What better way to mark the festive long weekend than with 10 Premier League matches as the most competitive league in history closes in on its halfway point.
While most leagues in Europe are on a break (or just kicking off in Australia), the English competition continues to plough ahead with every side set to play three Premier League matches plus an FA Cup tie in the next fortnight.
This weekend brings us plenty of huge clashes starting with Leicester playing Manchester United while Arsenal tries to end their skid against Chelsea.
We’re previewing every match below so read on to see who we are backing.
Saturday 26 December, 11:30pm, King Power Stadium
Leicester 2 – Manchester United 2
United’s Premier League form continues to be impeccable with six wins and a draw from their last seven including a 6-2 trouncing of Leeds on the weekend.
They are on an excellent run against Leicester winning the last four meetings and keeping three consecutive clean sheets in this time.
Leicester’s form is inconsistent at best, a few days after losing to Everton they came back and produced their best win of the season, defeating Tottenham 2-0 in London.
In this case, I’ll back the more consistent side to come away with all three points.
Back Manchester United to Win @ $2.30
Sunday 27 December, 2:00am, Villa Park
Aston Villa 3 – Crystal Palace 0
It’s a great time of year for Aston Villa to be finding some form and with the fixtures coming thick and fast they have a great chance to continue their ascent up the table.
Two wins and a draw from their last three have them up in ninth place and looking like they are going to continue to be a tough out just about every time they take to the pitch.
Perhaps the market is overreacting to Palace’s horrendous display against Liverpool at the weekend but can you really back a side coming off a 7-0 defeat?
Back Aston Villa to Win @ $1.92
Sunday 27 December, 2:00am, Craven Cottage
Fulham 0 – Southampton 0
It might not be the prettiest style of football, but Fulham is finding ways to scrap out point after point as they try and claw their way out of the bottom three.
Taking points off Liverpool, Brighton and Newcastle in their last three at least has given them signs of life, while Southampton is coming off a pair of draining matches.
After failing to break down 10-man Arsenal, they were edged out 1-0 by Manchester City and it sure looks like the Cottagers will set up to frustrate the high flying Saints.
With the fixture list potentially starting to catch up with Southampton, I’ll back the value of the draw.
Back the Draw @ $3.30
Sunday 27 December, 3:30am, Emirates Stadium
Arsenal 3 – Chelsea 1
It’s not a merry Christmas at the Emirates as Arsenal’s Premier League woes continue.
Their last domestic win came over Manchester United in early November and frankly, on recent performances, there is little to no chance this run ends anytime soon.
Chelsea got back on track with a much needed win over West Ham and they should be able to see off the Gunners here.
Back Chelsea to Win @ $1.92
Sunday 27 December, 7:00am, Etihad Stadium
Manchester City 2 – Newcastle 0
City’s turnaround continued during the week with a 1-0 win over Southampton and they are at unbackable odds to take all three points off Newcastle.
To Pep Guardiola’s credit, he has placed a lot more pressure on his backline and they have delivered with plenty of clean sheets while the forwards struggled for goals.
They should be able to keep another one against a Newcastle team that has endured its share of struggles in front of goal.
Back Manchester City to Win to Nil @ $1.75
Sunday 27 December, 7:00am, Brammall Lane
Sheffield United 0 – Everton 1
Three straight wins is more than enough to convince me that Everton are back on track, especially with two of them coming against alleged title contenders Chelsea and Leicester.
It’s insane to find them at their current price considering Sheffield just picked up its first point in over two months against Brighton.
On the plus side their scoring woes have (kind of) ended with a goal in three of their last four matches but they are still a way off being competitive.
Back Everton to Win @ $1.80
Sunday 27 December, 11:00pm, Elland Road
Leeds 1 – Burnley 0
We have seen the best and worst of Leeds in the last week, absolutely thumping Newcastle before that same approach resulted in a demolition from Manchester United.
Taking on a team like Burnley will be a tough out for them however their ability to sustain pressure (and leave themselves open on the break) should make for an excellent encounter.
