Cardiff City need just one point from their final four games to finally secure promotion to the Premier League after running out comfortable 3-0 winners over in-form Nottingham Forest.
The victory also sees Malky Mackay’s men maintain their six-point lead over second-placed Hull City, who beat Ipswich Town 2-1 at Portman Road.
The league leaders are priced at just 1/33 to clinch the league title, with Steve Bruce’s side an 11/1 chance to catch them, while you can back the Tigers at 1/10 in the promotion market.
Punters who believe Cardiff will rubber-stamp their top-flight return at the first opportunity – when Charlton Athletic visit South Wales on Tuesday – can back them to avoid defeat against the Addicks at 9/50.
Despite scoring twice in the last five minutes, third-placed Watford left London Road empty handed as Peterborough United climbed out of the bottom three following a pulsating 3-2 victory.
The Hornets trail Hull by six points and are 9/4 to go up, just ahead of Crystal Palace, who are available at 3/1 despite failing to score for a fourth game in succession in a goalless draw with Barnsley nine days ago.
Ian Holloway’s men are without a win in five games and have just a three-point cushion in the top six, though they have played a game less than everybody around them.
Brighton and Hove Albion rose to fifth place with a 2-0 victory at Middlesbrough, who are now eight points off the play-offs with just 12 left to play for.
The Seagulls are a 3/1 shot in the promotion market, with Bolton Wanderers next after climbing into the top six for the first time this season after beating bottom-of-the-table Bristol City.
Dougie Freedman’s men, who were just three points above the relegation zone two and a half months ago, are now priced at 4/1 to make an immediate return to the Premier League.
Billy Davies’ first defeat since returning to the City Ground sees the Reds slip out of the top six on goal difference, with a price of 9/2 available for the former European champions to get promoted, ahead of eighth-placed Leicester City, who are now 8/1 after stretching their winless run to nine games by drawing 2-2 with Birmingham City on Friday evening.