Relegation battle for Birmingham City – Championship odds 2019/20
Birmingham City are facing up to life without Garry Monk next season following his dismissal on Tuesday.
The board decided to sack the popular manager after weeks of tension behind the scenes and now assistant boss Pep Clotet is tasked with picking up the pieces.
Last season Blues were derailed by their nine-point deduction from the EFL when well placed heading into the final third of the season.
They eventually finished strongly, though 17th place didn’t do justice for the performances Monk’s side produced.
Following the sacking of Monk, Blues’ odds have changed quite dramatically with some bookmakers positing them closer towards those who are expected to be in a relegation battle.
Fulham, Cardiff and Huddersfield have all come down from the Premier League, and Barnsley, Luton and Charlton are entering the division from League One so it looks like it will be a closely-fought division next term.
This is what the bookies (namely Sky Bet) are saying ahead of the 2019-20 season.
TO WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP
West Brom 10/1
Sheffield Wednesday 20/1
Bristol City 22/1
Nottingham Forest 28/1
BAR – 33/1
TO WIN PROMOTION
West Brom 10/3
Sheffield Wednesday 6/1
Bristol City 7/1
Nottingham Forest 8/1
BAR – 10/1
Where will Blues finish in the 2019-20 season?
7000+ VOTES SO FAR
TO SUFFER RELEGATION
Nottingham Forest 7/1
Sheffield Wednesday 7/1
Bristol City 8/1
West Brom 18/1
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