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West Ham v Bournemouth Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th August 2018

West Ham
West Ham v Bournemouth Betting Tips - Premier League, 18th August 3.00pm The start of the new season didn't quite go to plan for West Ham. They made so many positive moves in the summer transfer market and with a new manager at the helm, they looked as if they could at least challenge Liverpool. They didn’t and suffered a hefty defeat at Anfield. So they have to pick themselves up after that as they play host to Bournemouth on the weekend. The Cherries did open in positive fashion as they collected a solid win over Cardiff. Read our predictions for the West Ham v Bournemouth fixture.

West Ham News and Form

The Irons were torn apart in a 4-0 loss against Liverpool last weekend. They went into the new season with optimism as they got new manager Manuel Pellegrini and they made some very positive signings as well. It looked as if West Ham were trying to compete with flair over substance against the Reds and that’s not going to work. But Liverpool are such a good side they will destroy better teams than West Ham so the Hammers can shake it off. West Ham do still have the likes of Lucas Perez and Carlos Sanchez still to come into the team. This could well be another high scoring game involving the Hammers and we are looking at over 2.5 goals at 4/5 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.). They will be waiting on the fitness of Marko Arnautovic who suffered a knock last weekend against Liverpool. Last season in the top flight West Ham recorded a W7 D6 L6 return on home soil and in that they averaged 1.25 goals per game. We are expecting both teams to get on the scoresheet in his one because Bournemouth are decent in attack. Both teams to score at bet365 is at 8/13 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.). The Hammers collected a clean sheet in just 37% of their home games last season. West Ham have won just one of their last four home games, but this is a chance to start their home campaign off on a positive note after such a chastening result last weekend.

Bournemouth News and Form

The Cherries were very good value for their 2-0 home win over the newly promoted Cardiff City last weekend at the Vitality Stadium. It could have been a tricky game for the Cherries, but they handled themselves very well. Ryan Fraser opened the scoring for them before Callum Wilson sealed the deal with a second for them in the 90th minute. Wilson is at 13/8 in the anytime goalscorer market* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.). So a good start made and that moves them to a three-match winning streak in the Premier League carrying over from last term. There have been over 2.5 goals in all but one of their last seven away games in the Premier League, so again, we are expecting excitement in this one. Jefferson Lerma remains a doubt, while Diego Rico is suspended. They are also missing Junior Stanislas through injury. After facing such a direct Cardiff side this will be a totally different test for their defence against the West Ham attack.

West Ham v Bournemouth Head to Head

Both Premier League games between the two sides were drawn last season and things are dead even between them in recent games. There have been two wins each and two draws in the last six Premier League meetings between the clubs. Four of the last six meetings have gone above the 3.5 goal line and there have been two red cards in the last six games between them.

West Ham v Bournemouth Betting Odds*

West Ham 23/20 Draw 23/10 Bournemouth 12/5 * (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.)

West Ham v Bournemouth Predictions

West Ham to win: We are still backing West Ham to come good and there is a stronger starting line up that can be put out compared to the one last weekend. We are expecting a goal at both ends but are sticking with the Hammers. So a West Ham to win & both teams to score option does have some appeal in our predictions for West Ham v Bournemouth.
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Tottenham v Fulham Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th August 2018

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Tottenham v Fulham Betting Tips - Premier League, 18th August 3.00pm Tottenham didn’t go shopping over the summer in the transfer market, but they still went out and produced a win out on the road at Newcastle last weekend. So that was a positive start by them and as their new stadium isn’t ready yet, they head back to Wembley for this game. Fulham will have been disappointed not to have gotten anything out of their home game against Crystal Palace last weekend. This is a tough game in which to try and recover. Read our predictions for Tottenham v Fulham for more.