I’ll back the firepower of Leeds to get them over the line however in true Bielsa fashion they won’t make it easy for themselves.
Back Leeds to Win & Over 2.5 Goals @ $2.40
Brighton And Hove Albion
Monday 28 December, 1:15am, London Stadium
West Ham 2 – Brighton 2
West Ham barely fired a shot in anger when they went down to Chelsea last weekend, but they have an excellent chance to get back on track this weekend.
Brighton’s form is nothing short of atrocious at the moment, winless in their last five and firmly stuck in a relegation battle.
In their last two they have struggled to draws against Fulham and Sheffield so West Ham should have a fairly easy time of it here.
Back West Ham to Win @ $2.35
West Bromwich Albion
Monday 28 December, 3:30am, Anfield
Liverpool 1 – West Brom 1
A lot has transpired since these teams last met in April 2018 when West Brom held Liverpool to a second straight Premier League draw, which came either side of an FA Cup win for the Baggies at Anfield.
That much has changed at these respective clubs that Liverpool is closing in on Winx like odds to win this match and still look over the odds.
West Brom’s backline has really struggled in December, conceding 10 goals in their four matches to date.
On the season they have shipped 29 goals in 14 matches and now face a Liverpool team that is coming off a 7-0 win over Crystal Palace.
This one could get very ugly.
Back Liverpool to Win & Over 3.5 Goals @ $2.00
Monday 28 December, 6:15am, Molineux Stadium
Wolves 1 – Tottenham 1
Football is a fickle game, three weeks ago we were considering Tottenham to be true title contenders after winning the North London Derby, but they have taken one point from their last three matches.
Wolves form is not much better with one win from their last four as they have slipped to 11th.
This one really could go either way but it’s hat to have a whole lot of faith in either team to keep a clean sheet in their current form and that’s where the value lies.
Back Both Teams to Score @ $1.95
Midweek Premier League football, how good is that?
It’s like an extra week of European football without the punishment of having to watch the Europa League like some underwhelming desert.
Thanks to the events of the last fortnight, we get Jose Mourinho’s return to Old Trafford on Thursday morning plus the Merseyside Derby which could be Marco Silva’s final match in charge of Everton.
We’ve got previews and plays for all ten matches right here so read on for who we’re backing.
Wednesday 4 December, 6:30am, Selhurst Park
Crystal Palace 1 – Bournemouth 0
Out of all of the midweek matches, this is one that’s probably worth sleeping in for.
With goals at a premium for Crystal Palace, this could be the match where the drought breaks as they look to build on their 2-0 win over Burnley on the weekend.
It’s a good time to get Bournemouth as well with three straight losses dropping them from seventh on the table down to 12th.
With both sides on short rest, this could be a game that is very low on intensity and is decided by a single goal.
That seems slightly more likely to come from Palace here and it’s worth backing at over even money.
Back Crystal Palace to Win @ $2.15
Wednesday 4 December, 7:15am, Turf Moor
Burnley 1 – Manchester City 4
City, meet wall.
Wall, meet Manchester City.
The defending champions have already dropped points in five matches this season including a shock draw at Newcastle on Saturday night.
The good news is Burnley presents and excellent get-right opportunity, if they want to take it.
In the last three meetings between these sides City has won and kept a clean sheet and Burnley’s one of those boom or bust teams in terms of performance.
I’ll give City the benefit of the doubt and back Pep to get his team up for this game as they try and catch up to Leicester.
Back Manchester City to Win to Nil @ $2.05
Thursday 5 December, 6:30am, Stamford Bridge
Chelsea 2 – Aston Villa 1
It’s been a rough fortnight for Chelsea first losing to City then at home to West Ham on the weekend.
So has the Lampard bubble burst or is it a regression to the mean after a six game winning run?
It’s fair to say they were on an unsustainable pace and benefitted from a largely soft run of opponents in that time but the good news is Villa should be a side they can outclass with relative ease.
There is no way they will lose back to back home games and they should be able to get by Villa here.
