The English Premier League has a big week. On Thursday, Chelsea and Tottenham hit the pitch for a competitive match. Then on Saturday, the two best squads in the Premier League, Manchester City and Liverpool, step onto Anfield’s pitch. Check out analysis and free picks for this week’s top EPL matches, along with their Premier League odds.
Top EPL Games to Watch this Week (Feb. 4th – 7th)
Thursday, Feb. 4th Match
- Chelsea +110 / Tottenham +239
Chelsea has played well while Tottenham heads into this after a couple of losses. Still, it’s tough to back the Blues over the Hotspur given the moneyline odds. These two have drawn in the last couple. The draw is a solid play. If you want to bet the moneyline, go with Tottenham because they’re an overlay.
Soccer Free Pick: Draw
Saturday, Feb. 6th Matches
- Arsenal +143 / Aston Villa +162
Aston Villa has a lot going for it in it’s match versus Arsenal. AV beat Southampton 1-0 on January 30, proving they’re in good form. Also, in the last head-to-head, Aston Villa beat Arsenal 3-0. The home team is a solid play
Soccer Free Pick: Aston Villa
- Southampton +106 / Newcastle +247
Newcastle broke a 4-match losing streak with a stunning 2-0 win against Everton in their last Southampton has lost 2 in a row. The road team beat Newcastle 2-0 in the last head-to-head, though.
Soccer Free Pick: Southampton
- Brighton & Hove Albion +127 / Burnley +216
After a 3-match winning streak, including a 1-0 victory against Liverpool on January 21, Burnley dropped their last match, it was against Chelsea, 0-2. Brighton & Hove has won 3-of-4. These two drew in the last. B&H looks solid, though, to hand Burnley another loss.
Soccer Free Pick: Brighton & Hove Albion
- West Ham United +112 / Fulham +214
Going back to 2019, West Ham United has beaten Fulham in 3 straight. Fulham has drawn in their last couple. So a draw is possible. But the odds on West Ham are above even money. The road team is the play.
Soccer Free Pick: West Ham United
- Everton +440 / Manchester United -192
Man United is now 3 points behind Manchester City on the EPL Standings. Everton has a draw and a loss in their last two. Before that, they were beating opponents. Can Everton get back to their winning ways? Man U dominated their rivals 2-0 in the last head-to-head, but the odds on the chalk doesn’t justify a bet. The odds on Everton does.
Soccer Free Pick: Everton
Sunday, Feb. 7th Matches
- West Bromwich +1 ½ (-135) / Tottenham -1 ½ (+100)
West Brom has a single win, 3 losses, and a draw in their last 5. Tottenham is riding a 2-match losing streak. The Hotspur must battle Chelsea on Thursday. So they could play down to West Brom’s level here. Still, the +100 on Tottenham entices.
Soccer Free Pick: Tottenham
- Leicester City +119 / Wolverhampton +215
Neither squad is in great form. But Leicester beat Wolverhampton 1-0 in the last head-to-head. Also, the road team has a better shot of getting back on the winning track than Wolverhampton does.
Soccer Free Pick: Leicester City
- Chelsea -1 (-120) / Sheffield United +1 (-109)
On Nov. 7, the Blues dominated Sheffield 4-1. The home underdog, though, is a much different squad than the one Chelsea faced in 2020. Sheffield upset Man United 2-1 on January 27 and lost by a single goal versus Man City on January 30.
Soccer Free Pick: Sheffield
- Manchester City +125 / Liverpool +193
Manchester City versus Liverpool is this week’s top soccer match. Pep Guardiola finally has the Sky Blues playing at their expected level. Manchester City has won 12 straight. Liverpool has turned their form around in their last couple. The Reds battle City at Anfield, their home pitch. Although Man City could easily win this, the odds on Liverpool are slightly better. If the Reds are at the top of their game, they can upset the Sky Blues.
Soccer Free Pick: Liverpool