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Premier League Projections: Betting Odds & Totals for Every Match on Sunday (Dec. 26-27)

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Ash Donelon/Manchester United via Getty Images. Pictured: Anthony Martial (left) and Marcus Rashford.

The busiest part of the Premier League calendar kicks off the day after Christmas, with 30 matches taking place over the next 10 days.

Here is a snapshot of what we saw the last time the Premier League was in action:

  • Liverpool hung seven goals on Crystal Palace to remain atop the Premier League standings.
  • Leicester City upset Tottenham, 2-0, on the road, moving up to second place in the table.
  • Manchester United scored six goals against Leeds to secure a 6-2 win and move into third place in the table.
  • Everton beat Arsenal, 2-1, to move back into the top four.
  • Chelsea ended its two-match losing streak, beating West Ham at home, 3-0.
  • Manchester City beat Southampton, 1-0, which caused the Saints to drop outside the top four.
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This is the busiest time of the year for these clubs, so managers will rotate their squads to rest certain players. Therefore, it may be a good idea to wait until starting lineups come out before heading to the window.

You can use these projections to identify early betting value on the opening lines, and follow me in The Action Network App to see any bets I make throughout the week.

Premier League Projections

Premier League Notes

    • Leicester vs. Manchester United: A top-four showdown kicks off Boxing Day at King Power Stadium. Manchester United has won six of its last seven matches and is a perfect 6-0-0 on the road in Premier League play this season. Leicester has struggled against the Red Devils, as their last win against them came in 2014.
    • Arsenal vs. Chelsea: This year’s London Derby features two teams heading in opposite directions. Just when you think Arsenal has reached rock bottom, they find a way to go even lower, as they are in 15th place and haven’t won a Premier League match in almost two months. Chelsea is on the outside looking in at the top four and needs a victory to get back inside.

Injury News

  • Arsenal: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (ST) is questionable and Thomas Partey (CM) is out against Chelsea.
  • Burnley: Jack Cork (CM) and Johann Gudmundsson (CM) are questionable to face Leeds.
  • Chelsea: Hakim Ziyech (RW), Ben Chillwell (LB), and Reece James (RB) are out against Arsenal.
  • Crystal Palace: Gary Cahill (CB) is questionable and Mamadou Sakho (CB) is out against Aston Villa.
  • Everton: Lucas Digne (LB) and Fabian Delph (LB) are out against Sheffield United and James Rodriguez (CAM) is questionable.
  • Leicester: Caglar Soyuncu (CB) is questionable to play against Manchester United.
  • Liverpool: Diogo Jota (CF), Virgil Van Dijk (CB), Joe Gomez (CB), and Thiago (CM) are out against Crystal Palace.
  • Newcastle: Jamaal Lascellas (CB), Fabian Schar (CB), and Allen Saint-Maximum (ST) are doubtful to face Manchester City.
  • Sheffield United: Oliver McBurnie (ST) is questionable. Sander Berge (CM) and Jack O’Connell (CB) are out against Manchester United.
  • Southampton: Jannik Vestergaard (CB) is questionable. Danny Ings (ST), Oriol Romeu (CM), and Nathan Redmond (LM) are out against Fulham.
  • Tottenham: Giovani Lo Celso (CM) is out against Wolves.
  • West Brom: Jake Livermore (CM), Conor Townsend (LB), and Kyle Bartley (CB) are out against Liverpool.
  • West Ham: Manuel Lanzini (CAM) is out against Brighton.
  • Wolves: Raul Jimenez (ST) is out against Tottenham.

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