EPL Odds: Manchester United seeks rebound after shock loss to Leicester
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.
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.
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.
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.