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West Brom v Manchester United Predictions & Betting Odds – 17th December 2017

West Brom
West Brom v Manchester United Betting Tips - Premier League 17th December 2.15pm The Red Devils responded to their loss against Manchester City last weekend by going out and beating Bournemouth in midweek. It wasn’t a great performance full of adventure from them though, it was just a matter of getting the job done. West Brom surprised a lot of people by collecting a 0-0 draw at Anfield in midweek to keep themselves out of the drop zone but they are still looking for a way to try and snap that long winless streak of theirs.

West Brom News and Form

There was another failure to win a league match by West Brom in midweek, however they won’t have been disappointed by the draw that they collected at Anfield at all. That was a surprise really because the Baggies held out for 0-0 draw. Still, they are now fifteen games without a win in the top flight and Alan Pardew awaits his first win with the club. West Brom are D4 L1 in their last five league games so they have been a bit more stable, but it is hard to see when they are going to stop the winless rot really. So far at the Hawthorns this season West Brom are W1 D5 L2 and are winless in seven now on home soil. They have picked up back to back draws there against Newcastle and Crystal Palace, however they were smashed 4-0 by Chelsea in their last home game against a top four side. West Brom have failed to hit the back of the net in their last three games and have only managed to score in two for their last seven games. Under 2.5 goals at Betfair is a decent option to look at. 71% of West Bromwich's matches have had under 2.5 goals in total this season. The Baggies have netted eight goals on home soil only and they won't likely get all adventurous in this one. West Brom have earned clean sheets in 38% of their home games and the big question about the Baggies really is whether or not they can muster up enough going forward to break that winless streak?

Manchester United News and Form

Manchester United put in a response to losing against Manchester City last weekend, by taking out Bournemouth 1-0 in midweek. They were nearly denied the win though as the Cherries battled well against them. Another Man Utd 1-0 correct score at Betfair collects a price of 11/2 going into this one. It looks a good option as this is a busy period and United were really flat in midweek. The Red Devils are 11/8 at Betfair to win to nil because they are solid at the back and West Brom aren’t exactly full of goals. Overall this season away from Old Trafford, Manchester United are W4 D2 L2 out on the road and after back to back losses at Huddersfield and Chelsea, they have improved to win their last two, out at Watford and then Arsenal. They scored at least three goals in both of those away wins. Romelu Lukaku was on target against Bournemouth in midweek and goes as the 10/11 anytime goalscorer option for the fixture. They have scored pretty well on the road this season at an average of 1.9 goals per game and they have picked up a clean sheet in 38% of their road games. They have only been losing at half time in one of their games away from Old Trafford. 62% of the goal that they have conceded away have come in the second half of matches and a half time draw is not a bad option to look at. After how they played in midweek, this is probably going to be a low scoring fixture and both teams to not score at Betfair is pretty appealing.

West Brom v Manchester United Head to Head

Surprisingly things are even between West Brom and Manchester United in their last six Premier League meetings. There have been two wins each and two draws between the two clubs. However, United have only lost one of their last eight league trips to the Hawthorns. Both teams have failed to score in each of the last six clashes between them in the top flight.

West Brom v Manchester United Betting Odds

Manchester United 3/5, Draw 3/1, West Brom 11/2

West Brom v Manchester United Predictions

Manchester United to win: The Red Devils look value to got and get themselves a win in this one because the Baggies just can’t be trusted to get one really. United were poor in midweek, so expect another performance of efficiency over flair and back them to win by a one goal margin.
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Bournemouth v Liverpool Predictions & Betting Odds – 17th December 2017

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Bournemouth v Liverpool Betting Tips - Premier League 17th December 4.30pm Bournemouth put on a pretty good showing at Old Trafford in midweek despite losing 1-0 against Manchester United. They were in the game and a little unlucky not to come away with something. They be hoping to respond with something as they get back to home soil and face Liverpool on the weekend. The Reds couldn't find a way to break down the struggling West Brom at Anfield in midweek and will be keen to shake off the disappointments at those dropped points.

