How Middlesbrough, Leeds, Norwich and Aston Villa's promotion odds shifted after a dramatic weekend in the Championship

Middlesbrough and their rivals played out a dramatic weekend in the Championship - but how have the odds for promotion changed?

Monday, 18th March 2019, 12:43 pm
Updated Monday, 18th March 2019, 12:48 pm
How the Championship promotion odds changed after a dramatic weekend

Boro remain in the hunt for a return to the Premier League but saw their hopes take a blow with defeat on Saturday as several of the teams around them saw their own hopes hit a bump or boosted over the weekend. We've taken a look at how the Championship promotion odds have shifted after the weekend - scroll down and click through the pages to see who the bookies are backing to seal promotion:

Nathan Jones' side are rated as heavy outsiders for a return to the Premier League.
The Tigers saw their play-off hopes take a hit after they were held to a draw by QPR. They too are considered real outsiders.

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The Blues sit seven points off the play-off places and the bookmakers aren't backing them to make a promotion push.
The Swans were in FA Cup action this weekend and now sit ten points off the top six - but that hasn't stopped some bookmakers tipping them for a top flight return.
Now down to the serious contenders, and Steve Bruce's Wednesday side are being tipped for a late surge after a fine win over Blackburn this weekend.
The Londoners may be languishing in 14th position, but the bookmakers are yet to rule them out of promotion contention.
Another side who have been revitalised under new management, Forest sit just three points off the play-off places and could make a late push.
Alex Neil continues to work wonders at Deepdale, with only goal difference keeping Preston out the top six. Their short odds are no surprise.
Frank Lampard's side sit a single point outside of the play-off places and the bookmakers still believe the Rams could make a late promotion bid.
Another surprise package in the Championship this season, the Robins remain firmly in play-off contention - despite not playing this weekend.
Victory over Middlesbrough on Saturday saw Villa move into the play-off places as their odds for promotion were cut.
Now winless in their last four, Boro's thin hopes of automatic promotion look to have faded - but the bookmakers are still backing them at fairly short odds.
The Baggies may be without a manager after Darren Moore's dismissal, but they remain firmly in the race for promotion - as reflected by their odds.
Defeat to rivals Sheffield United dented Leeds' hopes this weekend, but they remain within touching distance of a long-awaited return to the Premier League.
Victory at Elland Road propelled the Blades into the automatic promotion places, and saw their odds significantly cut.
Daniel Farke's side remain clear at the top after beating Rotherham United and are heavy favourites for promotion.