Tottenham News and Form

The Lilywhites got themselves off to a winning start as they collected a 2-1 win at Newcastle. There was some pressure on their shoulders too because they decided not to dip into the transfer market over the summer. They got the job done at St James’ Park through early goals from Jan Vertonghen and Dele Alli. It is Harry Kane who is the 21/20 first goalscorer favourite* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.) for the game. Surprisingly Kane did get a full game against Newcastle after his efforts at the World Cup in the summer. But again there is still that record over his head of never having scored a Premier League goal in the month of August. Can he break that? Tottenham went W13 D4 L2 last season in their home games played at Wembley which is where they will be back at this weekend. Spurs have won seven of their last eight home games in the league, the only exception a loss against Manchester City. There will be plenty of expectancy on them to collect three points here and a Tottenham 2-0 option in the correct score market is one of our top predictions for Tottenham v Fulham at 6/1 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.). Spurs did average over two goals per game last season at home, conceding under a goal per game on average. The Lilywhites have netted at least two goals in six of their last seven games against Fulham too. Eight of their eleven home wins were to nil as well which offers another option. Spurs are unbeaten in 36 of their last 38 league home games.

Fulham News and Form

Fulham couldn’t get anything out of their efforts against Crystal Palace last weekend at Craven Cottage. They totally dominated the game in terms of possession and they played some really neat, accurate passing stuff. But they couldn’t convert their chances and were punished and that is a harsh lesson they are going to have to learn to deal with in the Premier League. Both Teams not to score in the match is at 3/4 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.) and Fulham aren’t likely to find possession as easy to come by against Spurs. The Cottagers do have a very good squad in place though but they won’t be at full strength for this one. Alfie Mawson and big summer signing Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa are doubtful for the game. With Denis Odoi suspended still there are going to be gaps across their back line. That all combines to make this a tough road game and following their misfire against Palace last weekend, there is going to be some early pressure on the west Londoners if they remain without a point after two games.

Tottenham v Fulham Head to Head

Spurs and Fulham met as recently as last year when they contested an FA Cup match at Craven Cottage. Spurs produced a comfortable 3-0 win in that clash. That is a three-match winning streak that they are on now against Fulham. The last time they were together in the Premier League was in the 2013/14 season with Spurs winning both of those games. Spurs have won four of their last five (D1) Premier League home games against Fulham.

Tottenham v Fulham Betting Odds*

Tottenham 1/4 Draw 5/1 Fulham 9/1 * (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.)

Tottenham v Fulham Predictions

Tottenham to win: Spurs will be back on familiar turf in this one at Wembley and we can see them doing enough against Fulham to produce the victory. Fulham will have been disappointed against Palace about not getting on the scoresheet at least. Back Spurs to win to nil.
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Leicester v Wolves Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th August 2018

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Leicester v Wolves Betting Tips - Premier League, 18th August 3.00pm It seems the pressure is already mounting on Leicester boss Claude Puel who didn’t have a great end-of-season last term. This new Premier League campaign opened with a defeat as well for Leicester. So the Foxes will be looking to land a positive in this Midlands derby. Wolves showed a bit of character last weekend, twice coming from behind at Molineux to earn a 2-2 draw against Everton. Read our predictions for this Leicester v Wolves fixture.

Leicester News and Form

Leicester were pretty soundly beaten in a 2-1 loss at Old Trafford on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. Their goal was a late consolation from Jamie Vardy who came off the bench. He is likely to get a starting place and he is the 15/4 first goalscorer favourite for the game* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.) which will immediately make them a strong option for this game. So the Foxes still looked a little unconvincing under Claude Puel, but this is an opportunity for them on home soil to put something together. Jonny Evans, Vicente Iborra, Rachid Ghezzal could all come into the starting line up. The Foxes produced a W7 D6 L6 record at the King Power last season. The reason why there is pressure on Puel is that Leicester won just one of their last seven home games in the top flight. Leicester took just four points from their final seven games (home and away) last season as well. So put it all together that’s just one win in their last eight Premier League fixtures. There have been over 2.5 goals in each of Leicester's last three Premier League games. Over 2.5 goals at bet365 has to be a solid betting tip for Leicester v Wolves at 21/20 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.).

Wolves News and Form

Wolves will be fairly happy with their start back in the top flight. They had to twice fight back from a goal down against Everton to earn a 2-2 draw last weekend. They probably never quite expected to find themselves under as much pressure at the back as they were. So there has to be some tightening up in defence for Nuno Espirito Santo’s men. It was Ruben Neves and Raul Jimenez who got their goals. Leo Bonatini impressed off the bench last weekend and could well force his way into a starting position. Naturally, there is going to be a bit of time needed for Wolves to settle down into top-flight life, but they will be happy with the return of goals that they did produce against Everton. They do look as if they have enough about them to threaten the Leicester defence but away games like this don't come easily for newly promoted side and a Leicester to win and both teams to score betting tip returns 10/3 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.).