Back Chelsea Halftime/Fulltime @ $1.87
Thursday 5 December, 6:30am, King Power Stadium
Leicester 2 – Watford 0
Six in a row, eight of the last nine and ten of the last twelve, that’s the run of Premier League form Leicester are in and why Brendan Rodgers is one of the names being thrown at the Arsenal job.
One look at the Premier League table shows why he would be stupid to jump ship now, with the Foxes in second place and holding the best defensive record in the competition.
Watford on the other hand is just not a good side, although the only cause for concern might be the new manager bump with Hayden Mullins filling in while they search for a full time replacement for Quique Sanchez Flores.
That’s not enough to scare me away from backing Leicester here though, and I’ll take a dip into the Same Game Multi markets for a play here.
SGM: Leicester HT/FT, Over 1.5 Goals, Jamie Vardy Anytime Goalscorer @ $2.74
Thursday 5 December, 6:30am, Old Trafford
Manchester United 2 – Tottenham 1
Sometimes things just work out in an unintentionally fun way, Jose Mourinho returns to Old Trafford less than 12 months after being sacked by the club.
His stint at Tottenham has begun about as well as he could have hoped for with two wins from two matches.
United don’t seem all that settled at the moment as they struggle to win consistently under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and if Spurs fire the way they have in the last two weeks, they could make this a rough outing for the United supporters.
Back Tottenham to Win @ $2.55
Thursday 5 December, 6:30am, St Mary’s Stadium
Southampton 2 – Norwich 1
With their win over last placed Watford, the Saints leapt up to 18th place, passing Norwich.
Not that that’s anything to really be impressed about, these are two sides that will probably be yo-yoing in this area of the table for the next five months.
Unless you are a supporter of one of these clubs, this game isn’t worth giving a second thought to.
Thursday 5 December, 6:30am, Molineux Stadium
Wolves 2 – West Ham 0
West Ham have to be the most frustrating team in the Premier League.
There’s a pretty good chance that you will overrate that win over Chelsea on the weekend when they seem primed for a letdown against a Wolves side that has not lost since September 15.
Wolves are not blowing anyone out at the moment, but they are getting points so I’ll back them to win here.
It has been six straight games where Both Teams to Score has hit for Wolves so toss that in for a Same Game Multi.
SGM: Wolves to Win and Both Teams to Score @ $3.67
Thursday 5 December, 7:15am, Anfield
Liverpool 5 – Everton 2
It would be fitting if an under fire, underachieving Everton side became the first team to defeat Liverpool this season in a Merseyside Derby.
Not that backing that would be a responsible thing to do, considering Liverpool is a far superior side and Everton appear to be just waiting for the right time to sack Marco Silva.
Because it’s a derby though, I do like Everton to keep it close, the last five meetings between these sides have been draws or decided by one goal, and none have been one sided.
I’ll back a Same Game Multi with Liverpool to win, but under 3.5 goals in the match as the Reds are held in check before class prevails late.
SGM: Liverpool to Win & Under 3.5 Goals @ $2.32
Friday 6 December, 6:30am, Bramall Lane
It’s a strange, but welcome occurrence to have Friday morning Premier League on the cards and there’s reason to talk yourself into getting up for both matches.
Both of these sides are in decent form and on their day can turn in a decent performance.
Sheffield is unbeaten in its last seven matches but have only been able to win twice in that time.
In that run, they have taken points off Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United and I like their chances of picking up all three points here.
Back Sheffield United to Win @ $1.85
Brighton And Hove Albion
Friday 6 December, 7:15am, Emirates Stadium
Arsenal have to get better at some point, right?
Maybe a home game against struggling Brighton will give them the boost they need with interim boss Freddie Ljungberg taking charge of his second match.
The Gunners have given up exactly two goals in four of their last five and haven’t kept a clean sheet since October 6, so Brighton have to fancy their chances here, especially if they can get off to a fast start and get a lead they have to defend.
As much as common sense says, “back Arsenal here” it’s just too big of a risk at that price.
Instead, back a match with plenty of goals in it.
