Brentford were lucky 10 times beating Swansea 2-0 in the Championship play-off final to reach the Premier League for the first time.
Goals from Ivan Toney and Emiliano Marcondes finally saw the Bees break their play-off hoodoo after all nine of their previous attempts were unsuccessful.
It was a quick redemption for Thomas Frank’s side, returning to Wembley just nine months after losing to Fulham in last season’s delayed final – but bookies aren’t backing them to stay in for long. the elite.
Brentford join other newly promoted sides Norwich City and Watford as they will be relegated at the end of the 2021-22 Premier League season.
The news isn’t much better for Newcastle United who, despite placing 12th place, are tipped for another wrestling season.
SkyBet ranks them at 11/4 to go down, the same as Burnley, which is the lowest odds of all of the top players today.
Southampton, who finished the last quarter in poor form, are 9/2 while unmanaged Wolves and Aston Villa are 5/1.
Brighton, perhaps surprisingly, are 11/2.
Brentford knocked Newcastle out of the Carabao Cup in the quarter-finals last season, and Steve Bruce knows he needs to improve United’s record against lower-ranked sides.
Newcastle have failed to overtake any of the relegated teams this season – West Brom. Fulham and Sheffield United – as they lost 3-0 to Brighton in both games.
Premier League 2021-22 relegation odds
- Brentford Evs
- Norwich Evs
- Watford evs
- Newcastle 4/11
- Burnley 11/04
- Southampton 9/2
- Wolves 5/1
- Aston Villa 5/1
- Brighton 11/2
- Leeds 1/8
- Western ham 1/9
- Everton 20/1
The odds are correct at the time of posting.