Premier League Round-Up: 22/12/2018

Premier League Round-Up: 22/12/2018

Bournemouth vs Brighton

Bournemouth take on Brighton on Saturday afternoon in a meeting of two south coast sides in the Premier League. Bournemouth come into this one in a barron run of form, having lost seven of their last eight games in all competitions and were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Chelsea in midweek. As for Brighton, they have lost back-to-back games in the Premier League, with their loss at Burnley then followed up by a defeat to Chelsea. Bournemouth are favourites to win here at 10/11 with Bet365, while Brighton can be backed at 7/2 with the same bookmaker.

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Chelsea vs Leicester

Chelsea will hope to solidify their place in the top four this weekend during the visit of Leicester City. Maurizio Sarri’s men have now won three of their last four games and will face Tottenham in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup after beating Bournemouth on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, Leicester are winless in each of their last four games in all competitions and were beaten by Manchester City on penalties in the League Cup last time out. Chelsea are odds-on to win here at 1/3 with Bet365, while Leicester are priced at 10/1 with William Hill.

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Huddersfield vs Southampton

Two teams fighting it out at the wrong end of the table meet this Saturday, with Huddersfield taking on Southampton. Huddersfield have been struggling of late, losing each of their last four games in a run which has sent them to 19th in the Premier League table. Southampton meanwhile received a huge confidence boost last weekend, beating Arsenal 3-2 at St. Mary’s thanks to goals from Danny Ings and Charlie Austin. Southampton come into this one as favourites at 8/5 with Bet365, with Huddersfield priced at 11/5 with Betfair at home.

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Manchester City vs Crystal Palace

Manchester City will look to continue their winning run this weekend during the visit of Crystal Palace. Pep Guardiola’s team have bounced back from their loss away to Chelsea with three successive wins and should have a clear route to the Carabao Cup final after drawing Burton Albion in the semi-finals. They face a Crystal Palace team that have won two of their last four league games, both of which came at home, though they have taken just a point from their last six away from home. City are huge favourites here at 2/13 with BetVictor, while Palace are the underdogs at 22/1 with William Hill.

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Newcastle vs Fulham

Another six-pointer for two teams struggling this season sees Newcastle United host Fulham at St. James’ Park. Rafa Benitez’s team picked up a huge three points last weekend, beating Huddersfield 1-0 away from home and will look to add to that with another win over a side currently in the relegation zone. As for Fulham, they enter this fixture having taken just a point from their last four matches in the Premier League and sit bottom of the table, having lost 2-0 at home to West Ham last Saturday. Newcaslte are odds-on to win at 21/20 with Betfair, with a Fulham victory available at 3/1 with Unibet.

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West Ham United vs Watford

Finally, West Ham United play host to Watford at the London Stadium. The Hammers are in a terrific stretch of form at this present moment, having won each of their last four matches in the Premier League, including the 2-0 success at Fulham last time out. Watford make the short journey into London off the back of a much-needed 3-2 win over Cardiff City, which put an end to their six-game winless streak. West Ham can be backed to make it five wins on the bounce at 11/8 with Bet365, while Watford are priced at 21/10 with BetVictor.

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