Back Over 3.5 Goals @ $2.25
Midweek festive football is finally here and the English Premier League is serving up an excellent round of games for you to wake up to this week.
While not quite at the same level of hostility as Ferguson vs Wenger, the first managerial meeting between Unai Emery and Jose Mourinho on English soil is the headline act for the 15thround.
The rest of the title challengers all have contests they will be expected to win but cannot be taken lightly.
Read on for our previews, predictions and same game multis from all ten Premier League fixtures.
Wednesday 5 December, 6:45am, Vitality Stadium
Bournemouth 2 – Huddersfield 1
A fixture that has produced plenty of goals in the last few seasons, there have been four or more goals in four of the past six meetings and it would not be at all surprising if that run continues.
Last season Bournemouth won 4-0 at home and went down at Huddersfield 4-1 and the numbers suggest there could be a similar scoreline on the cards here.
The Cherries are looking to extend their stay in the top ten and bounce back after a rough run of results.
Huddersfield on the other hand have experienced a minor resurgence of late and will want to keep gaining ground on other sides in the relegation battle.
The problem for Huddersfield is that goals have been a real issue for them all season and it is hard to see them keeping pace with Bournemouth here.
Back Bournemouth to Win @ $1.73
SGM: Bournemouth to Win, Bournemouth to Score Over 2.5 Goals, Huddersfield to Score Over 0.5 Goals
Brighton and Hove Albion
Wednesday 5 December, 6:45am, Amex Stadium
Brighton 3 – Palace 1
After four years between meetings, these sides are now preparing for their fourth clash in just over 12 months.
With a draw, and a win each, everything about this clash, including the market has this highlighted as an even matchup.
Brighton have been battling at home and have managed to win three and drawing two of their six games at the Amex Stadium, despite plenty of low scoring battles.
Palace have lost four of seven away from home and it certainly looks like this form will continue when these sides face off here.
Back Brighton to Win @ $2.70
SGM: Brighton to Win, Under 2.5 Goals
Wednesday 5 December, 6:45am, London Stadium
West Ham 3 – Cardiff 1
Out of all the Premier League fixtures on Wednesday morning, this is one of them.
Two sides lingering close to the bottom of the table face off at the London Stadium and West Ham enter this game as heavy favourites.
Both sides have conceded plenty of goals so expect plenty of chances in this one, the question is whether the strikers have the capacity to take advantage of them when presented.
West Ham have won the last six meetings between these sides and it would be a big surprise if they did not make it seven here.
Back West Ham to Win @ $1.62
SGM: West Ham to Win, Over 3.5 Goals
Wednesday 5 December, 7:00am, Vicarage Road
Watford 1 – Manchester City 2
Now comes the weekly search for a value play in a Manchester City game where they are heavy favourites.
Since Watford’s most recent promotion in 2015, City have won six in a row against the Hornets and have scored three or more goals in each of the last three games.
In all competitions City have won all eight meetings in the CFG era and Watford’s last win head to head came in Division Two in 1989.
There is not a lot to be said about this game other than it is highly likely to be another mismatch, even if City look to rotate their squad a bit.
Back City to Win to Nil @ $2.35
SGM: City to Win, Over 3.5 Goals, Sergio Aguero Anytime Goalscorer
Thursday 6 December, 6:45am, Turf Moor
Burnley 1 – Liverpool 3
Things just go from bad to worse for Burnley after their loss to Crystal Palace at the weekend.
As a follow up act to that disappointment they face the still unbeaten Liverpool who have the best defensive record in the competition.
They did pick up a draw away to Liverpool last season but recent form does not make for a pleasant read.
Unfortunately the market also knows this is a big ask for Burnley to get anything out of this game and the prices reflect that, so look for a Liverpool win to nil for a good value play in this game.
Back Liverpool to Win to Nil @ $1.91
SGM: Liverpool to Win to Nil, Liverpool to Score Over 2.5 Goals, Roberto Firminho Anytime Goalscorer
Thursday 6 December, 5:45am, Goodison Park
Everton 1 – Newcastle 1
Newcastle’s winning run is over, but was last week’s loss to West Ham an aberration or a sign of things to come?
