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Manchester United off to disastrous start
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Manchester United off to disastrous start
Thursday September 25th, 2014

Manchester United's nightmare start to the 2014-15 season continued last weekend when the team fell to 1-3-2 over its last six games in all competitions with a 5-3 loss to Leicester City. The loss was United's first against Leicester City since 1998, breaking a 10-game winning streak against the Foxes.

United appeared to be on track for a win up 3-1 but gave up four unanswered goals as Leicester City paid off as a +475 underdog. The Red Devils return home this Saturday to host West Ham as a -300 favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com, with West Ham going off at +700 to win outright and +450 to force a draw. West Ham is just 1-11-2 in its last 14 games against Manchester United.

GLOCKNER: United, other EPL contenders struggling defensively

Chelsea, meanwhile, was moments away from a perfect 5-0-0 record and an impressive road win over Manchester City last Sunday before old Blues stalwart Frank Lampard pulled the game even in the 85th minute. Still, a draw on the road against Manchester City is a strong result, and Chelsea improved to 4-0-1. The Premier League's top team hosts Aston Villa on Saturday as a -500 home favorite with Aston Villa paying +1200 on the upset and +600 to play to a draw. Chelsea is 4-1-0 in its last five games against Paul Lambert's Villans.

WILSON: Arsenal seems destined for its typical finish

Elsehwere in London, Arsenal is a -140 home favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com this Saturday hosting Tottenham in the north London derby. Tottenham is a +375 road underdog and the draw is +275. Arsenal is unbeaten in its last 10 Premier League games with a 7-0-3 record over that stretch, and unbeaten in its last 20 league games at home with a 14-0-6 record. 

LYTTLETON: Liverpool, Everton both wobbling ahead of Merseyside derby

Liverpool vs. Everton is an important matchup this Saturday as both Merseyside clubs look to shake off slow starts to the season. Liverpool is 2-3-0 this season and is going off at -125 at home on Saturday while Everton is 1-2-2 on the year and a +325 underdog in this game, with the draw paying +290. Liverpool is 4-0-4 in its last eight games against Everton with three of the last four games in this series ending in a draw.

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