With eleven weeks of Premier League football under our belts, we analyze the trends of the ever-changing EPL title odds.
Defending Premier League champions Liverpool returned to winning ways this weekend as they romped home with a 4-0 win over Wolves.
In what was Liverpool’s biggest league win of the season, they put forth an impressive performance with Mohamed Salah, Georginio Wijnaldum, Joel Matip and a Nelson Semedo own goal all on the score sheet.
Another positive alongside the result was the return of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita from injury as they were substituted on during the game.
With the win, Liverpool stayed level on points with Tottenham Hotspur at the top of the table.
Liverpool return as odds-on favorites to win the 2020/21 EPL Title at odds of +175.
Tough Times for Arsenal
This could be Arsenal’s last appearance in this weekly piece as they suffered yet another defeat, this time at the hands of North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur 2-0. It was another noticeable dejected performance from Arsenal who didn’t even look close to scoring a goal let alone winning the game.
They’ve dropped to 15th in the table in December which means it’s no longer just poor form after a few games, we’re almost midway through the season and Arsenal have been consistently bad since October.
The whispers in the media have already begun on the future of Mikel Arteta and if he really is the future of Arsenal.
Arsenal now possess the seventh-best odds to win the 2020/21 Premier League Title at +20000.
Manchester City has earned consecutive league victories for the first time this season as they eased past Fulham 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium.
Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne were on the scoresheet for City who rose to seventh in the table and can go fourth if they win their game in hand against Manchester United in the Manchester derby this weekend.
Luck is starting to present itself on Man City’s side after a difficult few months with results and injuries.
Sergio Aguero made his long-awaited return from an injury setback to score in their 3-0 win over Marseille in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday and will be raring to start in the Manchester derby; a fixture the Argentine has scored nine goals in.
City are the second favorites to win the 2020/21 EPL Title at odds of +200.
It’s four consecutive wins in a row for Manchester United, the joint longest winning streak this season after a 3-1 win away to West Ham United.
It was another comeback for United who went 1-0 in the first half after Tomas Soucek’s first half opener.
With Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford coming on at half-time, United were revitalised and scored three goals in 13 minutes with goal scorers Paul Pogba, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford all finding the net.
Manchester United’s odds to win the title now sits at +2000, only the fifth-best in the Premier League.
It’s four wins in five games for Chelsea who dispatched Leeds 3-1 at Stamford Bridge.
Olivier Giroud continued his purple patch with the equalizer after former Chelsea man Patrick Bamford put the visitors ahead after just four minutes.
Kurt Zouma scored his fourth goal of the season to put Chelsea ahead in the second half before Christian Pulisic scored his first league goal of the season in stoppage team to put the game beyond Leeds.
Chelsea possess the third-best odds to win the 2020/21 EPL Title this season at +500.
We end this article with the club who currently reign supreme in the Premier League for the second consecutive week and that is Tottenham Hotspur.
What better weekend could it have been for Spurs fans to not just go back to the top of the league but to do it after defeating their bitter rivals Arsenal 2-0 in the North London derby.
It was a spectacular goal from Heung Min-Son to put Spurs ahead before Harry Kane made it 2-0 before half-time and became the leading scorer in North London derby history with 11 goals.
It was yet another assured performance from Jose Mourinho and his side as they continue to defy the doubters about their position in the Premier League.
For now, Spurs’ title odds sit at +550, the joint third highest in the Premier League alongside Chelsea.