Just two weeks into the new Premier League season and the top of the table makes for familiar reading. Both Manchester clubs are occupying top two positions but look a little closer and there’s another club with a 100% start to the new campaign...
Defending champions Manchester United host Arsenal in the highlight on this weekend’s football betting coupon. Sir Alex Ferguson’s Red Devils are as short as 9/20 to take maximum points once more, despite the Gunners promising showing in Udinese.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has had to deal with the departures of Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas in the past 10 days and with morale low in North London, the visitors are massive 21/4 outsiders to upset the odds at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Sportingbet-sponsored Wolves have recorded successive victories to join Manchester United’s and Manchester City’s galaxy of stars on six points and head to Aston Villa this weekend for a Midlands-derby.
Mick McCarthy’s team ended a 31-year wait for a win at Villa Park last season and for many pundits betting on football, the visitors look a juicy price to come away with three more points.
Every week in the Premier League we see at least one surprising result. Chelsea welcome Norwich to Stamford Bridge with the Canaries available to back at 11/1. Will you be including Paul Lambert’s team in your football tips this weekend?
For those who do like a bet on football, will this change your thinking on the weekend coupon – Stoke have won on seven of their last 13 visits to West Brom with the Baggies claiming just one home win since 1989. Stoke can be backed at 12/5 to extend that run on Sunday.