English breakfast: Premier League betting notes

Apr 18, 2013 |
Massive fixtures at the bottom of the table on Saturday and heavyweight battles for Champions League places at the top of the table headline the weekend's EPL lineup:

(All lines provided by Bet365.com)

Fulham (10th place, 40 points) v Arsenal (4th, 60) +400 +280 -150
Site: Craven Cottage
Previous league result: Arsenal 3, Fulham 3, November 10

Fulham has allowed 11 goals in its past 10 league matches, after allowing 40 in the previous 23 games. Arsenal has collected 10 points in its last six road games, after collecting 16 points in its previous 10.

Norwich (14th, 35) v Reading (20th, 24) -138 +275 +350
Site: Carrow Road
Previous league result: Reading 0, Norwich 0, November 10

Norwich has collected three points in the past six matches and is only four points above the relegation zone. Reading has scored four goals in the past eight matches and hasn't scored more than one in a match since February 2.

QPR (19th, 24) v Stoke (16th, 34) +125 +225 +225
Site: Loftus Road
Previous league result: Stoke 1, QPR 0, November 10

QPR has scored 10 goals in the past six matches, after registering 19 in its previous 27 league games. Stoke is 20th in the Premier League form table, collecting only one point out of the past 21.

Sunderland (15th, 34) v Everton (6th, 56) +240 +225 +120
Site: Stadium of Light
Previous league result: Everton 2, Sunderland 1, November 10

Sunderland hasn't won at home since January 12, going 0-3-2 in that stretch. Everton has allowed three goals in the past six matches.

Swansea (9th, 41) v Southampton (12th, 38) +130 +240 +210
Site: Liberty Stadium
Previous league result: Southampton 1, Swansea 1, November 10

Swansea midfielder Michu has scored four goals in his past 10 league appearances after depositing 13 goals in his previous 20 games. Southampton has collected 11 points in the last six matches, after collecting 27 points in its previous 27 matches.

West Brom (8th, 44) v Newcastle (13th, 36) +125 +230 +220
Site: The Hawthorns
Previous league result: Newcastle 0, West Brom 1, November 11

West Brom has the 17th-best home form in the league over the past six games. Newcastle has lost four straight away from home.

West Ham (11th, 39) v Wigan (18th, 31) +120 +240 +220
Site: Upton Park
Previous league result: Wigan 2, West Ham 1, October 27

West Ham has lost only once in the past six games (2-3-1). Wigan has collected 10 points in its past six matches, after collecting only 21 in its previous 26 games.

Tottenham (5th, 58) v Manchester City (2nd, 68) +210 +250 +125
Site: White Hart Lane
Previous league result: Manchester City 2, Tottenham 1, November 11

Six of Tottenham's last seven games have gone over 2.5 goals. Manchester City has collected more points, 15 out of 18, in the past six games than any team in the league.

Liverpool (7th, 50) v Chelsea (3rd, 61) +110 +240 +240
Site: Anfield
Previous league result: Chelsea 1, Liverpool 1, November 11

After 16 of Liverpool's last 18 league games went over 2.5 goals, its last two games have gone scoreless. Chelsea strikers Demba Ba and Fernando Torres have scored a combined nine goals on 88 shots in the league this season for Chelsea.

Manchester United (1st, 81) v Aston Villa (17th, 34) -400 +500 +900
Site: Old Trafford
Previous league result: Aston Villa 2, Manchester United 3, November 10

Manchester United has dropped only six points at home in 16 matches. Aston Villa has scored 10 goals in the past five games after scoring 26 goals in the previous 28 games.

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