Arsenal’s march towards possible Premier League glory continued as they picked up another 3 points against an in-form Southampton side at the weekend.
The Gunners now have a 4 point lead at the top, this was extended after Liverpool failed to secure all 3 points in their hard fought 3-3 draw away to Everton in the Saturday lunch time fixture.
Arsenal are still only second favourites, and can be backed at around 3/1, to 7/2. It seems that football gambling punters still aren’t convinced about their title winning credentials.
This could be down to the fact that they lost a big match away at Manchester United a few weeks back, and are still to face some of the big teams in the Premier League. It seems that punters aren’t taking them seriously in the title race because at the moment, it is only teams like Southampton they are beating.
They can only beat who is in front of them though, and that’s what Arsene Wenger’s men have been doing. In years gone by matches like the Southampton one might have caused Arsenal to come unstuck. They are winning the bread and butter games these days, so I do wonder how long it will be before they are considered a genuine threat to Manchester City in the betting.
Moving nicely onto Manchester City, and they are now in to around 7/4 to 9/5 favourites to win the league after their demolition of the hapless Spurs. If he’s not under pressure yet, AVB soon will be. The fact that he spent so much money in the summer, and the fact that the press boys love Arry, suggests that they will be out to get AVB.
Some bookmakers now have AVB as 8/1 second favourite in the next manager to leave his post betting (or sack race, as it’s often referred too).
Chelsea are now 4/1 after their crushing of West Ham. They were early season favourites, but some inconsistent form has seen them slip in the betting. Liverpool are as big as 8/1 (mainly 7/1), after their 3-3 draw – and after throwing away 3 points (yet again), Manchester United are out to 8/1.
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