Everton meanwhile have to back up after a huge derby disappointment and try to get things back on track.
This has been a favourable fixture for the Toffees lately winning the last five meetings and eight of the last nine.
Even so, with the residual mental hangover from the Derby defeat they should be able to shake off that disappointment and come away with a win here.
Back Everton to Win @ $1.57
SGM: Everton to Win, Over 3.5 Goals
Thursday 6 December, 6:45am, Craven Cottage
Fulham 1 – Leicester 1
On the plus side for Fulham in this game, they are at home, where they have recorded both of their wins this season.
On the downside for Fulham, they are facing a Leicester side with a decent away record and will have no problems heaping pressure on a side still adapting to a new manager.
As a weird twist of fate, this will be their first Premier League meeting since 2004, although they have played four Cup ties since then and if this game is a replica of any of those contests then we are in for a treat.
The lowest scoring game was a third round FA Cup match that finished 2-2 with Fulham claiming the replay 4-3 with the sides also taking part in two high scoring League Cup ties in the last decade.
Despite playing away from home, Leicester are the more talented side and despite Caludio Ranieri wanting to beat his former employer, a Foxes win is the play here.
Back Leicester to Win @ $2.30
SGM: Leicester to Win, Both Teams to Score, Over 4.5 Goals
Thursday 6 December, 6:45am, Molineux Stadium
Wolves 2 – Chelsea 1
Chelsea make the trip to the Molineux Stadium for the first time in the Premier League since January 2012.
Their last two meetings have come in Cup competitions with Chelsea recording comfortable wins without conceding a goal.
In fact, in the Abramovich era, this has been a very profitable fixture for Chelsea with plenty of victories and plenty of goals coming in these games.
Chelsea have scored three or more goals in half of the games and look like putting that ratio over the half mark when they play here, which sets up an encouraging Same Game Multi.
The head to head market offers great value on a Chelsea win here and that is the pick here.
Back Chelsea to Win @ $1.80
SGM: Chelsea to Win, Chelsea to Score Over 2.5 Goals, Eden Hazard Anytime Goalscorer
Thursday 6 December, 7:00am, Old Trafford
Manchester United 2 – Arsenal 2
The temptation here would be to massively overreact to both side’s most recent results.
Arsenal pulled off a spectacular win in the North London Derby while United were left frustrated after more dropped points against Southampton.
Unai Emery is yet to record a head to head win against Mourinho as a manager, losing three and drawing the other meeting.
While every Arsenal fan would love to add to United’s misery with a big win away from home, they will likely have to settle for a draw here.
Back the Draw @ $3.60
SGM: Draw, Both Teams to Score, Marcus Rashford Anytime Goalscorer
Thursday 6 December, 7:00am, Wembley Stadium
Tottenham 3 – Southampton 1
How will Tottenham back up from their North London derby against Arsenal?
Southampton have been little more than a speedbump for them in the past six seasons, dropping points in just three games in that time.
Since 2012, the both teams to score market has hit in nine of the twelve matches and it would not be a surprise to see a big Tottenham win with a late consolation goal for the Saints.
While Tottenham’s busy fixture list is likely to catch up to their small squad at some point soon, this won’t be the week, they should handle Southampton easily.
Back Tottenham Half-Time/Full Time @ $2.00
SGM: Tottenham to Win, Tottenham to Score Over 2.5 Goals, Southampton to Score Over 0.5 Goals
No rest for the wicked as the Premier League gears up for Round 15, its third round in seven days.
The headline act this weekend is undoubtedly the clash between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium.
League leaders Manchester City get the chance to continue their run of luck against a lacklustre West Ham side. Find our recommended EPL betting plays for the weekend coming up below.
Saturday December 2, 11:30pm, Stamford Bridge
Confidence is high at Stamford Bridge as they prepare to take on a Newcastle side that has produced its share of goals in the last few games.
They were taken apart by Watford at the weekend before a four goal thriller against West Brom.
