The 2017/2018 Premier League

August 21, 2017 by

Intro To The Premier League 2018 Season

This year sees the 26th season of the Premier League. The season kicked off on the 18th of August and it runs until the 13th of May in 2018, offering some of the worlds most exciting and strategic betting opportunities.

Chelsea took the trophy home last year and the League is joined by promoted teams from the EFL Championship, namely Newcastle United, Huddersfield Town and Brighton/Have Albion.

17 others from the previous Premier League Season join these three promoted teams. Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Hull City are the three teams that were relegated back to the EFL.

Who The Odds Favour

Manchester City is the bookmaker’s pick for the team to end on top. They generally will receive odds of about 2/1.

Chelsea is the current defending champions and have been putting in a good performance this season. They are currently getting 7/2 to 5/2 odds for retaining their hold on the Premiership Cup.

Manchester United have pretty good odds for lifting the Cup again, receiving 15/2 odds. Tottenham Hotspurs are a big favourite with 9/1 odds for a win. Most bookmakers give Arsenal and Liverpool pretty close odds, both receiving a 14/1 shot at the Cup.

For fans of long odds, Everton, Leicester City and Southampton are on offer at between 200 to 1 and 1000 to 1.

Leading Scorers

Even though the Premiership has just started, a few players have already made their presence felt. As of the 13th of August, below are the league’s top scorers.

Manchester United has the deadly Romelu Lukaku who is one of the most accurate and prolific goal scorers in the League. He is followed by Steve Moonie from Huddersfield Town, Jamie Vardy from Leicester City and Sam Vokes from Burnley.

Weekend Highlights

This weekend kicks off with some fantastic Premier League action. On Saturday Swansea faces Manchester United, Liverpool faces Crystal Palace and Stoke faces Arsenal.

Sunday will see the Tottenham Hotspurs face Chelsea. Monday the 21st will see Manchester City face Everton and the following Sunday, the 27th will see Liverpool face Arsenal.

The Current League And Points Table

  1. Manchester United -3
  2. Huddersfield Town -3
  3. Manchester City -3
  4. Tottenham Hotspurs -3
  5. Arsenal -3
  6. Burnley – 3
  7. Everton -3
  8. West Bromwich Albion – 3
  9. Liverpool -1
  10. Watford-1
  11. Southampton -1
  12. Swansea City -1
  13. Leicester City – 0
  14. Chelsea – 0
  15. AFC Bournemouth – 0
  16. Stoke City – 0
  17. Brighton and Hove Albion -0
  18. Newcastle United -0
  19. Crystal Palace -0
  20. West Ham United -0
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