Coventry City manager Mark Robins is the third favourite to become the next Bristol City manager according to the bookmakers.
City axed Lee Johnson following a miserable run of form and his departure was confirmed after their 1-0 defeat to Cardiff on Saturday which left them 12th in the Championship table.
Plymouth manager Ryan Lowe has surged to the top of the list as City seek his successor with Sky Bet pricing him as the overwhelming favourite at 1/1.
Former Brighton manager Chris Hughton is next in line as the bookies’ thrashed out their odds with the ex-Newcastle boss a 9/4 punt.
Reports in the national media claim that former Wolves and Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy is interested in the job, but he is priced at 10/1.
Preston boss Alex Neil is 14/1, while former Stoke manager Tony Pulis is 18/1 to replace Johnson.
Speaking about the decision to fire Johnson, Bristol chief executive Mark Ashton said: “We recognise the huge amount of work that Lee has put in over the last four-and-a-half years to move this club forward and we thank him for all his
“However, success in football is ultimately judged by results and league position and the Board believes that a change of management is needed now for Bristol City.”