EPL 2019-20: Matchday 21 Preview & Betting Tips

December 30th 2019, 7:38pm, By: Jake Smit

EPL 2019-20: Matchday 21 Preview & Betting Tips

The 2019-20 EPL season continues this weekend with Matchday 21. There are practically games on every day during this busy period and we certainly aren’t complaining. Here, we preview our best bets for the upcoming midweek round and wish you all the best of luck if following!

EPL Matchday 21 Betting Tips

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Chelsea

Wednesday, 11:30pm AEDT

Brighton were impressive winners when they hosted Bournemouth on the weekend, defeating them 2-0 with Aaron Mooy the clear man of the match. The Gulls snapped a four-game winless run in the process and are now into 13th spot on the table as we head into the new year.

Chelsea came from a goal down away to Arsenal on the weekend to eventually win 2-1. Jorginho and Tammy Abraham both found the back of the net in the final 10 minutes to make it back to back wins against fellow top six teams. Chelsea hold onto fourth on the table and are four points clear of fifth placed Manchester United.

Although Brighton were winners on the back of a strong performance last time out, we don’t see them besting Chelsea in this one. The Blues have been fantastic away from home this season (7-0-3) with their 21 points on bettered by Liverpool (25). If they play close to their best, then Chelsea should be too good in this fixture.

Burnley vs Aston Villa

Wednesday, 11:30pm AEDT

Burnley were outclassed by Manchester United on the weekend in their 2-0 home loss. That loss saw the Clarets drop down to 13th spot on the ladder as we approach the new year. The good thing for Burnley is they remain at home again this round and have a chance to better their 5-0-5 record that they’ve amassed in front of their home fans.

Aston Villa came up against a fellow battler in Watford on the weekend and it didn’t end well for them. Villa lost for the fifth time in their last six league games and are now in 18th spot on the table and are just five points in front of last placed Norwich at the halfway point of the season.

Burnley certainly haven’t found any great consistency in their performance this season, but they’ve still been far better than Aston Villa. Villa have managed to secure just four points from 10 away fixtures this campaign and we can’t see them getting anything out of their trip to Burnley this week. 

Liverpool vs Sheffield United 

Friday 7am AEDT

Liverpool have overcome a tricky period of their schedule and now sit very, very pretty at the top of the table. They were winners at home against the Wolves on the weekend, making it four league clean sheets on the spin. Now with a comfortable run of games coming up, Liverpool look uncatchable in the title race.

Sheffield United had the extremely tough fixture away to Manchester City on the weekend and eventually went down 2-0. That loss was just Sheffield’s fourth of the season and only Liverpool have lost less games so far. The Blades are currently sitting in eighth spot on the table and would be happy with how things have gone in their first season back in England’s topflight.

Liverpool are at the peak of their powers at the moment and will host Sheffield at Anfield where they haven’t lost in three years. The Reds have looked rock solid at the back in recent weeks and if they bring their usual intensity, then we can see them winning to nil once again.

TIPS

Caulfield Racing Tips: Saturday, August 15th

Caulfield plays host to the Group 2 P.B. Lawrence Stakes this Saturday, which sees seven individual Group 1 winners among the field! The feature headlines a big day of racing in Melbourne, and Trent Crebbin has previewed every race on the card here! read more

UFC 252 Preview & Betting Tips

UFC 252 will be headlined by a monster fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight championship! See our full preview and betting tips from MMA expert Ben Talintyre here read more

NRL Round 14: Saturday Preview & Betting Tips

Matta91 is back on deck this Saturday, the 15th of August to preview the massive three game slate in the NRL, which gets underwa at 3pm with the Sharks facing off against the Titans. See our full preview and tips for all three games here read more

AFL Round 12: Saturday Preview & Betting Tips

Round 12 of the AFL season continues on Saturday with a three game slate kicking off at 2.35pm! As usual, we have you covered with a full preview and betting tips for all three games here read more

ARTICLES

Performance Ratings & Pricing with Julian Vallance with Sportsbet

Julian Vallance from Sportsbet takes us through some of the key factors which he uses with pricing upcoming horse races such as performance ratings. Check out his video from Sportsbet here. read more


What is Over-Round and How do Sportsbooks Make Money?

Over-Round is an important concept for both punters and sportsbooks. It's how Australian sportsbooks make money! All punters should understand over-round, how to spot it, and how to find better value on the Betfair Exchange. read more


Betfair Commissions and Charges

Ever wondered why you can get such great odds at Betfair in comparison to other online bookmakers? We break down why that is the case and why Betfair isn't just for professional punters here read more


What is Lay Betting?

Lay betting is when you’re betting against an event to occur. You’re betting that a horse won’t win a race, a team won’t win a match or your player will lose to their opponent. Find out more about lay betting at Betfair right here. read more


BLOGS

2020 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 11

It seems like only suspension can stop Lachie Neale from securing the Brownlow win after another brilliant performance in Round 11, but there are plenty of other Brownlow betting markets that we'll be tackling as markets open. Let's take a closer look at our Round 11 Brownlow vote predictions. read more


2020 AFL Round 12 Odds

Round 12 in the AFL season gets underway on Thrusday night with the 'Battle of the Bridge' between Sydney and GWS taking place at Optus Stadium. As usual, we have all of the odds for the weekend's action, with the Round 12 odds coming via our friends at Sportsbet. read more


2020 Spring Racing Carnival: A look at the WA stars

WA racing's leviathan owner-breeder Bob Peters has sent six of his best horses across the Nullabor to tackle some of Australia's biggest races this Spring. Tim Geers takes a look at each of the star WA horses and what races we might see them in throughout the Melbourne Spring. read more


2020 AFL Round 11 Odds

Round 11 of the AFL season gets underway on Saturday and as usual, we have you covered with all of the odds for every game courtesy of our friends at Sportsbet! read more


PlayUp