Bournemouth News and Form

Bournemouth suffered a 1-0 loss at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, but they really deserved a point out of it and were a little unlucky not to do so. So that leaves them with a five match winless streak of form in the top flight (D3 L2) and just need to find a bit more going forward for themselves. At the Vitality Stadium, this season Bournemouth are W2 D2 L4 in the Premier League and have mixed things up with a W1 D1 L1 record in their last three played there. In general, they have been improving after their poor start to the season but they are still lacking in the final third of the pitch which is going to continue to hamper them. Still, there is probably going to be value in both teams to score at William Hill in this one even though the Cherries are only averaging just over a goal per game at home this season. As Bournemouth have only conceded two first half goal this season the half time draw is a good option, and 78% of their goals conceded at the Vitality have come after the break. Bournemouth have Callum Wilson and Jermain Defoe at 9/4 in the anytime goalscorer market. Given their current form and opposition in this one, a draw would be a decent result.

Liverpool News and Form

Liverpool are now on a great unbeaten streak of eight matches in the top flight. They had a couple of frustrating matches at Anfield over the last week though, playing out a 1-1 draw with Everton in the Merseyside derby and then only picking up a 0-0 draw against the struggling West Brom. So there have been dropped points from them but out on the road they are positive with three matches won consecutively. Overall they are W4 D2 L2 this season on their travels, but because they have conceded a lot of away goals then over 2.5 goals at William Hill is well worth a poke. Liverpool have averaged 2.5 goals per game on their travels this season and 88% of their road games have gone over 2.5 goals. Mohamed Salah, who is having a prolific season is the 10/11 anytime goalscorer favourite for the match with Daniel Sturridge, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Dominic Solanke all 6/5 options. A Liverpool 2-1 result in the correct score market is a good 8/1 price while they are out at 11/1 to take a 3-1 victory. Both defeats that Liverpool have suffered on their travels have been at top four clubs, so they have done well enough against the rest to suggests that they can get close to three points here. They need a boost after their frustrations at Anfield.

Bournemouth v Liverpool Head to Head

This will only be the fifth Premier League meeting between these two and from those previous four Liverpool are ahead with W2 D1 L1 record. The Reds are W1 L1 at the Vitality against the Cherries in the Premier League having lost 4-3 in a cracking match between them on the south coast last term. Each of the last three league games between them have managed to go over 2.5 goals. Overall from eleven previous meetings, Liverpool are W7 D3 L1 against Bournemouth.

Bournemouth v Liverpool Betting Odds

Liverpool 1/2, Draw 15/4, Bournemouth 6/1

Bournemouth v Liverpool Predictions

Liverpool to win: The Reds are value to go and collect a victory in this one as they should be pretty eager to put the midweek disappointments behind them. It’s not too likely that they are going to misfire in front of goal in back to back games. With the Cherries not scoring too well, there should be an away win here.
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Manchester City v Tottenham Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th December 2017

Manchester City
Manchester City v Tottenham Betting Tips - Premier League 16th December 5.30pm Manchester City extended their record-breaking winning streak even further as they strolled to a 4-0 victory down at Swansea in midweek. That followed up their high-pressure victory at Old Trafford on the weekend of course and they just look unstoppable. Spurs head to the Etihad next looking to be the ones to stop the Citizens in their winning tracks. The Lilywhites have improved to back to back wins in the league but that hasn’t stopped them going off as heavy underdogs for this visit, especially with their poor away form going. Manchester City Vs Tottenham 2017 Infographic

