Stats Based Betting: Derby joy for Manchester United and Mane to steal the headlines at Anfield

With some massive matches taking place in the Premier League this weekend, Al Hain-Cole has taken a look at the stats to pick a best bet for each one

West Ham v Chelsea
Saturday 9th December, 12:30 GMT

Eden Hazard has been directly involved in seven goals in his last eight Premier League games against the Hammers (four goals, three assists).

Bet: Hazard to score anytime – 7/5 (2.40) with Betfair Sportsbook

Burnley v Watford
Saturday 9th December, 15:00 GMT

Watford have scored at least twice in each of their last eight Premier League away games.

Bet: Watford to score two or more goals – 2/1 (3.00) with Betfair Sportsbook

Crystal Palace v Bournemouth
Saturday 9 December, 15:00 GMT

Crystal Palace are the first side to play out two consecutive goalless draws in the Premier League this season, while Bournemouth have netted just two goals on their last eight Premier League visits to London and failed to score in their last four capital clashes.

Patrick van Aanholt Crystal Palace

Bet: Under 2.5 goals - 8/11 (1.73) with Betfair Sportsbook

Huddersfield Town v Brighton and Hove Albion
Saturday 9 December, 15:00 GMT

Huddersfield have scored the fewest second-half goals in the Premier League this season (3) but have conceded the most after the break (19).

Bet: Brighton to score last – 6/5 (2.20) with Betfair Sportsbook

Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion
Saturday 9 December, 15:00 GMT

Swansea have won five of their six home Premier League games against West Brom (L1), and have won each of the last three.

Bet: Swansea to win – 13/8 (2.63) with Betfair Sportsbook

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Tottenham Hotspur v Stoke City
Saturday 9 December, 15:00 GMT

Tottenham Hotspur have won each of their last three Premier League matches against Stoke, all by a 4-0 score-line.

Bet: Tottenham (-1) to win – 4/5 (1.80) with Betfair Sportsbook

Newcastle United v Leicester City
Saturday 9 December, 17:30 GMT

Newcastle have lost their last three Premier League games against Leicester by an aggregate score of 0-7.

Bet: Leicester to win – 9/5 (2.80) with Betfair Sportsbook

Southampton v Arsenal
Sunday 10th December, 12:00 GMT

Southampton have only lost one of their last six home Premier League games against Arsenal (W2 D3), have lost 11 league matches in 2017 - their worst tally in a calendar year since 1995 (14).

Bet: Southampton to win or draw – 10/11 (1.91) with Betfair Sportsbook

Oriol Romeu Southampton

Liverpool v Everton
Sunday 10 December, 14:15 GMT

Sadio Mane scored in both Premier League Merseyside derbies last season – he could be the first player to score in three successive Merseyside derbies in the competition since Robbie Fowler in November 1996.

Bet: Mane to score anytime – 5/4 (2.25) with Betfair Sportsbook

Manchester United v Manchester City
Sunday 10 December, 16:30 GMT

Manchester United have lost just one of their last five derbies against Manchester City, and are on the longest current unbeaten home run in the Premier League (24 games - W14 D10 L0).

Bet: Manchester United to win or draw – 8/11 (1.73) with Betfair Sportsbook