After looking through some great matches in part of our Premier League betting preview, we are ready to present some additional exciting encounters.
Tottenham and Arsenal are not the only sides that will be involved in a thrilling game this weekend as Everton will play against Liverpool in the Merseyside Derby, a match that many fans have been awaiting eagerly. UK gambling news reports that Swansea and Sunderland will go head to head at the Liberty Stadium should provide the hosts with plenty of confidence to go out and win the game.
• Merseyside Derby will take place this Saturday afternoon
• Newcastle will host stoke Stoke City on Sunday
• Manchester United favorites against West Ham away
There will also be a thrilling clash between Newcastle and Stoke City which promises to provide betting enthusiasts with ample opportunity to score big wins. And lastly we will take a look at the West Ham vs Manchester United encounter, a game that is leaning in favor of the Red Devils however they will probably have to work hard for it.
Swansea vs Sunderland and Everton vs Liverpool
Swansea currently sit in 9th place with a total of 33 points from 23 games so far. They have put on some impressive performances at times which has seen them hold a position on the top half of the Premier League. The Swans used to boast a powerful forward in Ivorian international Wilfried Bony who scored 16 goals last season in the league and 9 during the current campaign, however the club have decided to sell him to Manchester City. This loss will undoubtedly put them at a great disadvantage considering his great contribution to the team.
Sunderland are facing some turbulent times as they haven’t achieved the results so far that they would have liked. They stand in 14th place with 23 points and a dire away record (2 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses). It makes sense for Bet365 to award Swansea favorite status 1.91 (10/11) for this upcoming match. Sunderland on the other hand have been dealt unlikely chances 4.33(10/3), whereas a draw between them stands at 3.40 (12/5).
The game that all of us dedicated football fans have been waiting for is right upon us. The Merseyside Derby is one football match that enthusiasts cannot miss as it offers superb action and more importantly gives out great odds for the encounter. The Toffees will host the game, however due to their performance at home (3 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses) they have been assigned unfavorable odds by UK mobile betting provides. Bet365 ranks their chances at 3.25 (9/4).
Everton’s fierce rivals are not enjoying a great spell at the time as well as they only managed to reach 7th place on the table. The Reds maintain a record of 6 wins and a staggering 5 losses while playing on the road, and for this reason Bet365 has given them odds of 2.25 (5/4). A draw may also be on the cards considering Everton’s propensity to blunder on occasions. A tie has therefore been set at 3.40 (12/5).
Newcastle vs Stoke City and West Ham vs Manchester United
Newcastle have just recently loaned out full back David Santon to former club Inter Milan, so they might find it hard to cope with opposition in that area. That will make them susceptible to attacks from Stoke as their wingers will have a chance to use that to their advantage. The Magpies find themselves in 11th place with 30 points and a home record of 5 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses.
Stoke City are just one place above their upcoming opponents as they sit in the middle of the table with 32 points. While playing away from home they have managed to win on 4 occasions, while the rest of the times the games ended in 3 draws and 5 losses. Bet365 has identified the hosts as the favorite side 2.25 (5/4), whereas Stoke have been dealt limited chances 3.40 (12/5). A draw 3.25 (9/4) may also be on the cards considering the performances of both sides in recent times.
The final game on our list is West Ham vs Manchester United, which will take place on Sunday afternoon. Louis van Gaal’s men are the clear favorites for this encounter, however they will probably have to work hard to find the spaces and create chances against their opponents. The Red Devils have an unconvincing away record (3 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses), which pretty bad considering the superstars within their squad.
West Ham are not that bad looking at their current position (8th place) which they have captured thanks to their 36 points. At home they have sealed 7 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses, which is pretty decent, however online sportsbooks in UK still favor Man United to win 2.00 (1/1), while the hosts have been dealt underdog odds 3.80 (14/5). A draw is also likely judging by their records and it stands at 3.50 (5/2).