Manchester City News and Form

Manchester City are now on a fifteen match winning streak as they smashed Swansea 4-0 in midweek, which came after their big 2-1 win at Old Trafford against Manchester United last weekend. They still look fresh, they look sharp, confident and hungry. They have won their last seven in a row on home soil now but they will get a tough test at home against Spurs on the weekend as they try and extend that. The clean sheet against the Swans was City’s first in five matches and there is a decent chance of both teams to score for 8/13 returning some value in this one. City only have the one clean sheet in their last five home games. They, of course, have ridiculous scoring power with a tally of 28 goals in their eight home fixtures this season at an average of 3.5 goals per game and they have conceded only the six goals. 88% of their games at the Etihad have gone over 2.5 goals and 71% of their goals scored on home soil have been after the break. City have netted the first goal in six of their eight home games and have been up at the break in five. A Man City/Man City Half Time/Full time wager at William Hill is at 13/10 odds. Sergio Aguero was on the scoresheet again in midweek and is the 10/3 first goalscorer favourite for the match. City are on a ten match streak of scoring two or more goals in the Premier League.

Tottenham News and Form

This is a big game for Tottenham, not only because of the form of their opponents but because of their own poor road form. They have gone winless in their last four away games in the top flight, losing three of those and they have already fallen short in some big contests this term. They have lost against Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal already this season and that should mean that they are vulnerable for this trip. Tottenham have netted only two goals in their last four away from Wembley but they will have a little confidence going into this one after having landed back to back league wins at home over Stoke and Brighton in the last week. Overall the Lilywhites are W4 D1 L3 this season on their travels and they have averaged 1.75 goals per game away from home while they have conceded an average of 1 goal per game away from Wembley. In the William Hill Correct score market a Man City 2-1 win is the shortest priced option at 8/1. Three of the four away defeats that Spurs have suffered this season out on their travels have been by a one goal margin only, but they have the fourth best defensive record in the top flight at the moment. Harry Kane has netted seven away goals for the club this season in the top flight and he is a price of 5/4 to get one in this game.

Manchester City v Tottenham Betting Odds

Man City 1/2, Draw 10/3, Tottenham 5/1

Manchester City v Tottenham Predictions

Man City to win: Spurs have had some misfires in their big contests this season and they are not carrying away form. Therefore City are going to be value to win this and probably only by the one goal margin as they have not been racking up those big wins recently and this should be competitive.
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Stoke v West Ham Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th December 2017

Stoke
Stoke v West Ham Betting Tips - Premier League 16th December 3.00pm Stoke suffered their fourth defeat in their last five Premier League games as they lost against the in-form Burnley in midweek. It’s all going terribly wrong for them this season and they have the worst defence in the top flight and boss Mark Hughes must really be fearing the axe now. West Ham though may offer him a lifeline because the Hammers have been carrying some really poor form on their travels this season.

Stoke News and Form

The Potters do not look any closer to getting out of their slump as they suffer another defeat in midweek. They lost 1-0 at Burnley on Tuesday and that is four losses in their last five games now in the top flight and they have managed only the one victory in their last seven. Stoke have shipped at least two goals in five of their last seven games and they just can’t seem to hold out at the back. They have only managed to pick up the two clean sheets so far this term and on both of those occasions, they won 1-0 against Arsenal and Watford. On home soil in the top flight, this season Stoke are just W3 D2 L3 this season and they snapped a winless streak with a 2-1 victory over the struggling Swansea last time out at the Bet365 Stadium. They have failed to score in two for their home matches but both teams to score at Bwin may be worth a flutter. Stoke only have the one clean sheet behind them on home soil and they have conceded at a rate of 1.9 goals per game on home soil this term. Still, if you look at recent history between the two, a lack of goals can be expected and under 2.5 goals at 3/4 looks a good option. Stoke have not earned a clean sheet in any of their last seven games home and away and are on a seven match streak at home without one as well.

West Ham News and Form

West Ham have started to show a bit of defensive steel having picked up back to back clean sheets this week against Chelsea and Arsenal. They took a 1-0 home win over the Blues last weekend and played out a 0-0 draw at home against Arsenal in midweek. So there have been better signs from them but there is still work to be done in front of goal and out on the road as well. They have not won an away game this season so far and they are heading out on the road on the weekend on the back of a three match losings streak away from home in the top flight. They have scored only one goal in those three games too. Away from home overall the Hammers have a D3 L6 record for the season and have managed only the six goals on their travels. They have conceded an average of 2.3 goals per game as well. 83% of their goals away from home have come in the first half of matches while they have conceded 67% of their goals in the second half of games. There is a clear improvement still needed by them but they seem to be on the right track. The 1-1 draw in the BWin correct score market is the shortest priced option at 11/2 followed by a 1-0 home win for the Potters at 13/2. Can the Hammers come good on the road and will punters have trouble trusting them to do so?

