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The Fantasy Flutter: Betting odds on the weekend’s Premier League action


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The Fantasy Flutter: Betting odds on the weekend’s Premier League action 2

GAMEWEEK 23 MATCH ODDS



ANFIELD TITLE WRAP?

The stand-out clash of the weekend unquestionably comes at Anfield, where Manchester City are aiming to win for the first time since 2003.

A victory for Pep Guardiola’s side would send them ten points clear of the reigning champions with a game in hand still to play, all but ensuring that the Reds would not be mounting a successful defence of their title.

Tight-looking games such as these can leave Fantasy managers casting around for assets elsewhere, especially when it comes to the captaincy situation.

But the match will be a captivating spectacle all the same – and there are some interesting odds being offered up by bet365, whatever your allegiance.

If you’re in the red corner, when else can you remember Liverpool being 12/5 to win on their own turf?

And if you’re on team blue: it’s not often that City, who let’s remember have kept 11 shut-outs in their last 13 Premier League outings, have been priced at 12/5 just to keep a clean sheet.

As usual, bet365 offer an array of markets for those who love their underlying stats.

Ruben Dias is 4/9 just to make more than 0.5 tackles which, given how much Liverpool need to win this game (and ergo be on the front foot), seems very plausible indeed.

Punters can also bet on things like shot counts (see below), which is where our Premium Members Area can come in handy.

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IS THE POPE CAPTAIN?

This week’s announcement that four Premier League clubs will have a Double Gameweek 24 has sent us in a spin.

Among that quartet is Burnley, who enjoy an appealing double-header against the less-than-prolific attacks of Crystal Palace and Fulham.

Before that is a meeting with Brighton at Turf Moor, and Nick Pope is, unsurprisingly, the most-bought goalkeeper of Gameweek 23 as a result.

While Burnley and Pope are celebrated for their defensive fortitude, particularly against the ‘also-rans’ of the division, the Seagulls themselves are in great shape at the back.

Robert Sanchez has kept four clean sheets on the bounce and Albion will head to Lancashire knowing that their opponents have not only scored the least amount of goals in the division this season but also that they could again be without their two main strikers.

We’re all over the 0-0 at 6/1, then, but if you wanted to live a bit more dangerously and actually bet on a Clarets 1-0 at 9/1, bet365’s Bore Draw Money Back Offer will get you your money back if the game does result in a stalemate.

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RYAN FILLIP

Cast your minds back a season to Southampton’s last 9-0 defeat, when the Saints prepared to face Manchester City in their very next league game.

A lot of us lumped on City assets in the hope of a similar rout but, such is football, Ralph Hasenhuttl’s troops produced a much more resilient display and only just succumbed to a late 2-1 defeat.

There’ll no doubt be another reaction from the Saints, then, when they head north to Tyneside this weekend.

That said, it’s a bit of a surprise to see Newcastle listed as second-favourites at 9/4 with bet365 (actually drifting from the original 2/1) for their home game against the south-coast club.

With the same bookies’ enhanced odds offer, a full-time Magpies win is available at 3.35.

Newcastle have looked a team transformed over the last two and a half Gameweeks, ever since their rousing second-half display against Leeds.

Steve Bruce’s side have had more shots than any other team over the last three Gameweeks and were a tad unlucky to lose to Crystal Palace in midweek, with their new 4-4-2 diamond system producing some attacking football.

Ryan Fraser has been deployed ‘out of position’ alongside Callum Wilson in that set-up and, while traditionally more of an assist merchant, he is available at an appealing 12/1 to open the scoring this weekend.

Fraser had two presentable openings against Palace, being denied by Vicente Guaita on both occasions.

Incidentally, bet365’s Each Way First Goalscorer offer effectively means that Fraser will be 4/1 to score at any time – the full details of which are below.



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1,192 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Mr Ozil
    • 6 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Play Stones ( my only City defender) or Lowton?

    1. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Lowton

    2. Taegugk Warrior
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      L

  2. Ostrich Baby
    • 9 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Pat stuck I've been on a transfer this season. Any advice? Got 2FT and 1.3m in the bank

    McCarthy

    Cancelo Coufal Digne

    Fernandes Salah Sterling Grealish Soucek

    Bamford DCL

    Foster Dias Mitchell Brewster

    Can't quite afford Foster to Pope. Considering downgrading Salah to Madison but feels risky. Any other thoughts?

