Goals from Ivan Toney and Emiliano Marcondes ultimately saw the Bees shatter their play-off hoodoo after their previous nine attempts were unsuccessful.
It was a quick redemption for Thomas Frank’s side, returning to Wembley just nine months after losing to Fulham in last season’s delayed final – but the bookies are not backing them to stay in the game for long. elite.
Brentford join other newly promoted sides Norwich City and Watford as they will be relegated at the end of the 2021-22 Premier League season.
The news isn’t much better for Newcastle United who, despite placing 12th place, are tipped for another wrestling season.
SkyBet ranked them at 11/4 to go down, the same as Burnley, which is the lowest odds of any current high-level team.
Southampton, who finished the last term in poor form, are 9/2 while managerless Wolves and Aston Villa are 5/1.
Brighton, perhaps surprisingly, is 11/2.
Brentford knocked Newcastle out of the Carabao Cup in the quarter-finals last season, and Steve Bruce knows he needs to improve United’s record against lower-ranked teams.
Newcastle have failed to overtake any of the relegated teams this season – West Brom. Fulham and Sheffield United – as they lost 3-0 to Brighton in both games.
Premier League 2021-22 relegation odds
- Brentford Evs
- Norwich Evs
- Watford Evs
- Newcastle 11/4
- Burnley 11/4
- Southampton 9/2
- Wolves 5/1
- Villa Aston 5/1
- Brighton 11/2
- Lyon 8/1
- West Ham 9/1
- Everton 20/1
Correct odds at time of posting.