Stoke v West Ham Head to Head

Stoke do have a bit of a head to head advantage going over West Ham from recent meetings. They have managed to go undefeated in their last eight against the Irons in the top flight in a W3 D5 record. Each of those five drawn matches have been in the last six meetings so things have been tight between them. The Potters are W2 D2 in their last four on home soil against the Londoners. Four of the last five have either ended in a 1-1 or a 0-0 draw.

Stoke v West Ham Betting Odds

Stoke 21/20, Draw 23/10, West Ham 13/5

Stoke v West Ham Predictions

Stoke to win: The Potters may be a little bit of value in this one because they need a result more than ever and with West Ham having done so poorly on the road, there could be a valuable three points on offer for them in this one. Home win.
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Watford v Huddersfield Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th December 2017

Watford
Watford v Huddersfield Betting Tips - Premier League 16th December 3.00pm Watford are a pretty frustrating side for punters at the moment. They are still playing well but are throwing games away. They blew a lead at Crystal Palace in midweek to end up losing right at the death and badly need to find their feet again. They may get a chance at a reset in this one as they face a Huddersfield side who are struggling for form and who have no away form to speak of recently.

Watford News and Form

Watford suffered a defeat against Crystal Palace in midweek and that is just the one point from the last twelve available to them that they have collected. If you look back a little further at their form then they have suffered six defeats in their last nine games (W2D1) so they're struggling to piece things together consistently at the moment. Overall they have only collected the two home victories this season in the Premier League where they have a W2 D3 L3 record and have won just one of their last four there, a 2-0 victory over West Ham. In general though home and away Watford have been scoring pretty well this season and there is a tempting 6/1 price on a Watford 1-0 in the Paddy Power correct score market. The Hornets are 15/2 to win 2-0. They need to find that consistency and a way to see out games. They have taken a clean sheet in 25% of their games at Vicarage Road this season and it’s worth considering them to win to nil in the fixture. The Hornets have conceded at an average of two goals per game at Vicarage Road but shouldn’t be troubled too much by Huddersfield limited attack. This could be an important game in which they can get things going for themselves. Troy Deeney, Andre Gray and Richarlison are the joint 6/4 anytime goalscorer favourites.

Huddersfield News and Form

Huddersfield's difficulties continued in midweek as they suffered a 3-1 home defeat against Chelsea. Not for the first time this season they looked really lightweight up front. Huddersfield have now gone W1 L5 in their last six games and they have scored just the four goals in that sequence as well. They have mustered up only the one away win all season and that was back in their very first away game of the season when they took a good win at Crystal Palace. The Terriers are on a five match losing streak on the road at the moment and they haven't hit the back of the net in any of their last seven. They have the third worst away record in the top flight going this season. The Terriers have conceded an average of 2.25 per games on their travels, but they could be value to hang around for a half time draw with Paddy Power as 78% of their away goals have been conceded in the second half of matches. Huddersfield have shipped at least two goals in each of their last five road games. Both teams not to score has to be a decent banker for the weekend at a price of 4/5. They just are not at the races offensively right now.

Watford v Huddersfield Head to Head

The most recent history between these two in the head to head is from the Championship. In the last six games between them, Watford have pulled out a W4 L2 advantage against Huddersfield. Surprisingly though, five of those six games saw at least four goals in them, the other one going over 2.5 goals as well. Is there a surprise high-scoring fixture coming?

