Premier league football betting tips are given one of the following three ratings:
Banker, large stake, predicted outcome is more than likely.
Likely outcome, medium stake, worth a gamble.
Worth a flutter, small stake, be prudent and stick to matches where you can spot the value.
Below were the predicted outcomes for the weekend fixtures Sat 6th to Mon 8th March 2010.
|Sat 3:00||Arsenal v Burnley|
|Burnley's perilous situation second from bottom wasn't helped last weekend when they lost at home to bottom club, Portsmouth. Their home form appeared to be their only salvation but even that seems to have gone by the wayside. However, their away form is the worst in the Premier league with just a single point from fourteen games and relegation is looking more of a reality week by week. Several key Burnley players are close to a comeback against an Arsenal side that left it late away at Stoke last weekend but with Chelsea losing, maybe the Gunners still have a shot at the title despite it not being in their hands. Ramsey's broken leg means he's another long term casualty but Wenger could welcome back both Gallas and Diaby. Song is suspended after picking up a tenth yellow card at the Britannia. Burnley have conceded 43 goals on the road and Arsenal should walk to the three points.|
|Home Win 3-0|
|West Ham v Bolton|
|Just one point and two places separate these two sides fighting to avoid the threat of relegation. From West Ham downwards, the table is very tight with four points separating seven clubs. Whether that makes this a 'must win' or a 'not lose' game depends on your outlook but there's no doubt that any victor would gladly welcome the breathing space. The Hammers haven't lost any of their last five Premier league home fixtures and key players returning from injury has been partly responsible for an upturn in results. The Trotters' form on the road has not been good with a solitary point their only reward from their last five Premier league away fixtures but more alarming is their goal return; they've not scored in their last five away games in all competitions whilst conceding a hefty eleven times. West Ham look clear winners when you look at the stats but there can be some surprising result when clubs are fighting against the drop.|
|Home Win 2-0|
|Sat 5:30||Wolverhampton v Man Utd|
|Wolves have dug out some great results this season but none would be more of a shock than beating the current Champions at Molineux. Just a point and a place above the drop zone, three points would be extremely welcome but Wolves have lost three of their last five Premier league home fixtures. The win over Spurs was encouraging but they failed to keep out Chelsea and United will pose a similar threat. McCarthy's unlikely to rest players as he did at Old Trafford given their precarious position. United will be in buoyant mood after winning their first silverware of the season but defensive injuries to O'Shea and Ferdinand plus a doubt over Evans means Brown could partner Vidic in the heart of the back four. Also, Owen's hamstring leaves the way open for Berbatov to start with Rooney. United have disappointed on occasions during this campaign but victory would see them move into top spot above Chelsea and I'd expect them to take full advantage.|
|Away Win 0-2|
|Sun 4:00||Everton v Hull|
|Everton didn't enjoy a good end to February after having beaten both Chelsea and United earlier in the month. Sporting Lisbon knocked them out of the Europa league fairly convincingly and Spurs dented their hopes of qualifying for next season's European campaign. Spurs were lucky to take all three points from that game and Everton would've taken a share of the spoils had Donovan not put his close-range effort the wrong side of the post. The American may still start if Moyes plays two up top given that Saha withdrew from the France national squad with a thigh injury, though Anichebe may again be preferred. They host a Hull side that remain in the bottom three after not playing last weekend but the Tigers recently lost at both Ewood Park and Upton Park. Anthony Gardner is out with anke ligament damage and Fagan is suspended but Bullard, Geovanni and Olofinjana could be available. Moyes will be anxious to get back to winning ways and they don't come much easier than against a Hull side still to win on the road.|
|Home Win 2-0|
|Mon 8:00||Wigan v Liverpool|
|This should be Wigan's first outing on their newly relayed pitch and will undoubtedly benefit their intricately patterned football, or over-playing as the rest of us know it. The Latics are another of the relegation threatened sides, mainly because most of their recent games have ended in either draws or defeats. Their last victory came at Wolves in mid-January but aside from that they've not won in the Premier league since the end of November. They entertain a Liverpool side without Skrtel and Aurelio but who otherwise have few other injury problems with both Agger and Johnson expected to make returns very soon. The Reds haven't won on the road since their one goal victory at Villa Park at the end of December, but with the usual suspects now recovered from injury they should be worth a slender win.|
|Away Win 0-1|