Pogba to get off the mark and other Premier League bets to consider this weekend

We’re also going with Liverpool to bounce back against Spurs and Leicester’s attack to start clicking.

Liverpool to beat Spurs (11/5)

FOR ALL THEIR inconsistencies, Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp tend to produce the goods against the Premier League’s top teams, only to wobble against some of the division’s weaker sides.

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They have continued in a similar vein this season, beating Arsenal at the Emirates on the opening weekend before falling to defeat at Burnley last time out.

Tottenham haven’t beaten Liverpool in their last seven Premier League meetings and have looked a bit sluggish so far this season, despite picking up four points, so at 11/5 for the win we’re going with Liverpool in tomorrow’s early kick-off.

Both teams to score in Everton v Stoke (Evens)

Ronald Koeman has made an efficient start at Goodison Park, picking up four points from his first two Premier League games, but doubts remain around his defence.

The partnership of Phil Jagielka and Ramiro Funes Mori, as new recruit Ashley Williams works his way back to full fitness, doesn’t inspire confidence that they will keep clean sheets and memories of Everton’s defensive issues last year, particularly at home, are still lingering.

Stoke, for their part, haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last 12 Premier League games and have scored in their last five.

The Potters have a good record at Goodison and they do appeal at 19/4 to win this one. But the Koeman factor and Stoke’s uninspiring form make both teams to score the more sensible selection.

Leicester (-1) v Swansea (21/10)

It’s quite hard to gauge where Swansea are at right now; an opening-day victory at Burnley was followed with a limp 2-0 defeat at home to Hull.

Leicester were also caught cold by the Tigers, whose incredible start to the season has come against all the odds.

Ranieri’s side looked a bit more like the champions of 2015/16 last weekend in their 0-0 draw with Arsenal and will surely start to click sooner rather than later.

Swansea haven’t won in their last 12 visits to Leicester and that miserable record looks likely to be extended this weekend, despite the Foxes’ early-season issues in front of goal.

Paul Pogba to score any time v Hull (14/5)

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Second play third at the KC Stadium in Saturday’s late kick-off — there’s a sentence that none of us expected to see ahead of the third round of fixtures.

Despite their excellent start to the season and manager Mike Phelan’s insight into the Manchester United players and setup, Jose Mourinho’s charges will surely have too much firepower for Hull.

Paul Pogba looked a class apart last time out against Southampton and should be even more comfortable in his new surroundings this week.

United should have plenty of chances in this one and the France international should see one or two fall his way.

Man City to win and more than 3.5 goals to be scored (7/4)

West Ham are bound to be hurting after being dumped out of Europe on Thursday night while their away record under Slaven Bilic should not be easily dismissed.

The Hammers beat Arsenal, Liverpool and Everton on the road last season as well as winning this corresponding fixture last September.

The 11/1 win price they’re being quoted at looks very generous but that is of course taking the Pep Effect and the Hammers’ struggles in front of goal into account.

The way City have started this season you’d expect them to be scoring at least three goals a week, particularly at home. So we’re going for a City win with plenty of goals in this one.

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