Betting on the Premier League is going to get all the more interesting this week with one of the biggest and most rivalled clashes of the season taking place on Thursday night. The red devils recorded yet another win on the road and their last victory over Burnley completed their third consecutive win. Mourinho’s men are just a point away from their neighbours and city rivals, making the upcoming Manchester derby a true battle for points. Liverpool were humiliated at Anfield with their defeat to Crystal Palace, a team that’s shown its true colours after the appointment of Sam Allardyce in charge. Chelsea will need to bounce back from their most recent loss to Manchester United, as another stumble would edge Tottenham even closer. We’ll delve a little deeper to discover the best bets available when betting on the Premier League this week.
Bet on Manchester City vs Manchester United
City currently lead their local rivals by a single point in the table and although United have found it hard to break in to the top four this season, and this game could finally tilt the balance in their favour. City are the favourites to emerge victorious with odds of 1.88, while a £10 bet on United will potentially return £42.50. City skipper Vincent Kompany has returned to full fitness in recent weeks and his performance might be the key role in the upcoming games for Pep Guardiola’s side. A draw at Etihad Stadium would return £37.50 from a tenner, however, this is a must-win game for both sides. Both teams to score is priced at 1.74, while over 2.5 goals has odds set at 1.84.
Manchester United will be without the services of ex-Swedish skipper and thus, Marcus Rashford is expected to take the forward roll against City. His odds are priced at good bet at 3.70 to score at any time. However, City frontman Sergio Aguero is the favourite to score in the game at 2.18 odds
Bet on Chelsea
With seven matches left to play, Chelsea will need to step up their game to avoid undoing all the hard work throughout the season. Southampton is next on the agenda and as expected, the Blues are the favourites with odds of 1.44 to emerge victorious. Conte’s men found the net eight times in five games and conceded in all of them. Thus, both teams to score is priced at 2.07, well worth adding to your accumulator. Chelsea’s form on at Stamford Bridge is pretty remarkable, winning five from their last six and scoring 15 goals in the process. However, they only managed to keep one clean sheet. At home, Chelsea won with a two goal advantage on four occasions from their last six, which makes handicap betting all the more appealing and odds for that happening against Southampton are priced at 2.12. Eden Hazard is a real threat to any opponents and Southampton manager Claude Puel will need to find ways to stop the threat, as the Belgian was involved in almost all of Chelsea’s goals scored at home. Odds for the 26 year old to score at any time are priced at 2.33.
Bet on Tottenham
Tottenham’s winning streak was extended to seven after steamrolling over Bournemouth over the weekend. Now it’s Crystal Palace that’s next on the agenda, a very in form team that’s beaten Chelsea on the road and put three past Arsenal at Selhurst Park. Tottenham’s form on the road is pretty decent, winning three, drawing two and losing one to Liverpool. The spurs are the favourites to win with odds of 1.60 and odds for Palace to get something out of this game are set at 2.38 (double chance betting).
Tottenham might be the far stronger team on the day, which is why you should also consider handicap betting on Spurs, as odds are set at 2.65 for them to win with a goal difference of two or more. Dele Alli has been involved in most goals for Tottenham on the road, both directly and indirectly and odds for him to score at any time are currently priced at 2.67.