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Premier League Predictions > Aug 21st - 23rd


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Liverpool-Burnley

Reds gonna open this week on saturday afternoon with fans. it will be easy game for Kloop and his team.
there is no need to explain too much. we need look for value bets for easy game.

Liverpool handicap -1 win 1.70 @ 88goals.com
salah score any time 1.50 @ 88goals.com


Man city -Norwich 

Man city is going to attack and attack and attack from 1st second ! there will be no too much resistance from yellow cannaries.


man city 1st half city corners over 3.5 1.55 @88goals.com


leeds-everton 
what can we say about this game except goals and goals and goals..

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Arsenal - Chelsea

Arsenal used to be a big team..yes it used to be :(  they are going to play agains to defending CL champions with LUKAKU !
Chelsea is not Bentford ! they gonna win at emirates. there is no much to say.. i gona bet for werner to score. its just 
expensive feeling.


chelsea win 1.80 @88goals.com

werner to score anytime 2.10 @88goals.com
 

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Aston Villa

They bring in a lot of players but a few players such as Jack Grealish, Mbwana Samatta leave the team. It takes time for them to establish a close rapport. They lose to Watford at 2-3 in last game.

 

Newcastle United

They were the twelfth in last season thanks to Joseph Willock loaned from Arsenal. So they spend a lot to sign him this season. He scored 8 goals for Newcastle United in last season. It is believed that he will be their key to success.

 

Verdict:

There is no big gap between Aston Villa and Newcastle United. Besides, neither of them take the upper hand or lower hand over each other in past head to head clashes with a record of 2W-6D-2L. So the result of upcoming game is suggested to be a draw.

 

Prediction: 2-2, 1-2

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Crystal Palace

They were the fourteenth in last season. They change their coach and bring in lots of young players in transfer window. But they do not get used to it. In first round, they lose to Chelsea at 0-3.

 

Brentford

They are the newly-promoted this season. It is the first time for them to play for the League. But they are full of potential and can not be ignored. In last game, they get a 2-0 clean sheet from Arsenal.

 

Verdict:

Although Crystal Palace have home advantage, they are not in form. It takes time for them to get used to their new squad. Brentford are in high morale. It is predicted that Brentford will take points from Crystal Palace in upcoming game.

 

Prediction: 1-1, 1-2

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Leeds United vs Everton

2021-08-21T16:00+02:00

 

Leeds United

Doubtful: -

Out (injuries/other): Adam Forshaw (0/0 m), Diego Llorente (0/0 d)

Suspended: -

 

Everton

Doubtful: -

Out (injuries/other): Ben Godfrey (0/0 d), Andre Gomes (0/0 m), James Rodriguez (0/0 m, self-isolation), Jean-Philippe Gbamin (0/0 m)

Suspended: -

 

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Leeds United vs Everton

The hosts didn’t enjoy their start of the campaign, as they suffered a heavy 5:1 defeat away to Manchester United. Despite equalizing at the beginning of the second half, Leeds conceded four goals in 15 minutes. Marcelo Bielsa needs to address defensive issues urgently if the home side wants to have another successful campaign. Leeds won just once in prep matches, while they conceded less than two goals just once on seven occasions. Even the lower league side Guiseley managed to score twice against the Whites. On the other hand, Patrick Bamford and the lads were pretty efficient in the front, failing to score only once in the last 12 matches. Leeds should become tighter in the back if they want to aim for the mid-table finish.

Everton had a confident start, as they celebrated a 3:1 victory against Southampton. Rafa Benitez had a successful debut on the Toffees’ bench, and the visitors want to keep up where they left off. The away side enjoyed a very good first half of the last season, but they eventually finished 10th. However, they were excellent on the road, winning 11 times in 19 outings. Everton wants to challenge the continental qualification this time, and they will search for another good display.

Full-Time Winner Odds & Prediction

After a tough defeat in the opening round, Leeds United will search for their first points here. However, Everton is a very challenging opponent, and the visitors are capable of remaining undefeated. Therefore, we believe these two sides will split the points in this encounter.

Goals Market Prediction

The hosts have severe troubles in the back, while they have been pretty clinical in front of the oppositions’ net. Leeds United has been involved in many efficient matches lately, and we don’t think either side will keep the clean sheet in this one.

