2016/2017 EPL Week 25 Preview

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We are now into the final third of the 2016/2017 English Premier League season and the hunt for the title is now on in earnest.

The most important game this weekend could be when Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur do battle at Anfield, but just about every fixture this week has come relevance.

There are winners to be found in every game this weekend and you can find all our recommended betting plays below.

Arsenal Vs Hull City

Saturday 11 February, 11:30pm, Emirates Stadium

Arsenal 2 - Hull City 0

Arsenal have lost two games on the trot, but they will still go into this clash as dominant favourites.

Arsenal have dominated Hull City in recent years and they continue to be a profitable betting play as home favourites – they have won 13 of their past 18 games as home favourites.

Hull City produced one of the best performances of the season to beat Liverpool last weekend and they will go into this clash with plenty of confidence.

The Tigers have only won one of their past 12 games as away underdogs for a clear loss and whether they can continue their stellar recent form is uncertain.

Arsenal should be able to return to winning form and they are genuine value at the current price to win to nil.

Back Arsenal To Win To Nil @ $2.10

Manchester United Vs Watford

Sunday 12 February, 1:00am, Old Trafford

Manchester United 2 - Watford 0

Manchester United returned to winning form with an impressive performance against Leicester City and they are dominant favourites to beat Watford this weekend.

The Red Devils have won ten of their past 18 games as home favourites for a loss and they continue to be a tough team to trust from a betting perspective.

Watford have won two games on the trot and they will actually go into this clash with a fair bit of confidence.

They have won five of their past 18 games as away underdogs for a clear profit and they did beat Manchester United earlier this season.

Watford are a genuine chance of winning this clash and the $13 for the victory is well over the odds.

Back Watford To Win @ $13

Middlesbrough Vs Everton

Sunday 12 February, 1:00am, Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough 0 - Everton 0

Everton recorded a dominant victory over Bournemouth and they are favourites to repeat the dose against Middlesbrough.

Everton have won four of their past five games, but they have won only four of their past 10 games as away favourites for a clear loss.

Middlesbrough have not won a game in 2017, but their defence has played well in recent weeks.

They have not won a game as home underdogs this season and they really are tough to trust from a betting standpoint.

This is a clash that the market has got just about right and I am more than happy to stay out of it.

No Bet

Stoke City Vs Crystal Palace

Sunday 12 February, 1:00am, Britannia Stadium

Stoke City 1 - Crystal Palace 0

Stoke City have struggled for consistency this season, but they will still go into this clash as clear favourites.

Britannia Stadium continues to be a happy hunting ground for Stoke City and they have won six of their past 10 games as home favourites for a clear profit.

Crystal Palace’s season hit a new low when they went down to Sunderland 4-0 last weekend and relegation is now looking like a realistic possibility.

They have won just three of their past 16 games as away underdogs and they really have played some very poor football in recent weeks.

Stoke City have a poor record against Crystal Palace, but they are capable of turning that around this weekend.

Back Stoke City To Win @ $2

Sunderland Vs Southampton

Sunday 12 February, 1:00am, Stadium Of Light

Sunderland 0 - Southampton 4

This is one of the most interesting games of the weekend.

Southampton have had a poor start to 2017 and they have won just one of their past seven games, but they will still start this clash as clear favourites.

They have now won just four of their past 11 games as home favourites and they continue to be a tough team to trust from a betting perspective.

Sunderland produced their best performance of the season to beat Crystal Palace last weekend and they have now been a profitable betting side as home underdogs.

It really is tough to trust Southampton in their current form and the $3.60 currently available for a Sunderland victory is over the odds.

Back Sunderland To Win @ $3.60

West Ham United Vs West Bromwich Albion

Sunday 12 February, 1:00am, Olympic Stadium

West Ham 2 - West Bromwich Albion 2

West Ham United have flown under the radar in recent weeks, but they have actually been playing some quality football.

They have finally started to improve their record at the Olympic Stadium and they have won seven of their past 12 games as home favourites for a clear profit.

West Bromwich Albion continue to surpass expecations this season and they have lost just one of their past six games.

The Baggies have taken a point from 11 of their past 18 games as away underdogs for a clear profit and they have proven very tough to break down this season.

West Bromwich Albion are more than capable of taking a point from this clash and the $3.25 available for the draw is genuine value.

Back The Draw @ $3.25

Liverpool Vs Tottenham Hotspur

Sunday 12 February, 4:30am, Anfield

Liverpool 2 - Tottenham 0

This is the biggest game of the weekend and is crucial for both sides.

Liverpool have had an absolutely shocking start to 2017 and their season hit a new low when they went down to Swansea City last weekend.

They will still start this clash as clear favourites and they have won ten of their past 17 games as home favourites for a clear loss.

Tottenham continue to be very tough to beat and they ground out a narrow victory over Middlesbrough last weekend.

They have won only a single game as away underdogs this weekend, but they have drawn four of their games in that scenario.

The past three games played between these sides have ended as stalemates and a repeat looks likely this weekend.

Back The Draw @ $3.20

Burnley Vs Chelsea

Monday 13 February, 12:30am, Turf Moor

Burnley 1 - Chelsea 1

Chelsea continue to be the form team in the English Premier League this season, but they face a slightly tricky trip to Turf Moor for a clash with Burnley.

Chelsea were excellent against Arsenal last weekend and they have now won 11 of their past 14 games as away favourites for a monster profit.

Burnley have been extremely tough to beat in front of their home fans this season and they have incredibly won eight of their 11 games as away underdogs this season for a huge profit.

In saying that, beating Chelsea could prove to be a bridge too far and it is tough to see this Burnley side being able to break down the Chelsea defence.

Back Chelsea To Win To Nil @ $2.20

Swansea City Vs Leicester City

Monday 13 February, 3:00am, Liberty Stadium

Swansea City 2 - Leicester City 0

This is a crucial game for both these sides that find themselves in the relegation battle.

It has been a horror start to 2017 for Leicester City – they have scored just one gaol in their past six games – and they will actually go into this clash as clear underdogs.

Leicester City have not won any of their past 10 games as away underdogs, but they have been able to draw four of these clashes.

Swansea City were far from disgraced against Manchester City last weekend and they have definitely improved as they have got further into the English Premier League season.

They have won four of their past eight games as home favourites for a narrow profit and they continue to be a profitable betting team across a number of different metrics.

Swansea City will be very tough to beat if they can maintain their recent form and they are genuine value at the current price on offer.

Back Swansea City To Win @ $2.40

Bournemouth Vs Manchester City

Tuesday 14 February, 7:00am, Goldsands Stadium

Bournemouth 0 - Manchester City 2

Manchester City are one of the shortest-priced favourites of the weekend and have dominated Bournemouth in their three previous English Premier League meetings.

Manchester City have played some excellent football in recent weeks, but they have still been a losing betting proposition as away favourites – they have won eight of their past 15 games in this scenario for a clear loss.

Bournemouth were dismantled by Everton last weekend and they have won just one of their past eight games, but they do have a positive record as home underdogs.

The Cherries have won three of their past nine games as home underdogs and they have taken a point from two more of their clashes in this scenario.

You can make a case for both these sides, but the market looks to have this clash just about right.

No Bet