Watford v Huddersfield Betting Odds

Watford 7/10, Draw 11/4, Huddersfield 15/4

Watford v Huddersfield Predictions

Watford to win: This is the chance that Watford surely have to take to get their season up and running again. There will be big questions asked if they fail to beat a side who are on a five match losing streak in the division. Home win and to nil.
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Chelsea v Southampton Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th December 2017

Chelsea
Chelsea v Southampton Betting Tips - Premier League 16th December 3.00pm Chelsea showed a bit of character in midweek as they responded to a shock defeat at West Ham last weekend. They took a comfortable 3-1 win at Huddersfield to return immediately to winning ways and they will be keen to follow that up with three points back at the Bridge. Southampton have still only won once out on their travels this season and their lack of scoring potency may once again be their undoing as they head out on the road for a difficult match.

Chelsea News and Form

Chelsea got back to winning ways in midweek as they took a 3-1 win at Huddersfield to immediately get over their shock loss at West Ham last weekend. Back at Stamford Bridge, they are on a four match winning streak in the league and two of their last three wins there have been with a clean sheet as well. The Blues are 11/10 at Ladbrokes to win to nil in this one and that is a good option. This season at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have a W5 D1 L2 record and they have scored at least three goals in half of their last six matches. The Saints won’t be expected to launch much from an attacking perspective in the game and that should lead to good option in the correct score market. A Chelsea 2-0 correct score option is a 6/1 price while a 1-0 victory for them comes in at 6/1. Eden Hazard is a good 10/11 anytime goalscorer option for the fixture with Alvaro Morata still a doubt. Surprisingly, just 38% of Chelsea’s home games this season have gone over 2.5 goals and they have kept a clean sheet in four of their last eight and they have been losing at half time in just one of their matches at Stamford Bridge.

Southampton News and Form

Southampton goes into this one on the back of a heavy loss against Leicester at home in midweek. They haven’t produced much away from home either this season having gone only W1 D3 L3 on their travels so far. They are winless in their last five road games now having collected just the two points in that sequence. They have had huge problems putting the ball in the back of the net and the Saints have only managed the five goals on their travels this term having failed to score in two for their seven road fixtures. Defensively they haven’t been all that bad at the back really with only nine goals conceded away from St Marys so they may keep the score down. Under 2.5 goals with Ladbrokes turning up in the match is worth considering, especially as only 43% of Southampton’s away games this season have gone over the goal line. The Saints have managed to open the scoring in just six of their seventeen league games so far this term and have shipped a goal in each of their last eight as well. Charlie Austin is their shortest priced anytime goalscorer option at 13/5 and after more struggles at home against Leicester In midweek, this is a tough road trip for them.

Chelsea v Southampton Head to Head

Chelsea have some head to head form against Southampton going as they have suffered only the one defeat in their last eight matches against the Saints at Stamford Bridge. That was a 1-3 defeat in the 2015/16 season Premier League season. Overall home and away Chelsea have gone W5 D3 L1 against Southampton in their last nine against them.

Chelsea v Southampton Betting Odds

Chelsea 1/3, Draw 4/1, Southampton 8/1

Chelsea v Southampton Predictions

Chelsea to win: The Blues have the winning form at home while the Saints don’t have anything much going for them out on the road this season. It’s a busy period for the clubs, but Chelsea will have had an extra day’s rest and can land a win to nil at the Bridge.
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Brighton v Burnley Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th December 2017

Brighton
Brighton v Burnley Betting Tips - Premier League 16th December 3.00pm Burnley’s season got even better in midweek when they took a 1-0 home win over Stoke to climb up to fourth and get themselves in the Champions League places. It has been great stuff from them all season and they will fancy their chances at Brighton. The Seagulls have been struggling lately and really need to try and dig in on home soil to get themselves a bit of stability going again.