Draw @ 3.50 

BTTS Yes @ 1.60 

Correct score 2:2 @ 11.00

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Liverpool vs Burnley

The Premier League enters its second round of games this weekend with the 12:30pm BST kick-off on Saturday afternoon between Liverpool and Burnley at Anfield taking centre stage to start proceedings. It was a contrasting opening week for these teams with the home side hoping to make it 2 wins from 2 matches against an away team who will still be wondering how they let 3 points get away from them last weekend.

Liverpool showed in their 3-0 win over newly promoted Norwich that they are looking more like the team that stormed to the 2019/20 Premier League title than the injury-ravaged squad that struggled to get into the top four last season. Jurgen Klopp is clearly delighted to have the majority of his big names back fit and firing. It's also clear that Mohamed Salah has picked up right where he left off once again. The Reds haven't suffered defeat in their first home league game of a season since losing 2-1 to Chelsea back in 2003/04. Current form is decent for Liverpool too unbeaten in their last 11 matches and having won their last 6 league games. Salah might be in scoring form again but if you want a longer priced anytime scorer then Diogo Jota has scored 10 goals in his 20 appearances for Liverpool.

Burnley threw away a 1-0 lead to lose 2-1 at home to Brighton last week. It was a huge blow for Sean Dyche's men who would have hoped to get off to a winning start against a team they considered relegation rivals last season. The defeat for the Clarets means that a loss here would inflict a fifth straight Premier League defeat in a row on the club for the first time in their history. It's well known how Burnley have a poor start to their Premier League campaigns but they have won just 2 of their last 14 opening away league games of the season. Chris Wood will once again be the man to watch having been involved in 9 of the last 12 Burnley goals consisting of 6 goals and 3 assists. There is also hope for Burnley fans because it was Burnley who ended Liverpool's 68-game unbeaten home league run last season.

I backed Liverpool to hit their best form again this season with Virgil Van Dijk returning and Klopp bolstering his squad with the arrival of Ibrahima Konate. I think they showed glimpses of that against Norwich and I think we'll see further evidence here. Burnley are notorious for starting their Premier League campaigns slowly and this season looks no different. I would be surprised if Liverpool don't cruise to a business-like win here.

Liverpool HT/FT @ 1.80 with Bet365

Liverpool -1 @ 1.71 with Sporting Index

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Aston Villa vs Newcastle

The Premier League boasts four games that are kicking off at 3pm BST today on Saturday afternoon and one of the more intriguing clashes is between Aston Villa and Newcastle at Villa Park. Both of these teams lost their opening matches of the season in what were fixtures their fans probably felt they could get something from. Would failure to win this game for either team start to set alarm bells quietly ringing?

Aston Villa may have lost talisman Jack Grealish but there was still expectation last week that the team could get something from their trip to Vicarage Road against newly promoted Watford. Not quite. The club's awful record without Grealish in their team continued as the club fell to a 3-2 loss. Dean Smith is still without top striker Ollie Watkins but midfield duo Morgan Sanson and Douglas Luiz could return to the fold. Villa's poor form in 2021 continues with the club only managing 8 wins from their 25 league games in this calendar year. Smith might have lost his first managerial meeting with Steve Bruce but has remained unbeaten in the 9 head-to-head meetings with the Newcastle manager since then.

Newcastle adopted a more attacking approach against West Ham at home last week. It was a brave decision by Bruce but ultimately led to a disappointing 4-2 loss. Will the manager stick with that philosophy knowing Villa conceded 3 goals last week or will he look to play a more cautious style away from home? The Magpies have failed to win their second league game of the season in the past 9 campaigns. However, they have the opportunity to win 3 away league games in a row for the first time since 2001... when the late and great Sir Bobby Robson was in charge. I talked earlier about Burnley having slow starts to the season but Newcastle have only managed 2 wins from their last 18 Premier League fixtures played in August. Striker Callum Wilson has failed to score in all 5 of his matches against Aston Villa. New signing Joe Willock could become just the fourth player to score in at least 8 consecutive Premier League games joining the exclusive club of Jamie Vardy, Ruud van Nistelrooy, and Daniel Sturridge. Unfortunately, Bruce has failed to win on his last 4 visits to Villa Park.