    1. denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Switch out Mccarthy and Foster for Pope and another?

      1. Ostrich Baby
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Problem is then losing McCarthy for the DGW the week after?

    2. Garfield1001
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Do the keeper transfer.

      1. Ostrich Baby
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Can't afford Foster to Pope though and then McCarthy has the DGW the week after

    3. LT10
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Perhaps a silly suggestion, but how about Salah to Raphina? Looking at the fixtures, I think he could score just as many points as Salah over the next two GWs. He'd also be there ready in your team for GW25 Leeds double.
      This then allows you to get in Pope for Foster next week, and keep McCarthy for the Saints double in 25.

      1. Ostrich Baby
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Not silly at all, had the same thought myself. Slightly worried about a Salah revival but watching the Brighton game he was nowhere near the goal

  3. stu92
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    2 months, 3 days ago

    2FT and got no real moves to make until the DGW/BGW announcements are made. Thinking I'll use this opportunity to replace Johnstone on the bench for someone that gives me cover in GW29.

    A) Johnstone to Areola (LEE) - obvious move as Areola guaranteed a game in GW29.
    B) Johnstone to Sanchez (NEW) - Brighton 65% likely to be playing in GW29 (according to Ben Crellin), Brighton only blank if they beat Leicester in the cup. Is this worth the risk? I think Sanchez has a better run of fixtures to build form, and also a much better GW29 fixture.

    1. AC/DC AFC
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      We know dgw24 and Leeds play Southampton in 25.

      1. stu92
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Yes, we do. I'm more concerned with 26/29 though, due to the large number of teams going from 2 games to 0 games. I want to be able to swing my team pretty quickly, as I don't have my FH chip and want to use WC in 30. I'm already covered for the 24/25 doubles.

  4. Mr_Barbs
    • 3 Years
    2 months, 3 days ago

    Bench these in order:

    A) Stones
    B) DCL
    C) Digne

    1. denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Bca

    2. Miguel Sanchez
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      BCA

    3. Mr_Barbs
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Thank you both

  5. Tango74
      2 months, 3 days ago

      So the theory is never pick captain poll winners as they are doing rubbish lately

      Who are you choosing this week ?

      1. Jellyfish
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Well I’m going Antonio but my captain picks have been dreadful this season

    • denial
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Set up OK

      McCarthy
      TAA Dias Dallas
      Salah Gundogen Grealish Bruno Soucek
      Antonio Bamford

      / coufal / DCL / Mitchell

      1. Garfield1001
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        What’s your reasons for playing Dallas over Coufal?

        1. denial
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 11 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Dallas playing attacking midfield it seems. I'd like to play coufal and him but means dropping TAA or Dias

    • Garfield1001
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Bench one:

      Coufal
      Dallas
      Justin

      Thanks

      1. AppleDunk
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 7 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Touch. Coufal maybe.

        1. AppleDunk
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 7 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          Tough*

      2. Jimjam
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Coufal

      3. Taegugk Warrior
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Justin

    • AppleDunk
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Madness to play Soucek over Salah?

      1. Sid1891
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 3 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Yes

      2. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        I'm thinking of doing that transfer!

      3. Ubersausage
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        2 months, 3 days ago

        No, I’m doing it.

    • HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      I’ve never met a poor Bookmaker

      Don’t gamble, you’ll always end up down

      1. Forgetmeknot
        • 2 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        But all my mates who gamble say they are all up. Win-win apparently!

        1. sunzip14
          • 4 Years
          2 months, 3 days ago

          They only tell you when they win.

          1. AC/DC AFC
            • 5 Years
            2 months, 3 days ago

            Twitter is a bookies best friend.

            5 losses unnoticed. The win is shared!

      2. AC/DC AFC
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        This is true.

        Look at Super 6 or do predict a score on SofaScore to see how you do.

        All those combos on first or last scorer are taking fans to the cleaners overall.

    • Jimjam
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Martinez (Steer)
      Shaw, Dier, Coufal (Stones, KWP)
      Salah, Bruno, Son, Gundogan (Stephens)
      DCL, Bamford, Antonio

      (A) Stephens --> Grealish (bench DCL this week)

      (B) Save FT

    • cescpistols111
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Team G2G?

      Ederson
      Coufal Rudiger Lowton
      Sterling Fernandes (c) Son Grealish
      Werner Ings Bamford (v)

      Button Holding Bissouma Kilman

    • Redranger
      • 6 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Play McCarthy or Martinez?

