Manchester United coasted to a 4-0 victory at home over Crystal Palace in its last league match, remaining undefeated and improving to 6-0-1 on the season. The club will face its toughest test of the young season this Saturday when it visits Liverpool.
United is a slight favorite to win the game at +155 at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Liverpool is going off at +175 to win at home and +235 to play to a draw.
Each of the last three matches between these two powerhouse clubs has ended in a draw.
To pull off the win at home, Liverpool will likely need an excellent day on offense. The club has had one of the worst defenses in the English Premier League this season, allowing 12 goals in seven games en route to a 3-1-3 record. Manchester United has allowed only two goals on the campaign and has outscored Liverpool 21 goals to 13 thus far.
While Manchester United will be battling it out in a tough road game, Manchester City will be the biggest favorite on the board at -650. Manchester City, also the favorite on the EPL championship odds, picked up an impressive 1-0 road victory over Chelsea in its last match to move to 6-0-1 on the season, and will now face 2-3-2 Stoke City at home.
Stoke City would pay +1600 on an outright upset and +750 to force a draw on Saturday.
Coming off its loss to Manchester City, Chelsea gets an excellent opportunity for a quick rebound as -265 road favorites against Crystal Palace. Crystal Palace is well on its way to relegation with an 0-7 record in 2017, allowing 17 goals while still looking for its first goal of the season. The home crowd will try to will the club to an upset at +750 or at least a draw at +370.
With a 3-1-3 record and 12 points, Burnley sits sixth in the EPL standings. Burnley is going off at +165 this Saturday against West Ham United (+175 to win, +210 to draw). The club has scored only seven goals in seven games but has held opponents to just five goals in those seven games.
English Premier League Betting Lines
Manchester City (-650) vs. Stoke City (+1600), Draw (+750)
Crystal Palace (+750) vs. Chelsea (-265), Draw (+370)
Liverpool (+175) vs. Manchester United (+155), Draw (+235)
Burnley (+165) vs. West Ham United (+175), Draw (+210)