Leicester v Wolves Head to Head

This will be the first meeting between Leicester and Wolves since the 2012/13 Championship season where there was a 2-1 home win for each. Their only previous Premier League meetings was during the 2003/04 season when Wolves collected four points from their two games. In the last six league meetings, this are even with two wins each and two draws. The last three meetings at Leicester have produced one win for each and a draw.

Leicester v Wolves Betting Odds*

Leicester 21/20 Draw 11/5 Wolves 14/5 * (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.)

Leicester v Wolves Predictions

Leicester to win: We are going to back Leicester to win this battle of the Midlands. They are under pressure to produce in this one and they should send out a stronger starting eleven than they did last weekend. Leicester to win in the match outright is value, but there’s a temptation to go for a Leicester to win & Both Teams To Score option.
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Everton v Southampton Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th August 2018

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Everton v Southampton Betting Tips - Premier League, 18th August 3.00pm There was a draw for both of these on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. Everton were out on the road and battling out a 2-2 draw against the newly-promoted Wolves, while Southampton could only manage a 0-0 home draw against Burnley. Will either of them be able to go and collect their first win of the new term as they face off at Goodison Park on Saturday? Read our predictions for the Everton v Southampton game.

Everton News and Form

Everton could only manage a point out at Wolves last weekend, despite taking the lead twice in the game. They will have to make a change at the back as well after having had Phil Jagielka sent off in the game. Richarlison, who got both of Everton’s goals in the game picked up a calf injury so is a bit of a doubt for this one. It has been a big summer of change for the Toffees with new players coming in and a new manager in Marco Silva. They will more time for it all to click together. Toffees striker Cenk Tosun is the 8/5 anytime goalscorer favourite* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.) and he does look as if he could have a profitable season for the Toffees. Last season in the Premier League the Toffees got themselves a W10 D4 L5 record. Among that, they didn't get a single win at Goodison Park against any of the seven sides who finished above them. But against the rest of the teams in the league, they went W10 D2 at home last term. Everton are undefeated in their last 12 home games against the Saints so that will suggest that they are going to avoid defeat in this one. There have been under 2.5 goals in each of Everton’s last three Premier League home games. So we have to back that trend, so under 2.5 goals at bet365 is at 4/6 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.).

Southampton News and Form

Southampton opened with a 0-0 draw against Burnley last weekend, which was somewhat predictable under the circumstances. The Saints do look as if they will be struggling to hit the back of the net this season and therefore both teams not to score at bet365 is at 4/5 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.). It was not a good season that Southampton had away from home last term. They went and picked up just a W3 D8 L8 record on their travels. There was only aclean sheet in just 26% of their away games last season as well while they netted only 0.9 goals on average per away game. While they don’t look to have improved too much over the summer in terms of travel, new signing Mohamed Elyounoussi did have a decent game against Burnley off the bench. Southampton were pretty strong and organised at the back last weekend and keeper Alex McCarthy performed well in goal. But you have to put that into context as they were up against a somewhat limited Burnley attack. But still, there will be the question about their ability to have a high output in front of goal. In the bet365 correct score market an Everton 1-0 is right there at 6/1 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.) heading up the market. They will be trying to stand up against a much more fluent Everton attack this weekend though.

Everton v Southampton Head to Head

It was Southampton who came out on top in the two meetings in the Premier League last season. The Saints collected four points including a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park against the Toffees. Three of the four meetings between the two sides in the Premier League have ended in a home win. In the last six league meetings, things are even with two wins each and the two drawn matches. Both draws in that sequence were 1-1 ties.

Everton v Southampton Betting Odds*

Everton 18/20 Draw 23/10 Southampton 3/1 * (Betting Odds were taken on August 16th, 2018 at 4:13 p.m.)