The opening weekend of the league campaign didn't exactly go brilliantly for either of these two teams and defeat here wouldn't be the end of the world but it would start raising a few eyebrows amongst their respective fan bases. I think Villa are missing Watkins right now and they are there for the taking with their new signings still settling in. That said, Newcastle never look convincing. Even on their superb run to end last season they still always felt like a team that sides could get at. I thought Watford were simply awesome against Villa and Villa still almost took a point from the game. I wouldn't be surprised if Villa did enough to get the win here to add more pressure onto Bruce.

Aston Villa to Win @ 1.87 with SBK

Total Goals Scored Over 2.5 @ 1.74 with Sport Nation

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Crystal Palace vs Brentford

The next 3pm BST kick-off on Saturday afternoon in the Premier League that I'm covering is the clash between Crystal Palace and Brentford at Selhurst Park. It was a contrasting set of emotions for these two sides last weekend with the home team suffering a bit of a hiding against title contenders Chelsea and an epic win over Arsenal for the away side.

Crystal Palace are once again going down the route of taking a punt on a young manager to try and change the philosophy of the club as a whole. Patrick Vieira has been brought in and it's an exciting appointment but it's a big risk. It's hard to tell what impact Vieira is having at the club so far after just one game but the manner of their defeat last weekend did suggest it might be a tough road this season. The Eagles are still without captain Luka Miliojevic but loanee Conor Gallagher is now available after he was ineligible to play his parent club last week. Palace haven't faired well in London derbies having failed to win any of the last 9 such games and losing the last 4 in a row.

Brentford could not have wished for a greater first game in the Premier League after their 2-0 win over local rivals Arsenal last weekend. Thomas Frank's side were fearless, attacking, and exciting in a very one-sided game. The Bees could become just the fourth team to win their opening two games in the Premier League with Coventry and Norwich in 1992/93 and Huddersfield in 2017/18 being the previous clubs. Interestingly, Brentford conceded 22 shots against Arsenal in their game which was the highest by any team in the opening round of games but they were one of just 5 teams to keep a clean sheet.

This will be the first time the teams have met in the league since Crystal Palace achieved a 1-0 win in the third tier back in 1964. The last win Brentford earned against Palace was 2-0 in 1957. I feel the difference here could be one team being more settled than the other. It could take a few weeks yet before we see Vieira's personality impressed upon this Palace side. Brentford are a well-oiled machine who are clearly in full flow already. It'll be tight but I think Brentford's courage, confidence, and attacking verve could sneak this for them.

Brentford Draw No Bet @ 2.10 with Mansion Bet

BTTS @ 1.98 with SBK

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Leeds vs Everton

One Premier League game kicking off at 3pm BST on Saturday afternoon is a tricky one to call. Leeds play Everton at Elland Road and it's two teams who have shown they could perhaps do well this season but also had moments leaving me thinking they might be condemned to mid-table mediocrity. The home team need a win after their heavy 5-1 loss to Manchester United last week and the away side will be looking to build on their pleasing 3-1 victory over a very poor Southampton.

Leeds put in a typical Leeds type display against Manchester United last weekend. It was high tempo, intense, and littered with flaws. Marcelo Bielsa is expected bring central midfielder Kalvin Phillips back into the starting line-up after he was an unused substitute last week. That will make a huge difference to this Leeds team that lacked his gritty determination and leadership in the middle of the park against United. The Whites do boast an impressive opening home league game record having only lost 1 of the last 16 in the top flight. They also haven't lost their opening two top flight league games of a season since 1980/81. If you want an anytime scorer bet then Raphinha has bagged a goal in both of his last two appearances against Everton.

Everton kicked off their league campaign with a solid win over Southampton and suddenly the Toffees fans are now all behind Rafa Benitez. That will likely change if they lose this game. You've got to love the fickle sport of football! Benitez is still without a number of first team players including James Rodriguez, Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Andre Gomes, and Ben Godfrey. If Everton avoid defeat here then it'll be a straight 10th season that they have been unbeaten in their opening two league games. Everton's away form was class last season earning 11 wins on the road in the league including keeping 6 clean sheets in their last 8 away league games. Benitez also boasts a cracking record against Leeds having won all three of his previous fixtures against them in all competitions.

