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Sanchez, Kane and Jesus to find the net - 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

We’re also backing Man United to extend their unbeaten run.

1. Alexis Sanchez to score first and Arsenal to win 1-0 (28/1)

Arsenal v Burnley - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Source: Mike Egerton

It has been a difficult week for Arsene Wenger and the Gunners but Saturday’s early kick-off gives them the perfect chance to get back to winning ways after back-to-back defeats to Watford and Chelsea.

Arsenal have won seven of their last eight Premier League meetings with Hull and although the Tigers have enjoyed an upturn in fortunes under manager Marco Silva, you can envisage one outcome here.

Smarting from that hammering at Stamford Bridge, Arsenal will look to channel their frustrations into a positive performance and you’d expect the hosts to come out all guns blazing.

Alexis Sanchez leads the first goalscorer betting at 11/4 but you can get the Chilean at 28/1 to score first and Arsenal to win 1-0. Furthermore, Sanchez has had a hand in six goals in three league outing against Hull (five goals, one assist).

2. Handicap: Man United to beat Watford (-2) 7/4

Britain Soccer Premier League Source: Rui Vieira

Man United are on their longest unbeaten run in the Premier League since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 (15 games) and that should be extended on Saturday when Watford visit Old Trafford.

The Hornets’ only win at the Theatre of Dreams came in October 1978, although they are aiming to become just the ninth team in Premier League history to record a double over United in a season.

That said, Jose Mourinho’s side are beginning to click into gear and last week’s 3-0 win at Leicester moved them within two points of the top four.

3. Harry Kane to score first (6/1)

Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool - Premier League - White Hart Lane Source: PA Wire/PA Images

Liverpool have now gone five games without a win in all competitions and Jurgen Klopp and his players are in desperate need of three points when Tottenham visit Anfield to maintain pace with the top four.

The Reds go into the weekend just one point outside the Champions League berths but their stuttering form has seen their title challenge fade with the likes of Man United making up ground behind them.

Liverpool have won just one of their 10 games in all competitions in 2017, which equates to their worst start to a calendar year since 1993.

Spurs will be looking to inflict further misery on Klopp’s men and the in-form Harry Kane is likely to be the main threat. The England striker has been involved in all three of Spurs’ goals in their last two league games at Anfield, scoring twice and assisting once.

In addition, no player has more league goals in the calendar year than Kane (6) and 6/1 represents a decent bet for him to be first goalscorer at Anfield.

4. West Ham, Stoke, Everton and Sunderland to win

Crystal Palace v Sunderland - Premier League - Selhurst Park Source: Jonathan Brady

This is a long shot but we’re going to throw it in there to keep Saturday’s action interesting.

Let’s start with Everton, who visit Middlesbrough. Ronald Koeman’s side are beginning to motor and come up against an opponent horribly out of form and struggling at the wrong end of the table.

Meanwhile, West Ham are starting to find their feet at the Olympic Stadium and have crept up to ninth in recent weeks with Slaven Bilic’s men expected to account for West Brom while Stoke should be too strong for Crystal Palace.

That leaves Southampton’s trip to Sunderland. The Black Cats remain bottom of the table but confidence must be high after last week’s 4-0 win over Crystal Palace. There are a couple of new faces in David Moyes’ side and the manager has only lost one of his 11 previous Premier League clashes with the Saints.

5. Jesus to score first and Man City to win 3-0 (22/1)

Manchester City v Swansea City - Premier League - Etihad Stadium Source: Martin Rickett

This week’s Monday Night Football sees Man City visit Bournemouth and it gives us another chance to see Jesus live. The 19-year-old Brazilian has enjoyed a superb start to his Premier League career having scored three goals in as many appearances.

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