EPL Odds: Newly crowned champion Chelsea favored to beat Liverpool
In defeating Crystal Palace 1-0 at home last week, Chelsea locked up the 2015 Premier League title with three league games to spare. But even with the English Premier League locked up, Chelsea shouldn't need any added motivation to get up for this Sunday's game against Liverpool.
Chelsea is going off at +100 to win at home against Liverpool according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The club is still undefeated at home this season in league play with a 14-3-0 record at Stamford Bridge. Liverpool is still playing for a spot in the top four on the table and next season's Champions League but is currently four points out of fourth and will likely need an upset win as a +280 underdog to stay in the mix.
The draw is going off at +250 in the match. Chelsea is 4-0-1 in its last five against Liverpool.
After spending most of the season in fear of relegation down at the bottom of the EPL table with a 4-18-7 record through 29 games, Leicester City has won five of its last six games with its only loss over that stretch coming to Chelsea. Leicester City finds itself in the role of a slight favorite this Saturday, going off at +150 hosting Southampton. Southampton would pay +175 on a road win while a draw would pay +240.
Another potentially close game on Saturday features Stoke City hosting Tottenham. Stoke City is a +180 home underdog at the sportsbooks with Tottenham going off as a +145 road favorite and a draw sitting at +250. Tottenham is 2-2-2 in its last six matches on the road. These two squads are 3-3-2 against one another over their last eight meetings.
On Monday, Arsenal is a heavy favorite at home against Swansea City. Arsenal is 9-0-1 in both its last 10 matches overall and its last 10 matches at home and is going off at -350 on Monday. Swansea City is a +900 underdog to win outright and a +450 dog to force a draw.
Back in November, Swansea City did beat Arsenal at home, but the home team is obviously playing a lot better at this stage in the season.