Championship leaders Cardiff City surrendered a one-goal lead with less than 20 minutes on the clock to lose at lowly Peterborough United and see their advantage at the top reduced to just four points.
Malky Mackay’s men, who do have a game in hand on the chasing pack, are now 2/17 to lift the league trophy after dropping ten points in their last five games, while you can get a price of 1/50 for them to be promoted by any means.
George Boyd’s goal 35 seconds into the second half was enough to see Hull City edge past Huddersfield Town in the late kick-off and tighten their grip on an automatic position place.
The Tigers, who have a four-point cushion in second place, are now just 4/11 to go up and their odds in the league winner market have been slashed to 5/1 after narrowing the gap between themselves and the leaders.
Sam Vokes’ injury-time equaliser for Burnley denied Watford the chance to go second, albeit temporarily on Friday evening, while Crystal Palace stay fourth after being thumped 4-0 by Birmingham City at Selhurst Park.
The Hornets are 5/4 to be playing Premier League football next season, just ahead of Palace, who are a 12/5 shot.
Fifth-placed Nottingham Forest needed an injury-time goal from Henri Lansbury to maintain their unbeaten run since Billy Davies returned to the club, as they drew with fellow promotion hopefuls Brighton and Hove Albion.
The Reds are now just 11/4 to return to England’s top division after a 14-year absence, with Gus Poyet’s side available at 4/1.
Leicester missed the chance to move into the top six following their narrow defeat to Millwall, while Bolton Wanderers and Middlesbrough both remain five points off the play-offs after losing to Charlton Athletic and Wolverhampton Wanderers respectively.
Nigel Pearson’s men are 9/2 in the promotion market, ahead of Bolton at 10/1 and the 33/1 offered for Middlesbrough.