My first opinion for this game was to back a Leeds win but then I did remember how good Everton were on their travels last season. Yes, that was under Carlo Ancelotti but the transition to Benitez's approach hasn't been too drastic so I can see them adopting a similar approach. Everton did get the 2-1 win away to Leeds last season but with the fans back and Elland Road likely to offer a hostile atmosphere I think this is a game Leeds should be looking to win.

Leeds to Win @ 2.35 with Mansion Bet

BTTS @ 1.67 with Matchbook

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Manchester City vs Norwich

The final 3pm BST kick-off on Saturday afternoon in the Premier League that I'm covering is the clash between reigning champions Manchester City and newly promoted Norwich at the Etihad Stadium. A shock defeat for the league title holders means the pressure is on for them to get a win here against a travelling side that probably couldn't have asked for a much tougher start to their league campaign.

Manchester City have courted controversy all pre-season with their £100 million signing of Jack Grealish and their relentless hunt of England striker Harry Kane. However, the Citizens came unstuck against Nuno Espirito Santo's Tottenham last weekend and it's led to many questioning if Pep Guardiola has learned from the mistakes of previous years. Guardiola is still without Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne will face a fitness test for this game but Ilkay Gundogan is back available. It is now three games lost in a row without scoring for the first time since 2007 for City. A defeat here would inflict four defeats in a row on Guardiola for the first time in his managerial career. Worryingly, only Manchester United have lost their opening league game of a season and gone on to win the league title.

Norwich had it tough last week in their 3-0 loss at home to Liverpool and it doesn't get any easier this week. Daniel Farke's side will be disappointed they couldn't at least score given the periods of pressure they applied on the Reds back-line but can they take City's scalp just like they did in their last Premier League campaign? The Canaries haven't lost their opening two top flight league games of a season since 1987. However, they are currently on a Premier League losing streak of 11 matches and have scored just 2 goals in their last 15 Premier League games. Goalkeeper Tim Krul considers the Etihad Stadium a hellish place having lost each of his 6 visits there and conceding 25 goals. Norwich have also managed just 2 wins from their last 31 visits to Manchester City.

I'm not expecting this to be anything other than a comfortable win for Manchester City. The opening game loss was more a Santo vs Guardiola thing and less so flaws within the City set-up. I can see them bouncing back in style here with Norwich getting a brutal re-introduction to life in the Premier League. City have scored 21 goals in their last 5 home Premier League games against Norwich so I can see that trend continuing.

Manchester City to Win to Nil @ 1.80 with BetVictor

Manchester City -2 @ 2.00 with RedZone

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Brighton vs Watford

I'm very excited for the 5:30pm BST kick-off on Saturday afternoon in the Premier League when Brighton will host Watford at the Amex Stadium. These are two sides that play an attractive brand of football. The home side turned a 1-0 score-line into a 2-1 win away to Burnley last weekend and the away team blitzed Aston Villa by a 3-2 score at home in their first game back in the top flight. What will this game bring?

Brighton have long been a team I've admired under Graham Potter but they have lacked that cutting edge in the final third. It looked like it might be the same old issues repeating themselves when they went 1-0 down last week but the Seagulls showed the resilience and fight to come back to win. Potter has striker Aaron Connolly back in the mix after he missed last week's game for personal reasons but Danny Welbeck and Tariq Lamptey are both still out and Joel Veltman is self-isolating. The team is on a great home run at the moment and could equal a club record of six Premier League games without losing if they avoid defeat here. They didn't pick up a win in their opening 10 home league games last season so they'll be keen to nip that in the bud here. Potter himself will have fond memories of taking on Watford. He picked up a 3-0 win the Premier League against them in his first game in charge of Brighton back in 2019.

Watford didn't exactly enjoy a great end to their 2019/20 season in the Premier League losing their last six away league games. The 3-2 win over Aston Villa last weekend will have given the players a lot of self belief heading into this game but they face a completely different challenge in Brighton who offer a more possession-based game. Watford only won 2 of their 19 away league games the last time they were in the top flight. One interesting statistics is that Watford have scored an own goal in each of their last two meetings with Brighton. The Hornets are one of the in-form teams in English football though with 18 league wins in 2021. Only Manchester City have picked up more with 20 in the top four divisions.

