The way Manchester City have been steady scoring goals at Etihad Stadium should lead bettors to look around for value this weekend.
Manchester City are the -200 favorite with Chelsea coming back at +575, while the draw pays +360 and there is a 3.0-goals total on the Premier League odds for Sunday at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Manchester City have scored at least two goals in 14 consecutive home games, winning 13 of them, and eight of the last nine ended with OVER 2.5 goals. With the likes of midfielder Kevin De Bruyne pushing the ball ahead to forward Sergio Aguero (+320 first scorer, -118 anytime), there’s a good chance of a fairly open game that increases the chances of both teams to score props such as Man City / Yes (+200) hitting.
Man City will not need to overexert itself since first-place rival Liverpool plays the day prior, and it would not come as a shock if some late goals bring the OVER 3.5 (+155) into play at sports betting sites.
Fulham (+450) face containment issues against Manchester United (-160, draw +330) having allowed two or more goals in five consecutive league games. Manchester United have Champions League play next week against (the albeit Neymar-less) Paris Saint-Germain, which means bettors should wait until they know manager Ole-Gunnar Solskjaer’s starting lineup before looking at the both teams to score market or being aggressive and looking at lines such Manchester United minus-1.5 goals (+150) or minus-2.5 (+370).
Neither Watford (+130) nor Everton (+220, draw +245) are rolling, but the Hornets are undefeated in their last three home matchups against the Toffees. Each team’s inconsistency lends itself to exploring the both teams to score market, with Yes / Over 2.5 (+140) being the percentage play while Watford win / yes (+375) offers more value. Everton are expected to have Richarlison (+450 first scorer, +140 anytime) featuring in their forward line.
Brighton & Hove Albion (+110) and Burnley (+295, draw +230) have gone UNDER in seven of their last eight matchups (all competitions), with Brighton having failed to score in the last three. Burnley are not far enough away from the relegation zone that it simply cannot be satisfied with taking one point with a draw and that might give Brighton and Glenn Murray (+300 first scorer, +110 anytime) the opening they need. Either Team 1-0 (+250) in correct score props is a way to be covered for both the chalk pick and the upset.
Tottenham Hotspur (-145), battling injuries, host Leicester (+450, draw +280) in Sunday action. The Foxes have been resolute on the road – seven of their last eight away matches have gone UNDER 2.5 goals – and Spurs will likely be counting on Son Heung-Min (+350 first scorer, +105 anytime) to carry the offense. Bettors should look at props that accommodate the 2-1 scoreline that has been recurring for Spurs lately, including Tottenham win / Yes (+220).in both teams to score props.
And Wolverhampton (-140) host Newcastle United (+425, draw +270) in a Monday matchup that has the 2.0-goals total, a tip-off that Newcastle will drop defenders deep against a more potent team. Newcastle United / Draw (+115) is still plus money on the double chance.
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