How To Bet On English Premier League

The English Premier League is the most exciting domestic soccer league on the planet, one watched by tens of millions of fans around the world. With each of the 20 teams playing each other twice during the season, there plenty of chances to place bets and win big on Premier League action. The 2017-18 Premier League season is the 26th edition and it looks set to be the biggest and best on record judging by some of the elite players heading to the United Kingdom to compete in the current campaign.

 

Best English Premier League Betting Lines

Premier League betting odds are forever changing in the run up to games so it pays to keep up-to-date with the latest betting lines. [+]

The odds table below regularly updates with the latest and best Premier League betting lines so you can rest safe knowing you are receiving the best price when you make a wager on a Premier League match.

 

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Away Score Home Money Line
Saturday 14 October
Manchester United 07:30 Liverpool +170 +160 Odds
West Ham 10:00 Burnley +185 +155 Odds
Chelsea 10:00 Crystal Palace -263 +800 Odds
Stoke 10:00 Manchester City +1400 -667 Odds
Huddersfield 10:00 Swansea +280 +110 Odds
Bournemouth 10:00 Tottenham +1300 -500 Odds
Arsenal 12:30 Watford -164 +425 Odds
Sunday 15 October
Everton 08:30 Brighton Odds
Newcastle 11:00 Southampton +345 -125 Odds
Monday 16 October
West Bromwich 15:00 Leicester +320 -110 Odds

What Are The English Premier League Standings

One factor that has a major influence over the available betting lines is the current league standings. The current English Premier League standings are below. 

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# team pts P W D L GF GA +/-
1 Manchester City Manchester City 19 7 6 1 0 22 2 20
2 Manchester United Manchester United 19 7 6 1 0 21 2 19
3 Tottenham Tottenham 14 7 4 2 1 14 5 9
4 Chelsea Chelsea 13 7 4 1 2 12 6 6
5 Arsenal Arsenal 13 7 4 1 2 11 8 3
6 Burnley Burnley 12 7 3 3 1 7 5 2
7 Liverpool Liverpool 12 7 3 3 1 13 12 1
8 Watford Watford 12 7 3 3 1 11 12 -1
9 Newcastle Newcastle 10 7 3 1 3 7 6 1
10 West Bromwich West Bromwich 9 7 2 3 2 6 8 -2
11 Huddersfield Huddersfield 9 7 2 3 2 5 7 -2
12 Southampton Southampton 8 7 2 2 3 5 7 -2
13 Stoke Stoke 8 7 2 2 3 7 11 -4
14 Brighton Brighton 7 7 2 1 4 5 9 -4
15 West Ham West Ham 7 7 2 1 4 7 13 -6
16 Everton Everton 7 7 2 1 4 4 12 -8
17 Leicester Leicester 5 7 1 2 4 9 12 -3
18 Swansea Swansea 5 7 1 2 4 3 8 -5
19 Bournemouth Bournemouth 4 7 1 1 5 4 11 -7
20 Crystal Palace Crystal Palace 0 7 0 0 7 0 17 -17

English Premier League Betting Tips

One of the most popular bets to make on the Premier League is futures bets in regards to the eventual champions. Chelsea are the reigning champions having finished with 93 points, seven more than Tottenham Hotspur, after losing only five of their 38 league games and going on a 13-match winning streak. Expect Chelsea to be one of the preseason favorites to win the 2017-18 Premier League title, although the Blues have to contend with playing in the UEFA Champions League this season which could hinder their title chances.

Manchester City finished third in 2016-17 and were 15 points off the pace. Head coach Pep Guardiola knows that anything other than the Premier League title and a deep run in the Champions League will likely see him lose his job. Guardiola is fortunate that City’s owners are prepared to back him in the transfer market and he is likely to spend upwards of £200 million bolstering his squad; expect City to be bookmakers’ early favorites for glory.

At the other end of the table, futures betting on who will be relegated from the Premier League is also popular with soccer bettors. Newly promoted Huddersfield Town are odds-on to return to the Championship, while the likes of Brighton and Hove Albion, Burnley, Watford and Swansea City all look like they could struggle to survive “the drop.”

When it comes to betting on individual matches, you will often find that the home teams and those sides occupying the top six league places are short-priced favorites. For example, if Arsenal are playing Brighton, do not be surprised to see the odds of an Arsenal win be as short as -500. Obviously, making money from these betting lines is difficult so it may be worth checking the fixture list to see if the “Big Six” are facing weak opposition and putting them in a parlay bet. These bets are riskier but can yield huge results if all of your picks come in.

Lastly, betting on the goals scored market is extremely popular with people looking to bet on Premier League matches. During the 2016-17 season, 1,064 goals were scored for an average of 2.8 per match, which means betting on the over 2.5 goals market can often be profitable.

At the other end of the pitch, both Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur kept 17 clean sheets last season while Chelsea recorded 16 shutouts; look to bet on these teams to win to nil when they are facing lesser opposition.

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