History doesn't offer positive reading for Watford fans with Brighton having never lost a top flight home game against Watford. However, the home team has won just 3 of the last 13 meetings between these two clubs. I do feel Brighton have it in them to win this game but it depends if Watford can carry their form from the Villa game into this one. If Brighton can keep Ismaila Sarr quiet then it's half of the job done. He's a tough man to keep quiet though and even then do Brighton have the fire power to win? I think they might just sneak it.

Brighton to Win @ 1.80 with Betfred

Total Goals Scored Under 2.5 @ 1.74 with SBK

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Arsenal vs Chelsea

The hosts had a disappointing start of the campaign, as they lost 2:0 against the newly-promoted Brentford. Arsenal looked pretty poor on the pitch, and they also failed to score in their season-opener. It seems that a lot of work is ahead of Mikel Arteta, and a much tougher challenge is ahead of them this weekend. The Gunners will have selection troubles, as Alexandre Lacazette is out, while Pierre Aubameyang and Martin Odegaard are doubtful for this clash. These two sides already faced each other in the preseason clash, and Arsenal lost 2:1. The hosts need to improve their performance if they want to pick up some points from this match.

On the other hand, Chelsea had a confident start to the season, as they booked a convincing 3:0 victory against Crystal Palace. Thomas Tuchel’s side picked up where it left off after winning the UEFA Super Cup on the penalty shootout. This time, the Blues want to challenge for the title after barely finishing in the top four last time. The defense seems to be pretty disciplined, and that has been the case since the German head coach took over the bench. Chelsea has been undefeated for the last eight games, including friendlies, and they want to continue that streak. However, the visitors cannot count on Christian Pulisic and Ruben Loftus-Cheek for this clash, while Ngolo Kante and Hakim Ziyech are questionable.

Full-Time Winner Odds & Prediction

Anything can happen in derbies, and they are always tough to predict. However, Chelsea seems much more confident, and they are definitely in a better momentum than their rivals. Therefore, we believe they will grab all three points from the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Goals Market Prediction

Neither side managed to keep the clean sheet in seven of their last eight encounters at the Emirates Stadium. Although Arsenal will have selection troubles in the final third, we think they might score in this one. We’ll rely on the tradition and go with BTTS Yes as well.

Chelsea to Win @ 1.80 

BTTS Yes @ 2.05 

Correct score 1:2 @ 9.50

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Southampton vs Manchester United

If there were two teams that experienced complete polar opposite fortunes last weekend then it has to be the two teams meeting in this 2pm BST clash on Sunday afternoon at St Mary's Stadium when Southampton play Manchester United. The home side suffered a brutal 3-1 loss to Everton in their opening league game where as the travelling team cruised to a 5-1 win over rivals Leeds.

Southampton are one of those teams that you have to fear for this season. The departures of Danny Ings and Jannik Vestergaard have been blows. Adam Armstrong has been drafted in from Blackburn for a reported £10 million and he repaid the faith of the Saints by scoring last week but the defence remains weakened with no replacement for Vestergaard yet to arrive. A worrying statistic is that Southampton are without a win in their opening 9 home league games since returning to the top flight back in 2012. Their record against Manchester United isn't great either having lost by a record 9-0 score last season and only beating United once in their last 13 meetings at St Mary's. Defensive issues are bad enough without the Vestergaard absence taken into consideration with Southampton keeping just one clean sheet in their last 22 league games. Ralph Hasenhuttl's side have conceded 52 goals during that same period.

Manchester United have a chance to equal Arsenal's top flight record of 27 games without a win away if they avoid defeat here. I did speak about Southampton's defensive concerns but the Red Devils haven't kept a clean sheet in their last 9 matches across all competitions. One incredible statistic for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team is that they have been awarded 49 penalties in 152 matches. Is it coincidental? Is it luck? Or does Bruno Fernandes, like Crystal Palace's Andrew Johnson years before him, just know how to win penalties by using his body? If you want a tip for anytime scorer then United striker Edinson Cavani only played 45 minutes in both games against Southampton last season but still bagged 3 goals and 1 assist.

