EPL 2019-20: Matchday 25 Preview & Betting Tips

January 28th 2020, 3:56pm, By: SundayLeagueShark

After a week off for FA Cup fixtures, the English Premier League returns this weekend with a great slate of games. The weekend’s action gets underway with a big clash between top four teams Leicester City and Chelsea on Saturday night and is rounded out by Tottenham taking on Manchester City in an important game on Monday morning.

We have a full preview and betting tips for some of the key games of Matchday 25 below.

EPL Betting Tips Matchday 25

Leicester City vs Chelsea (Saturday 11.30pm AEDT)

Matchday 25 gets underway on Saturday night with 3rd placed Leicester City taking on 4th placed Chelsea from King Power Stadium at 11.30pm (AEDT). The Foxes are coming off a good win at home over West Ham two weeks ago, where they plundered four goals throughout the course of the game. They were also good on the road in Brentford for their FA Cup clash, winning 1-0 as Kelechi Iheanacho found the back of the net.

Chelsea was also on the road in their FA Cup clash and also claimed a one goal win. Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori scored for the Blues as they beat Hull City 2-1. Chelsea took a 2-1 lead in the 84th minute in their Matchday 24 clash against Arsenal, but relinquished the lead just three minutes later as Arsenal were able to salvage a draw on the road.

Chelsea start as slight underdogs here and they’ll see this as a massive chance to gain some ground on the 3rd placed Leicester, who currently sit 8 points ahead of them. Leicester have won just two of their last 13 games against Chelsea and just one of those wins came at home. Back the Blues with the safety of the draw no bet here.

Manchester United vs Wolverhampton (Saturday 4.30am AEDT)

Manchester United suffered a horror loss to Burnley at home in Matchday 24. They have now lost their last two games in the EPL and sit in fifth place on the table, six points outside of Chelsea in fourth. The Red Devils did bounce back in their FA Cup clash on the road in Tranmere as they smashed the Rovers 6-0.

Wolverhampton were admirable against Liverpool at home in Matchday 24, but ultimately went down 2-1 as Roberto Firmino scored an 84th minute goal to give the Reds the lead. The Wanderers will have the benefit of having had two full weeks off coming into this clash, after they were bounced from the FA Cup in the previous round by none other than Manchester United.

After their first FA Cup matchup finished in a 0-0 draw, Manchester United were successful in the rematch, winning 1-0 at home to move on to the next round. However, overlooking that game, the Wolves have a fantastic record against Man U, taking at least one point in the five previous games. They start as big underdogs here, happy to take them with a bit of insurance.

Tottenham vs Manchester City (Monday 3.30am AEDT)

Manchester City are coming off good wins in their last EPL match and in their FA Cup clash on the weekend. Sergio Aguero scored a 73rd minute winner in Sheffield to down the Blades in Matchday 24, while they advanced to the next round in the FA Cup with a dominant 4-0 win at home over Fulham.

Tottenham currently sit six points behind Chelsea in fourth place and will be desperate to get on a roll in the back half of the season to give themselves a chance at qualifying for the Champions League. They had a 1-1 draw in Southampton in their FA Cup clash, so will have to host the Saints in London on the 6th of February.

City and Tottenham had a storied rivalry over the Citizens dominant period at the top of the table. In that time, the Spurs were one team who were really able to do damage against Man City, taking points off the Citizens in six of their last 11 games. Not sure they will be able to replicate that in their current form, however, as Manchester City look to make one final charge at a miraculous title run.


Horse Racing Tips: Friday, February 21st

It's a big Friday of racing around the country and before Moonee Valley gets underway we're taking a look at Scone, Sale and Canberra. Luke Krahe has given his best bets of the day here! read more

2019-20 NBA Betting Tips: Friday 21st February

The NBA returns post All-Star break with a six game slate. There aren’t any real blockbuster matchups on the cards, but there’s still plenty of money to be made! read more

2020 AFL Women's (AFLW) Round 3 Betting Tips

The 2020 AFLW season continues this week with a great slate of games. The Lions are sitting pretty on top of the table as the only undefeated team and will be looking to go 3-0 this weekend! See our preview and tips for all seven games here read more

2020 Super Rugby: Round 4 Preview & Betting Tips

Just the six games in the Super Rugby this weekend but still plenty of opportunities to find winners. We have a full preview and betting tips for every game in Round 4 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

Understanding the Betfair Exchange

Learn the importance of the Betfair exchange for both recreational and professional punters. In this article we take a closer look at how Betfair works and why it often offers a superior product to the traditional online sports betting operators. read more

2019-20 Big Bash League (BBL09) Squads

The 2019-20 Big Bash League season is set to be a thriller! Check out the full squads for the upcoming BBL09 here read more

Understanding Betfair Staking Plans

In the third instalment of our Betfair instructional series, we take a look at understanding staking plans and how they can be used to stay in control of your bank roll read more


2020 AFLW Season Fixture

The 2020 AFLW season is just around the corner and this year will be bigger than ever! See the full fixture for all 8 rounds in the regular season here read more

2019-20 Big Bash League (BBL09) Predicted Lineups

The 2019-20 Big Bash League gets underway on Tuesday, the 17th of December and as many of the teams won't have their full compliment of players available to them on night one, we have compiled a predicted starting XI for all eight teams in the first week of the tournament here read more

BBL09 Team Preview: Sydney Thunder

The Sydney Thunder will be buoyed by the full-time return of star batsman Usman Khawaja this year, but will it be enough to lift them into the finals in BBL09? See our full Sydney Thunder preview here read more

BBL09 Team Preview: Sydney Sixers

The Sydney Sixers are one of the more successful sides in Big Bash League history, having won the title once and made the finals in five of eight seasons. Can they make waves in BBL09? See our full Sixers team preview here read more