Everton v Southampton Predictions

Draw: We actually don't see either side doing enough to record a win in this fixture. It has been a long time since Southampton collected a win at Goodison Park and they aren’t likely to offer enough of an offensive threat to make it happen in this one. Everton are still finding their feet under Silva so our prediction for Everton v Southampton is a draw.
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Chelsea v Arsenal Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th August 2018

Chelsea
Chelsea v Arsenal Betting Tips - Premier League, 18th August 5.30pm The big London derby is set for Saturday evening in the next round of Premier League action. There is going to be pressure on Arsenal who go into their second tough game already having lost heavily against Manchester City last weekend. Chelsea collected three points from their efforts against Huddersfield last weekend and will be looking to make the most of home advantage. Read our predictions for the Chelsea v Arsenal fixture.

Chelsea News and Form

Chelsea recorded a 3-0 road win at out Huddersfield last weekend to give new boss Maurizio Sarri a positive start to life in the Premier League. It was comfortable for them really with first-half goals from N’Golo Kante and a penalty from Jorginho setting the Blues up for success. Pedro netted in the second half to round out the action. We are expecting this London derby to be a cagey affair with pressure on both new managers in a game of high importance. Under 2.5 goals is at 11/10 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 15th, 2018 at 11:36 p.m.) for the game. Three of the last four between these at the Bridge have gone that way, while each of Chelsea’s last three home games in the Premier League ended under 2.5 goals as well. On top of that, the Blues have a clean sheet in five of their last six home games against Arsenal in all competitions. Chelsea started with Alvaro Morata up front as Olivier Giroud was given an extra break after his summer antics at the World Cup with France. Morata still looked out of place though and Chelsea are lacking that goalscorer edge. That having been said, Morata is the 7/5 joint anytime goalscorer favourite alongside teammate Giroud. It was a hugely disappointing season overall from the Blues last term but they did come up with a W11 D4 L4 record at Stamford Bridge. They averaged 1.6 goals per home game last season at home, while they conceded an average of under a goal per game, taking a clean sheet in 53% of their league home fixtures. [bbutton bookmaker="bet365"]

Arsenal News and Form

Both games between these two at Stamford Bridge last season ended goalless and so looking at the bet365 correct score market for the game, the 14/1 odds on the 0-0 appeal. However we are looking at Chelsea potentially edging this game and a Chelsea 1-0 is trading at 17/2 odds with bigger appeal* (Betting Odds were taken on August 15th, 2018 at 11:36 p.m.). Arsenal started their new league season on home soil last weekend in a tough one against Manchester City. The Gunners failed that test, going down 2-0 against the reigning champions. The players didn’t look tactically sound over what they were supposed to be doing and Emery stated that they had not played the way that he had wanted them to. The Gunners tried to play the ball out from the back, but they just got it all wrong time and time again and kept putting themselves in trouble. This will be a big test for them as they were terrible out on the road picking up a W4 D4 L11 record last term. That is seven defeats in their last eight road games in the Premier League now, so punters may have a hard time trusting them. As a positive though the Gunners are undefeated in their last six games against the Blues in all competitions. They have at their disposal one of Europe’s most prolific scorers and that is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who is a 5/4 anytime goalscorer option for them* (Betting Odds were taken on August 15th, 2018 at 11:36 p.m.). Arsenal produced just the three shots on target against Manchester City last weekend.

Chelsea v Arsenal Head to Head

The two London clubs met up five times last season across all competitions. All but one of those ended in a draw as well, the exception being a 2-1 home win that Arsenal took over Chelsea in the EFL Cup. Both games between them at Stamford Bridge last season ended in 0-0 draws. Chelsea are undefeated in their last six home games against Arsenal in the Premier League with a strong W5 D1 record.

Chelsea v Arsenal Betting Odds*

Chelsea 4/5 Draw 3/1 Arsenal 3/1 * (Betting Odds were taken on August 15th, 2018 at 11:36 p.m.) Chelsea v Arsenal Predictions Chelsea to win: The Blues can just get the edge in this one as Arsenal looked a bit unsure of what they were doing under Unai Emery last weekend. The Blues looked a little more assured of themselves and for our betting tips on Chelsea v Arsenal, we are going to back them to get the job done by a one-goal margin.
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Cardiff v Newcastle Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th August 2018

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Cardiff v Newcastle Betting Tips - Premier League, 18th August 12.30pm It was not a productive opening weekend of the new season for either of these. Cardiff are the favourites for relegation this season in the Premier League and they suffered a defeat out on the road against Bournemouth last weekend. They need to rally themselves for this first home game of the new term. Newcastle slipped at home against Tottenham last weekend and face some pressure in this one. Read our Cardiff v Newcastle predictions for more.

