Premier League Betting Tips: Liverpool vs. Crystal Palace & More

One more round of Premier League action before the international break kicks off at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday lunchtime as Manchester City look to bounce back from their midweek thrashing by Bayern Munich against the league's last unbeaten team, Everton. Manuel Pellegrini's side are 2 points below Everton and 5 points behind league leaders Arsenal heading into the weekend. Liverpool returned to winning ways last Sunday against bottom-of-the-league Sunderland and on Saturday they host the team 19th, Crystal Palace. Luis Suárez returned from his 10-game suspension to bag a brace last weekend and eyes will be on him again against Ian Holloway's side whom have lost 5 of their 6 Premier League games since promotion back to England's top flight. Saturday evening's game sees Sunderland host a Manchester United side that were playing in Ukraine on Wednesday. David Moyes' side have already lost three league games this season and will be looking to pick up their third win of the season, heading into the weekend 8 points off Arsenal. There's a London derby on Sunday as Tottenham host West Ham. Chelsea travel to Norwich, Swansea travel to Southampton and Arsenal travel to West Brom, all after their victories in Europe midweek. If you're looking to make a bet on this week's action, here are some betting tips you may be interested in: Bet365 are offering money back on all correct score, half-time/full-time and scorecast bets if the game finishes 0-0. Additionally, there's up to £200 in free bets for all new customers signing up here.

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Saturday 5 October 15:00

*Liverpool kept 3 clean sheets in their opening 6 matches *Luis Suárez has 2 goals in 1 game, Daniel Sturridge 5 goals in 6 games *Luis Suárez had 7 efforts on goal last weekend €“ he was a great threat to the Sunderland defence *Crystal Palace lost 5 of their 6 Premier League matches *Crystal Palace have failed to score in their last 3 *Crystal Palace seeing only 44% of possession on average Recommended bet: Liverpool to win to nil Paddy Power 5/6 (£50 free bet available here)

Norwich City vs Chelsea Sunday 6 October 13:30

*Norwich have scored only 2 goals in their last 5 Premier League matches *Striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel has only produced 2 shots on target in his first 6 matches *Norwich were beaten in their last home game, versus Aston Villa *Chelsea's Champions League match was played on Tuesday and didn't need to exude a great deal of energy in winning 4-0 *Chelsea have only dropped points to teams who finished in the top 6 last season *Fernando Torres is suspended €“ that's a good thing for Chelsea, right? Recommended bet: Chelsea to win 8/13 Bet365

West Brom vs Arsenal Sunday 6 October 16:00

*Scott Sinclair and Ben Foster are both injured for West Brom, James Morrison, Chris Brunt and Victor Anichebe all doubts *West Brom have lost at home to both Southampton and Swansea already this season *Only Manchester City (14) have scored more goals than Arsenal (13) heading into the weekend *Arsenal have won 16 of their last 20 Premier League matches *Arsenal's Champions League match was at home and played on Tuesday *Mesut –zil has created 12 chances and setup 3 goals in his 3 Premier League matches Recommended bet: Arsenal to win 4/5 Bet365

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