Saturday’s Premier League Tips: Crucial week in the fight for survival?
Tips and preview ahead of the day’s matches
With the latest round of international fixtures over and done with, focus switches back to the Premier League.
It’s still all to play for at both ends of the table, with five of the bottom six playing during today. The action starts at Craven Cottage where strugglers Fulham host title-challengers Manchester City in a match previewed here.
Before kick-off, we’ve got tips and mini-previews of the other six top-flight matches…
Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton
The battle of the South coast takes extra prominence this year, with both sides fighting at the wrong end of the table in order to remain a top-flight team.
A repeat of the 2-2 scoreline comes in at 11/1.
The Seagulls have relied on veteran striker Glenn Murray to grab their goals this season. He’s bagged almost a third of their league goals, netting 10 of their 32. He’s a 10/3 favourite to open the scoring, or you could get 6/4 anytime.
Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sean Dyche had managed to draw his Burnley side away from the relegation battle before a run of four defeats dropped them back in. They face a Wolves side taking the league by storm.
Wolves snatched took the points in the first tie, winning 1-0. They’re 6/1 for another 1-0 win.
Crystal Palace v Huddersfield Town
Huddersfield Town’s brief flirtation with Premier League football appears to be coming to an abrupt end, and Crystal Palace will be hoping to send them a step closer to the drop.
Leicester City v A.F.C Bournemouth
Brendan Rodgers has injected fight back into the Foxes style of play, winning the last two in the league. Bournemouth’s inconsistency shows no signs of stopping, with one win, two draws and two defeats in their last five.
Eddie Howe masterminded a 4-2 win in the reverse fixture, and if you think it’ll be a goal fest in this one, over 5.5 goals over the 90 minutes is 17/2.
Jamie Vardy is back in form under Rodgers. He’s got three in three, and priced 5/6 to score anytime.
Manchester United v Watford
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s stint at the wheel of Manchester United is destined to last three years after his caretaker role at United turned into a permanent appointment.
The Red Devils are looking to push on for a top four spot and a win against Watford would leave them one point above Arsenal, who play on Monday. They’re 4/9 for the win, with the Hornets 6/1 outsiders.
United grabbed a 2-1 win at Vicarage Road, and they’re 7/1 for a repeat of that.
Romelu Lukaku has been finding the net recently, scoring four in his last three. He’s 3/1 to score first, and comes in at evens anytime. Gerard Deulofeu scored against Manchester rivals City last time out, and he’s 3/1 to complete the Manchester double.
West Ham United v Everton (5:30pm)
The Hammers came from behind late on against bottom side Huddersfield last time out to win 4-3, while Everton beat Chelsea 2-0 in an impressive tactical battle.
The Toffees lost the home game to West Ham at Goodison Park, with Andriy Yarmolenko and Marko Arnautovic grabbing the goals for the Hammers in their 3-1 win. 15/8 says it’s going to be another high scoring game, with over 3.5 goals.
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All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.