Newcastle United installed as relegation favourites by bookmakers

Newcastle United are the new favourites for relegation with bookmakers.

Sunday, 18th August 2019, 9:22 pm
Updated Sunday, 18th August 2019, 9:22 pm
Steve Bruce.

Steve Bruce’s side, 5/2 for the drop on the eve of the new campaign, have been backed into evens after successive Premier League defeats.

Newcastle were convincingly beaten 3-1 by Norwich City at Carrow Road yesterday.

BoyleSports spokesman Lawrence Lyons said: “Newcastle’s start has really caught the eye of punters.

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“They’re more likely relegation candidates than any other team in the league now, having been gambled into even money from 5/2.”