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Sack race betting hots up ahead of the weekend

David Moyes, Sam Allardyce and Tim Sherwood are just a few names facing the chopping board, and bookmaker Coral is quoting 3-1 that another Premier League manager is sacked before the weekend is over.

West Brom boss Pepe Mel is the 5-4 favourite to be sacked first, but Moyes’ odds on getting the boot continue to crash and the Manchester United boss is 7-2 to leave Old Trafford before the end of the season. Allardyce’s future at West Ham is also under threat, with the firm offering 10-1 that he doesn’t survive the season, while Arsene Wenger is 16-1.

Meanwhile, Chelsea are 1-3 to keep their lead at the head of the Premier League, with Liverpool 9-4 to take the top spot.

“Sack race betting has been rampant this season and with so many managers facing the chopping board, we’ve never taken so many bets before,” said Coral’s Nicola McGeady.

“Sam Allardyce has been backed to be the next casualty but the odds suggest that he is safe for now. The weight of money has been in favour of David Moyes, as disgruntled fans continue to pile on the pressure,” added McGeady.

**Sacking specials

3-1 Premier League manager to leave their club before 00:00 Monday 30th March

10-1 Sam Allardyce to leave West Ham before the last game of the 13/14 season

7-2 Moyes to leave Man Utd before the last game of the 13/14 season

16-1 Wenger to leave Arsenal before the last game of the 13/14 season?

**Next Premier League manager to be sacked

5-4 P Mel, 9-2 C Hughton, 8-1 D Moyes, 8-1 T Sherwood, 11-1 G Monk, 14-1 OG Solskjaer, 20-1 S Allardyce, 25-1 bar

**Who will be top of the Premier League on Sunday night?

1-3 Chelsea, 9-4 Liverpool, 33-1 Man City

ENDS

To view all Coral PR team press releases please visit http://news.coral.co.uk/press-news

Further Information Contact:

Nicola McGeady 07917683784

Nicola.mcgeady@galacoral.com