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5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

Falcao to score on his Man United debut is one of our tips for this weekend.

Will Falcao score on yet another club debut?
Will Falcao score on yet another club debut?
Image: Associated Press

THE PREMIER LEAGUE is back this weekend and we have five more top tips for you to potentially wager on before Saturday.

As always, these bets are guaranteed to succeed, provided a large number of unpredictable variables fall into place.

Falcao to score first vs QPR (3/1)

The international break came at the perfect time for United because the stench of the embarrassing defeat to MK Dons has now evaporated a little bit. They will have a host of new signings on show this Sunday and are playing a weak QPR side at Old Trafford.

Falcao scored on his league debut for Porto and Monaco and we think he could find the net first this Sunday.

And we have previous history in this bet (see: Costa, Diego).

Swansea to win/draw against Chelsea (13/5)

Chelsea are strong favourites to win at home against Swansea (3/10) and rightly so, but Gary Monk’s side have started the season brightly and and at 13/5, look a good price to pick up at least a point in London this Saturday.

Italy Soccer Europe League Gary Monk's side are a good price to come away from Stamford Bridge with at least a point. Source: Associated Press

It will also be a fascinating battle on the sideline as two style icons collide in Jose Mourinho and Monk. Monk’s hair is almost as slick as his side’s football and it will be interesting to see how his battle with Jose goes, on and off the pitch.

Arsenal and Man City to draw and both teams to score (16/5)

These two teams are both strong going forward but can also be exploited at the back. Arsenal and City have both scored five goals in three games but the Londoners have also conceded at least one goal in every encounter.

City have only conceded two goals so far, but given Joe Hart’s howler against Stoke, he probably shouldn’t be trusted completely to keep the home side out.

Over 2.5 goals in Crystal Palace vs Burnley (5/4)

All of Crystal Palace’s games have been wild so far (2-1 loss to Arsenal, 3-1  loss to West Ham, 3-3 with Newcastle) and while Burnley did keep a clean sheet at home to United, the visitors were able to get behind them a few times.

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Crystal Palace v Aston Villa - Selhurst Park Crystal Palace have conceded eight goals in their first three league games this season. Source: John Walton

This game has 2-1 Palace written all over it, but as long as it is 2-1 or more either way, we will be grand.

Man United -1, Liverpool to win, Everton to win/draw, Spurs to win/draw, Stoke to win/draw and Man City to win/draw (5/1)

Of the games we haven’t already talked about, Liverpool host Villa, Everton are at West Brom, Spurs travel to Sunderland and Stoke are at home to Leicester. A fiver returns you €25 profit, which can in turn buy you a few goods or services. You are welcome.

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