Premier League Winner Odds & Predictions 2022 | EPL Champion Betting Picks
The English Premier League title is one of the most difficult championships to win in all of sports, especially given the physical toll of every match across a nine-month campaign.
While it looked like Manchester City was set to run away from the field and win the league for a second straight season, Liverpool has clawed its way back into the title race.
As you’ll see from looking at the odds, we’ve got a two-horse race that could go either way down the final stretch of the season.
Premier League Winner Odds
EPL winner odds are courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook and current as of Thursday, April 7 at 6 p.m. ET.
- Manchester City (-200)
- Liverpool (+150)
- Chelsea (+25000)
- Arsenal (+100000)
- Manchester United (+250000)
- Tottenham (+250000)
Manchester City is still favored to win the Premier League, but the gap between the reigning champions and second-place Liverpool has been narrowed in recent weeks after City slipped up at home against Tottenham and away to Crystal Palace.
Liverpool has been able to keep the pressure on City, as the Reds haven’t dropped points in league play since a 2-2 draw at Chelsea on January 2.
Third-place Chelsea was amongst the title contenders throughout the early part of the season, though the Blues have been unable to keep pace and are now much closer to fourth place than either of the top two.
As is reflected in the odds, City and Liverpool are the only teams legitimately still in the title race.
Premier League Winner Prediction
Manchester City (-200)
The EPL title race is likely going to come down to the head-to-head clash between Manchester City and Liverpool on Sunday, April 10. The winner of that match will be in position to win the league, as they will control their own destiny over the final stretch of games.
Man City will host that contest, which is a massive advantage since they haven’t lost at home to Liverpool in the Premier League since 2015.
If they can get at least a point from that game, City should go on to win the title. Their schedule the rest of the way is pretty comfortable. Meanwhile, Liverpool still has testing contests against Manchester United and Tottenham to play down the stretch.
I trust City’s defense more than Liverpool’s, plus they have more squad depth than the Reds, which will make balancing upcoming fixtures in the FA Cup and UEFA Champions League a bit easier. Title defenses haven’t come easy in recent years, but City has the mettle to see this over the line.
Manchester City to Win the EPL
Bet $20, Payout $30
Premier League Championship Contenders
This bet is the only other one worth placing. Liverpool does still have a realistic chance of lifting the title, though it definitely has lost some value in recent months.
The Reds have been on an immaculate run of form since the start of 2022, winning every EPL fixture on their schedule since that draw against Chelsea in early January.
The key to this Liverpool side is their wealth of attacking talent. Manager Jürgen Klopp gets to select a front three each week from the likes of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino, and Luis Díaz.
With each forward causing different problems for opposing defenses, it’s no surprise the Reds lead the league in goals scored this campaign. They’ve got the firepower to challenge City down the stretch, but it’ll be difficult to continue this winning run until the end of the season.
Premier League Title Sleepers
This number might be enticing to some, but Chelsea is too far off the pace at this point to have any chance of making a comeback.
They’d need to win out and get some serious help from both City and Liverpool to overcome this deficit. The way the top two are playing, I wouldn’t be betting on them dropping the points required.