The latest round of Premier League matches kicks off with six fixtures on a quiet Saturday in the top flight. Although there is a shortage of games we will get to see the leaders in action and there is one of the most important matches of the season among the games.
As usual on a Saturday we have three kick off times with two TV matches to enjoy for those of us in the UK on a day where issues at the bottom of the table might get a little clearer.
Early Kick Off
The action all begins at Wembley Stadium when the North London rivals Tottenham and Arsenal face off in a match which is huge for both sides as they look to reel in the top four and place themselves among them come the end of the season. Arsenal fans will think of Wembley as a second home given their successes here recently but Tottenham are in decent form so this should be a good start to the day.
There are only four matches in the traditional kick off slot but there is a big game at the Bet365 Stadium where Stoke City host Brighton in a clash between two sides in the relegation mix. Elsewhere West Ham welcome Watford to the London Stadium while Sam Allardyce will go up against one of his former sides when Everton play Crystal Palace at Goodison Park. Rejuvenated Swansea play host to Burnley in the other match.
The action concludes at the Etihad Stadium where the leaders Manchester City welcome Leicester City to town. Riyad Mahrez forms an interesting subplot to the game but the fact remains that these are two of the better sides in the league to watch and hopefully they will combine for an entertaining contest.
I like a couple of bets on Saturday. I’m very tempted to take Swansea but Burnley showed enough against Man City last week to be cautious there so I will stick to the early and late games.
I expect to see goals at Wembley Stadium in the early kick off when a Tottenham side who are going along pretty well at the minute face an Arsenal team who have shown over recent years how comfortable they are at Wembley. Neither of these sides are bang on it defensively at the minute but both have the ability to be very potent in front of goal. Over three goals looks an obvious bet and it is one I’m happy to take.
In the late game both teams to score looks a good bet. These two are no strangers to scoring and conceding and if we know one thing about Leicester it is that they will have a go in this one so the Man City defence won’t have an easy evening. Once again both these sides are infinitely better going forward than they are at defending so with that in mind I’ll back both to find the net.
Back Tottenham vs Arsenal – Over 3 goals for a 4/10 stake at 1.80 with BetVictor
Back Man City vs Leicester – Both teams to score for a 4/10 stake at 1.91 with Betfred
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