Chelsea’s attackers will be licking their lips at the prospect of ripping through Newcastle’s backing and they are potentially in line for a big win here.
Back Chelsea to Win to Nil @ $1.80
Sunday December 3, 2:00am, Britannia Stadium
Two sides which have been Premier League mainstays this decade face off in a fixture that has been quite evenly split in that time.
It has not been an entirely favourable time for Stoke however with four losses in Swansea nabbing four wins at this venue.
In fact, Stoke’s last home win came in March 2001 when both clubs were in League Two.
With the form both sides have shown it is time for that streak to end however and I like them to win here.
Back Stoke to Win @ $1.87
Sunday December 3, 2:00am, King Power Stadium
Two stunning first half goals were enough for Leicester to spring an upset over an out of sorts Tottenham at home although playing at Burnley will be a different challenge.
Both sides seem to have a strong sense of resilience about them and can grind out draws when necessary.
There have been just eight goals all up in Burnley’s home games as well so look the markets with low goal totals as well as it will be setting up for a tight match.
Back the Draw & Under 2.5 Goals @ $3.90
Sunday December 3, 2:00am, Vicarage Road
After getting off to the worst possible start against Manchester United before a valiant comeback effort fell short, Watford showed why they are up in the top half of the table.
Since returning from the November international break, Tottenham are yet to win a game losing to Arsenal and Leicester either side of a draw with West Brom.
In fact, their lone victory out of their last five starts came at home to cellar dwellers Crystal Palace.
Until Tottenham get back in form they do not get the benefit of the doubt here and Watford are a good side this year.
Back the Draw @ $3.80
Brighton And Hove Albion
Sunday December 3, 2:00am, Amex Stadium
Mat Ryan’s spectacular run of form will be given a stern test with Liverpool coming to town. Another spectacular double save helped preserve a scoreless draw against Palace this week.
Going into their midweek win against Stoke, Liverpool were averaging an impressive two goals per game on the road and that result will boost that number.
They are on a five game unbeaten run and that should continue here with a win away from home.
Back Liverpool to Win @ $1.53
Sunday December 3, 2:00am, Goodison Park
Huddersfield continue their away trip following on from their clash with Arsenal at the Emirates by facing an Everton side that are backing up after a home clash with West Ham.
When on the road, Huddersfield are not getting the results that will keep them in the top division with a nearly double-digit goal negative difference.
Everton are not exactly free scoring at Goodison Park wither however all of their wins have come at the ground and they will add to their points tally here.
Back Everton to Win @ $1.83
West Bromwich Albion
Sunday December 3, 2:00am, The Hawthorns
This is looming as a game of something has to give with West Brom winning just once at home in 2017/2018 while Palace are yet to win or even score a goal on their travels.
That troubling record consists of one scoreless draw and six losses with thirteen goals allowed in that time.
West Brom have not exactly built a fortress at home but their losing streak has ended with back to back draws against Tottenham and Newcastle.
Palace will feel optimistic about facing a side just above the relegation zone but the lack of a single goal yet is enough to think they will struggle in this one.
Back West Brom to Win to Nil @ $4
Sunday December 3, 4:30am, Emirates Stadium
Things are bound to get heated when Wenger and Mourinho get their sides together.
When the self-anointed Special One was at Chelsea he always found a way to get at least a point in this fixture and usually more.
Last year however was the first time he failed to defeat Arsenal n his time there with an away draw and a 2-0 Arsenal victory in May.
Both of these sides enter the match on decent winning streaks and with Arsenal’s derby performance allaying some fears of their big game performance, it should be enough to get them over the line.
Back Arsenal to Win @ $2.45
Monday December 4, 12:30am, Goldsands Stadium
Southampton will likely be counting on a quick bounce back from their midweek engagement with Manchester City.
Since Bournemouth’s entry into the Premier League two seasons ago, Southampton have the edge in terms of history.
Last season at this ground it was the Saints marching to a 3-1 victory and they would be fairly confident of their chances to replicate that effort once more.
