Some weekends the Premier League betting coupon throws up a handful of decent win-draw-win plays, but this is not one of them. Fortunately, the ‘team to win AND’ markets look to offer an abundance of ways to find value.
Weekend football betting predictions
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Back Spurs for shut out success against goal-shy, creativity-light Eagles
Table-topping Tottenham look decent accumulator fodder at 4/5 to beat Crystal Palace under the Friday night lights at Selhurst Park. Adding a clean sheet for the visitors takes us into juicy single bet territory.
Spurs have beaten the Eagles to nil in the sides’ last three meetings and come into this encounter having won seven of their last eight top-flight games. Of those seven wins, four, including their last two, saw them keep a clean sheet.
Bournemouth (six) are the only side in the Premier League to have netted less goals than Palace (seven) so far this term and matters look unlikely to improve while their long-term lack of a reliable goalscorer is compounded by injuries to key creators Eberechi Eze and Michael Olise.
Brighton will get back to winning EPL ways but Fulham can find the net
A cursory glance at the form book suggests the wheels have well and truly come off the Brighton bandwagon of late, with their run of four high-scoring EPL wins in five giving way to three losses and two draws from their last five outings in all competitions.
In their defence, opponents during that sequence included Liverpool, Manchester City and an Aston Villa side in the midst of an 11-match winning streak on home turf. Fulham won’t offer the same level of resistance to the Seagulls’ swashbuckling attacks – as 1/2 Brighton win odds suggest.
Better value can be found in adding both teams to score to the home win equation. Roberto De Zerbi’s side haven’t kept a clean sheet all season, while the Cottagers have bagged away to strong sides like Arsenal and Manchester City.
Villans should ship to the Hatters en route to home win streak extension
Aston Villa’s lengthening streak of home league wins is a lot less of a well-kept secret than it was when we tipped them to beat Palace earlier this season now extending to an amazing 11 games.
They look well placed to bring up the dozen against a Luton side that have lost six of their first nine Premier League games. An away trip to AZ Alkmaar in midweek is less of a concern after they beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge following their previous Europa Conference League road game.
All that’s needed to lift odds of 1/4 about the home win up to 9/5 (what a way to make a living) is a goal from their guests. Villa have conceded in four of their last five league games, while Luton have now scored twice in each of their last two away from home.