Cardiff News and Form

There was nothing for Cardiff in their game out at Bournemouth last weekend. One of the positives from the fixture though was that new striker Bobby Reid did pretty well for them. Reid is at 3/1 odds while teammate Kenneth Zohore is 9/4 in the anytime goalscorer market* (Betting Odds were taken on August 15th, 2018 at 9:48 p.m.) for the game. Zohore wasn’t available for that opening game because of injury but is ready to go in this one which will bolster their attack. The Bluebirds had ten attempts at goal against Bournemouth but only one of them was on target. Realistically no-one is expecting them to be prolific in the top flight this term and our prediction for Cardiff v Newcastle is under 2.5 goals at 8/15 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 15th, 2018 at 9:48 p.m.) for the outcome of this game. As expected, Cardiff threw a lot of direct long balls forward against Bournemouth. That’s their style under Neil Warnock.

Newcastle News and Form

Newcastle couldn’t get anything on the board either last weekend as they lost 2-1 against Spurs. All the goals in that game happened in the first twenty minutes of action with Joselu getting what was the consolation for the Magpies to pull the game level at 1-1. For this fixture, the 1-1 draw option in the bet365 correct score market for this fixture is at 11/2 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 15th, 2018 at 9:48 p.m.). That actually has plenty of appeal because this looks as if it will be an even game on balance. Newcastle have lost five of their last six Premier League games now after that loss against Spurs and all five of those have been by a one-goal margin. When it’s not going your way, it is not going your way and the Magpies look as if they are going to struggle to get the better of things in tight games. Their road form was not good last season picking up numbers of W4 D4 L11 away from St James’ Park. They lost their last three away games of last season in the Premier League and they are without a clean sheet in any of their last eight league road games. Newcastle averaged under a goal per away game in the Premier League last season too.

Cardiff v Newcastle Head to Head

There have been recent meetings between Cardiff and Newcastle as they were together in the 2016/17 Championship season and it was Newcastle who collected maximum points from the two meetings. The Magpies are actually on a ten-match winning streak against the Bluebirds in league meetings.

Cardiff v Newcastle Betting Odds*

Newcastle 29/20 Draw 21/10 Cardiff 2/1 * (Betting Odds were taken on August 15th, 2018 at 9:48 p.m.)

Cardiff v Newcastle Predictions

Draw: We can’t look past the appeal on the draw in the match outright in this fixture. Cardiff will want to show some steel and reserve on home soil, while the Magpies just may not have enough quality about them to break them down. Draw.
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Southampton v Burnley Predictions & Betting Odds – 12th August 2018

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Southampton v Burnley Betting Tips - Premier League, 12th August 1.30pm The Saints had a season to forget last term as they were struggling along at the wrong end of the table and nothing much has happened over the summer to go and change that this season. This is a tricky opener for them at St Mary's as Burnley will have a slight edge over them in terms of match sharpness. The Clarets have already played three competitive games in their Europa League qualification campaign.

Southampton News and Form

After finishing just above the relegation zone last season, you would have thought that Southampton would be keen to get to the summer and freshen things up. They haven’t really done all that much, to be honest. It was a poor return from them overall last season and they are sticking with Mark Hughes, who didn’t really change their fortunes after coming in to ensure that they stayed afloat. The fixture list at the start of the season does look fairly kind to them so they are going to have to come out strongly. All that they have done in the transfer market is bring in keeper Angus Gunn and defender Jannik Vestergaard. That’s no real great step forward for them and we can only look under 1.5 goals at 7/4 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.). It’s hard to see the goals flying around in this one. Southampton's last three games of the 2017/18 season all finished under 2.5 goals and five of their last six against Burnley in all competitions have gone that way. The Saints didn’t even make it to an average of a goal per home game last season they were that poor going forward. To address that they spent big on Mohamed Elyounoussi to come into the left side while getting Danny Ings from Liverpool on loan. Starting at home the pressure will be on the Saints and they are facing a well drilled Burnley defence. The positive is, is that Hughes doesn’t have any issues over fitness or injury in his squad. Bad news is that they have failed to win all but one of their last eleven Premier League home games.

