Championship Outright Betting Statistics & Trends

Championship Outright Betting Statistics & Trends
Jake G
Jake G
August 1, 2018

Our experts look into the 10 year Sky Bet championship outright betting statistics and trends to help deliver the best best for the 2018-19 season. The Championship is a fiercely competitive league and it looks tighter than ever this year. Let’s get into the data.

Premier League Teams Bouncebackability

  • 3/10 (30%) relegated Premier League teams won the title
  • 5/20 (25%) of automatic promotion spots were filled by relegated Premier League teams
  • 14/30 (47%) of relegated Premier League teams finished in the top 6
  • 8/30 (27%) of relegated Premier League teams finished in the bottom half
  • 2/10 (20%) one Premier League club has been relegated to League One (2012/13 – Wolves, 2017/18 – Sunderland)
  • 1/10 (10%) Premier League teams have filled both automatic promotion spots (2009/10 – 1st Newcastle, 2nd WBA)
  • 1/10 (10%) all relegated Premier League teams made the playoffs (2011/12 – 3rd West Ham, 4th Birmingham, 5th Blackpool)

Read More: Championship Outright Tips

League One Promoted Teams

  • 17% (5/30) go straight back down to League One
  • 16/30 (53%) finish in the bottom half
  • 14/30 (47%) finish in the top half
  • 2/10 (20%) a promoted team has secured back to league promotions to the Premier League (2010/11 – Norwich, 2011/12 – Southampton)

If we look at the 5 year trends

  • 4/5 (80%) a promoted club from League One has finished either rock bottom or 23rd

Leagues Highest Scorers

  • 8/10 (80%) have gained automatic promotion to the Premier League
  • 6/10 (60%) have won the Championship title
  • 84.4 goals is the average number of goals for the leagues highest scorers

Read More: Championship Top Goalscorer Tips

Leagues Best Defence

  • 8/10 (80%) have gained automatic promotion to the Premier League
  • 5/10 (50%) have won the Championship title
  • 37.2 goals is the average numbers of goals conceded for the best defence

Leagues Worst Defence

  • 9/10 (90%) have been relegated to League One
  • 8/10 (80%) have finished rock bottom of the Championship
  • 83.7 is the average numbers of goals conceded for the best defence

Manager Stats

  • 6/20 (30%) of automatically promoted teams had a manager who had previously been promoted from the Championship
  • 14/20 (70%) of automatically promoted teams had a manager who had been at the helm for games played in the previous year
  • 6/20 (30%) of automatically promoted teams had a new manager that summer

Stats prefer managers who know their squad and have had time to understand what their players can do. Games come thick and fast in the Championship so it’s important the managers know his squad. Teams with new managers this season – Stoke 11/2 favourites (Gary Rowett), Leeds 11/1 (Marcelo Bielsa), Derby County 12/1 (Frank Lampard), Swansea City 12/1 (Graham Potter), Ipswich Town 80/1 (Paul Hurst), QPR 66/1 (Steve McClaren).

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