Brighton News and Form

The Seagulls haven’t done all that bad on home soil so far in the Premier League season as they have put up a W2 D4 L2 record there. They were on a great stretch of six games unbeaten on home soil before they suffered a heavy loss against Liverpool last time out at the Amex. So overall their home form suggests that they can hang in there in this one and it should be a low scoring affair. Under 1.5 goals at Betfair is at 6/4 odds and well worth considering for the game. Just 38% of Brighton's home games have made it above 2.5 goals this season and the Seagulls themselves have only netted the nine goals in their eight home fixtures too. They are going up against a good Burnley defence and they may struggle to snap their five matches winless home streak but they can make life difficult for the visitors. A 0-0 draw is a price of 11/1 in the Betfair correct score market with the 1-1 option the shortest priced option there at 11/2. Brighton have conceded at least one goal in 75% of their home matches. Pascal Gross is their top scorer on home soil with three goals this season and he is 15/4 to get another one.

Burnley News and Form

The Clarets managed to climb up into fourth in the Premier League on Tuesday evening. With other matches on Wednesday putting them back down to sixth, butnit is still a tremendous season from the Clarets. Six of their nine league victories this season have all been by a 1-0 scoreline and eight of their nine wins have been by a one goal margin. Naturally, because of that, a Burnley 1-0 correct score at Betfair for 7/1 is going to appeal and they are a quote of 11/4 to win by a one goal margin as they are the form team. Out on the road, Burnley are W4 D2 L2 for the term and they have alternated between a win and loss in their last five road games. They lost at Leicester in their last road games, so they are due a win in this one if that sequence keeps going. Burnley have built their season on defence and have shipped only nine goals in their eight away fixtures and have conceded the nine with just 38% of their road games going over 2.5 goals. 67% of the goals that they have conceded away from home have been in the second half of matches so the half time draw at Betfair has to be a decent option in this one. Their main anytime goalscorer options are Chris Wood at 11/5 and Sam Vokes at 12/5 and Vokes is their top scorer away from home with three goals. Burnley are so strong at the back that just 18% of their fixtures this season have gone over 2.5 goals and just 41% of them have made it over 1.5 goals.

Brighton v Burnley Head to Head

This will be the first meeting between these two since the 2015/16 Championship season. The last three league contests between the two clubs have each ended in a draw, but the Seagulls have a bit of home form going with a W2 D1 record in their last three on the south coast against the Clarets. Only two of the last twelve meetings have gone over 2.5 goals.

Brighton v Burnley Betting Odds

Brighton 8/5, Draw 2/1, Burnley 12/5

Brighton v Burnley Predictions

The draw has some appeal in this one, even though Burnley have been winning matches recently. Brighton have been a pretty stubborn side and may be able to hold out against the strong Clarets to take a share of the spoils from the game.
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Arsenal v Newcastle Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th December 2017

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Arsenal v Newcastle Betting Tips - Premier League 16th December 3.00pm

The Gunners will be back on home soil for the first time since losing to Manchester United there, which was their first home loss of the season. Overall though they have produced so well on home soil that they are going to be well backed to take out the Magpies. Newcastle have been having real struggles in defence recently and with Arsenal having scored so well at home this season, then the Magpies could be in for a long afternoon in North London.

Arsenal News and Form

It has been largely positive from Arsenal on home soil in the top flight this season, which has been important as their away form hasn’t been great. The Gunners are W7 L1 in their last eight home games and their winning streak of six was broken in a 3-1 defeat by Manchester United in their last home fixture. Even in that though, the Gunners were an offensive force, but it just wasn’t their day in front of goal. Arsenal have picked up five clean sheets in their seven league home games and therefore Arsenal to win to nil at BetVictor should be a good place to start for this fixture. In their defeat to Manchester United, that was the only time this season that the Gunners haven’t netted at least two goals in a home game. Going forward, Wenger’s men are scoring at an average of 2.6 goals per home game. So it is likely that they are going to get enough chances in this one to get three points on the board. Alexandre Lacazette is the 8/11 anytime goalscorer favourite with Olivier Giroud at 4/6. In the correct score market, an Arsenal 2-0 option is at 6/1 and that looks to be around the right mark as they face the out-of-sorts Magpies. They can also be backed at a price of 3/1 to win by a two goal margin.

