Last Updated Aug 30, 2021, 10:02 AM
Weekly Recap (9/14-9/19)
Results from Friday Sept. 14 through Wednesday Sept. 19
Premier League – England
|Premier League - Betting Results|
Road teams posted a 4-3 mark on Saturday and visitors have been a decent bet overall this season.
Manchester City (-1250) and Chelsea (-715) dominated as heavy home favorites, both posting three-goal victories.
Bournemouth (+133) scored a season-high four goals as it defeated Leicester City 4-2, which was the highest combined score in Matchday 5.
West Ham United (+250) pulled off the largest upset of the weekend when it stunned Everton 3-1 at Goodison Park on Sunday.
Southampton and Brighton & Hove played to a 2-2 draw (+227) on Monday and that was the only tie of the weekend.
-- Chelsea and Liverpool remain perfect (5-0) through five matches and the pair will meet twice next week in a League Cup match from Anfield on Wednesday (9/26) before squaring off in league play from Stamford Bridge on Saturday (9/29).
-- There are four clubs – Cardiff City, Huddersfield, Newcastle United, Burnley – that have failed to capture a league victory this season.
-- After opening the season with a pair of losses to the big boys (Man City, Chelsea), Arsenal has bullied its way to three consecutive wins.
Bundesliga – Germany
|Bundesliga - Betting Results|
Borussia Dortmund (-222) captured a 3-1 win on Friday over Eintracht Frankfurt as a healthy home favorite. The ‘over’ (3) connected with three goals in the second-half.
Home teams went 5-0 on Saturday with one draw. Goals were aplenty as well with every game seeing at least three combined goals posted, which helped the ‘over’ go 5-1.
Bayern Munich (-555) stopped Bayer 04 Leverkusen 3-1 at home, with a late goal helping the 'over' cash.
Three of the home teams that won on Saturday closed as underdogs with Mainz (+177), Fortuna Dusseldorf (+304) and Borussia Monchengladbach (+174) all posting 2-1 victories.
Sunday’s action saw two draws posted and the 3-3 outcome between Stuttgart and SC Freiburg was the highest-scoring game of Matchday 3.
-- Bayern Munich (3-0) remains the only perfect team through three matches, posting a plus-seven goal differential (9-2).
-- Five clubs are tied for second place with seven points (2-1-0).
-- Schalke 04 and Bayer Leverkusen, clubs that finished second and fifth last season, are currently in the drop zone (17th, 18th). The pair are the only winless clubs (0-3) and have only managed two goals apiece through three games.
Serie A – Italy
|Serie A - Betting Results|
Parma (+1050) pulled off a huge upset on Saturday with a 1-0 victory at Inter Milan.
Sampdoria (+152) came to play this past weekend at Frosinone as they posted a 5-0 victory, with four of the goals coming in the second-half.
Juventus (-450) left plenty of goals off the board but still managed to secure a 2-1 home win over Sassuolo as the largest favorite on Sunday’s board.
Roma (-435) was another large favorite and while it didn’t lose, a 2-2 draw (+557) at home to Chieve Verona wasn’t expected, especially with a two-goal lead at halftime.
No clubs scored more than two goals and that helped the ‘under’ go 4-1-1 on Sunday.
The last game of Matchday 4 turned out to be a surprise as SPAL (+409) dropped Atalanta with a 2-0 home win.
Sampdoria and Fiorentina played to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday in a make-up game.
-- Juventus (4-0) leads the league with nine goals scored and has picked up all 12 points through four games.
-- SPAL, who barely avoided relegation (17th) last season, continues to be the surprise of league play. The Ferrara-based club has the best defense in the league (1 goal) and that’s led to a 4-0 ‘under’ mark.
-- Bologna (0-1-3) and Frosinone (0-1-3) haven’t been able to score a goal in four league games, which is part of the reason why they’re sitting 18th and 19th respectively in the latest table.
Ligue 1 – France
|Ligue 1 - Betting Results|
Paris Saint-Germain (-410) stayed perfect with a 4-0 home win over St Etienne. The Parisian power was the largest favorite on the board and the ‘over’ (3) connected as well.
Road teams went 2-0 on Saturday with three draws. The ‘over’ went 3-2.
Angers SCO (+213) pulled off the largest surprise with a 3-1 road win over Dijon.
Marseille (-357) started off slow before scoring four goals in the second-half in its 4-0 home win over EA Guingamp.
Nimes and Bordeaux played to a 3-3 cracker on Sunday afternoon and the high-scoring tie returned +265.
-- PSG (5-0) has picked up all 15 points and is already five points clear in the Ligue 1 table.
-- After opening the season with three straight wins, Dijon has been humbled with back-to-back losses.
-- Nimes has watched the ‘over’ go 4-1 this season behind a steady offense (12 goals) and weak defense (12 goals).
La Liga – Spain
|La Liga - Betting Results|
Three Draws on Saturday, two of them surprises as Real Madrid was held by Athletic Bilbao 1-1 and Atletico Madrid also posted a 1-1 tied against Eibar. The returns were +330 and +315 respectively on the draws.
Barcelona (-243) got down 1-0 early but rallied for a 2-1 road win at Real Sociedad.
Under 4-0 on Saturday.
Under went 4-0 on Sunday as well and all of the games ended with clean sheets.
Getafe (+498) was the big stunner as it captured a 2-0 victory at Sevilla.
Deportivo Alaves (+298) also pulled off a nice upset with a 1-0 win over Valladolid.
Girona (+130) outlasted Celta De Vigo on Monday for a 3-2 win and this was the only La Liga match to go ‘over’ last week.
-- With Real Madrid drawing in Matchday 4, Barcelona (4-0) remains the only team to pick up all 12 points this season.
-- Every La Liga club has earned at least a point but Valencia (0-3-1), Real Valladolid (0-2-2) and Leganes (0-1-3) are still looking for their first victories.
-- Valencia has drawn three times in four games.
-- Valladolid still hasn’t managed to score, yet it’s only surrendered two goals. The ‘under’ has cashed in all four of its games.