Premier League Gameweek 8 Betting Tips

The following are betting tips for selected fixtures in Gameweek 8 of the 2021/22 English Premier League.

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Man City vs. Burnley


Man City -1.5 at 1.43 (bet365)
Man City to win to nil at 1.72 (bet365)
Man City 5-0 Burnley correct score at 15.00 (bet365)

Man City have won six straight against Burnley and five straight at home. City’s last three home wins over Burnley were by 5-0 margins and the last four were won to nil. Seven of Burnley’s ten away defeats over the last 12 months were to nil while 12 of Man City’s 15 home wins were to nil. Burnley’s last four visits to the City of Manchester Stadium have seen them lose by a combined 18 goals to nil. The visitors limp into this fixture in 0-3-7 form and three of Man City’s last four home games resulted in 5-0 wins. City’s last four visitors failed to score.

Norwich vs. Brighton


Brighton +0.5 at 1.30 (bet365, Unibet)
Brighton in the head-to-head at 2.12 (BlueBet)

Norwich ended their 16-game top-flight losing streak by drawing Burnley 0-0 last round. Brighton are a big step up from Burnley, however. The visitors bring 4-2-1 form into this clash, in contrast to Burnley’s 0-2-7 form going into their Norwich fixture. Brighton completed the double over Norwich in the 2019/20 season.

Aston Villa vs. Wolves


Under 2.5 goals at 1.74 (Unibet)

Wolverhampton’s last eight away games went under 2.5 goals and their last four visits to Villa Park went under this total. The last three meetings between the two sides saw two 1-0 results and one 0-0 draw.

Southampton vs. Leeds


Under 2.5 goals at 2.25 (Unibet)

Southampton’s last four home games went under 2.5 goals and Leeds’ last two away games went under this total. This fixture last year went under 2.5.

Leicester vs. Man Utd


Man Utd +0.5 at 1.32 (bet365)

Leicester City are on a four-game winless run and Manchester United boast an unbeaten 13-8-0 away record over the last 12 months. United have gone 3-3-0 in their last six visits to King Power Stadium.

Newcastle vs. Tottenham


Over 2.5 goals at 1.80 (bet365)

Eight of Tottenham’s last ten visits to St. James’ Park went over 2.5 goals.


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