EPL Odds: Manchester United favored to win important derby
Manchester United is undefeated in the Premier League since February 21 with a 5-0-0 record over its last five games, and the club will try to extend its winning streak to six hosting a slumping Manchester City in a another anticipated edition of the Manchester derby on Sunday.
No club has more wins at home this year than Manchester United, which is 13-2-1 in league play at Old Trafford this season. Man United is a +145 favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com to win against its cross-town rival, which is going off at +185 to win outright and +245 to play to a draw.
Manchester City has struggled mightily on the road of late with three outright losses in its last three games away from home, including a stunning loss to Burnley on March 14 and another shocking loss to Crystal Palace earlier this week. Man City has won each of the last four games in this head-to-head series, though.
The top two teams in the English Premier League standings are both big road favorites this weekend. Chelsea is a -275 favorite at QPR (+750) on Sunday with the draw paying +400. Arsenal, which is a perfect 7-0-0 over its last seven games including three wins on the road, is a -200 favorite at Burnley (+550) on Saturday with the draw going off at +325.
One of the weekend's most evenly matched games is on Saturday when Swansea City plays host to Everton.
Swansea City is 4-2-0 over its last six matches including an upset win over Manchester United and is a +145 favorite at home over Everton. Everton (+190) has won three straight matches since going just 1-7-4 over its previous 12. A draw in this match would pay +230. Everton is 15-1-7 all-time against Swansea City.
West Ham United hosts Stoke City on Saturday in another match between two teams that are close in the EPL table. Stoke City has lost three straight since going 5-1-1 over its previous seven games and is a +240 underdog on Saturday with draw odds going off at +230. West Ham is a +120 favorite at home despite having only one win in its last nine games. The last nine games between these two clubs were split 3-3-3.