Newcastle News and Form

Newcastle are sliding into desperate trouble and they lost again in midweek as they suffered a 1-0 home loss to Everton. So the drop zone has been calling them and they go into the weekend just a point clear of the bottom three. Newcastle have now conceded at least two goals in each of their last three games out on the road and that has put tremendous pressure on them. Overall this season out on the road the Magpies have a really poor W1 D2 L5 record but they have at least scored in each of their last three road games but both teams to score is a big even money quote going into this one. The Magpies have only managed to put up the seven goals away from home so far this season and at the back, they have conceded at an average rate of 1.75 goals per away game. Both teams not to score at BetVictor is probably worth looking at. Dwight Gayle is the only Newcastle player to have scored more than one away goal this season and he is an 11/4 anytime goalscorer option for their trip to the Emirates. Newcastle have conceded 64% of their away goals this season in the second half of matches and three of the five losses that they have suffered away from St James’ Park this term have been by just the one goal. Rafa Benitez is into 12/1 to be the next Premier League manager to go.

Arsenal v Newcastle Head to Head

Arsenal boss the head to head between these from recent Premier League meetings. Arsenal have won their last nine in a row against the Magpies in the top flight and have lost one of the last twelve against them. Arsenal are on a five match winning streak at home against the Magpies in the Premier League.

Arsenal v Newcastle Betting Odds

Arsenal 3/1, Draw 5/1, Newcastle 14/1

Arsenal v Newcastle Predictions

Arsenal to win: The defence of Newcastle has been something of a sloppy shambles recently and they aren’t carrying away form. The Gunners have done very well on home soil and have played some good stuff there this term, even in that loss to Manchester United. The Gunners can take a good win to nil for themselves.
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Leicester v Crystal Palace Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th December 2017

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Leicester v Crystal Palace Betting Tips - Premier League 16th December 12.30pm Leicester have really been showing up well recently and they will fancy their chances on home soil against Crystal Palace on Saturday lunchtime. The Eagles managed to get a win in midweek as they fought back at home to beat Watford, but they still have yet to muster up a single goal on their travels this season and are still searching for that first win. The King Power is going to be a hard place for them to make it happen.

Leicester News and Form

Leicester are really on the up at the moment and after a midweek win at Southampton which took them to a four match winning streak, they get back to the King Power where they have good winning form going. They have won three of their last four fixtures at the King Power and are W4 D1 L3 there this season, and they have scored in all but one of their home games this term, their only blank coming in a 2-0 loss against Manchester City. So overall it has been a good stretch of form for the Foxes since the end of September and they are being helped out by Riyad Mahrez being back to his best. The Foxes have eleven home goals in their eight games and only 38% of their home games have gone over 2.5 goals. So it may well be worth a flutter under 2.5 goals at William Hill which is a price of 3/4 for the game. Jamie Vardy is a 21/20 anytime goalscorer favourite for the match with Mahrez at 12/5. 64% of the goals that Leicester have scored at the King Power this season have been in the first half of matches so they are strong starters. Three of their four victories at the King Power have been with a clean sheet and they will be a decent option at William Hill to win to nil.

Crystal Palace News and Form

Palace really gave themselves a much needed bolt of confidence in midweek by grabbing a dramatic win against Watford at Selhurst Park. That was after being 1-0 down with just a couple of minutes left on the clock. So they are doing well now on a six match unbeaten streak of form but they still haven’t managed a goal or a win out on the road this season. They have drawn their last two though, obviously, 0-0 draws, coming at Brighton and West Brom, so there have been defensive improvements. The Eagles are still only D2 L6 away from Selhurst Park this term though. Both teams not to score at William Hill is at 10/11 odds but it could be worth backing them in a half time draw because they have been level at the break in five of their eight road games. Palace have conceded 69% of their away goals after the half time break and have shipped an average of 1.6 goals per game on their travels. A low scoring game should turn up as 25% only of Palace’s away games have gone above that 2.5 goal line. Wilfried Zaha is a 13/5 anytime goalscorer option for them. Will they break their duck out on the road this weekend?

