Soccer Betting Recap - Week 6
September 30, 2013
By VI News
English Premier League
The below results cover games played from Sept. 28 to Sept. 30
Week 6 Notes
-- Road teams 5-4 in Week 6
-- Favorites went 5-4 in Week 6
-- The underdogs that cashed were very generous -- Norwich City (+360), Aston Villa (+690), Cardiff (+296), West Bromovich Albion (+1,125)
-- There was one draw in Week 6 – Tottenham Hotspur 1 Chelsea 1
-- The ‘over’ went 6-4. The ‘over’ is 11-9 in the last two weeks after the ‘under’ produced a 28-12 (70%) record in the first four weeks of the season
-- Arsenal sits in first place with 15 points after winning its fifth consecutive game in Week 6
-- Liverpool and Tottenham are tied for second place with 13 points (4-1-1)
-- Luis Suarez returned to Liverpool in Week 6 after serving a 10-game suspension. The Uruguay international netted two goals in the team’s 3-1 win over Sunderland.
-- Sunderland still remains on the bottom of the table with one point. The club has allowed a league-high 14 goals, which has helped the ‘over’ go 4-2 this season.
-- Tottenham has allowed two goals in six games, improving the ‘under’ to 6-0 in its games.
-- Manchester City suffered its second loss of the season and sits in seventh place with 10 points
-- Manchester United dropped its second straight EPL match and has fallen to 12th place with seven points
-- West Bromovich’s upset of Manchester City at Old Trafford was the biggest underdog ticket (+1,125) in the EPL this season
Week 6 Notes
All 20 teams played two league games last week between Sept. 24 and Sept. 30
-- Home teams went 7-2 during the week but road teams posted a 5-3 record over the weekend. There were three draws last week.
-- Favorites went 9-0 in the first 10 games with one draw.
-- In the second set, underdogs posted a 5-3 record. Getafe (+530), Elche (+320), Levante (+292), Atletico Madrid (+370) and Granada CF (+200) were the ‘dogs to pay out solid returns
-- La Liga has leaned to the ‘over’ this season but the ‘under’ went 16-4 in the 20 games played last week
-- Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both improved to 7-0 last week with back-to-back wins. They are tied for first place with 21 points but Barcelona leads with a goal differential of 19-14
-- Even though Barcelona remained unbeaten, they lost Lionel Messi to a thigh injury. He’s expected to miss up to three weeks, which will include two La Liga games.
-- Atletico Madrid earned a solid 1-0 road win over Real Madrid, who sits in third place with 16 points (5-1-1)
-- Almeria is the only team in La Liga that hasn’t won a game (0-3-4) this season
-- Similar to Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, Granada has only allowed five league goals in seven games.
-- Unfortunately for Granada, it has only scored five, which has helped the ‘under’ go 6-1 in La Liga play
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