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THE festive fixture listing is nicely underway and we have some late Christmas crackers on the playing cards after a dramatic Boxing Day weekend.
With each Premier League workforce in motion over the approaching days, we have betting tips for you from THREE top-flight matches – beginning with Arsenal travelling to Brighton.
Arsenal beat Chelsea final week and will make it back-to-back wins in opposition to BrightonCredit score: Reuters
Brighton vs Arsenal, Tuesday 6pm
The previous couple of weeks have been the nightmare earlier than Christmas for Mikel Arteta.
However that Boxing Day victory with cross-London rivals Chelsea was undoubtedly the tonic he wanted.
The Spaniard ditched a variety of his overpaid, disinterested star names and trusted youth to ship – and the way they repaid his religion.
No such Christmas bounce for the Seagulls, who’ve received simply considered one of their final 14 video games throughout all competitions.
Graham Potter’s aspect have stored their heads above the hazard zone by selecting up very important attracts, however simply two wins to this point suggests an actual battle to keep away from the drop this time period.
Fortunately for the house aspect, they’ve a wonderful file in opposition to Arsenal at this floor since promotion in 2017.
The Gunners have but to win on the Amex, dropping twice and drawing the opposite in three visits to this floor.
Their away type this season has been hopeless too, with simply two wins from seven on their travels.
Nonetheless, in opposition to a Brighton aspect who will not arrange in a defensive block, we actually just like the 5/4 on Arsenal selecting up three factors.
Boxing Day felt like a turning level, with the younger players brought in bringing a freshness and drive hardly ever seen by the Gunners this season.
Emile Smith Rowe was a livewire on mortgage at Huddersfield final season and deserved his likelihood, taking it with each palms.
Lastly Arsenal had a midfielder who was joyful to select up the ball, flip and drive his workforce ahead.
If you happen to’re not impressed with trusting Arsenal on the outcomes market, backing them to attain twice at 13/10 is one other wonderful value.
Brighton’s defence hasn’t been on tune right here in opposition to the massive six this time period, conceding three in opposition to Man Utd (twice) and Chelsea.
Gabriel Martinelli is again within the fold and was an actual breath of recent air upfront.
Even when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns from damage, the younger Brazilian is a terrific value at 2/1 to internet anytime.
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Man Utd vs Wolves, Tuesday 8pm
It is by no means a simple recreation when Wolves are on the town.
Man Utd are having fun with a winter up-turn, at the moment 5 unbeaten and crashing in 14 targets throughout that interval.
Sadly for the guests, the story is barely bleaker after 4 defeats of their final 5.
Scoring targets is proving to be Wolves’ fundamental drawback this time period, with simply 14 in fifteen video games.
United have scored greater than double that – however Previous Trafford has proved a tricky place to play with none followers on the terraces.
Rashford was on course within the 2-2 draw with Leicester – and we’re backing him to attain once more vs WolvesCredit score: AP:Related Press
Ole’s males are unbeaten in three on the Theatre of Goals although and their type is certainly on the flip.
However 4/7 on them profitable? We’re on the lookout for extra worth than that.
Video games between these sides hardly ever characteristic many targets, with 4 of the final H2H’s that includes lower than three.
However with United carving teams open at will – plus Wolves’ matches seeing 4 of the final six characteristic over 2.5 targets – that is the best way to play.
Three targets or extra is 10/11, whereas we additionally just like the Purple Devils to attain in each halves at 31/20.
That is been a winner in every of their final three Premier League matches.
Marcus Rashford continues to impress with 14 targets from 25 video games for membership and nation this season.
He seems to be to have a hearth in his stomach in the meanwhile and netted within the 2-2 draw with Leicester on the weekend.
At 9/5, he is the worth decide within the goalscorer market.
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Newcastle vs Liverpool, Wednesday, 8pm
It felt just like the Liverpool title defence was lastly clicking by the gears – then West Brom and Big Sam rolled into town.
After a bumpy begin – and the loss of arguably their best player – Jurgen Klopp’s males are again on the summit although and have been ruthless in the 7-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace final time they have been out on the street.
Newcastle in the meantime proceed to plod about in mid-table, with Steve Bruce preserving the Toon safely away from any relegation hazard.
However does mediocrity keep him in the job?
They went down 2-0 to Man City on the Etihad final day out, and likewise crashed out of the Carabao Cup to Championship side Brentford on the last-eight stage.
Traditionally this can be a fixture which guarantees targets and 5 of the final seven conferences have featured three or extra.
Count on Klopp’s males to reach recent and fired-up to St James Park after that disappointing draw with the Baggies, the place that they had sufficient probabilities to be out of sight.
Klopp shall be hoping his aspect can bounce from drawing with the BaggiesCredit score: EPA
The house aspect are 10/1 to win however we can’t be going anyplace close to that, regardless of the massive value.
Liverpool have scored three on their final two visits to Tyneside and we’re as a substitute backing them to do the identical once more.
After a run of three immediately attracts at Brighton, Fulham and Man Metropolis, the shackles got here off in opposition to Palace and the arrogance returned.
The Reds to internet three or extra is evens, whereas we would additionally advocate a play on Liverpool profitable each halves at 17/10.
Mo Salah is an odds-on favorite to internet on this recreation however we frequently draw back from these type of costs with regards to a goalscorer.
Depart the Egyptian nicely alone and as a substitute again Sadio Mane at evens.
He is received two in his final two after ending a prolonged drought – he is the person to be on.
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*All odds from Ladbrokes and proper at time of publication.