Manchester United took another massive step towards the title on Saturday with their vital but unimpressive 2-0 win over Fulham.
That put them temporarily ten points clear and you would have to say that they look done and dusted now for the title and odds of 3/20 with bwin confirm that feeling.
The betting on the relegation dogfight will heat up between now and the end of the season and it looks very much the case that it will go down to the wire.
Blackpool will have been thankful yesterday that all three teams beneath them got beaten.
West Ham face a very difficult time as they have four away games in April, starting with the game at Bolton, which they lost 3-0.
You cannot just make a team better by having team talks and puffing out your chests.
That only takes you so far and West Ham have proven that they have barely been good enough this season.
But they do have a chance and I also think that the old benchmark of 40 points to stay up may not be enough this year.
One has to remember that West Ham once went down with 42 points. A successful £10 stake on the Hammers to be relegated again at odds of 3/4 with bwin would return £17.50.
But once you come away from the top six, then there is not an awful lot to choose between the rest and that has led to a compression in the league.
It is difficult to tell who will go down. Blackburn and West Ham have a difficult period coming up, while some of the clubs around them have easier run-ins on paper.
I never thought that I would be saying this, but Blackpool look in big trouble to me now.
They seem low on confidence at the moment and they simply cannot keep a clean sheet.
I think that results are based primarily on defence and not attack and Blackpool are woeful at defending at this level.
Either way, it promises to be a nail-biting end to the campaign, particularly from a betting perspective.
Current Premier League relegation betting odds at bwin10005.com:
West Ham: 3/4
West Brom: 20/1
Aston Villa: 20/1
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