Back Southampton to Win @ $2.80
West Ham United
Monday December 4, 3:00am, Etihad Stadium
City are far and away the best side in the league this year (perhaps an understatement when you have an almost perfect start to the season) and are almost unbackable favourites in this game.
Unsurprisingly, they have a great recent history against West Ham including a number of big wins in all competitions.
The value is not great head to head however if you think history will continue the suggested play is a handicap bet.
Back Manchester City to Win -2 Goals @ $1.75
Leicester City stamped themselves as the real deal when they defeated Manchester City 3-1 last season and the two teams are set to battle for the first time this season.
Liverpool host West Ham in the pick of the other games on Sunday morning, while there are a pair of games on Monday morning.
Manchester United will host Tottenham at Old Trafford as Southampton and Middlesbrough face off at St Mary’s Stadium.
There are plenty of betting opportunities in Week 15 of the English Premier League season and you can find all our recommended betting plays below!
Saturday 10 December, 11:30pm, Vicarage Road
Watford 3 - Everton 2
Everton have not won a game in the English Premier League for over a month, but they will start this clash as clear favourites.
Away favourtism has actually been a position in which Everton have thrived in the past 12 months and they have won five of their past nine games in this scenario for a clear profit.
Watford suffered their second consecutive loss when the went down to West Bromwich Albion last weekend and they have been very disappointing over the past fortnight.
The Hornets generally produced their best football at Vicarage Road and they have won three of their past 10 games as home underdogs for a profit, while they have drawn two games in this scenario.
There really is not a great deal between these two teams and it is the draw that stands out as the only betting value in this clash.
Back The Draw @ $3.30
Sunday 11 December, 1:00am, Emirates Stadium
Arsenal 3 - Stoke City 1
Arsenal recorded an emphatic victory over West Ham last weekend and they will start this clash as short-priced favourites.
Chelsea have dominated the headlines, but Arsenal have also played some outstanding football over the past month.
They have won 12 of their past 18 games as home favourites for a profit and it easy to see why they are such clear favourites.
Stoke City have won five of their past seven games in the English Premier League and they have been big improvers in the past month.
They have won four of their past 16 games as away underdogs for a clear profit, but they obviously face a very tough challenge against Arsenal.
Stoke City should be able to find their way on to the scoresheet, but Arsenal will simply prove too strong for their rivals.
Back Both Teams To Score & Arsenal To Win @ $2.50
Sunday 11 December, 1:00am, Turf Moor
Burnley 3 - Bournemouth 2
Bournemouth produced a truly stunning comeback to beat Liverpool last weekend and they will go into this clash as clear favourites.
The Cherries now find themselves in the top ten and they will fancy their chances against Burnley – they have two of their past three games as home favourites for a clear profit.
Burnley suffered their third loss on the trot when they went down to Stoke City last weekend and they now find themselves only one win outside of the relegation zone.
They continue to surpass expecations in front of their home fans and they have won four of their past seven games as home underdogs for a massive profit.
Bournemouth are deserving favourites, but there is no value at their current price and I am happy to stay out of this clash from a betting perspective.
Sunday 11 December, 1:00am, The KC Stadium
Hull City 3 - Crystal Palace 3
Crystal Palace ended their losing streak when they recorded a comfortable victory over Southampton last weekend and they will go into this clash as clear favourites.
Crystal Palace have started three games as home favourites over the past 12 months as favourites and they have lost all of them, which does not build confidence for this clash.
Hull City have won just one of their past eight games and scoring goals has proven to be somewhat of an issue.
They have generally saved their best form for The KC Stadium and they have won two of their past six games as home underdogs for a clear profit.
I am willing to take on Crystal Palace as favourites and Hull City are a good gamble at their current quote of $3.10.
Back Hull City To Win @ $3.10
Sunday 11 December, 1:00am, Liberty Stadium
Swansea City 3 - Sunderland 0
Swansea City and Sunderland are both well and truly entrenched in the relegation dogfight and any points taken from this clash could prove crucial at the end of the season.