Burnley News and Form

Burnley are further along than the Saints are in terms of match fitness as they have been through some Europa League qualification matches. On Thursday they had a tough trip to Israel to face Istanbul Basaksehir and they came out with a 0-0 draw. In the game, they gave Joe Hart his club debut and he looked pretty bright and solid in his performance. Boss Sean Dyche is going to have to start with his balancing act them, perhaps changing the starting eleven to the one that played on Thursday night to keep things fresh. For example, they didn’t use record signing Ben Gibson on Thursday and neither did striker Matej Vydra who looks as if he could be a great capture for the Clarets. In the bet365 correct score market a Burnley 1-0 is at 10/1 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.) and it’s hard to see them getting a win any other way. The Clarets didn't win any of their final five games of last season’s Premier League campaign as they ran out of steam a little bit. Surprisingly there was over 2.5 goals scored in eight of Burnley's final ten games. But we expect them to be a lot tighter than that against a not particularly threatening Southampton side. Burnley did concede a goal in both legs of their Europa League tie against Aberdeen but they looked so much stronger and more like themselves on Thursday out in Israel. The Clarets collected a W7 D7 L5 record away from Turf Moor in the top flight last season, part of the reason why they got that great seventh-place finish. They only just barely finished with above an average of a goal per game away from home though.

Southampton v Burnley Head to Head

Not too surprisingly the meetings in the top flight between Southampton and Burnley last season were low-scoring affairs. Burley came out on top though with four points from the two games though, getting the win at St Marys. The Clarets are unbeaten (W2D1) in their last three Premier League games against the Saints but they have lost two of their three previous Premier League trips to the south coast. Five of the six previous meetings in the Premier League ended under 2.5 goals.

Southampton v Burnley Betting Odds*

Southampton 5/6 Draw 13/5 Burnley 4/1 * (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.)

Southampton v Burnley Predictions

Burnley to win: Just because Southampton look to have stagnated we are going with Burnley to bag three points here. They have had those games under their belt already this season which helps in terms of match sharpness. We can see the visitors sneaking this and a Burnley to win & under 2.5 goals option looks a strong prediction for the Southampton v Burnley match up.
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Arsenal v Manchester City Predictions & Betting Odds – 12th August 2018

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Arsenal v Manchester City Betting Tips - Premier League, 12th August 4.00pm The first big clash of the new Premier League season arrives on Sunday. Reigning champions Manchester City head to the capital to take on Arsenal. City won there in the league last season and will be looking to get their Premier League title defence off to a strong start. What will Arsenal be able to come up with as they have new manager Unai Emery in place? It would be a pretty bold statement made by them if they could come up with maximum points in this one.

Arsenal News and Form

Arsenal gets a fresh makeover for the start of this season with new manager Unai Emery looking to shake up their fortunes. Arsenal had a great home record in the Premier League last season, going W15 D2 L2 so there wasn’t any complaints there. It was their away form which was so shocking. The two home defeats that they did suffer came against the top two finishers, Man City and Man Utd. Aside from that, they were strong on home soil, taking a clean sheet in 47% of their home games. It’s unlikely that they are going to keep Man City at arm’s length for 90 minutes on Sunday though. Both teams to score at bet365 is an obvious-looking Arsenal v Man City betting tip at 1/2 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.). Can new boss Unai Emery make a huge impact out of the gate? Going back to how strong Arsenal are at home, they have lost just two of their last 26 Premier League home games, a fantastic record. Not only that, but they came up with at least three goals in each of their last five home games of last season. The addition in January of Pierre Emerick Aubameyang could pay dividends this season and he is at even money in the anytime goalscorer market* (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.). We can take a look at over 3.5 goals comfortably for this fixture as the potential for goals is high. The Gunners saw over 2.5 goals in all but one of their last nine games against the Citizens in all competitions. Last season Arsenal were nowhere near matching up to City. Will it be different this time around?

