Football Tips: We’ve a MEGA 54/1 Multi-Match Bet Builder for Saturday’s 3pm kick-offs

Our tipster Shane O'Brien has six selections from across five matches in the traditional timeslot.

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Premier League Betting Tips

SATURDAY’S 3PM KICK-OFF MULTI-MATCH BET BUILDER

Manchester City vs Bournemouth
Julian Alvarez to Score Anytime

Sheffield United vs Wolves
Hwang Hee-Chan to Have Two Or More Shots on Target

Burnley vs Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace to Make 12 Fouls Or More
Burnley Goalkeeper To Make Three Or More Saves

Everton vs Brighton
Over 2.5 Goals

Brentford vs West Ham
Over 3.5 Cards

Manchester City vs Bournemouth

Julian Alvarez to score anytime

Erling Haaland has returned to goalscoring form for Manchester City, but at heavy odds-onto score anytime, there is little value in backing him to find the back of the net here.

However, his strike partner Julian Alvarez is a far more appealing bet. The Argentinian has scored seven goals in all competitions for City this season, including five in his last nine games. Five of Alvarez’s seven goals have come at the Etihad and there is a good chance he will add to that tally against Bournemouth.

Andoni Iraola’s side picked up their first win of the campaign last weekend, but there is little hope of them emerging from the Etihad with a result and it should be a rewarding day for City’s forwards.

Sheffield United vs Wolves

Hwang Hee-Chan to have two or more shots on target

Things are beginning to look incredibly bleak for Sheffield United. Paul Heckingbottom’s side have picked up just one point from their opening 10 games and are well on course to break Derby’s record of just 11 points in a league season.

Fresh from a 5-0 defeat at Arsenal, they have now conceded a staggering 29 goals and faced more shots than any other team this season, averaging an incredible 20.3 shots per game.

Wolves are not the most trigger-happy side in the division, averaging just 12 shots per game, but it stands to reason that they will find some joy against the Blades.

Hwang Hee-Chan has been by far the most prolific Wolves player this season, scoring an impressive six goals in their opening ten league games. Hwang only averages 1.6 shots per game this season, but there is a very good chance that he will better that average against such a porous Blades defence.

Burnley vs Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace to make 12 fouls or more

Burnley find themselves in the bottom three after ten games, but their possession statistics are not what one would expect of a newly promoted side battling relegation. Vincent Kompany’s outfit average over 49% possession, the tenth-highest average in the league, and will dominate the ball against a Crystal Palace side that is happy to play without it.

Palace have the fifth-lowest possession in the Premier League and will likely sit deep at Turf Moor on Saturday, meaning there is a good chance that they will commit at least a dozen fouls.

Roy Hodgson’s team already average 11.6 fouls per game and it is entirely conceivable that they will slightly better that average in an important away game.

Burnley goalkeeper to make three or more saves

For all of Burnley’s attempts to depart from the Sean Dyche era and play aesthetically pleasing football, they still have to be able to perform basic defensive tasks, such as preventing goals. The Clarets have conceded 25 goals in 10 games – the second-most in the league – and have faced the fourth-highest number of shots in the division. They have faced 65 shots on target in 10 games, with every team that they have faced in the league managing at least three shots on target. It stands to reason that Palace, who average 12.8 shots per game, will force James Trafford into at least three saves.

Everton vs Brighton

Over 2.5 goals

For all of Brighton’s progress, they have still yet to keep a clean sheet in the Premier League this season, and only one in all competitions. Roberto De Zerbi’s side have conceded a concerning 19 goals in 10 games – the most of any side in the league outside the bottom four.

They now face a rejuvenated Everton side that have discovered how to score goals. Sean Dyche’s side have bagged 10 in their last six in all competitions and suddenly look like a decent football team. However, Brighton have also scored in every game that they have played this season and will be confident of hurting the Toffees, who have recorded just one league win at Goodison Park all season.

Both will be confident of scoring and there should be plenty of goals as a result.

Brentford vs West Ham

Over 3.5 cards

Neither West Ham nor Brentford boast particularly good disciplinary records. The Bees record of 27 bookings and West Ham’s tally of 24 plus a sending off means that the two sides average more than five cards per game combined.

There is nothing to say that these poor disciplinary records will not continue here and all signs point to at least four cards issued.

Referee Thomas Bramall has issued eight bookings in two league games this season and may maintain his average of four cards per game.

Premier League Bet Builder Tips

SATURDAY’S 3PM KICK-OFF MULTI-MATCH PUNT

Manchester City vs Bournemouth
Julian Alvarez to Score Anytime

Sheffield United vs Wolves
Hwang Hee-Chan to Have Two Or More Shots on Target

Burnley vs Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace to Make 12 Fouls Or More
Burnley Goalkeeper To Make Three Or More Saves

Everton vs Brighton
Over 2.5 Goals

Brentford vs West Ham
Over 3.5 Cards

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change.

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