Swansea were given an absolute touch-up by Tottenham on the weekend, but they will still go into this clash as clear favourites.
The Welsh side have won five of their past ten games as home favourites for a narrow profit, while three of these games have finished as draws.
Sunderland have won three of their past four games to finally get their season going and they were particularly impressive against Leicester City last weekend.
They have still only won three of their past 17 games as away underdogs and they continue to be a tough team to trust from a betting perspective.
Swansea should be able to return to winning form and anything better than even money is a nice price.
Back Swansea City To Win @ $2.10
Sunday 11 December, 1:00am, King Power Stadium
Leicester City 4 - Manchester City 2
Leicester City have not won in the English Premier League for over six weeks and they will go into this clash with Manchester City as clear underdogs.
Their title defence hit a new low when they failed to get the job done against Sunderland last weekend, but they have still been able to win two of their past four games as home underdogs for a clear favourite.
Manchester City have slipped to fourth after their defeat at the hands of Chelsea and they could potentially fall out of the top four if they lose again this weekend.
They have won eight of their past 15 games as home favourites for a loss and they lost to Leicester City last season.
It would not surprise to see Leicester City bounce back to their best against one of the biggest sides in the competition and they are over the odds at their current price.
Back Leicester City To Win @ $4.50
West Bromwich Albion
Sunday 11 December, 1:00am, Stamford Bridge
Chelsea 1 - West Bromwich Albion 0
Chelsea continued their outstanding run with a big win over Manchester City and they are easily the shortest-priced favourites of the weekend.
Chelsea have now won eight games on the trot and the improvement that they have shown under Antonio Conte this season has been nothing short of a revelation.
On their recent form they should not have any trouble accounting for West Bromwich Albion.
In saying that, West Brom have been in excellent form in their own rights in recent weeks and they have won three of their past four clashes.
West Brom have still only won three of their past 18 games as away underdogs, but they have been able to draw eight games in this scenario.
There is no doubt that Chelsea should be able to get the job done, but their is no value at their current price and I am happy to stay out from a betting perspective.
Monday 12 December, 1:15am, Old Trafford
Manchester United 1 - Tottenham Hotspur 0
This is the game of the weekend and should be a an intriguing tactical affair.
Manchester United have drawn their past three games, but they will go into this clash as clear favourites.
The Red Devils have won nine of their past 18 games as home favourites for a clear loss, but they have lost just three games in this scenario.
Tottenham bounced back from their first loss of the season to record a dominant victory over Swansea City and they will hold no fears coming up against this Tottenham outfit.
Tottenham have won two of their past seven games as away underdogs for a narrow loss, but they have drawn four of these games.
Backing the draw in games involves these teams has been highly profitable this season and the $3.30 for the draw is a great price.
Back The Draw @ $3.30
Monday 12 December, 1:15am, St Mary's Stadium
Southampton 1 - Middlesbrough 0
Southampton produced their worst performance of the season against Crystal Palace last weekend, but they will still start this clash as clear favourites.
Home favoritism has been a position in which Southampton has thrived over the past 12 months and they have won nine of their past 14 games in this scenario for a clear profit.
Middlesbrough returned to winning form with a fighting victory over Hull City, but they obviously face a much tougher challenge against Southampton this weekend.
They have won just one of their past seven games as away underdogs and they have generally struggled on the road.
Southampton are one of the safest bets of the weekend and should be able to get the job done comfortably.
Back Southampton To Win @ $1.62
West Ham United
Monday 12 December, 3:30am, Anfield
Liverpool 2 - West Ham 2
Liverpool suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Bournemouth and they need to beat West Ham to get their title campaign back on track.
They will still start this clash as clear favourites, but they have won only nine of their past 17 games as home favourites – although they have only lost one game in this scenario.
West Ham have not won a game for well over a month and they were flogged by Arsenal last weekend.
They have won three of their past 15 games as away underdogs for a clear loss, but they have drawn six games in this scenario.
West Ham have won three of their past four games against Liverpool and they are a good price to take something from this clash.
Back West Ham & Draw Double Chance @ $3.50