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Having chosen successful accumulators on the last three Premier League weekends, Al Hain-Cole is celebrating the end of the International break with a treble worth just under 5/1

Premier League Treble
Manchester United
VS
Stoke City
Kick-off: 16:00CET
Tip: Manchester United to win to nil at 20/21 (1.95) with Bet365

If Stoke City were thinking of taking encouragement from Manchester United’s defeat against Tottenham in their last home game, they need to think again.

The Red Devils are at their most dangerous when wounded, as they have bounced back to win the next home match after each of their last six league defeats at Old Trafford.

As if that wasn’t ominous enough for Tony Pulis’s men, United have won eight and lost none of their last nine league meetings with Stoke, and have kept seven clean sheets in their last eight home ties against The Potters.

What’s more, the visitors have failed to win any of their last 14 away Premier League fixtures, and have scored just six goals in that run.

Having failed to score in the last two away games at Chelsea and Liverpool, Stoke’s defensive tactics should see them fire a blank again on Saturday, against a Manchester United side boasting too much attacking talent to be contained.

Considering all the factors, Sir Alex Ferguson’s men look like good value to win to nil here, at odds of 20/21 (1.95) with Bet365.

Fulham
VS
Aston Villa
Kick off: 16:00CET
Tip: Fulham to win at 4/5 (1.80) with Bet365

Although Paul Lambert will have taken some positives from his new club’s performances in recent weeks, a record of five points from seven games still represents Aston Villa’s worst ever start to a Premier League campaign.

The former Norwich boss will be under no illusions as to the size of the task on his hands, as his side’s record of no wins in 12 league games on the road stretches back to long before he arrived on the scene.

The Villains poor away form is particularly pronounced against London sides, as they have won just once on their last seven visits to the capital, and have already lost at Tottenham and West Ham this season.

They could well be in for a long afternoon against Fulham, who have won nine and lost just two of their last 13 Premier League matches at Craven Cottage.

The Cottagers are shaping up nicely under Martin Jol’s guidance, and with Dimitar Berbatov leading the line, they should have enough to wrap up all three points again at home, at odds of 4/5 (1.80).

West Ham
VS
Southampton
Kick-off: 15:00 GMT
Over 2.5 goals at 4/6 (1.67) with Bet365

Southampton have certainly brought entertainment value to the Premier League since their promotion, with goals usually guaranteed when The Saints take to the pitch.

Unfortunately for Nigel Adkins men, most of these goals have come at the wrong end for their liking, as they have conceded 20 and scored 12 so far in the league.

Twelve of these goals conceded have come in just three matches away from home, causing the south coast club to come away empty-handed despite hitting the back of the net on each occasion.

While Sam Allardyce’s team may not provide as much excitement as their fellow Premier League new boys, West Ham’s pragmatic approach can be ruthlessly effective, and the combination of Andy Carroll and Kevin Nolan are sure to trouble The Saints’ shaky back four.

Backing over 2.5 goals would have paid out in 10 out of 14 games involving these sides this season, and is as safe a bet as they come at odds of 4/6 (1.67) for this encounter.

 
Premier League Treble
Backing all three selections pays 
97/20 (4.85) with Bet365


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Al Hain-Cole is a Liverpool fan, experienced tipster and avid follower of European football. He specialises in accumulators and if you would like to read more from Al you can follow him on Twitter here.

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