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Premier League Matchday 9 Preview: Thousands To Be Won In Our Games

Premier League Matchday 9 Preview: Thousands To Be Won In Our Games
Thursday,October 19,2017

After a week of shocks, it’s safe to say the Premier League is bubbling up nicely as we approach matchday nine. Wins for Crystal Palace against Chelsea and Watford’s late victory at home to Arsenal, demonstrates why we all love England’s top tier and the fact it’s so unpredictable is the reason we just can’t keep away.


Your Premier League weekend starts tonight, with West Ham hosting Brighton as Friday Night Football returns. That means all our big money Prem pools shut tonight, with thousands to play for as the total amount we’re giving away this week sits at well over £2,000 and counting. Don’t forget there’s yet another Beat the Streak £1million Jackpot to play for, which also has at least £500 guaranteed if you play for £5.


Here’s a look at our big money games:


Beat the Streak, matchday nine: As we will be until January, there’s a brand new game to play each week, giving you plenty of shots for the £1million Jackpot. You know the drill - pick a team to win each week and if you choose 20 consecutive winners you’ll become millionaire, but you can only choose the same team once.


Last week’s game saw 17 players fall at the first hurdle of our £5 pool, thanks mainly to Chelsea’s shocking defeat to Crystal Palace which eliminated eight players. Spurs were the most popular choice, with 18 players through after their 1-0 win against struggling Bournemouth.


Man City look like this week’s best option when it comes to picking a dead cert to win. They host a Burnley side who have impressed away from home so far, picking up points at Stamford Bridge, Anfield and Wembley but coming away from Manchester with anything will surely be a step too far.


After all, City have won ten in a row in all competitions, and were simply sensational as they tore Stoke to shreds last week, thrashing them 7-2. With 29 goals from just eight games, it’s hard to know how the likes of Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling, Leroy Sane and Kevin de Bruyne can be stopped, and that’s without mentioning the returning Sergio Aguero! This is probably the most likely winner you’ll see in our Beat the Streak all season, so start your journey to £1million on a positive note!


Premier League Coupon - at least £500 to be won: With a minimum of £500 up for grabs if you play for just £2, again our Coupon represents great value for money. With a rare close date of Friday night, there’s another chance for you to make your Premier League predictions, with a second chance coupon open until 12:30pm tomorrow.


Starting with tonight’s clash between West Ham and Brighton, the Hammers are a x2 multiplier to beat Brighton, meaning you’ll score two points if they win for the third time this season. Their last home game was a crucial 1-0 win against Swansea, and you’ll back them to pick up another big three points here.


After back-to-back Premier League defeats, Chelsea are in desperate need to get their season on track, and are just x1 to see off Watford. However, the Hornets are in fine form, sitting fourth after their memorable win over Arsenal and could be tempting at x9. A draw at x5 might be worth selecting on current form.


Huddersfield have struggled as of late, with no win in six and host an unbeaten Man Utd side. You’d expect a Utd win at x1, while the hosts are x9 to record an unlikely victory. It’s hard to look past a City win over Burnley at x1, but if the visitors do cause the upset of the century, those brave enough to pick them would bag 16 points!


Managerless Leicester face a tough trip to Swansea in a battle of two strugglers, and with just one win all season, x2 seems rather generous for the Foxes. Swansea at x3 presents the best value this week and could well be worth Banking to score you double points.


Everton have been pretty awful so far this season, considering the amount of money spent, and host an Arsenal side who keep slipping up when it matters most. With both teams vulnerable, a draw at x3 could well be the smart choice.


The game of the weekend sees Spurs play host to Liverpool on Sunday. Both teams will take great confidence from their midweek Champions League results, in what should be an open and entertaining game of football. Spurs at x2 looks too good to turn down.


Fantasy Five-A-Side: Pick five players to score you the most points and if they do, you’ll turn your £2 entry into the biggest share of the minimum £100 guaranteed.


Things to consider before picking your team - players from the teams with the longest odds, Watford Huddersfield and Burnley, score double points. Goalkeepers score a point for each save made and defenders two points for each tackle. With that in mind, this is who we’ve gone for this week:


Goalkeeper: Jack Butland - Stoke face a Bournemouth side who have scored just four goals so far, so expect Stoke and England number one hopeful Butland, to get their season up and running on Saturday.


Defender: Alfie Mawson - Swansea have been solid so far, with Mawson impressing, conceding just eight goals, and face a struggling Leicester side low on confidence.


Midfielder 1: Richarlison - Watford’s Brazilian wonderkid has three goals and three assists to his name this season, and has been one of the league’s standout players. A trip to Chelsea will be a big test, but with Watford players scoring double, he’s surely worth a punt?


Midfielder 2: De Bruyne (Banker) - Man City’s Belgian superstar has been unreal this season, with two incredible assists against Stoke. With five assists in total, expect him to once again run the show and be involved in plenty of goals against Burnley.


Forward: Romelu Lukaku - After a quiet week, you’d expect Lukaku to once again dominate against weaker opposition and should add to his seven league goals at Huddersfield.


Don’t forget to get your entries in by tonight, to be in with a chance of scooping some of the big money up for grabs!


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