Starting on Saturday, a lot of great matchups take place in the English Premier League. The top matchup on Saturday has Manchester City taking on Leicester City. Also on Saturday, Everton battles Arsenal. Tottenham against Chelsea headlines Sunday’s slate of games. Check out the analysis and free soccer betting picks for 6 of this weekend’s top matches!
Top Soccer Betting Picks for the Week – December 16th Edition
Saturday, Dec. 21th
Everton vs Arsenal
- Premier League: Everton +149 / Arsenal +154
Manchester City dominated Arsenal 3-0 on Dec. 21. On the same day, Everton drew 1-1 with Manchester United. In the head-to-head matchups, Arsenal has the edge. But Everton beat the Gunners 1-0 in the last battle. Go with Everton.</p.
Soccer Betting Pick: Everton
Norwich City vs Wolverhampton
- Premier League: Norwich City +266 / Wolverhampton -109
Norwich has a couple of draws and a couple of losses in their last 4. Wolverhampton has 2 wins, 2 draws, and a loss in their last 5. Norwich City has allowed 35 goals while Wolverhampton has allowed only 19. Back the Wanderers.
Soccer Betting Pick: Wolverhampton
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace
- Premier League: Newcastle +146 / Crystal Palace +191
Newcastle versus Crystal Palace projects to be one of the most competitive EPL matches of the weekend. Crystal Palace has 2 wins and a draw in their last 3. Newcastle has 2 wins and a loss in their last 3. Newcastle has allowed 6 more goals than Crystal Palace this season. That gives the dog the edge.
Soccer Betting Pick: Crystal Palace
Manchester City vs Leicester City
- Premier League: Manchester City -1 (-151) / Leicester City +1 (+108)
Although Man City has almost no shot of catching Liverpool, they won’t give up on games. Leicester City is in great form, though. They have 4 wins and a draw in their last 5. Take the goal.
Soccer Betting Pick: Leicester City
Sunday, Dec. 22nd
Watford vs Manchester United
- Premier League: Watford +300 / Manchester United -131
The moneyline odds imply Watford has a puncher’s chance to upset Man United. They won’t. Watford has scored only 9 goals in EPL play this season. Manchester United has scored 25. United also has 3 wins and 2 draws in their last 5. Back United on the moneyline. If you feel like taking a risk, go Man United handicap.
Soccer Betting Pick: Manchester United
Tottenham vs Chelsea
- Premier League: Tottenham +123 / Chelsea +177
Can you think of a closer matchup? Tottenham has scored 30 goals. Chelsea has scored 31. Tottenham has allowed 23 goals. Chelsea has allowed 25. Neither team should give an inch. Who has the edge? Neither. That means we back the team offering the better odds. Go Blues!
Soccer Betting Pick: Chelsea