Liverpool’s thrilling 3-2 win over Manchester City at the top of the table on Sunday was the highlight of last round of EPL fixtures, and there has been a further twist in the title race title with City’s 2-2 midweek draw at home to Sunderland.
Liverpool and City are likely to be at the center of the media’s attention over the next couple of days but there are still issues to be decided at all levels in the table. In terms of the betting world, we’re always looking for the best value, which doesn’t always occur in the best matchup.
After picking four winners from five selections last weekend, we’re back to take a look at the best bets for this weekend’s fixtures.
Manchester City (home) vs. West Bromwich Albion
Asian handicap: Man City -2 (-105) vs. West Brom +2 (+105)
3-way line: Man City -500 / West Brom +1700 / Draw +750
PickCenter public consensus money line pick: N/A
Total: 3.5 (Over -110, Under +105)
What a week it has been for Manchester City, which lost 3-2 at title rivals Liverpool last weekend and then suffered an even more surprising slip-up when they could only draw 2-2 at home to bottom club Sunderland on Tuesday night. Their tally of just one point from their last two matches mean City now trail Prem leaders Liverpool by six and have only a single game in hand. Visitors West Brom have an excellent 1-3-4 record away to top-half sides this season and will make themselves as difficult as possible to break down, knowing that a point would be an excellent result.
Given how low morale is likely to be in the City camp, and the surprising success West Brom have had on the road against better teams this season, I’m prepared to support the...