Can Sunderland win promotion as champions?

Sunderland's price to WIN League One title compared to Lincoln City, Hull City and Peterborough United

Lee Johnson’s Sunderland are full of confidence at the moment!

Thursday, 18th March 2021, 6:15 pm

There is no doubting that the Black Cats recent results have helped to kick-start their League One promotion bid.

But how do the bookmakers rate their chances compared to third-tier rivals Hull City, Peterborough United and Lincoln City ahead of the run-in?

Johnson’s men defeated Accrington Stanley in League One last night with goals from Charlie Wyke and Ross Stewart securing a 2-0 win at The Wham Stadium.

Indeed, Sunderland are unbeaten in their past 10 games in all competitions and have only lost once in their last 16.

The Black Cats are just five points off first place but have two games in hand over league-leaders Hull City and a game to come against the Tigers.

The battle for the top two remains still very much open, so who are the bookmakers tipping for promotion as champions come the end of the current season?

Here, we take a look at who bookmakers bet365 are tipping gain promotion to the Championship as champions this season:

Odds are correct as of March 18.

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