Premier League Betting Preview: Where's The Value In The Midweek Fixtures?

We take a look at the Premier League's midweek fixtures to try and find the best betting value
08:01, 25 Apr 2023

The next few days could go a long way to deciding how the rest of the Premier League season shapes up, particularly at the top, with a mouth-watering clash between Manchester City and Arsenal to look forward to. 

To get ready for what’s bound to be another thrilling few days in the English top-flight, we’ve compiled some stats to help you find the best value in the betting.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Crystal Palace

When: Tuesday, 25th April 

Where: Molineux

TV: BT Sport 3

Kick-Off: 7.30pm 

Betfred Match Odds: Wolves 5/4, Palace 23/10, Draw 11/5

Crystal Palace have four wins in a row against Wolves and are looking to make it five consecutive wins against a single opponent for the time in their Premier League history. Wolves meanwhile have won five of their last seven at home and are looking to make it three wins on the bounce at Molineux in the PL for the first time since 2021.

Both teams to score - EVS

Aston Villa vs Fulham 

When: Tuesday, 25th April 

Where: Villa Park 

TV: BT Sport 2

Kick-Off: 7.45pm 

Betfred Match Odds: Villa 8/11, Fulham 7/2, Draw 11/4

Villa come into this one on the back of some rock solid home form against Fulham, having lost just one of their last 18 in the league against the Cottagers, winning their last three. The home side have also won their last four Premier League games at Villa Park by an aggregate of 9-0. Villa’s Ollie Watkins has scored 11 goals in his last 13 games.

Ollie Watkins to score anytime - 6/5

Leeds United vs Leicester City

When: Tuesday, 25th April 

Where: Elland Road 

TV: BT Sport 1

Kick-Off: 7.45pm 

Betfred Match Odds: Leeds 6/5, Leicester 21/10, Draw 13/5

Leeds have been shipping goals for fun recently. Having won and kept a clean sheet in their first match under Javi Gracia, they have conceded 23 in their eight since. They have also conceded 5+ goals in their last two home matches - no side has ever conceded five or more in three straight games in top-flight history. Leeds have only won one of their last eight league games vs Leicester.

Leicester win - 21/10

Nottingham Forest vs Brighton & Hove Albion

When: Wednesday, 26th April

Where: City Ground 

TV: BT Sport 4 

Kick-Off: 7.30pm 

Betfred Match Odds: Forest 5/1, Brighton 1/2, Draw 10/3

Nottingham Forest are winless in their last 11 (D3), failing to keep a clean sheet in any of these, and have lost their last four on the trot. Forest have also won just one of their last seven home league games against Brighton, although that win came when the sides last met at the City Ground in 2017. There has been a first half goal scored in each of Forest’s last seven home matches, while Brighton have scored before half-time in their last five away games. 

Half-Time/Full-Time: Brighton/Brighton - 13/10

Chelsea vs Brentford

When: Wednesday, 26th April

Where: Stamford Bridge 

TV: BT Sport 3

Kick-Off: 7.45pm 

Betfred Match Odds: Chelsea 4/6, Brentford 4/1, Draw 11/4

Chelsea are without a win in their last seven in all competitions and have lost three of their last six Premier League London derbies. Brentford, however, have lost six of their eight away games against the Blues - although they did win this fixture 4-1 last season. There have been at least three goals in the last eight games between Chelsea and Brentford at Stamford Bridge.

Over 2.5 match goals - 10/11

West Ham United vs Liverpool

When: Wednesday, 26th April

Where: London Stadium 

TV: BT Sport 2

Kick-Off: 7.45pm 

Betfred Match Odds: West Ham 11/4, Liverpool 9/10, Draw 11/4 

Liverpool have won ten of their last 12 Premier League encounters with West Ham, but have won on just one of their six visits to London-based sides in the Premier League this season. Both teams have scored in four of the last six contests between these sides, as have four of Liverpool’s last five and three of West Ham’s previous five in all competitions.

Liverpool win and both teams to score - 23/10

Manchester City vs Arsenal

When: Wednesday, 26th April

Where: Etihad Stadium 

TV: 8pm 

Kick-Off: BT Sport 1 

Betfred Match Odds: Man City 8/15, Arsenal 9/2, Draw 7/2

Manchester City have won all six of their Premier League home games against Arsenal since Pep Guardiola took charge, recording an aggregate score of 17-3. Arsenal’s last win over City at home in the league came in January 2015. In fact, the Gunners are on a streak of 11 straight PL defeats against City, the longest such run against one opponent in their league history. 

Over 2.5 Man City goals - 13/8

Southampton vs AFC Bournemouth

When: Thursday, 27th April

Where: St Mary’s 

TV: BT Sport 3

Kick-Off: 7.45pm 

Betfred Match Odds: Southampton 5/4, Bournemouth 11/5, Draw 23/10

The away side has emerged victorious in the last four meetings between Southampton and Bournemouth, with the last three all won to nil. Southampton have lost ten home games this season, their joint highest in a single campaign. The Saints have the fewest home wins (2), fewest home points (10), most home defeats (10) and worst home goal difference (-15).

Bournemouth win - 11/5

Everton vs Newcastle United

When: Thursday, 27th April

Where: Goodison Park 

TV: BT Sport 2

Kick-Off: 7.45pm 

Betfred Match Odds: Everton 18/5, Newcastle 4/5, Draw 5/3

Newcastle have won four of their last five against Everton, as many as in their previous 21, however their away record against the Toffees leaves a bit to be desired, winning just one of their last 10 away games at Goodison Park. Newcastle have also conceded in each of their last six on their travels in the Premier League. 

Both teams to score - 10/11

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United 

When: Thursday, 27th April

Where: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium 

TV: BT Sport 1

Kick-Off: 8.15pm 

Betfred Match Odds: Spurs 7/4, Man United 7/5, Draw 13/5

Tottenham Hotspur are on a four game losing run against Manchester United in the Premier League, their longest losing run against the Red Devils since seven in a row between 2001 and 2004. Spurs have also won only three of their last 21 PL home games against United. None of Spurs’ last 26 PL home games have been draws.

Manchester United win - 7/5

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