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The Championship Odds

The Championship Odds - Get the Best Odds for the English Championship

The second most high-profile league in the English Football League system is the Championship. So no wonder betting fans are on the lookout for the Championship odds even before the first matches take place.

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About The Championship odds

Luckily, you do not need to look further than our article on the Championship betting odds right here. First, take a look at the table below for all the upcoming matches and their assigned odds

League level: Second Tier - England 
Number of teams: 24 teams
Players: 593
Most valuable player: André Zambo Anguissa (€25.00m)

Anyone who is looking for the Championship betting odds needs to be familiar with this league’s essentials. The bettors are mainly keen on wagering on the winner, but promotion, relegation, and top scorer odds are also pretty in demand. We’ll include all the crucial information about all of these odds right here.

The first thing you need to know is this league’s format. As we have already mentioned, this is England’s second-highest football league (after the Premier League). A total of 24 clubs begins each season. At the end of the season, the two top clubs advance to the Premier League.

The clubs finishing in the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth positions go to playoffs with the winner advancing to the Premier League, as well. The three clubs finishing the seasons in the bottom three positions see a relegation to League One.

So not only are the chances of participating in the country’s top-tier league at stake throughout the season but so is the potential to move even further down the ladder to League One. During the season, a club’s performance is clearly reflected in the Championship odds, especially the relegation and promotion ones.

You have probably heard of the legendary season Leicester had in 2015/16. After the promotion to the Premier League in 2014 from the Championship, this team began the season as one of the strongest relegation candidates for yet another season in the Championship. However, they managed to win the Premier League title.

Championship Odds Winner 2021/22 – Who Will Win the English Championship?

When it comes to the Championship odds winner, they are certainly the ones that attract the most attention. This league was officially founded in 2004. Until 1992 it was known as Football League Second Division, and until 2004 as Football League First Division.

Due to its competitive nature, as well as the promotions and delegations, the winners are usually different each year. Only five teams have managed to take two titles so far– Reading, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Sunderland, Newcastle United and Norwich City.

After the 2020/21 season, Norwich City and Watford were promoted to the Premier League, and Brentford managed to score a spot after the playoffs, as well. Hull, Peterborough, and Blackpool saw a promotion from League One and will be competing against Fulham, WBA and Sheffield United (relegations from the Premier League) and fifteen other teams that remained in the Championship.

Right now, by looking at the current Championship odds for the winner, we can tell that last season’s relegations front the Premier League are given the best chances of returning there in the next season. The team that can give them a run for their money is Bournemouth. They managed to finish the 2020/21 season in the sixth position, which took them to the playoffs. They played against the later champion Brentford and won the first game (1:0), but the Bees won the second game with 3:1.

Will Bournemouth have what it takes to return to the Premier League after two seasons in the Championship? We’ll see as the current season unfolds.

The Championship Promotions Odds

Another immensely popular Championship odds type is the Championship promotions odds. As we have already mentioned, the first two teams at the end of the season advance to the Premier League. The next four teams battle it out in the playoffs with the one that comes on top and receives the promotion, as well.

Due to this league’s unpredictability and extreme competitiveness, don’t be surprised to see these odds change on a day-to-day basis.

The Championship Relegation Odds

As opposed to promotions to the Premier League, there is also the relegation to League One. The three teams that finish the season in the last three positions (22, 23, and 24) are relegated to the third-tier of the English football league system– the English Football League One.

Of course, if you are keen on betting on the teams you believe will be out of the Championship in the next season, you need to look into the Championship relegation odds. The team’s current standings and performance play a major role when the sportsbooks are coming up with these odds. Which teams will be in the danger zone? We are eager to find out as this season progresses.

Odds on Championship Top Scorer

Top English football leagues enjoy immense popularity because some of the world’s top football players play in them. This is why betting on top scorer is one of the most popular bet types. And here’s where odds on Championship top scorer come in handy.

One of the most competitive leagues has seen many top-notch goal scorers take this title in the last several years. Ivan Toney, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Teemu Pukki, Matej Vydra, Chris Wood, and Andre Gray are just some of the notable players who have won this coveted title in recent years. Some of them are still playing in the Championship, so we’ll see whether they can repeat their success from previous years.

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