1
End September Marco Silva 6/4
Early October Mauricio Pochettino 2/1
Mid October Marco Silva 7/4
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 7/4
End October Ralph Hasenhuttl 4/5
Early November Unai Emery 2/1
SACKED MAURICIO POCHETTINO 8/11
Mid November Unai Emery 5/4
SACKED UNAI EMERY 1/8
End November Marco Silva 2/7
SACKED QUIQUE SANCHEZ FLORES 6/1
Early December Marco Silva 1/10
SACKED MARCO SILVA 1/10
Early December Manuel Pellegrini 2/7
SACKED MANUEL PELLEGRINI 2/7
Late December Dean Smith 5/2
Early January Eddie Howe 3/1
Mid January Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 6/4
Early February Roy Hodgson 5/1
Late February Dean Smith/Eddie Howe 6/1
Early March Dean Smith 6/4

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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