2016/2017 EPL Week 37 Preview

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We have reached the penultimate weekend of the English Premier League season and we are in for a busy few days of football.

Tottenham’s loss to West Ham means that Chelsea are now only one win away from the English Premier League title and they can secure the trophy with a victory over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday morning.

The relegation battle is still on in earnest and a Hull City victory over Crystal Palace would really throw the cat among the pigeons.

There are interesting games spread right across the weekend and you can find our complete 2016/2017 EPL Week 37 tips below.

Everton Vs Watford

Saturday 13 May, 4:45am, Goodison Park

Neither of these teams take particularly strong form into this clash, but it is still Everton that will start this game as clear favourites.

Everton produced a fairly uninspiring performance against Swansea last weekend, but they have generally saved their best form this season for in front of their home fans.

They have won 11 of their past 13 games as home favourites and they have not lost at Goodison Park this season as the punter’s elect.

Watford have lost three games on the trot and their record away from home has been particularly bad.

They have won three of their past 16 games as away underdogs for a profit, but they have failed to score a goal in their past five games on the road.

It is very tough to see Everton losing this game and they should be able to cruise to victory.

Back Everton To Win To Nil @ $2.10

West Bromwich Albion Vs Chelsea

Saturday 13 May, 5:00am, The Hawthorns

This really is the moment that Chelsea should secure the English Premier League title and they will start this clash as clear favourites.

Chelsea have been dominant against both Everton and Middlesbrough in the past fortnight and winning away from home has not been an issue this season – they have won 11 of their past 14 games as home favourites for a clear profit.

West Bromwich Albion gave up on this season months ago and they have not won a game since their upset victory over Arsenal in March.

In saying that, they have definitely saved their best form for The Hawthorns and they have won two of their past eight games as home underdogs for a profit.

Chelsea should win this game and claim the title, but there is no value at their current price and I am happy to stay out of this clash from a betting standpoint.

No Bet

Manchester City Vs Leicester City

Saturday 13 May, 9:30pm, Etihad Stadium

Manchester City could hardly have been more impressive against Crystal Palace last weekend and they will go into this clash as clear favourites.

While there was plenty to like about the way that Manchester City played against Crystal Palace, they have struggled for consistency this season and that has made them one of the most frustrating betting sides in the whole English Premier League.

Manchester City have won only nine of their past 17 games as home favourites for a clear loss and they were handily beaten by Leicester City earlier this season.

Leicester City have played some quality football in the second half of the season and they will go into this clash with the mindset that they can take something from it.

The Foxes have won only one of their of their past 13 games as away underdogs, but they have drawn four games in this scenario.

Manchester City are far too short at their current and I am more than happy to take them on at their current price.

Back Leicester City & Draw @ $4

Bournemouth Vs Burnley

Sunday 14 May, 12:00am, Goldsands Stadium

Bournemouth can potentially climb into the top ten with a win over Burnley and they will start this clash as clear favourites.

The Cherries have taken seven points from their past three games and they are one of the only sides in the middle of the English Premier League table that have finished the season with any real purpose.

Bournemouth have won six of their past ten games as home favourites and their recent form in front of their home fans has been particularly impressive.

Burnley secured their safety with their draw against West Bromwich Albion and are another side that remain in the hunt for a top ten finish.

They have won only one game away from home so far this season and they are a side that are very tough to trust on the road.

Bournemouth really have looked the goods in recent weeks and they are a safe bet to make it three wins on the trot.

Back Bournemouth To Win @ $1.91

Middlesbrough Vs Southampton

Sunday 14 May, 12:00am, Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough were relegated from the English Premier League following their loss to Chelsea and it is Southampton that will go into this clash as clear favourites.

Southampton have played some fairly uninspiring football in recent weeks and they have not won a game in over a month.

They have won five of their past ten games as home favourites for a narrow profit, but they are still a tough team to trust from a betting standpoint.

It has looked a foregone conclusion for some time that Middlesbrough would be returning to the English Championship and their time in the English Premier League really has been a massive waste of time.

Middlesbrough have failed to win a single game as home underdogs this season and their motivation levels will be at rock bottom.

Southampton are a tough side to trust, but they do represent genuine value at their current price.

Back Southampton To Win @ $1.95

Sunderland Vs Swansea City

Sunday 14 May, 12:00am, Stadium Of Light

Swansea City are now outside of the relegation zone and they can keep their fate in their own hands if they beat Sunderland this weekend.

Swansea City recorded one of the most important wins in their history to beat Everton last weekend and a similar performance would definitely be enough to see off Sunderland this weekend.

The Welsh outfit have won their only game as away favourites this season and they recorded a comfortable win over Sunderland earlier in the year.

In a move that was sure to frustrate their fans, Sunderland responded to being relegated with their first win in 2017 when they beat Hull City.

Sunderland have still only won one of their 12 games as home underdogs this season and are impossible to trust from a betting standpoint.

Swansea City still have plenty to play for and are a great bet to account for Sunderland this weekend.

Back Swansea City To Win @ $1.83

Stoke City Vs Arsenal

Sunday 14 May, 2:30am, Britannia Stadium

Arsenal still have a chance of finishing in the top four and they will go into this clash with Stoke City as clear favourites.

