Last season’s champions Manchester City are favourites to win the Premier League next season in 2022/23. Man City are followed by Liverpool where bookies are offering the below Premier League outright odds.
Manchester City has won 4 out of the last 5 Premier League seasons with Liverpool winning one. This is why the Premier League outright odds favour these two, by quite a distance.
The World Cup 2022 may play a part this season as it will be in the back of many player’s minds. With a lot of the best team’s star players going to the World Cup, they run the risk of injury which could be a massive blow to a potential title challenge. We saw the impact that Virgil van Dijk’s injury had on Liverpool in the 2020/21 season.
Premier League outright odds can be found below:
Challengers for Outright Premier League Winners’ Odds
There are four main challengers for the Premier League next season according to the bookmakers. These being Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Spurs. These four sides all have a genuine chance to go all the way and win the Premier League. Let’s take a more in-depth look at the four main candidates and see why the bookmakers are choosing them. Starting with City:
Manchester City- 1.61 to win
Manchester City are the epitome of modern football success. Ever since the club was taken over by Sheikh Mansour, City have been on an upward trajectory. The only thing left to win is the UEFA Champions League, the only competition where they’re yet to thrive. The way Man City is run is very impressive, yes you can say that they’re massively money oriented and that’s the root of success but in terms of recruitment and on the pitch quality, they’re second to none.
They have a talented group of scouts to thank for this, as well as manager Pep Guardiola. This summer, their transfer business has been quite remarkable. They’ve sold Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko for a combined £130 million. They’ve used these funds to sign Kalvin Phillips to replace Fernandinho and they’ve signed two long-term strikers in Erling Haaland and Julian Alvarez.
The system City play and the players they have means they always have a shot. All these years we’ve been seeing De Bruyne’s crosses find Sterling at the back-post, now we’re gonna see them being met by the 6’’4 Erling Haaland. City will be a force to be reckoned with as usual. Pep will want the UCL more than the Premier League, but they’ll still be right up in contention for the league title.
Liverpool- 3.50 to win
Liverpool were so very close to lifting a second Premier League title last season, it came down to the final day. When Coutinho scored to send Villa 2-0 up Liverpool fans thought their prayers had been answered, only for Man City to produce an unforgettable comeback and go on to win the game 3-2, winning the title by just a point. This left Liverpool’s treble/quadruple hopes in tatters, but they had to stay focused on the UCL final vs Real Madrid. Jurgen Klopp’s side failed to beat Real, and their season was finally finished after playing every single possible match.
They have lost Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich, which will be a big miss for them, but they’ve replaced him with a potential superstar in Darwin Nunez. He cost €100 million, a small dent in the bank account, but he has the potential to be Liverpool’s leading man for a long time.
Tottenham- 13.00 to win
Spurs are a team that haven’t been close to a title in a long time. Since the sacking of Mauricio Pochettino in 2019, they have very much been asleep. José Mourinho failed, Nuno Espírito Santo failed, but their new man looks destined for success.
Antonio Conte was a stunning appointment by Spurs, he took over when they were in a terrible position and managed to guide them above Man United and rivals Arsenal to a top four place last season. He brings a winning mentality and a competitive edge to Spurs along with incredible passion. He has already won the Premier League in his career, with Chelsea back in 2017. He will be looking to do it again next season.
Spurs have signed 6 players already this summer too, which will give them even more of a fighting chance. They have brought in Richarlison from Everton for £60 million, Yves Bissouma from Brighton for £25 million and Djed Spence from Middlesbrough! These players will be long term stars at Spurs and could guide them to a title. They have also brought in some experienced talent: Ivan Perisic and Fraser Forster have signed on free transfers with Clement Lenglet joining on loan. The combination of youth, experience and quality in Spur’s ranks is incredible.
Their Premier League outright odds are 13.00 and this could be a good little bet to throw on.
The Premier League outright odds Dark horses
Chelsea- 15.00 to win
Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea side have also been strengthening in the transfer window with some very high-profile signings. Raheem Sterling has signed from City as well as Kalidou Koulibaly who left Naples to sign for Chelsea. They are looking to strengthen even further in defence with a £55 million bid in place for Jules Kounde. Tuchel is a long-term admirer of the Frenchman, and he would be keen to bring him to Stamford Bridge.
After all the money that Chelsea have pumped in since their transfer ban a few years ago, it’s about time we saw them compete for the title. Tuchel has already won the UCL with Chelsea which will make him even hungrier to focus on the league. Their Premier League outright odds are 15.00, which is quite high for a strong Chelsea side. Will the blues lift the Premier League for the first time since 2017?
Manchester United- 29.00 to win
We’re getting to the more unlikely candidates now. United’s Premier League outright odds are 29.00. New manager Erik ten Hag has made three new signings so far to a Manchester United squad that was deemed to need ‘6,7,8 or even 10’ signings by interim manager Ralf Rangnick last season. He has brought in centre back Lisandro Martinez for £50 million, Tyrell Malacia for £12 million and Christian Eriksen as a free agent.
Long term target Frenkie de Jong looks set to stay at Barcelona as he is owed around €16 million in deferred wages. This will be detrimental for ten Hag as he sees de Jong as ‘key to his plans’. Will United secure their man? If they do, we could see their Premier League outright odds improve, but for now, the faith in ten Hag is low.
Arsenal- 41.00 to win
Finally, we have Arsenal. They haven’t won the league since 2004, a massive almost 20-year wait. Mikel Arteta will be hoping that in the long term he can bring all the major prizes to the Emirates Stadium. He has brought in Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko among others to aid him in doing so. Realistically, top four is the goal for Arsenal at this point. Hence the massive Premier League outright odds of 41.00.
Anything can happen…
The Premier League is the craziest league in the world and easily the biggest. Sometimes it doesn’t matter who you are and what the odds are because we have seen some crazy Premier League outright odds come through in the past. The prime example is Leicester City of 2015/16. The Foxes were 5000/1, yes 5000/1 and they went and won the title!
We could see some similar antics this season with some very dark, dark horses. Here are some of the sides that we think could replicate Leicester’s crazy win along with their Premier League outright odds:
West Ham have been excellent across the last two seasons, securing European football two seasons in a row. It is highly unlikely that we will see them win the title, it would be quite the spectacle, but as previously mentioned, stranger things have happened. The Premier League outright odds are a lot lower than Leicester’s were, simply because of what Leicester did. The bookies don’t want to risk losing money or underestimate teams like they did with Leicester.
What are the Premier League outright odds for Man City?
The Premier League outright odds for Man City are 8/13 on Bet365
What are the Premier League outright odds for Liverpool?
The Premier League outright odds for Liverpool are 5/2 on Bet365
What were the Premier League outright odds when Leicester won the league?
The Premier League outright odds when Leicester won the league were 5000/1.