The English Premier League returns after the International break and we take a look at the 7 matches taking place on Saturday from a betting angle.
A reminder that the long term English Premier League Markets are constantly updated and you can click here for the latest betting including Premier League Winner where Manchester City are trading as 3/10 and the team to finish bottom where Bournemouth are the ruling favourites at 2/1
Arsenal v Tottenham – Click here to bet
What a massive clash to get our weekend going, Arsenal topping the log on 18 points from their 7 matches, 1 point ahead of Tottenham who sit 3rd.
Arsenal have a 100% record in 3 matches at home this season, scoring 8 goals and conceding 4 while Tottenham have played 3 away games and have yet to lose, winning 1 and drawing 2.
This should be a cracking game and I agree with the bookmakers that make over 2.5 goals as short as 4/6. For me though when the dust settles the teams are going to be sharing the spoils.
Suggested Bet: The draw at 11/4
Bournemouth v Brentford – Click here to bet
Bournemouth are 12th on the table, 1 point and 3 positions behind Brentford who sit 9th. Bournemouth are undefeated in their last 3 games taking 5 points from a possible 9 while Brentford saw a 3 match unbeaten streak ended when they lost 3-0 at home to Arsenal last time out.
Bournemouth are a better side when they aren’t playing top of the table opposition and I think they can grab the 3 points here.
Suggested Bet: Bournemouth win at 95/40
Crystal Palace v Chelsea – Click here to bet
Palace are currently 16th on the log with just 1 win in their last 5 games and they face Chelsea who sit 7th and have recovered from something of a wobble winning 2 of their last 3. Chelsea have an excellent away record at Crystal Palace winning their last 4 League matches and I am backing them to make it 5 on the trot.
Suggested Bet: Chelsea win at 17/20
Fulham v Newcastle – Click here to bet
Fulham are 6th on the log and have won 3 and lost 2 of their last 5 matches. They face Newcastle who sit 10th and while only losing once this season they have had 5 draws in their 7 matches.
Both teams have found the back of the net in Fulham’s last 5 League games and in 4 of Newcastle’s last 5 and that is enough to see me jump on both teams to score, yes.
Suggested Bet: Both Teams to Score, YES, at 15/20
Liverpool v Brighton – Click here to bet
Liverpool are 8th on the table having recovered from a slow start to the season. They drew 0-0 away at Everton last time out and prior to that had home wins over Newcastle and Bournemouth.
Brighton have been the surprise package of the season so far and sit 4th and have won 3 of their last 4 games only tasting defeat once this season.
Brighton managed to draw this fixture 2-2 last season and I think they can make things tough for a Liverpool side that is not at its best and I am backing them on the handicap +1.5 goals meaning they can win, draw or lose by a goal for me to collect my winnings.
Suggested Bet: Handicap, Brighton +1.5 goals at 5/6
Southampton v Everton – Click here to bet
Southampton and Everton are 14th and 13th on the table respectively, Southampton having lost 3 of their last 4 games and Everton undefeated in their last 5, but 4 of those were draws. Everton’s matches this season have averaged just 1.6 goals each, the lowest in the division and a full goal less than Southampton sitting at 2.6 goals per game.
Everton got their first win of the season at home to West Ham last time out and I think they can follow it up with their first 3 pointer on the road.
Suggested Bet: Everton win at 5/2
West Ham v Wolves – Click here to bet
West Ham are battling so far this season and currently sit 18th with just 1 win in 7 starts. Wolves are in 17th position 2 points above them and they have also had only 1 win in their 7 games. West Ham have yet to win at home this season, but they edged this fixture 1-0 last season and I am looking for a repeat score line.
Suggested Bet: Correct Score, West Ham win 1-0 at 11/2
Note: All prices correct at the time of writing but are subject to change