I have to say that I'm not sure I can see a very positive outcome for Southampton here. As I said, I feel they are a team in trouble unless they make some very big signings that can adapt to life at the club quickly before the transfer deadline. Time is running out. United looked so good against Leeds last week and they have the attacking prowess to cause their hosts so much trouble. A solid win for the away team needs to be backed here.

Manchester United to Win & BTTS @ 3.20 with Bet365

Manchester United -1 @ 2.65 with Mansion Bet

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Wolves vs Tottenham

The second 2pm BST kick-off on Sunday afternoon in the Premier League is the Nuno Espirito Santo derby when his former employers Wolves host his current club Tottenham at Molineux. Undoubtedly, the big story will be whether Spurs captain Harry Kane is involved at all. Reports suggest he has travelled with the first team squad so should be included in proceedings but will he start?

Wolves were unfortunate to lose their opening league game of the season by a 1-0 score-line to Leicester away. Head coach Bruno Lage will feel it was a game of missed opportunities but will have been pleased that his team showed they can go toe-to-toe with a side that are generally considered as contenders for the Champions League this season. Raul Jimenez could be given a first competitive start since his fractured skull injury but Wanderers remain without the duo of Yerson Mosquera and Willy Boly. Wolves don't have a great recent record at home to Tottenham having failed to win the last 5 meetings at Molineux. The last home win coming on 10th February, 2010.

Tottenham will be looking to build on the stunning opening weekend 1-0 win against Manchester City at home last weekend. Even without Kane, Santo was able to continue his role as Pep Guardiola's bogey man by getting the win. Spurs still have the dark shadow of Kane's future and now the transfer request handed in by £63 million club record signing Tanguy Ndombele hanging over them. Kane should be involved to some extent today but it certainly feels Ndombele hasn't fulfilled the huge promise. Tottenham have only lost 2 of the last 10 encounters between these two sides so have every reason to feel they can take something from this game.

Personally, the jury is still out on Lage for Wolves. I think there were lots of positives from his side's loss to Leicester but it could be a similar story here. I was very impressed with Tottenham against Manchester City and the early signs are that Santo could be a very positive appointment for them. Throw Kane into the mix and if he's firing on all cylinders then it'll be difficult to see past a business-like away win.

Tottenham to Win @ 2.54 with SBK

Total Goals Scored Under 2.5 @ 1.80 with Mansion Bet

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Arsenal vs Chelsea

The big game of the weekend in the Premier League is coming up at 4:30pm BST on Sunday afternoon when London-based rivals Arsenal and Chelsea go head-to-head at the Emirates Stadium. These two sides have been moving in opposite directions over recent seasons with the home side in complete disarray and the away team considered as title contenders by many this season.

Arsenal suffered an embarrassing 2-0 loss to local rivals Brentford in their opening league game of the season last week. It was a gutless display that showed all frailties that have haunted Mikel Arteta's tenure in charge at the club haven't gone anywhere. Defending set-pieces remains a huge problem for the Gunners and Brentford fully exploited it. It's now just 2 wins from the last 5 league games for Arsenal. It's likely that new signings Martin Odegaard and Aaron Ramsdale won't start this game. Centre back Ben White could also be ruled out with illness. However, star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be back in contention after missing last week's game due to covid-19. He has tested negative now so will face a fitness test. It's now 4 games in a row without defeat in this fixture for Arsenal including winning the past 3 encounters.

Chelsea are carrying on from where they left off last season. Thomas Tuchel's side were rampant in their 3-0 win at home against Crystal Palace last week. The signing of Romelu Lukaku has only added more strength to their line-up and it's now a frightening team that the Blues have on their hands. It's now 6 wins from the last 9 away league games for Chelsea. Their defensive solidarity is also admirable with 20 clean sheets kept in their last 32 games under Tuchel. Despite their awesome form in the league and Europe under Tuchel, Chelsea have struggled to get the upper hand over Arsenal in recent matches. The head-to-head in favour of Arsenal shows that Arteta might have his flaws as manager but he does have the ability to get wins against the so-called "better sides".

If you put all the facts on paper you have to say that Chelsea must come into this game as the favourites but Arsenal have a bit of a hoodoo over their London rivals over recent matches. It would be very typical of Arsenal to suffer a defeat like they did last week to then bounce back with a win here. I think given their odds of victory it's worth backing the home side to get something here.

