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THERE’s not so much higher than some midweek footy below the lights.
With no European video games this week, it is an opportunity for the Premier League to take centre stage over a lot of nights – and we have betting tips for you from two large top-flight clashes.
It has been a torrid few weeks for Arsenal and Mikel ArtetaCredit score: Reuters
Arsenal vs Southampton, Wednesday 6pm
We stated final week that Mikel Arteta was skating on skinny ice.
After defeat against Burnley – the Gunners fourth in a row – he might need simply fallen via it.
By no means thoughts getting out of first gear, the Gunners have but to place the important thing within the ignition – and the much less stated about what is going on on with highest-earner Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the higher.
No such worries at St Marys, with the Saints flying excessive and presently occupying a Champions League place.
They have been ruthless against Sheffield United on the weekend, turning would may have been a possible banana pores and skin into a simple victory.
Many followers on the South Coast feared the worst when high scorer Danny Ings got injured two months ago.
Granit Xhaka noticed crimson as Arsenal suffered one other defeatCredit score: AFP
However they’ve gone as an alternative from power to power – and the previous Liverpool ahead is again to assist their unlikely European push.
The Saints have scored 24 occasions this season, the identical as Spurs and noticeable FOURTEEN greater than the shot-shy Gunners.
They’ve scored twice on three of their final 4 visits to the Emirates – and we’re backing them to do the identical once more.
Hasenhuttl’s fearless aspect netted three at Stamford Bridge earlier within the season and have drawn a clean simply as soon as on their travels.
The Gunners have been leaky at dwelling all marketing campaign and 17/10 on the Saints scoring over 1.5 objectives is large.
You will get 4/6 on Southampton avoiding defeat in North London and with Arsenal in this rut – and the guests filled with confidence – that is a terrific value.
Danny Ings hasn’t scored from open play since his return from knee surgical procedure however is slowing getting again up to the mark.
This Southampton staff has pace, agility and guile in assault – and he is bought all three.
At 11/10, ignore the costs on the shot-shy Arsenal forwards and as an alternative again Ings to offer you a midweek winner.
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Sheffield United vs Man Utd, Thursday
It has been a depressing marketing campaign for Chris Wilder and Co.
The Blades are affected by an enormous bout of second-season syndrome, sitting backside of the desk with one level from a potential 36.
Man Utd in the meantime arrive in South Yorkshire on the again of a morale-boosting efficiency within the Manchester derby.
In order that they did not get all three factors, however a 0-0 draw with Pep Guardiola’s City side was welcome after crashing out of the Champions League.
Within the reverse fixture final season, these sides performed out a terrific 3-3 draw which noticed United battle again from two-down.
The final time Sheffield United scored three was again in July, once they dispatched Chelsea 3-0 on home soil.
That appears a very long time in the past now.
Wilder’s aspect are winless all season and presently on a run of seven-straight defeats.
No marvel then they’re 6/1 for the victory – however even that appears just a little brief contemplating their wretched kind.
Man Utd have scored three or extra in EVERY one in all their Premier League away matches this season.
They’ve received all of these video games and objectives is the way in which to play right here.
A United away victory is only a tiny 4/9 and we would go away that win solely market alone, just because there’s extra worth elsewhere.
Ole’s males are an ideal 5 from 5 on the street, the best away team in the league – however they’ve conceded in every of these victories.
Again them to win this at Bramall Lane, but in addition to concede at an enormous 12/5.
Each groups to attain can also be evens, which is simply too tempting regardless of the Blades’ blunt ahead line this time period.
They found a way to score against Leicester final trip right here and at that value, we’re joyful to again them to take action once more.
Bruno Fernandes continues to thrill as United’s midfield magician and tops the scoring ranks with seven within the league to this point.
He takes the set items and has the attention for purpose you need when trusting a participant together with your hard-earned.
At 6/5, the Portuguese star can come via for us once more.
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*All odds from Ladbrokes and proper at time of publication.