Season favorites at start of the league
The Premier League 2021 season had some hot favorites that were expected to put a strong show and probably lift the trophy at the end of the season. Liverpool, the immediate champions was touted to be one of the hot favorites to lift the trophy yet again in the 2020 – 2021 Season. Manchester City, the runners up in the league last season was also being expected to be a worthy title contender against the Reds.
Expected top seven table contenders
The other strong teams that were also expected to show up in the top six on the league table included; Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal, Leicester and Tottenham.
League unexpected up setter
The unexpected however took center stage when the little expected Aston Villa started the league on high note going by demolishing Liverpool, champion favorites 7 – 2! As if to confirm their quest for the title, they then went ahead in the next match to beat another strong team, Leicester by one goal to nil. Their massive victories would only be cut short by a rampart that beat them 3 – 0 at Villa Park, their home turf in a match that was played on 23rd October 2020.
Southampton would later add to their woes by defeating them 4 – 3 in a thrilling goals galore match that was played in their home at Villa Park. However, they would later bounce back with an emphatic win over London giants Arsenal with a 3 – 0 away win!
Current situation in the Premier League and top contenders as at 4/14/2021
Well, Manchester City managed to pull a surprise come back after a poor start to the league and was at one time 14 clear points at the top. However, Manchester United is also back to their winning ways and is trailing Manchester City with just 13 points adrift with a game in hand.
So much is expected of the teams once they finish their obligations at the European Continental Club action they are currently involved in. Chelsea managed to qualify for the next round after defeating Porto 2 – 1 on aggregate. Liverpool and Manchester City both play their determining games on 14/4/2021. Liverpool face Real Madrid after a 3 – 1 defeat in the first round leg in Madrid while Manchester City face Dortmund at the Etihad Stadium in England.
The latest Premier League winner odds, betting involved and online casinos to play
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With Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City side regaining their lost form just some few months, they are back on track again even against the backdrop of their shock defeat at home against 10 man Leeds United. Manchester City is still expected to win the title at 1/1000 chance rate. They are steadily ahead of the arch rivals, Manchester United who are rated at 66/1 chance of winning the title.
Leicester City and Chelsea are all rated at a chance of 4500/1 due to their good overall performances so far! It is important to note that these odds and predictions are subject to change at any time depending on the performance of the teams. However, Manchester City going with the last 4 matches have shown that they are determined to lift the trophy.
As per the latest bookmarkers odds, each of the team’s success rates of lifting the trophy are given as follows:
|Team||Chance of winning the Premier League|
Various betting types for Premier League Matches
- Betting on the moneyline – this simply means betting on which team will win a match outright. Nonetheless, most bookmarkers also feature the option to place a moneyline wager on the outcome of the match being a draw. Moneyline odds are usually displayed using the American plus or minus odds. The amount that a bettor wins is usually determined by these odds. Kindly note that the team with the minus odds is the favorite to win, while the team with the plus is the underdog.
- Over/under Goals – This kind of betting option gives the bettor the opportunity to place bets on the number of goals that may be scored in the match.
- Goal scorer – This market has got several options to choose from. Different sports books provide varied options such as first half goal scorer or second half goal scorer. There is also the any minute goal scorer available.