Wycombe Wanderers are one of the favourites to gain promotion to the Championship according to a leading betting firm in the UK.

Betfair, which has got thousands of branches and outlets across the country, have put Gareth Ainsworth’s men as 5/1 favourites to earn a place in the second tier, with the odds being shared with the Chairboys’ Thames Valley rivals in Oxford United and Milton Keynes.

They have made Ipswich Town as the favourites to go up before the season started with odds of 7/4.

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The full list is as follows:

• Ipswich Town: 7/4

• Sheffield Wednesday: 9/4

• Derby County: 11/4

• Barnsley & Peterborough United: 7/2

• Portsmouth, Bolton Wanderers: 4/1

• Wycombe Wanderers, Oxford United, Milton Keynes: 5/1

• Charlton Athletic: 11/2

• Plymouth Argyle: 6/1

• Shrewsbury Town: 8/1

• Forest Green Rovers, Bristol Rovers, Lincoln City, Port Vale: 11/1

• Burton Albion: 12/1

• Fleetwood Town, Exeter City, Accrington Stanley: 14/1

• Cheltenham Town: 16/1

• Morecambe & Cambridge Utd: 25/1

Betfair spokesperson Sam Rosbottom said: “The EFL offers up drama like no other and the anticipation for the new season is building after Thursday’s fixture release.

“Looking at League One, Ipswich are the 7/4 frontrunners to return to the Championship at the fourth attempt of asking and they are followed by Sheffield Wednesday at 9/4 and Wayne Rooney’s Derby, who are 11/4.”

For more information, go to www.betfair.com/sport/football.

The season will start on July 30.