Arsenal Double Chance @ 2.10 with SportNation

BTTS @ 2.10 with Mansion Bet

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West Ham vs Leicester City

Despite trailing at halftime, the home side opened the new campaign with a 4:2 victory away to Newcastle United. West Ham had a pretty successful last season, and they were very close to securing the Champions League spot. However, their inconsistency in the final few rounds held them at 6th place, and we’ll watch the Hammers in the Europa League. David Moyes wants to repeat the last season’s success and remain in the top six again. Nevertheless, the hosts haven’t changed their squad much, as they only loaned Alphonse Areola and Craig Dawson. On the other hand, they loaned out Felipe Anderson and Fabian Balbuena. West Ham enjoyed a good preseason, and they want to book another victory.

Leicester City had a confident start, as they celebrated a narrow 1:0 victory over Wolves. It was their second win in a row in 2021/22 after beating Manchester City in Community Shield. Brendan Rodgers’ side slipped out of the top four due to a poor form in the finish of the campaign. The visitors don’t want to make the same mistake again, and they were very active on the transfer market. The Foxes signed Ryan Bertrand and Jannik Vestergaard from Southampton, while their two most notable signings are Boubakary Soumare and Patson Daka. They managed to keep the key players until now, and Leicester City is a candidate for a top-four finish. It is another tough challenge for them, and we’ll see if the visitors will be successful again.

Full-Time Winner Odds & Prediction

It is the clash of two quality teams, and both of them have equal chances of winning. Although West Ham celebrated in their last two head-to-head clashes, we believe the Foxes might get back home from London with all three points.

Goals Market Prediction

Their recent encounters have been very exciting, and football fans could enjoy at least three goals five times in a row. West Ham has been involved in many high-scoring matches lately, and this one could also go over a 2.5 margin.

Leicester City to Win @ 2.80 

Over 2.5 FT @ 1.80

Correct score 1:2 @ 10.00

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West Ham vs Leicester

OK, so @StefanBB has already given a decent insight into West Ham versus Leicester in the Premier League that kicks off at 8pm BST on Monday night from the London Stadium but I thought I'd offer my two cents on the game as well. Both teams began their league seasons with a win last weekend so at least one side will lose their 100% record here. Who will it be?

West Ham were a team I had concerns about before the season started after the failed to sign Jesse Lingard permanently and then saw both Felipe Anderson and Fabian Balbuena leave. However, the 4-2 win over Newcastle in their opening game showed that their attacking options are still a threat with Michail Antonio a nuisance up front, Tomas Soucek and Declan Rice still running the show in the middle of the park, and creative nous of Said Benrahma and Pablo Fornals out wide. If the Hammers win this game then it'll be the first time since 1997/98 that they'd have won their opening two league games of the season. However, they have lost their first home league game of the season for the past three campaigns. One key player for David Moyes' side could be Antonio who has scored in both of his last two matches against Leicester.

Leicester have enjoyed a brilliant start to this season with the FA Community Shield win over Manchester City and the 1-0 win at home to Wolves. This is another tough challenge for Brendan Rodgers and his side as they look to finally qualify for the Champions League this season. Defensive issues are still a problem for the Foxes with Wesley Fofana ruled out and Jonny Evans joining him on the sidelines. The good news is that Timothy Castagne is back in the mix as well as James Maddison. Leicester were superb on the road last season with only Manchester United earning more points on their travels in the league. Unfortunately, Monday is a bit of a bogey day for Leicester with the club winning just 1 of their last 14 Premier League away games on that day.

It was all positive for West Ham in this fixture last season with the club being the only team to do the double over Leicester. Generally, West Ham struggled against teams in the top end of the table but Leicester were the exception. I can see goals flying in here with Leicester only keeping 3 clean sheets in the last 28 Premier League games with West Ham. Both teams have the ability to cause the opposition defence trouble and I think backing a draw could be the most logical option.

Draw @ 3.60 with SpreadEx

BTTS @ 1.68 with SportNation

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Had 10 points on >2 goals and both Vardy and Antonio having a shot on target at 7/2 Hills

"Flash Odds" offer boosted from 7/4 to 7/2. I'd say the original odds were roughly fair odds less the bookie's margin, and the boosted odds are definitely better than fair.

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