Victory Make Toon Odds-On For Title!

Last updated : 01 March 2017 By Footy Mad - Editor

Newcastle are firm 4/9 favourites to win the Sky Bet Championship with the sponsors after their crucial 2-1 victory at Brighton.

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The Magpies struck twice in the final nine minutes thanks to Mo Diame and Ayoze Perez to snatch the win which sees them take a two-point lead at the top of the table.

Brighton, who led through Glenn Murray's 14th-minute penalty, are now 2/1 second favourites while third-placed Huddersfield are the only other realistic contender at 14/1.

Newcastle and Brighton are 1/25 and 1/10 respectively to earn promotion.

At the other end of the table, Blackburn are out to 11/10 for relegation after a 1-0 victory over Derby while Bristol City are 3/1 following their loss at Aston Villa.