2015-16 EPL: Week 18 Preview & Betting Tips

December 24th 2015, 11:39am, By: C.McGregor9

The 2015-16 English Premier League season continues over the Christmas weekend and all the talk has been surrounding who will manage which club at the end of the season. Continue reading for our EPL Week 18 Preview and Betting Tips.

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Stoke City vs Manchester United (Saturday 11.45pm AEDT)

The Red Devils are under huge scrutiny after back-to-back league defeats and no one will be feeling more pressure than manager LVG. The rumours are circling that he will be shown the door and surprisingly replaced by former blues coach Jose Mourinho. Manchester United have struggled in front of goal all season but their recent losses to Bournemouth and Norwich City suggest their problems at the back are worse than first thought.

Meanwhile Stoke City has been climbing the ladder despite a loss to Crystal Palace last week. The side is now in 11th place in the logjam and a big win over Manchester City at home two weeks ago suggests the side can match it with the top teams. We see the two sides playing out a draw in this one.

TIP: Draw @ $3.20 with Palmerbet


Liverpool vs Leicester City (Sunday 2am AEDT)

The honeymoon period of Jurgen Klopp joining the side has definitely ended with the side falling to a 3-0 defeat to Watford last weekend. The side hasn’t been playing well and despite the 4-1 victory against Manchester City, they haven’t been able to outplay any sides.

Meanwhile Leicester City is continuing to impress and show why they find themselves on the top of the table with a massive 3-2 victory away from home against Everton. Their rise to the top is truly spectacular as they were picked by many experts to be relegated at the end of the season. Their goal scoring prowess is unmatched by the rest of the league and with Liverpool having massive issues at the back we are predicting them to continue their winning ways in this one.

TIP: Leicester @ $3.80 with Sporstbet


Tottenham Hotspur vs Norwich City (Sunday 2am AEDT)

The Spurs bounced back nicely after a disappointing loss to Newcastle at home. Their 2-0 victory over Southampton showed strong signs at the back whilst they took their opportunities that were on offer. They come up against a Norwich City side that will be full of confidence after defeating Manchester United, however the side is still only just above the relegation zone.

The Spurs will have too much class for the Budgies and be able to pick up a relatively easy victory at home.

TIP: HT/FT Spurs/Spurs @ $2.00 with WilliamHill


Aston Villa vs West Ham United (Sunday 2am AEDT)

After a tremendous start to the season, West Ham have dropped off significantly in recent weeks as they seem to be going through a rough patch. Their goal scoring has dropped off whilst their defence has been inconsistent and made a few errors that has cost the side drastically.

Meanwhile Aston Villa remains on the bottom of the league table, stranded on just seven points after 17 matches. It seems as if the side is destined to be relegated at the end of the season and anything but a West Ham win in this one seems unlikely.

TIP: West Ham @ $2.80 with Crownbet

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Take note: Any of the tips in this article are simply the author’s opinion, so bet at your own risk and always gamble responsibly.  Also be sure to check out the Before You Bet Twitter Page for all our thoughts in the lead up to bets! Happy punting!


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