The second week of English Premier League (EPL) begins on this Saturday with some high profile games. It looks a potentially lucrative weekend of online betting community, as the odds are simply irresistible for some of these matches. The following matches will be played over the weekend:
Leicester City vs Arsenal
Liverpool vs Burnley
Manchester United vs Southampton
Stoke City vs Manchester City
Swansea City vs Hull City
Tottenham Hotspur vs Crystal Palace
Watford vs Chelsea
West Bromwich Albion vs Everton
West Ham United vs AFC Bournemouth
Sunderland vs Middlesbrough
The marquee games of the weekend are Leicester City vs Arsenal and Manchester United vs Southampton. Both Leicester and Arsenal lost their opening matches. Leicester lost rather tamely to Hull City, while Arsenal lost 4-3 against Liverpool in a pulsating encounter. Both the teams want to treat this as their first game. This match will offer indications on how the teams’ fortunes will unravel in this season.
Manchester United hunt for a win at home against Southampton. The Reds have lost their dominant aura against the Saints after some poor results in recent years. United won the first match against Bournemouth convincingly. The team looks a better attacking unit now than in the previous season. Paul Pogba is expected to start for United. It would not be too wrong to expect a goal-fest from the hosts.
Big Team Matches
Manchester City travel to Stoke to extend their winning start. Stoke endured a tough opening-day away game against Middlesbrough which ended in a 1-1 draw. Man City will start the favourites for this fixture.
Chelsea, who also had a winning start against West Ham, have a tricky away fixture against Watford. Watford held Southampton to a 1-1 draw in the opening match. If you want to take a bit of a risk in online betting and reap potential rewards, bet on a draw in this fixture. Watford looked sharp and athletic against Southampton.
Liverpool had a seemingly easy home match against Burnley. This Liverpool side, however, showed a tendency last season to make a mess of easy fixtures. They possess attacking ammunition to destroy Burnley. Whether they take it out for use or not on this Saturday will be another question.
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