Soccer Odds - English Premier League Week 15 Fixtures Featuring Manchester United vs. Southampton

  • Friday, December 5th, 2014

    By  Ej Garr


    Soccer Betting: As we wrap up the schedule that consisted of 3 matches for each club over a two-weekend span, Premier League Match Day 15 gives us a full slate of important matches. We are done with one-third of the campaign, and Chelsea still remains undefeated while holding a 6-point advantage over second place Manchester City.

    The Liverpool locker room has changed plenty recently with the benching of Mario Balotelli, which we saw coming in the cards as the season has progressed. Our featured match of the weekend comeson Monday, as we wrap up Week 15 fixtures with Manchester United facing Southampton

    The two clubs sit second and third in the table, and Manchester also has a Champions League match to look forward to onDecember 10to determine if they make the round of 16 and take a Europa spot, or fall out of European Club competition all together.

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    We start onSaturday, December 6,with 7 matches slated to start our weekend, so let's see what we can expect on a match-by-match basis in Premier League.

    Saturday, December 6 - 7Matches

    West Brom vs Hull City

    3-Way: 1: West Brom +210 Away ; X: +230 Draw ; 2: Hull City +140 Home

    Spread: West Brom Pk +115 ; Hull City Pk -135

    Total 2.5: Over +120 ; Under -140

    Analysis and Prediction:

    Not the best way to highlight the start of this weekend's round of matches, as both clubs sit on the edge of the relegation zone. We took advantage of West Brom facing West Ham in the mid-week fixtures, but at least they did snap their scoreless drought in a 2 - 1 loss.

    Hull City's winless streak stretched to 7 after the draw with Everton, so finding points for either club has just not been easy. With both clubs looking to get in the win column, I will take this Over 2.5. First, because it is +120, and second because neither club can afford to let many more opportunities slip by, so they both see each other as they are, weak clubs needing better performances.

    Sunderland vs Liverpool

    3-Way: 1: Sunderland +550 Away ; X: +340 Draw ; 2: Liverpool -200 Home

    Spread: Sunderland +1 +125 ; Liverpool -1 -125

    Total 2.5: Over -130 ; Under +110

    Analysis and Prediction:

    Now Liverpool has the formula. All along it was, simply, to put number 45 on the bench. Balotelli now watches his new club get points without him, but we did see him at a fashion show this week! He is supposedly injured, and that is why he is out, but we have not yet seen what could have caused him to be out this long, other than Manager Brendan Rodgers looking to find confidence in other players.

    There was a rumor that he would be looking at the transfer window to move him, but he put those rumors to rest saying, "When Mario is healthy and fit, he will be back on the pitch." The line setters like what they see with this club right now, and they throw a -200 on the home side to get the 3 points. The way they are playing, they might deserve that type of line. The Reds also have a huge Champions League match coming mid-week with Basel to decide who comes out of Group B, so naturally they could be looking a little ahead.

    Sunderland will give Liverpool no trouble, so I will take the -1 on the Reds and hope they find cohesion with their new lineup.

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    Everton vs Manchester City

    3-Way: 1: Everton +530 Away ; X: +330 Draw ; 2: Man City -190 Home

    Spread: Everton +1 +100 ; Man City -1 -120

    Total 3: Over -120 ; Under +100

    Analysis and Prediction:

    This is simply an Over play to be made. As I like to point out, the Both Teams to Score prop is -150 or higher in Europe, and it is because we will see them both score and hit the Over 2.5 at -120, no questions asked, no real major analysis needed. Just cash the ticket and be happy you check the BetDSI previews for plays like these.

    Chelsea vs Newcastle

    3-Way: 1: Chelsea -200 Away ; X: +330 Draw ; 2: Newcastle +600 Home

    Spread: Chelsea -1 -120 ; Newcastle +1 +100

    Total 2.5: Over -110 ; Under -110

    Analysis and Prediction:

    Chelsea's Champions League match is of no concern to anyone here. Chelsea is through with the top spot in Group G, and nothing will change that as they finish group stage. That is unfortunate for Newcastle, because they will certainly concentrate on getting these 3 points to remain atop the table leading the league in scoring.

    Chelsea finds all 3, and we cash two tickets. Chelsea -1 at -120 and the Over 2.5 at -110.

