Can New Boys Stay Away From Premier League Bottom Spot?

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No English Premier League side wants to end the campaign in last place. But for betting enthusiasts everywhere it’s great way to try and make money at the end of the season. is a fine site to check on the end of term odds.

A quick look at the current odds show that Sunderland and Aston Villa are favourites to end the season as the leagues bottom team. But both are established sides and have things going in their favour.

For example, Sunderland have new boss Sam Allardyce and so far he hasn’t seen any of his sides relegated from the top flight.

Aston Villa are a club with a lot of new faces in their squad. Those signings still need time to settle and gel together. They should have a good enough squad to see a rise in the league table.

At the moment you can get decent odds on any of the three recently promoted sides to finish bottom of the league pile.

Norwich City is available at 11/1 if you think that they’ll finish in twentieth place. The Canaries have a talented young manager in Alex Neill but they also have the worst defensive record in the Premier League. In their last match they were humbled 6-2 by strugglers Newcastle United and looked very fragile.

AFC Bournemouth is 12/1 to finish bottom and that could be another one to look at. They’ve gone a month without a league victory. A main concern for the Cherries is the fact that they lost key players to long-term injuries. Expensive summer signings Max Gradel and Tyrone Mings suffered from knee ligament damage and will miss the rest of the season. Hotshot striker Callum Wilson started the campaign off with a bang but failed to finish the Stoke match due to a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament and he too could miss the rest of the season. Have Bournemouth got enough to cope without these key stars?

At Watford, they’ve impressed with their mean defence but really need to score more as no other team has been as bad as them in front of goal. Out of their six goals, striker Odion Ighalo has bagged five of them. The rest of the squad need to step up and get more, especially last years top scorer Troy Deeney who is still looking for his first Premier League goal. You can currently get 16/1 on the Hornets finishing in last place.

History doesn’t make for great reading for the new sides as twenty-nine clubs have previously failed to last beyond their initial season in England’s top flight.

Last term promoted side QPR would finish last of the twenty elite sides. While Cardiff City suffered from the same fate in 2013/14.

So it really could be worth looking at the three new sides in this years Premier League and consider the current odds on them finishing bottom of the table because you might not get better odds than are available at this current moment.

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