Arsenal were not particularly impressive against Manchester United, but they still came away with the three points and they have won three of their past four games.

The Gunners have been somewhat inconsistent away from home and they have won only seven of their past 12 games as away favourites for a narrow loss.

Stoke City took a point from their most recent clash with Bournemouth, but their form in the second half of the season has been far from spectacular and they have won only one of their past eight games.

This is a game that the market has got just about right and I am happy to stay out from a betting standpoint.

No Bet

Crystal Palace Vs Hull City

Sunday 14 May, 9:00pm, Selhurst Park

This is a massive game for both sides and is a true six point clash.

Crystal Palace have lost three games on the trot in very poor fashion and they now find themselves only four points away from the relegation zone.

They will start this clash as favourites, but they have been extremely tough to trust in this scenario – they have won only three of their past 10 games as home favourites for a clear loss.

Hull City took a massive step towards relegation when they failed to beat Sunderland last weekend and this is basically a must-win clash for the Tigers.

The problem for Hull City this season has been winning away from home and they have won just one of their past 18 games as away underdogs.

Tension is sure to be high at Selhurst Park and this will be one of the most interesting games of the weekend, but it is not a fixture I am interested in getting involved in from a betting standpoint.

No Bet

West Ham United Vs Liverpool

Sunday 14 May, 11:15pm, Olympic Stadium

Liverpool are yet to secure a top four finish in the English Premier League and a loss against West Ham would be a huge issue for Jurgen Klopp’s men.

Liverpool produced one of their worst performances of the season to date when they played out a miserable 0-0 draw with Southampton last weekend, but they will still go into this clash as clear favourites.

Winning away from home has not been an issue for Liverpool and they have won eight of their past 14 games as away favourites, but their recent record against West Ham is poor.

West Ham effectively ended the title chances of Tottenham last Saturday morning and they go into this clash on the on the back of a five game unbeaten run.

The Olympic Stadium has really not been a happy hunting ground for West Ham this season and they have won only one of their past seven games as away underdogs.

There should be plenty of goals scored in this encounter and the value does look to be with a Liverpool win, with both sides to score.

Back Both Teams To Score And Liverpool To Win @ $3.40

Tottenham Hotspur Vs Manchester United

Monday 15 May, 1:30am, White Hart Lane

Tottenham will likely be out of the title race by the time this game is played, but they will still go into this clash as clear favourites.

While they are unlikely to win the title, it has still been a season to remember for Tottenham and they have shown they are capable of competing with the best teams in the English Premier League.

Tottenham had their winning run ended by West Ham, but they have still won 15 of their past 17 games as home favourites and they have not lost at White Hart Lane this season.

Manchester United are on the quick back-up after facing Celta Vigo in their Europa League Semi-Final on Friday morning.

The Red Devils have failed to win their past three games in the English Premier League and they have been a very tough side to trust from a betting standpoint.

Manchester United have failed to win any of their past four games as away underdogs and they have very little to play for in the English Premier League.

Tottenham really should be able to maintain their unbeaten run at White Hart Lane and secure their top two finish.

Back Tottenham To Win @ $1.67

Chelsea Vs Watford

Tuesday 16 May, 5:00am, Stamford Bridge

Chelsea secured the English Premier League title with their win over West Bromwich Albion and they will be in celebration mode at Stamford Bridge.

Stamford Bridge has been a very happy hunting ground for Chelsea this season and they really should have little trouble winning again.

Chelsea have won 15 of their past 17 games as home favourites and their defence continues to be a strength.

Watford have failed to score in their past four English Premier League games and it is clear that they are mentally finished with this season.

Chelsea will win this game and they are a good bet to keep a clean sheet in the process.

Back Chelsea To Win To Nil @ $2.25

Arsenal Vs Sunderland

Wednesday 17 May, 4:45am, Emirates Stadium

Arsenal remain in the mix for a top four finish and a victory over Sunderland will get them within a single point of Liverpool.

The one position that Arsenal have thrived this season has been as home favourites and they have won 12 of their past 15 games in this scenario.

Sunderland ensured that Hull City would be relegated when they went down to Swansea City on the weekend and it really is tough to see them winning this clash.

The Black Cats have won three of their past 17 games as away underdogs, but it is simply impossible to back them with any confidence in this clash.

Arsenal will win this game, but there is no value at their current price.

No Bet

Manchester City Vs West Bromwich Albion

Wednesday 17 May, 5:00am, Etihad Stadium

This is a key game for Manchester City as they much win to ensure they remain in the top four.

Manchester City made it two wins on the trot with their victory over Leicester City and their recent record against West Bromwich Albion is nothing short of outstanding – they have won 12 of the past 13 games played between the two sides.

In saying that, Manchester City have still only won 10 of their past 18 games as home favourites for a clear loss.

West Bromwich Albion made have been the first club this season to start focusing on their summer holiday and they have taken only two points from their past seven games.

The Baggies have struggled away from home this season and they have won only three of their past 16 games as away underdogs for a clear loss.

This is another game where the favourite should win comfortably, but there is no edge whatsoever at the current price.

No Bet

Southampton Vs Manchester United

Thursday 18 May, 4:45am, St Mary's Stadium

Leicester City Vs Tottenham Hotspur

Friday 19 May, 4:45am, White Hart Lane