    Burnley vs Queens Park

    3-Way: 1: Burnley +285 Away ; X: +240 Draw ; 2: QPR +105 Home

    Spread: Burnley +0.5 -125 ; QPR -0.5 +105

    Total 2.5: Over +115 ; Under -135

    Analysis and Prediction:

    I think the line setters dropped the ball here. QPR should not be favored against anyone right now, and Burnley has actually been getting results lately, taking some kind of points in 4 straight matches.

    I will simply take the Burnley +0.5 at -125, out of principle that I just don't see QPR as a threat to anyone, home or away.

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    Arsenal vs Stoke City

    3-Way: 1: Arsenal -105 Away ; X: +245 Draw ; 2: Stoke +310 Home

    Spread: Arsenal -0.5 -105 ; Stoke +0.5 -115

    Total 2.5: Over -105 ; Under -115

    Analysis and Prediction:

    Stoke has lost three straight and has looked terrible over that stretch, which includes a home loss to Burnley. We can accept the Liverpool and Man United results, but the Gunners should be in great shape here. Good clubs take advantage of clubs that are playing poorly, and if Arsenal is going to back in the discussion for Europe next year, they should be taking advantages of these situation.

    I will take Arsenal to get 3 points on the 3-Way at -105

    Crystal Palace vs Tottenham

    3-Way: 1: C Palace +525 Away ; X: +325 Draw ; 2: Tottenham -180 Home

    Spread: C Palace +1 -115 ; Tottenham -1 -105

    Total 2.5: Over -135 ; Under +115

    Analysis and Prediction:

    Crystal Palace has played their away matches pretty tough this campaign. They have not really gotten walked on in any of their travels and have success scoring for some reason.

    Tottenham should also be able to take advantage of a Crystal Palace club that has been inconsistent all campaign to say the least. I will take this Over, but I would like to suggest you move it to 2.5 and 3 to get around even money for your troubles.

    Sunday, December 7- 2 Matches

    Leicester City vs Aston Villa

    3-Way: 1: Leicester +225 Away ; X: +235 Draw ; 2: A VIlla +130 Home

    Spread: Leicester Pk +130 ; A Villa Pk -150

    Total 2.5: Over +115 ; Under -135

    Analysis and Prediction:

    Leicester away from home: that alone should tell you all you need to know, because there is no hope for this club when they leave Filbert Way.

    If +130 is what they want to give us on Aston Villa at home on the 3-Way line, than +130 is what we are going to have settle for.

    Swansea City vs West Ham United

    3-Way: 1: Swansea +220 Away ; X: +240 Draw ; 2: West Ham +130 Home

    Spread: Swansea Pk +130 ; West Ham Pk -150

    Total 2.5: Over +100 ; Under -120

    Analysis and Prediction:

    This is another peculiar line. West Ham is home and they are giving them away at +130, and we are supposed to leave that unattended?

    Please clear the path on your direct flight to paydirt, so we can bring you champagne and a cigar as you celebrate cashing a +130 on West Ham at home.

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    Monday, December 8- 1 Match

    Featured Match Manchester United vs Southampton

    3-Way 1x2 Lines:

    Man U +160

    Southampton +170

    Draw +245


    Man U Pk -115

    Southampton Pk -105

    Total 2.5:

    Over -110

    Under -110

    Analysis and Prediction:

    Manchester United has suddenly become the club you do not want to face right now. Four straight wins and 12 points later, here they sit, in contention for Europe next year, obviously due to everyone coming back healthy and ready to play.

    Southampton has been clean sheeted their last two outings, and are about to see a whole new group of clubs breathing down their neck in the table.

    The 3 - 0 loss last weekend to Man City was disgusting. As we mentioned in the mid-week preview, to be up a man and give up two goals in a 3 - 0 loss, is just not acceptable. Then they follow it up with a 1 - 0 lackluster performance during the week, so now they might end up being that club who played 3 matches in 10 days and didn't see a single point from it.

    It is tough to invest in a club with no confidence, rather than invest in a club who is seemingly ready to be taken seriously, and Manchester United is the club playing hungry. With a Draw no Bet situation in place for the away side, Man U at -115 with the Pk is worthy of a play until they show us that they were only using smoke and mirrors lately.

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