We are still a good distance away from the finals on May 20201, but the games for the Premier League 2020-2021 season is getting more and more heated, so much that even sportsbooks are being pushed into adjusting the odds and lines due to the freshest development from the most recent games played. Is this a good thing for fans and bettors, or a bad development?
If you are someone who follows the odds on Premier League football betting, you probably know that nothing is ever certain when it comes to the odds and lines, especially as the season progresses and more heated and thrilling matches come into play. As it is right now, here are the largest on the League.
Who will win the Premier League 2020-2021?
As of this writing, Manchester City is back as the top favorites of the bookies, with Liverpool losing the top spot to them after their last-minute slip-up in their recent game with Brighton. Before this season began, Man City was the top favorite already, but with Liverpool keeping up their game since the season began, they immediately rose to the top of the odds board, pushing City down to second place.
However, in their recent face-off with Brighton, Liverpool slipped up last-minute which caused them to lose the victory for the game. The match resulted in a draw as Brighton managed to score in the last few minutes of the game.
On the other hand, in their recent game at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Man City trashed Burnley completely in a match that ended in a 5-0. This is one of the factors that brought the team back to the top favorites, adding to the fact that Liverpool showed a slightly less appealing performance.
It is worth recalling that Liverpool FC shook the world of football by winning the cup during the last season of the Premier League. People, as well as bookies, immediately called for their defense on this season, with Man City being their only close contender.
In the current standing, however, Tottenham is on the top, followed by Liverpool.
The following are the latest odds for the Premier League 2020-2021 season and is correct as of the time of writing.
- Manchester City @ 7/4
- Liverpool @ 2/1
- Chelsea @ 11/2
- Tottenham @ 11/2
- Manchester United @ 25/1
- Leicester @ 33/1
- Arsenal @ 150/1
- Everton @ 150/1
- Wolves @ 150/1
What does this mean for you?
If you want to bet on Man City or Liverpool, the latter may be a better choice to wager for right now, as the odds tell that you are to get more profit, should you win. However, as with all bets, you should also factor in several things outside the odds such as future matches, playing history, player conditions, and many more.
Additionally, you should also remember that these numbers are still subject to change without any notice–which means a good bet now might not be so good after the next set of fixtures.
Before you go
As a fan, you should be updated on the latest news and match results all the time. However, as a bettor, you should be updated with the current odds and lines, too. Also, always remember that a good bettor is not too quick to place their bets, just because the odds are good right now. Learn to read beyond what the bookies what you to believe through the lines they give you and you will be able to make smarter and more strategic bets that will eventually result in more winnings and better profit.