Leicester v Crystal Palace Head to Head

Leicester have strung together a four match unbeaten streak of form against Crystal Palace in the Premier League winning three of those. There have only been the six previous Premier League clashes between the two sides and things are tight overall with Leicester edging things with a W3 D1 L2 head to head against the Eagles.

Leicester v Crystal Palace Betting Odds

Leicester 10/1, Draw 12/5, Crystal Palace 3/1

Leicester v Crystal Palace Predictions

Leicester to win: The Foxes have delivered well enough on home soil recently to be value to get the better of a side who haven’t scored a single away goal this season which includes recent visits to Brighton and West Brom. The Foxes can open them up and get the three points.
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Manchester United v Bournemouth Predictions & Betting Odds – 13th December 2017

Manchester United
Manchester United v Bournemouth Betting Tips - Premier League 13th December 8.00pm The Red Devils will be looking to snap straight back to winning ways after their disappointment in the Manchester derby on the weekend where they lost 2-1 against Man City. The Red Devils are now 11 points behind the league leaders and perhaps with too much ground to make up in the title race. Bournemouth have gone winless in their last four league games now but they have managed to stay undefeated in their last four away games in the top flight.

Manchester United News and Form

Manchester United will be looking to snap straight back from their loss to Manchester City on the weekend. Jose Mourinho said that City pretty much have the title but there is still a top four place to secure for the Red Devils to work at. They kick off in second place still and the defeat against the Citizens was the first time that United had failed to win a league home game this season. They have only shipped the three goals at home all season long as well and Manchester United to win to nil at Betfair is still going to roll up with a lot of value. United are W7 L1 then from their eight home fixtures so far this season and they have averaged 2.6 goals per game on home soil. There are decent prices in the Betfair correct score market taking that into consideration then as a Manchester United 2-0 is a price of 6/1 while a 1-0 for them is at 15/2. Two thirds of United’s home goal have cropped up in the second half of matches and Romelu Lukaku is their top scorer at Old Trafford with five goals there. He is the first goalscorer favourite in the match at 12/5. Take that high pressure loss against man City out of the equation and Manchester United have been powerful at home and they still boast the joint-best defensive record in the Premier League this season. With them having scored in all of their home games so far they are expected to be comfortable in this one.

Bournemouth News and Form

Bournemouth have taken just the one loss in their six Premier League games in the Premier League and they have strung together a four match undefeated streak of form on the road with a W2 D2 record. They collected a point out at Crystal Palace on the weekend, dodging a bullet with Palace missing a late penalty. Bournemouth are D3 L1 in their last four games overall home and away and out on their travels this term Eddie Howe’s men have a W2 D2 L4 return this season. It may be worth just a little flutter on the half time draw as Bournemouth have been tied at the break in five of their eight away games and remember that the bulk of United’s home goals have been after the break as well. Bournemouth have only netted the six away goals so far this season and probably won’t trouble United too much. Can they get a clean sheet out of the fixture though? Under 2.5 goals at Betfair would back up them keeping things tight at Old Trafford. Only one Bournemouth player has scored more than one away goal this season and that is Jermain Defoe who is an 11/1 option, the same price as Callum Wilson, in the anytime goalscorer market.

Manchester United v Bournemouth Head to Head

The two of these played out a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford last season which was a surprise point for the Cherries. From the four previous Premier League matches between these two, the Red Devils are W2 D1 L1 with both teams having scored in each of those fixtures. United are W1 D1 at Old Trafford against the Cherries in the EPL. From the overall head to head between them across all competitions, United are 7-2 up with three drawn games.

Manchester United v Bournemouth Betting Odds

Manchester United 2/7, Draw 9/2, Bournemouth 11/1

Manchester United v Bournemouth Predictions

Manchester United to win: The Red Devils have to be pretty good value to turn up and win this to nil against the low-scoring Bournemouth. The Cherries have done well to show a bit of fight out on the road, but they are likely to come up just a little bit short.
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