Friday December 5th, 2014

With its leading scorer Diego Costa out of the lineup on Wednesday, Chelsea didn't miss a beat in its 3-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur. Chelsea will take an 11-0-3 record into its road game against Newcastle United this Saturday.

Chelsea is a -200 favorite to win at St. James' Park according to sportsbooks monitored by Newcastle United is 5-4-5 so far this season with a 3-1-2 record at home, and is a +600 home underdog with the draw paying +315. Chelsea has yet to lose this season but all of its three draws have come on the road. Newcastle United has enjoyed some recent success against Chelsea with wins in three of the teams' last five meetings.

Manchester City hosts Everton this Saturday with its offense looking great in recent weeks. After scoring two goals or less in its previous four league games, Manchester City has scored seven goals in its last two, wins over Southampton and Sunderland. Man City is a -200 favorite this Saturday against Everton, with Everton going off at +500 to win outright and +350 to force a draw. Everton has lost both of its last two games against Manchester City since going 9-2-1 in its previous 12 against the side.

Two teams looking to avoid relegation meet on Saturday when Queens Park Rangers host Burnley. With Burnley sitting at 18th in the EPL standings with 12 points and a 2-6-6 record and QPR at 19th with 11 points and a 3-9-2 record, the team that loses this game could be in serious danger of relegation. QPR is a +100 favorite to win at home on this week's soccer betting lines with Burnley at +285 and the draw at +240. 

Manchester United is a perfect 4-0-0 over its last four games and could move into third place in the standings with a road win this Monday against Southampton. Southampton has lost its last two games and is a slight home underdog at +175 as Man U is a +155 favorite to win and +240 to play to a draw. Manchester United is 8-0-2 in its last 10 against Southampton.

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