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After tipping Aston Villa to drub Arsenal and Scotland to win on penalties at 14/1 our betting talented Jones Knows is in hot form; Watch Sheffield United vs West Ham, Leeds vs Arsenal, Liverpool vs Leicester all on Sky Sports
Fresh from tipping Aston Villa to lash Arsenal and a Scotland win on penalties at 14/1, our betting brilliant Jones Knows makes his Premier League predictions.
"A veritable six-pointer," according to a Liverpool supporting crony of mine. Cheeky.
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I did dab out in reply that United are valid a win away from seventh and extremely a lot of in the running at . Ole Gunnar Solskjaer isnt the end coming of Sir Alex Ferguson but hes got a brace indeed that are top-four quality, whether thats enough or where United scarcity to be is another matter altogether. A slope up the table is forthcoming though.
Was a alcove turned condemn Everton? It wasnt pretty but once again Solskjaer showed he knows how to earn a result when it matters. This must be a a lot of easier and less stressful crepuscule for his side. Slaven Bilics boys posses not scored in four of their last five matches and counting last season too, hold not won a football duplicate in 12 attempts.
The should be revered for those planning any accumulators this weekend.
Everton posses used 25 players this season, thats further than any yoke in the Premier League. That has been the major query for Carlo Ancelotti. The swoop off in feature from his first-choice XI to his back-ups set about Everton a laborious span to assess without knowing precisely who commit be starting. The get back of Richarlison is an obvious boost as its been chalk and cheese in terms of performances from the first five games to the last three in which he missed. All those past in defeat.
A fourth on the spin could be on the cards too condemn an improving Fulham, who didnt flee too a great deal of my faith in the overpower at West Ham. There was nothing amongst the sides there as Scott Parkers 4-4-1-1 formation with Tom Cairney, André-Frank Zambo Anguissa and Ademola Lookman in assistance of Aleksandar Mitrovic provided a nice tally in impudent areas. That foursome can tragedy a shaky Everton defence.
If relegation is to be staved off this season, Sheffield United want to delay this winless run and fast. They are recognized the fifth span in the Premier League era to transact one speck from their fracture eight games but two of those previous four teams did go onto survive. However, the additional two teams lost their ninth pastime and went down, so it shows the afafir ahead if Chris Wilder doesnt pick up three points this Sunday in the Carlos Tevez derby. Key injuries and missing goodly chances at interpretation points have been their downfall.
The Blades obtain only had their common back three of John Egan, Jack OConnell and Chris Basham on the fling for 83 minutes this season - OConnell is out for at least six months and Egan is a distrust this weekend.
An edgy post meridiem is likely to be in countryside with . Since returning to the Premier League, 50 per cent of Sheffield Uniteds matches at Bramall Lane own produced bluefish one goal or less. With West Ham onerous to thump playing a back five, this merriment has a distinct preference of going the duplicate low-scoring way. Ive got the Hammers to sneak it.
We all emotions watching Leeds, who own never previously missing three consecutive League games below Marcelo Bielsa.
Bielsas boys various torch on their revert to the Premier League can be underlined by the defensive issues that own been solid since their fracture day overpower at Liverpool. Whilst no slant face the modern blessing seven obtain scored more than Leeds 14 goals, they keep the joint-worst safeguard in the Premier League, along with West Brom.
With Leeds being sexy in salvo but vulnerable at the back, they are the genre of adversary Mikel Arteta has a trait of being able to deactivate.
On the appearance Arteta looks to bred from the alike stable as Pep Guardiola but theres further befall of him being allied to Sam Allardyce judged on his inclination for the defence.
The difference in this one may valid well be Arsenals summer signing Gabriel Magalhaes, who has settled in hastily and in buoyant fashion, bringing a much sought-after composure to a precaution that has come underneath general criticism in bygone seasons. His hazard in the objection pannier shouldnt be underestimated either lambaste a angle that hold shipped eight goals from form pieces this season. .
I can forsee a thumping tactically astute Arsenal win in a grace extremely alike to what Leicester did to Leeds in their 4-1 victory.
Lets be honest, a lot of of the stats we love to swallow are worthless when it comes to spotting betting angles. But sometimes they are just too honest to ignore.
Leicester City hold created the least figure of chances per amusement from yawning drama in the Premier League this season.
Fewer than Burnley. Fewer than West Brom. But Leicester City are blessing of the Premier League. Brain frazzled, eh?
Of course, there are a great deal ways to skin a scourge in football and winning penalties - Leicester retain won seven already this season - is an finance skill to possess with VAR in flawless flow. But a 90-minute typical of bluefish 5.1 chances created from unfastened theatre isnt sustainable in terms of Leicester being a pure interval contender. And, despite Liverpools injury woes (Leicester have them too, by the way), Brendan Rodgers plane could be in for a fact assessment at Anfield.
With problems with personnel in precaution and Mohamed Salah out due to Covid-19, Jurgen Klopp is doubtless to undertake the attack is the finest jell of preventive logic and theres quiet enough attribute in the crystallize of Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota to trust Liverpool to procure the calling done.
When the two clubs met last season, Liverpool won both matches and dominated the shot record 32-5 over the two games. There is a gully in class. I plainly cant resist the temptation of offices a brace around .
This entertainment could be a case of blessing goal wins - as both clubs are deeply rock oppressive at seeing a employment through when taking their noses in front.
Palace havent misplaced a parallel in 17 attempts when scoring first, winning 13 of those, whilst Burnley have won 14 of their last 18 matches when recipience the boon goal.
Burnley looked far ameliorate organised with the return of Ben Mee in the master with Brighton but it was a rather toothless showing up the further end. Its no dismay to see they are the lowest scorers in English football with proper three goals with just one of those coming from unbolted play. Confidence ought be an derive in those immodest areas, hence why Im siding with Palace, who posses found the trap 12 times already this season - its the most they ever scored at this stage of a Premier League campaign. They can procure the first, and ultimately winning, goal.
My instinct when Southampton drama is to put faith in them, no dispute the opposition. They posses 14 Premier League wins to their mention in 2020 - only Liverpool (19) and Manchester City (16) obtain managed fresh in that period. However, although it pains me to write anything refusal regarding Ralph Hasenhuttl, the Saints are overperforming this season according to the stunt data, especially in impudent areas. Im sure their voguish form isnt sustainable without Danny Ings.
And here they are facing a Wolves duo that are licit so arduous to dramaturgy against. Saints retain had problems condemn rugged and well-organised remonstration in the ex as shown by defeats to Burnley, Newcastle and Crystal Palace last season. Wolves are a merit above those teams mid-table ranked teams and possess a lot of other facet in forward areas. Can they brink it? Oh, I valid cant go rail Sir Ralph. Im on the fence.
Alan Smith joins Peter Smith on this weeks Pitch to Post Preview Podcast to discuss Pep Guardiolas modern Man City contract, Tottenhams phrase hopes and whats going wrong at Arsenal.
Plus, Sky Sports News reporter Vinny OConnor has the existing on Liverpools embryonic injury catalogue ahead of their clash with Leicester, and his colleague Mark McAdam lifts the lid on Southamptons strong provoke to the season.
And Sky Sports football journalist Ron Walker talks Leicester and West Ham, and makes his Pitch for what consign happen in the Premier League this weekend.
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