Chelsea has the lead in the standings but they have a tough match on Saturday at Aston Villa. Second place Manchester City has what should be an easier match and they are favored in online gambling odds as they travel to Blackpool.
Birmingham at Arsenal – Bounce back time for Arsenal at home
Stoke City at Bolton – Another surprise result for Stoke?
Tottenham at Fulham – Another draw for Fulham?
West Brom at Manchester United – Statement needed from United
Wigan at Newcastle United – Wigan tries to keep momentum
West Ham at Wolverhampton – The two worst teams meet.
Chelsea at Aston Villa – Match of the week
Liverpool at Everton – Relegation zone battle
Manchester City at Blackpool – A match City should win going away
Sunderland at Blackburn – A match that deserves to end in a draw
Long Break – It has been two weeks since the teams played league matches and some people don’t like the break. Wigan manager Roberto Martinez is very unhappy about the long break. Wigan is coming off a 2-0 win in their last match but that was two weeks ago. Martinez wonders if his team will be able to keep their momentum. It can be a challenge to handicap the matches after a long break so you may want to show some caution as you bet the games this week in online gambling. It has been two weeks since teams played and momentum has been broken for most teams.
Chelsea at Aston Villa the Match of the Week – The Blues got a big win in their last match against Arsenal and will be looking to extend their points lead. They lead Aston Villa by eight points but they are just four points clear of second place Manchester City.
The biggest favorite this week at Internet gambling companies is Manchester United. They are laying big money or the goal and a half at home as they face West Brom. It is a must-win game for United who has fallen to third place in the standings. They are five points back of Chelsea. Anything less than a dominating win will not be tolerated by Alex Ferguson this week.