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We no longer believe in Koeman's Saints: 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

We also fancy City to win comfortably against Crystal Palace.

We don't think it will be a very good Christmas for Southampton.
We don't think it will be a very good Christmas for Southampton.

CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST upon us so to ensure you have an extra bit of pocket money for all those presents, we’ve crunched the numbers and brought you five bets for this weekend’s Premier League games.

As always, these bets are absolutely guaranteed to come through provided a large number of variables fall into place.

Man City -1 vs Crystal Palace – 5/6

City have won their last seven games in all competitions while Palace are without a win in their last 5. Palace have one of the leakiest defences in the league, having let in 24 so far this season while City have only allowed 5 league goals at the Ethiad. Looks set up for a comfortable home win.

Southampton vs Everton to draw – 23/10

In their combined last eight league games, Everton and Southampton have only produced one win so both are struggling a bit for form. Everton’s attack looked sharped in dispatching the hapless QPR so we fancy them to get a result from St Mary’s.

Southampton have lost their last four league games, so they desperately need a point before the fans and players both become hysterical.

Man United to score over 1.5 goals away to Aston Villa- 3/4

United have scored two or more goals in their last five league matches, and while there has been some luck involved, they have been clinical in front of goal.  Villa haven’t allowed more than a goal in six games, but we think van Gaal’s team have that bit of momentum that could swing this weekend’s game.

Liverpool and Arsenal to draw and both teams to score – 16/5

Liverpool take the lead, there is a huge wave of optimism at Anfield and lots of ‘they’re back!’ tweets before Arsenal smuggle a late equaliser and everything is as you were.

Man City to win, Spurs to win at home to Burnley, Chelsea to win away to Stoke and Everton to win/draw – 4/1

Happy fourfold, and happy Christmas everybody!

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