Friday January 16th, 2015

Manchester City is unbeaten in its last 12 English Premier League matches with a 9-0-3 record. The club gets a tough test at home this Sunday with Arsenal coming to town.

Arsenal enters this game as a +350 road underdog according to sportsbooks monitored by Manchester City is a -130 favorite at home while the draw would pay +275. Man City has drawn two of its last three games (including draws at home to Burnley and at Everton) since winning its previous seven games. Arsenal is 2-2-3 in its last seven games against Manchester City.

Chelsea visits Swansea City on Saturday and will try to keep its hold on first place in the EPL standings with three points. Swansea City is going off at +550 to win outright and +300 to force a draw while Chelsea would pay -190 on a win. Chelsea has struggled on the road recently with a 1-2-1 record in its last four road games. Swansea City has lost each of its last four games against Chelsea.

Liverpool has suffered through an inconsistent season so far, but has seemingly turned things around recently with a 3-0-1 record in its last four games and a 5-1-3 record in its last nine. The squad will try to stay hot this Saturday as a -120 road favorite on its visit to Aston Villa. Aston Villa is a +350 underdog at home and the draw is going off at +250. Liverpool is just 5-4-2 in its last 11 games against Aston Villa since going 10-0-6 in its previous 16 games against them.

Southampton visits Newcastle United this Saturday in the midst of an impressive 4-0-1 run. Since losing four straight back in December, The Saints are undefeated over its last five games with a draw against Chelsea and wins over Arsenal and Manchester United. This week, Southampton is a +115 favorite over Newcastle United at +240 and the draw at +240. Newcastle United is 5-2-3 at home this year and is 9-0-2 in its last 11 home games against Southampton.


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