Premier League on Betfair: 999/1 Vardy goes Golden Boot favourite after firing Foxes to win no.7

The hottest man in English football did it again today - will he claim the Golden Boot?
The hottest man in English football did it again today - will he claim the Golden Boot?
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Jamie Vardy made a splash last season but no-one saw this coming! The England forward made it nine goalscoring games on the spin and is now Golden Boot favourite while his team are joint top of the table

"Leicester's win was sealed by the man of the season so far, Jamie Vardy, who scored his ninth consecutive Premier League goal to continue his stunning run. The England forward was backed at a high of [3.0] in-play to get the goal, which was his 12th of the season. Having traded at [1000.0] he is now the joint favourite for Golden Boot honours with Sergio Aguero."

With 12 games played Leicester City are joint top of the Premier League.

The Foxes won their seventh game of the season when dismissing Watford 2-1 at the King Power stadium this afternoon.

And the win was sealed by the man of the season so far, Jamie Vardy, who scored his ninth consecutive Premier League goal to continue his stunning run. The England forward was backed at a high of [3.0] in-play to get the goal, which was his 12th of the season. Having traded at [1000.0] he is now the joint favourite for Golden Boot honours with Sergio Aguero.

Leicester are [250.0] to win the Premier League but plenty of money has traded accounts at [1000.0], the Exchange's highest price.

Trailing Claudio Ranieri's team by a point are Manchester United who were 2-0 winners against West Brom at Old Trafford thanks to a strike from winger Jesse Lingard and a late penalty from Juan Mata. The scoreline ensured United kept a clean sheet for a remarkable fifth game in succession - the home shutout was backed at a high of [1.82].

Louis van Gaal's side are unsurprisingly considered more likely to win the league than Leicester, trading at [10.0].

At the other end of the top-flight there were welcome wins for both Newcastle and Norwich, both by 1-0 scorelines.

Steve McClaren's Toon outfit rode their luck during their victory at Bournemouth, but the result takes them out of the relegation places while shunting the south coast side into the bottom three. The Canaries are now just one point off Swansea, today's beaten oppontnets.

Sunderland remain in the drop zone after losing again, 1-0 at the hands of Southampton, the Black Cats' eighth defeat of the campaign. Sam Allardyce's team are the shortest price of the Premier League's relegation contenders at [1.23]. Bournemouth are the only other team to trade at odds-on, at [1.84].

In the day's other 3pm kick-off West Ham drew 1-1 with Everton.

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