Jones Knows: If the Premier League started from scratch – what would punters be backing? | Football News

City at 7/4 heavily popular while Liverpool were friendless; Toon tipped for the drop and Spurs fancied for top four

Last Updated: 01/04/20 3:53pm

According to punters, Sergio Aguero could be getting his hands on this trophy again at Manchester City

Manchester City to win the Premier League and Newcastle the value call to be relegated; this is where punters would stick their imaginary £50 if the season was to start from scratch tomorrow.

Last week I made my debut as an odds compiler, pricing up key Premier League markets – in fantasy version only of course – in the event of the Premier League being declared void and we start afresh tomorrow, from scratch, with the same teams, squads and managers.


I was craving a betting buzz. So I’ve priced up four PL markets based on the season being void & we start from scratch tomorrow.

Where’s the value? How would you spread your £50? Max four bets. Go on, I know you’re bored….

— Lewis Jones (@_LJones_) March 30, 2020

I was calling for some engagement from the masses and gave you a fictional £50 to spend – this was a good barometer to see how high the boredom levels are out there. Would people get involved? Judging by the response, I think it’s clear that boredom levels are more dramatic than first feared as the article generated plenty of reaction.

So, what did we learn? What odds got you rushing to my bookmakers counter? What prices did I get wrong? Here are the most popular bets put forward by those that got in touch.

Manchester City to win the Premier League at 7/4

Judging by public reaction, my…


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