Revealed: How the bookies think Sunderland will fare next season

The Black Cats may still be in a state of limbo, but the bookmakers' odds make for positive reading.

Saturday, 12th May 2018, 4:29 pm
Updated Saturday, 12th May 2018, 4:36 pm
How do you think Sunderland will perform next season?

Football League sponsors, Sky Bet, have released their odds ahead of the 2018/19 League One season, which will see Sunderland playing in the third tier for the first time since 1987/88.

And the Wearsiders have been installed as strong favourites for the title, with Sky Bet offering odds of 9/2 on a Black Cats championship.

Despite being favourites to win the league, Sunderland are second favourites behind Barnsley to win promotion at odds of 7/4.

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Meanwhile you can also get odds of 16/1 for Sunderland to be relegated for a third successive season.

Click through our gallery above to see which other teams could be in contention for the title come May 2019. Do you think they stand a chance?