It was a big Saturday for the teams battling the drop with the bottom three ahead of the weekend all in action, and it was Crystal Palace who made the decisive move. Meanwhile, Mo Salah was at his incredible best in the day's late fixture
"West Brom are now just [1.01] to go down and Stoke are [1.4] for the drop after losing 2-1 to Everton."
There were just a trio of 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League today but the three all had implications in the relegation battle with the bottom three clubs - West Brom, Stoke and Crystal Palace - all in action.
The day's late game saw Liverpool climb back above Spurs into third with a comprehensive dismantling of Watford, winning 5-0 with Mo Salah continuing his incredible season with four goals in the game. Backed at [300.0], the Egyptian is now [1.2] favourite to win the Golden Boot
Palace pull off massive win
It was Palace who seized their chance to make a decisive move out of the dropzone with a 2-0 win at Huddersfield.
Goals from James Tomkins and Luka Milivojevic did the damage as Roy Hodgson's side inflicted a defeat on a fellow rival for the drop, bounding out of the relegation spots and up to 16th just one place below David Wagner's side.
Odds-on West Brom denied by late Bournemouth goals
Still bottom of the table are West Brom, following another defeat although for a time it looked as though the Baggies were going to break a six-game losing streak. Alan Pardew's side took the lead at the Vitality Stadium and held it until the 77th minute when Jordon Ibe equalised for the home side and Junior Stanislas put the knife in with a stunning free-kick just one minute before injury time.
Bournemouth were backed at [32.0] in-play on the Betfair Exchange for the win while the Baggies were backed at a low of [1.36]
Baggies 1/100 to play Championship football in 2018-19
West Brom are now just [1.01] to go down and Stoke are [1.4] for the drop after losing 2-1 to Everton. A red card for Charlie Adam made the Potters' task ultra-hard and when Cenk Tosun scored the opener midway through the second-half it looked as though Stoke were doomed, only for Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting to pull one back.
But Everton's £27m man crushed Stoke's dreams with another goal as the game neared the final whistle. Everton were backed at [4.8] in-play on the Exchange.
Huddersfield are the likeliest team to join West Brom and Stoke in The Championship, the Yorkshire outfit [2.44] to go down with [3.15] Southampton, [3.5] West Ham and [5.3] Swansea behind. Palace are [8.4] having traded at half that price last week.
Salah scores four as Liverpool climb above Spurs
Liverpool put on a show in the late fixture, Salah scoring twice in each half - Roberto Firmino finding the back of the net in-betweem - as Watford were beaten 5-0.
Salah went four clear of Harry Kane with his incredible effort, and his form combined with the Spurs' striker's injury problems, means the Egyptian is a red-hot bet for the Golden Boot, backed in to [1.2] having touched [300.0] earlier in the season.
Jurgen Klopp's side are [1.1] to end the season in the top four. They have a two point advantage over fourth-placed Spurs and seven over Chelsea, in fifth, though they've played a game more. Chelsea and Spurs meet at Stamford Bridge next time out in the Premier League.