EPL 2019-20: Matchday 23 Preview & Betting Tips

January 17th 2020, 10:54am, By: SundayLeagueShark

EPL 2019-20: Matchday 23 Preview & Betting Tips

The back half of the English Premier League season is underway and although Liverpool have one hand firmly grasped on the domestic league trophy, there is still plenty up for grabs in the later parts of the season. See our preview and tips for the key games in Matchday 23 here. 

EPL Matchday 23 Betting Tips

Watford vs Tottenham (Saturday 11.30pm AEDT)

Tottenham have been in some horror form of late, losing their last two games on the trot and four of their last 10 to drop to 8th on the EPL table. They were beaten 1-0 at home by Liverpool on the weekend in a game where they controlled just 33% of possession and were thoroughly outplayed.

Watford sit in 17th place on the EPL table but are the only team outside the top 13 that will be coming off a win this week. In fact, they have won their last three games in a row to climb out of the relegation zone, defeating Aston Villa, Wolverhampton and Bournemouth over the last three weeks.

As bad as they have been at times throughout the year, I like the look of Watford at home here. They seem to have found some form, having not lost a Premier League matchup since their 2-0 defeat at Anfield all the way back on December 14. They have taken a point in four of their last six against Tottenham and I think they are good value to do so again on Saturday night.

Newcastle United vs Chelsea (Sunday 4.30am AEDT)

The Blues captured a strong 3-0 win over Burnley in Matchday 22 as Jorginho, Tammy Abraham and Hudson-Odoi all found the back of the net. They have now lost just one of their last five games, which came at the hands of Southampton back on the 27th of December. They currently sit in 4th place on the EPL table, and although the title is well out of their grasp, they will be desperate to keep winning in a bid to secure a spot in the Champions League next season.

It’s been a middling year for Newcastle United so far. They currently sit in 13th place on the EPL table but are just four points behind Tottenham in eighth. Newcastle’s focus could be shifted to their upcoming FA Cup game with Oxford United, which is scheduled for the 25th of January, and is their last remaining chance for a trophy this season.

Chelsea start as strong favourites here and we have to side with them given their recent form. They have lost to Newcastle United just once in their last eight matchups, and that game was played at St. James Park back in 2018. At Stamford Bridge, the Blues should be too strong.

Liverpool vs Manchester United (Monday 3.30am AEDT)

Liverpool continued their winning ways on Matchday 22 with a strong performance over Tottenham. They remain undefeated this season and sit atop the EPL table with a commanding 14 point lead over their nearest competitor. They have won their last 12 games on the trot and show no sign of slowing down.

Manchester United captured a good win over Wolverhampton on the weekend, as Jaun Mata found the back of the net in the 1-0 game at home. Manchester United will be desperate to stay on the winners list as they currently sit five points behind Chelsea, just outside of qualification for the Champions League next season.

Crazy to think that one big six club can be as short as $1.33 when playing against another big six club, but that is a sign of Liverpool’s dominance this season. Manchester United’s front three have been in terrific form this season, plundering 39 goals between them, and the Red Devils are the only team to take a point off Liverpool this season. We think they can find the back of the net against the Reds.


AFL Finals Week 1: West Coast vs Collingwood Preview & Betting Tips

Three down, one to go. The Eagles will host the Magpies in the 1st elimination final to close out Week 1 in the AFL Finals series on Saturday night. As usual, we have a preview and betting tips for the clash here read more

AFL Finals Week 1: St Kilda vs Western Bulldogs Preview & Betting Tips

Thursday and Friday night were just an entrée for what will be a monster double-header of elimination finals on Saturday! The Saints will square off against the Western Bulldogs in the first game of the day from 4.40pm and we have you covered with a full preview and betting tips for the clash here read more

AFL Finals Week 1: Brisbane vs Richmond Preview & Betting Tips

The 2020 AFL Finals series continues on Friday night and what a monster matchup we have in store! The second placed Lions will host the third placed Tigers in the 2nd Qualifying Final from the Gabba and as usual, our AFL expert PuntingInDanger has you covered with a full preview and betting tips for the clash here! read more

AFL Finals Week 1: Port Adelaide vs Geelong Preview & Betting Tips

The AFL Finals finally get underway on Thursday night! Port Adelaide will host Geelong in the first qualifying final to open up the finals series, and as usual, we have a full preview and betting tips here. read more


Best Australian Sports Betting Sites

The best Australian sports betting sites ensure safe and successful online betting for punters. Here's our list of the best betting options in Australia. read more

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


Palmerbet's 40 Days of Value is Here!

The weather’s getting warmer and the horse racing schedule is heating up – that means Spring is here. Palmerbet is doubling down on the best time of the year with ‘40 Days of Value’, spring-loaded with bigger odds, hot tips and other offers to make it a Spring Carnival season to remember for punters. read more

2020 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 18

That's it! The 2020 AFL regular season has come to an end and Brisbane's Lachie Neale has surely done enough to secure the 2020 Brownlow Medal with another brilliant game in Round 18. Let's take a closer look at our Round 18 Brownlow Medal vote predictions! read more

2020 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 17

There's just one more round to go in the 2020 AFL season. Round 17 has completed and the Brownlow votes are locked away. It was a quiet round for those at the top of our Brownlow leaderboard, but there were a couple of stand out performances this weekend. Let's take a closer look at each match with our Round 17 Brownlow vote predictions. read more

2020 Brownlow Medal Predictions & Leaderboard

2020 AFL Brownlow Medal predictions and vote tracker. Our AFL experts offer round-by-round Brownlow votes including a rolling Brownlow leaderboard and tracking for the 2020 AFL season. read more