Manchester City News and Form

There are no real issues for Pep Guardiola to be fretting about them, other really than the fitness of those players arriving back late in the summer for training after the World Cup. Raheem Sterling and Kevin de Bruyne for example only got back to training this week. Last weekend City went to Wembley and took a comfortable win over Chelsea in the Community Shield. The thing about City is that they have so much talent in depth that even if they aren’t putting their strongest starting eleven out, they are still likely to be so difficult to handle. The Citizens have won 31 of their last 35 Premier League matches and they have scored at least three goals in their last three games against the Gunners across all competitions. In the bet365 correct score market a Manchester City 3-1 result is at 14/1 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.) and appeals for Arsenal v Man City predictions. Sergio Aguero was the star of their Community Shield win last weekend and he got both of their goals against the Blues. Aguero is the 4/1 favourite in the bet365 first goalscorer market* (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.). Another betting tip to consider for Arsenal v Manchester City is backing the Citizens in a half-time/full-time option. Manchester City have been winning at both half time and full time in their last three matches against Arsenal. Last season the Citizens posted a W16 D2 L1 away record in the top flight and won each of their last six. They got Riyad Mahrez in over the summer from Leicester to bolster their creativity, but other than that, they really haven’t needed to do much more. Will the reigning Premier League champions get themselves off to a flyer?

Arsenal v Manchester City Betting Odds*

Man City 19/20 Draw 14/5 Arsenal 3/1 * (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.)

Arsenal v Manchester City Predictions

Man City to win: Arsenal have done some decent bits of work over the summer in the transfer market to try and shore up their defence but it still may not be enough to hold back City. City enjoyed themselves against the Gunners last season and there is every chance that with them being the more settled of the two sides, they are going to get the win. Man City to win & both teams to score appeals in our Arsenal v Man City predictions.
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Liverpool v West Ham Predictions & Betting Odds – 12th August 2018

Liverpool
Liverpool v West Ham Betting Tips - Premier League, 12th August 1.30pm This should be a fantastic match because here you have two of the biggest spending clubs over the transfer market in the summer. Liverpool have added more pieces to their puzzle as they try and figure out a way to catch up to the reigning champions Manchester City. As for West Ham, they have a new manager in Manuel Pellegrini and after a clutch of signings over the summer, they will be hoping for much better things to come. They get a very tough opener at Anfield, but they basically will at least have nothing to lose in the match as they are heavy underdogs. Can they pull off an upset?

Liverpool News and Form

There is going to be a lot of pressure on Liverpool to deliver some success this season on the domestic front. They finished fourth last season as their attention turned to the Champions League but in order to add depth, they have been shopping big in the summer. They are likely to give Premier League debuts to goalkeeper Alisson along with other new summer signings Fabinho and Naby Keita. The Reds will be taking on a side who invested heavily in the summer as well, but still, the Reds are favourites at Anfield to complete the job. They are unbeaten in their last 21 home matches in the Premier League after all. They boast so much attacking flair and power and it is only natural to assume a high-scoring game in this one and so for our Liverpool v West Ham predictions we are going over 3.5 goals at 11/10 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.). There is a stat to back that up really as the Reds have scored at least two goals in nine of their last 10 home games in the top flight. Also, they may not be at their strongest defensively with Joel Matip reportedly not ready and neither Dejan Lovren not fit enough. For our Liverpool v West Ham predictions we are also going to have a look at a Liverpool/Liverpool half-time/full-time option at 8/11 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.) simply because Liverpool were winning at both half time and time in five of their final six Premier League matches of last season. We have seen plenty of what to expect from Liverpool again through their pre-season matches and one of their key performers up front has been Daniel Sturridge. Will he get rewarded with a starting spot?

West Ham News and Form

It has been all change for West Ham in the summer as they now have former Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini coming back to the Premier League. They were one of the busiest Premier League clubs over the summer in terms of transfers and they have some great options, notably across the front line and in the full back positions. There should be a lot more organisation and strength at the back, but still, keeping Liverpool quiet at Anfield is not going to be an easy thing. Both teams to score is at 4/5 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.) for the fixture as West Ham look to try and improve upon their bottom half of the table finish from last season. They got themselves in a terrible defensive mess last season and along with the relegated Stoke, the Irons had the joint-worst defensive record of all. So they had to do something and the board has been bold enough to back the new manager and splash the cash around, bringing in the likes of Ryan Fredericks to help out. They also splashed out big in improving their front line which now looks pretty impressive and points to the Hammers having a good season. They have Felipe Anderson and Andriy Yarmolenko to help out with their scoring power and they added a bit of creativity in bringing in Jack Wilshere as well. There was only three away wins last season for West Ham and it’s going to be hard to get one in this one, but it will be a good test of their credentials after a busy summer.

