Sunday sees four mouth-watering Premier League matches taking place with plenty to play for all of the teams involved.
We have a couple of relegation flirters, along with a couple aiming to leap up the table. More importantly though, can we find any value in the betting markets?
Aston Villa v Leicester: Jamie Vardy to Score Anytime – 5/6
15th-placed Aston Villa welcome second-placed Leicester City to Villa Park on a bad run of form, the Villans have won just one of their last five in the league. At home though, they’re not nearly as bad, winning two, drawing two and losing one of their last five. So far this season Villa are averaging 1.43 goals per match and conceding 1.0 at home.
Leicester are on a mighty run, they’ve won their last seven PL matches in-a-row and are looking every bit as good as the 2015/16 title-winning team. Away from home, they’ve won three of their last five and since the campaign began, they’ve been averaging 2.43 goals per game and conceding 0.71.
Jamie Vardy has nine goals in his last seven PL matches for Leicester and he’s getting the nod from us here.
Newcastle v Southampton: Both Teams To Score – 4/5
Newcastle are unbeaten at home in their last six PL matches at St James’ Park, winning two and drawing four. They’ve scoring record at home is decent too, they’ve averaging 1.0 and conceding 0.86 goals per match.
Southampton are just a point above the relegation zone going into this match and they’re going to need to dig deep against a Newcastle team with a decent home record. On their travels, Southampton have won just two, drawn two and lost three in the Premier League.
Newcastle have scored in five of their last six previous PL home matches, while The Saints have done so in six previous away PL matches. Expect to see the nets rattled in both keepers’ goals.
Norwich v Sheffield United: BTTS & Over 2.5 – Evens
Norwich need to start putting good results together quickly or they’re looking at a swift return to The Championship. At Carrow Road, their record isn’t great and they are winless in their last four PL matches there. They’ve won just two of their seven home league matches, averaging 1.71 goals scored and 2.57 goals conceded.
Sheffield United are unbeaten away from home since returning to the top tier, however, they’ve won just once and have drawn the six other matches. On the road, they’ve averaged 1.14 goals per match and conceding 0.86.
Four out of five recent home Norwich matches have seen Over 2.5 goals and BTTS land. Meanwhile, BTTS has landed in all three of previous Sheffield United away matches, so get on it.
Brighton & Hove Albion v Wolves: Both Teams To Score – 10/11
Brighton’s home form of late is decent, they’ve won three, drawn one and lost just one of their last five at the AmEx. In their home matches this season they’ve averaging 1.43 goals and conceding 1.14 per match.
Wolves are on a great run too, they’ve lost just one of their last 15 matches in all competitions.
Looking at their away form, they’re unbeaten in their last five Premier League matches, scoring seven and conceding four. Brighton have only played Wolves 16 times at home over the years, winning eight, drawing five and losing three with 43 goals being scored over those 16 matches.
Brighton have scored in four of their five most recent home league matches, while Wolves have hit the back of the net in six previous away matches. Both Teams to Score is the logical choice here!
* All odds correct at time of posting.