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Week 34 of the English Premier League begins with a key match between European hopefuls Southampton and Tottenham, and winds towards a top of the table clash between Chelsea and Arsenal at The Emirates on Sunday morning.

We’re offering the best odds on the widest range of markets for all ten English Premier League matches in Week 34!

Southampton vs Tottenham Hotspur

In what has every chance of figuring as the most important match in Week 34 of the Premier League, sixth placed Tottenham will travel to St. Mary’s to face seventh overall Southampton who sit just one point behind the London club. The Saints were tipped by many to finally have their run in England’s top flight come to an end this season however manager Ronald Koeman has constructed a side who would not look out of place playing in the European leagues. Harry Kane remains tied atop the Golden Boot standings and is sure to trouble the Southampton defence on Saturday. This match seems to be one of those fixtures likely to end in a draw and current $3.40 odds are more than worth consideration.

Footy Freaks
Graziano Pelle scores and Southampton wins: $5
Harry Kane scores and Tottenham wins: $7

Queens Park Rangers vs West Ham United

QPR once again find themselves locked in the bottom three and simply have to win their remaining matches if any chance of survival. West Ham have maintained position mid-table, and while rarely bothering top six clubs, have posted several commanding results over lowly opposition. Enner Valencia was a revelation for his native Ecuador in the World Cup and has continued his good form for the Hammers through season 2014/15, while his opposite number Charlie Austin remains a great chance of Golden Boot honours with just two goals less than the leading three. An always fierce London Derby, this match has every chance of going either way however we’re tipping a desperate QPR to take all three points at home.

Footy Freaks
Charlie Austin scores and QPR wins: $5
Enner Valencia scores and West Ham wins: $9

Stoke City vs Sunderland

At one stage this season, Stoke appeared capable of returning to European football but have fallen back into a typical ‘win one, lose one’ mentality since Christmas and now sit ninth overall. Sunderland themselves have secured several good results but have faltered at key moments in the season, against lowly opposition, and are again faced with a battle for survival over the final weeks of competition. The Black Cats are just one point from danger but will take a huge step towards survival if they can overcome the Potters at the Britannia Stadium, who comfortably won this fixture 2-0 last season.

Footy Freaks
Peter Crouch scores and Stoke wins: $5
Steven Fletcher scores and Sunderland wins: $13

Burnley vs Leicester City

The Clarets have rarely looked like a team capable of competing week in, week out in the Premier League this season and look likely to be demoted in a few weeks’ time. Leicester City, anchored to the bottom of the table as recently as four weeks ago have responded to their task in incredible and commendable fashion; winning their last three to now sit only a point from safety. Having netted ten in their last four matches, the Foxes are by no means starved of attacking options and should have no issue taking another step past Burnley.

Footy Freaks
Danny Ings scores and Burnley wins: $5
Leonardo Ulloa scores and Leicester wins: $6

Newcastle United vs Swansea City

Newcastle began the season in typically competitive form but have been unable to account for the loss of manager Alan Pardew mid-campaign and have dropped to fourteenth position overall. While probably in no real danger of demotion, the Magpies will be looking to stamp their authority at St James Park over a Swansea outfit who were relatively easily played off the park by Leicester in Week 33. Perched eighth overall, European football is out of reach for the Swans; however they will surely do everything in their power to take something from Saturday night’s fixture. As a result, a draw arguably offers the best value for money at a current quote of $3.30.

Footy Freaks
Remy Cabella scores and Newcastle wins: $9
Gylfi Sigurdsson scores and Swansea wins: $9

Crystal Palace vs Hull City

While not awful, Hull City have also found the going tough in the Premier League this season and current sit out of the drop zone on for and against only; tied on 28 competition points with eighteenth-placed Leicester. Crystal Palace have more than stamped themselves as a Premier League mainstay this year and have kicked-up another gear since the arrival of club legend Alan Pardew. Fast becoming one of the league’s toughest away trips, Palace have beaten even the most polished of opponents at Selhurst Park over the last two years and should have no issue breezing past the Tigers in this match.

Footy Freaks
Dwight Gayle scores and Palace wins: $6
Dame Ndoye score and Hull wins: $10

West Bromwich Albion vs Liverpool

Having also done enough to ensure a berth in the 2015/16 Premier League season, West Brom dropped form over the last month but return to The Hawthorns off the back of a confidence-boosting win over Crystal Palace last week. On the contrary, Liverpool have found excellent form in recent weeks but timed their run as a title threat a little too late. Having been bundled out of the FA Cup by Aston Villa last weekend, the Reds will be looking to take out their frustrations with a big win, and unfortunately from the Baggies, they may be finding the Merseyside club at the wrong time.

Footy Freaks
Sergio Berahino scores and West Brom wins: $9
Philippe Coutinho scores and Liverpool wins: $7

Manchester City vs Aston Villa

Manchester City appeared to be timing their run towards a successful title defence perfectly but have lost four of their last seven to now sit fourth overall and no chance of an historic back-to-back. Villa looked likely to go down to the Championship following a horrible start to the season, however the arrival of Tim Sherwood has breathed life into the campaign and structure of the midlands club, who continue to step further away from the drop zone and will be flying high after making the FA Cup final with success last weekend. City will do everything in their power to leap-frog bitter rivals United and finish ahead this season and should not be too troubled by the Villans early Sunday morning Australian time.

Footy Freaks
Sergio Aguero scores and City wins: $2
Christian Benteke scores and Villa wins: $31

Everton vs Manchester United

Everton host Manchester United in Week 34’s penultimate fixture, and will be confident of a positive result having won four of their last five and drawn the other. United have also found impeccable form in recent weeks to climb the Premier League table; peaking with a 4-2 derby win over City two weeks ago. Having had their chances of jagging the title end when losing 1-0 to Chelsea last weekend, the Red Devils will be looking to respond favourably and all but secure a Champions League berth with a return to the winner’s circle, however lost this fixture comfortably last season.

Footy Freaks
Romelu Lukaku scores and Everton wins: $9
Radamel Falcao scores and United wins: $7

Arsenal vs Chelsea

In what will undoubtedly figure as the match of the round, fierce London rivals Arsenal have one final throw of the dice when hosting Chelsea in the weekend’s final fixture. The Gunners have somewhat flown under the radar this season but have worked their way into outright second in recent weeks. While ten points behind the Blues, Arsenal keep themselves in with a chance of the title if they can win all of their remaining fixtures and hope other results fall their way. Whether or not that will happen, we’re confident Arsenal can send the Emirates into fever pitch with a big win on Sunday.

Footy Freaks
Alexis Sanchez scores and Arsenal wins: $6
Eden Hazard scores and Chelsea wins: $9

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