Liverpool v West Ham Head to Head

It was all too easy for Liverpool against West Ham last season as they recorded back to back 4-1 wins over the Londoners. Liverpool have scored exactly four goals in each of their last three games against West Ham. Each of the last five meetings between them in all competitions have gone over 2.5 goals. Liverpool though are only W1 D1 L1 in their last three Premier League home games against the Irons. The overall head to head is in Liverpool’s favour at 71-28 with 37 drawn games.

Liverpool v West Ham Betting Odds*

Liverpool 1/4 Draw 11/2 West Ham 13/1 * (Betting Odds were taken on March 20th, 2018 at 00:22 p.m.)

Liverpool v West Ham Predictions

Liverpool to win: As much good work that West Ham have done over the summer, you can’t look past Liverpool delivering the goods in this one. They have spent a lot over the summer, but it has been good signings to enhance them. They are likely to come out with a barnstormer and Liverpool to win & over 2.5 goals tops our Liverpool v West Ham predictions.
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Huddersfield v Chelsea Predictions & Betting Odds – 11th August 2018

Huddersfield
Huddersfield v Chelsea Betting Tips - Premier League, 11th August 3.00pm It has been a summer of ill-preparation for Chelsea really. The saga of their managerial change just dragged on and on, leaving new boss Maurizio Sarri with not much time to implement his plans nor build the squad that he wants. Will the Blues have a tough afternoon as they head out on the road on the weekend for their first Premier League fixture of the season? Huddersfield did a tremendous job of staying up last term. Can the cause an upset here?

Huddersfield News and Form

Huddersfield can be really proud of their efforts last season as they got themselves safe which was their number one goal. Inside their final three games, they did take a draw against both Man City and Chelsea to help ensure survival which just epitomises the style and work ethic that David Wagner has installed at the club. The Terriers collected a W6 D5 L8 record on home soil last season in the top flight but overall one of their big problems was a lack of goals. They managed just an average of 0.8 goals per home game last season and we don’t see their output really going up all that much more. We are looking under 2.5 goals at bet365 for 17/20 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 8th, 2018 at 8:12 p.m.) for our Huddersfield v Chelsea betting tips. We can back that up with a stat as well because each of Huddersfield's last ten games in the English top flight have finished under the goal line. Troubling for them though they have failed to score in 5 of their last 7 home games in the top flight. Overall home and away they won just one of their last ten.

Chelsea News and Form

The Blues don’t look to be a very settled club at the moment and new boss Maurizio Sarri has some work to do there. He has admitted he may need around three months to get things going. He hasn’t had a lot of time to settle into the club and he hasn’t got the greatest of squads at his disposal either, certainly, it doesn't look like a title-winning one. Their defence has been a bit of a concern over the summer and they are crying out for a goalscorer as well with Alvaro Morata looking so short on confidence. We are going to take a punt on both teams not to score at 4/5 odds* (Betting Odds were taken on August 8th, 2018 at 8:12 p.m.) as we see this being a low scoring affair. There just hasn’t been the major moves from them in the summer transfer market which is really going to take them forward. By the same token they aren’t likely to trust their youngsters. So there could be a tricky start to the new season for Chelsea who earned a W10 D3 L6 record on the road last season but they lost four of their last seven games away from home.

Huddersfield v Chelsea Head to Head

Chelsea collected four points from their two matches in the top flight against the Terriers last season. The Blues banked a 3-1 win on the road before a 1-1 draw back at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are undefeated in their last four games against the Terriers but both teams have scored in each of the last four meetings.

Huddersfield v Chelsea Betting Odds*

Chelsea 8/13 Draw 14/5 Huddersfield 9/2 * (Betting Odds were taken on August 8th, 2018 at 8:12 p.m.)

Huddersfield v Chelsea Predictions

Draw: We can’t see past the draw in this one. Chelsea haven’t looked anything special and so far there has been no sign of Sarri’s much-lauded style happening. That is going to need more time. So there is a great chance for the Terriers to pull out the stops with some early season enthusiasm and land a point here.
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