English Premier League Round 1 Betting Tips

The following are betting tips for selected fixtures in Round 1 of the 2017/18 English Premier League.

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Arsenal vs. Leicester

 

Back Arsenal in the head-to-head at 1.531 (Matchbook)

Arsenal come into this fixture having won the Charity Shield. In the league they have gone 14-3-2 at home over the last 12 months and 14-2-1 as the home favourite while Leicester have gone 2-4-13 and 1-3-9 as the away underdog. Arsenal are undefeated in the league against Leicester over the past three seasons and have gone 3-0 against them at Emirates Stadium.

 

Everton vs. Stoke

 

Back Everton in the head-to-head at 1.704 (Pinnacle)

Everton went 13-4-2 at home over the last 12 months and 11-2-0 as the home favourite. They finished last season with a 9-1 record in their last 10 home games. Stoke went 2-5-10 as the away underdog last season.

Back under 2.5 goals at 1.87 (Marathon Bet)

Everton v Stoke fixtures tend to be low scoring games, with 11 of their last 14 clashes going under 2.5 goals. Stoke City in general tend to be involved in low scoring away games, with 12 of their 19 away fixtures last season going under 2.5 goals.

Back Everton to win 1-0 at 7.40 (Betfair)
Back Everton to win 2-0 at 8.00 (bet365)

For correct score betting, the Poisson Distribution tool predicts a 2-0 scoreline, with 1-0 the second most likely outcome. Six of Everton’s last 10 home games were won to nil while Stoke failed to find the back of the net in 6 of their last 8 away games.

 

Southampton vs. Swansea

 

Back under 2.5 goals at 1.87 (Marathon Bet)

In EPL matches between Southampton and Swansea, 8 of their 10 clashes went under 2.5 goals. Southampton went under 2.5 goals in 12 of their 19 home games last season. They have gone under 2.5 goals in their last 4 home games while Swansea have gone under the total in their last 5 straight away games. Southampton finished last season having failed to score in their last 5 straight home games.

 

Newcastle vs. Tottenham

 

Back Tottenham in the head-to-head at 1.72 (William Hill)

Of the last 6 clashes between the two, 5 were won by the visiting team. Tottenham finished last season in incredible form, thrashing Leicester City 6-1 and Hull 7-1, both away from home. With the bulk of last season’s squad returning and Harry Kane fit, Tottenham look to be good value in the head-to-head market.

 

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