    • AYLD28
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Thoughts on Pepe as a punt?

    • icanseethroughyou
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 10 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Bamford (c) ???

      1. Leeds-Utd
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        I'm strongly thinking of this too..

    • justmatt
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Morning all, any suggestion on who to bench?

      A. Watkins
      B. Soucek
      C. Gundo

      Pope
      Cancelo, Dallas, Coufal
      Salah, Son, Bruno, Soucek, Gundo
      Antonio, Bamford

      Martínez, Watkins, Dias, Digne

      1FT 1.4 ITB

      1. Jimjam
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        B

    • Enes_Sahini1
      • 2 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Botommed...

      Any changed needed lads?

      McCarthy
      Robbo Cancelo Justin Creswell
      Salah Fernandes Son Grealish
      Bamford Antonio

      Martinez Dallas Adams Stephens

      0.3 in the bank 2 free transfers

    • Crazy RedDevil
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Whom to captain, Bamford, Raphina or son?

      1. Crazy RedDevil
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Or Bruno or Antonio?

      2. Leeds-Utd
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        I like the idea of Bamford or Raphina

      3. HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Form
        Bamford
        Recent Consistency
        Raphina
        Ownership/potential
        So

    • Return of the FF
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Martinez or Mccarthy this week?

      1. CasaBanter
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        I’m wrestling with this also.

        Poor form Arsenal vs reasonable form Newcastle plus Southampton conceded 9 and have injury problems.

        I’m currently on McCarthy though.

    • LewanGOALski
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      play DCL (mun) or Gundo (liv)..?

      1. Miguel Sanchez
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Gundogan

      2. HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        I’m playing Gundo over Richarlison

      3. Jimjam
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Gundogan

    • Sid1891
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Burnely double, Pope and Lowton worth it this gw?

      1. HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Maybe, but definitely next week

    • HuttonDressedasLahm
      • 11 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Play one only.....

      A. Stones (current)
      B. Robertson
      C. Konsa

    • Hryszko
      • 3 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Am I good to go? Still got one FT left and 9.5m in the bank... feels weird benching both stone & Dias too.

      Martinez
      Dier - Shaw - Coufal
      Salah - Bruno - Soucek - Gundo
      Antonio (c) - DCL - Bamford

      Bench: Meslier - Stones - Dias - Smith Rowe

    • THEKID_88
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Start Mee or Coufal?

      1. JustPark
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Mee.

      2. RomeluStormzy
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Both

    • Disturbed
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 7 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Play Saka or dcl?

    • FPLMACKEM
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      2 months, 3 days ago

      McCarthy,
      Robertson, Cancelo, Coufal
      Salah, Gundogan, Bruno, Son(c),Soucek
      Antonio, Bamford

      Forster, DCL, Stones, Mitchell

      1ft 2.4itb

      Already used one ft. Brewster > Antonio. I simply couldn't go the next two gw without him.

      A Robertson > Shaw/Rudiger
      B MCarthy/Forster > Pope/Sanchez
      C hold second ft to have 2ft next week.

    • Fnug
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 9 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      So my plan was to use the KdB cash to do Podence —> Son (C) this week, but now I’m have I g second thoughts due to the doubles looming and Spurs’ poor form. Can’t remember being more confused with 2 FT. Any ideas, guys?

      Guaita
      Robbo, Cancelo, Coufal (Justin, Mitchell)
      Salah, Fernandes (C), Grealish, Gundo (Podence)
      Antonio, Bamford, Watkins

      1. Poor man's Igor Biscan
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Perhaps Mitchell to a Burnley defender? Or Guaita to Pope

      2. HuttonDressedasLahm
        • 11 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Robbie to Tarkovski/Mee
        Or Guaita to Pope

        Simples

      3. Ostrich Baby
        • 9 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Guaita to Pope stands out I reckon

    • Poor man's Igor Biscan
      • 4 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Pick one to start with other 1st sub:

      A) Watkins
      B) Gundo

      Cheers

    • JustPark
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      2FT.
      1) Meslier > Pope
      2) Coufal > Mee
      3) 1 and 2

      Looking to play the move.

      1. The Count of Monte Cristo
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        1 better than 2 I think.

      2. JustPark
        • 5 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        Starting Dallas if that helps.

    • Warby84
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Even as a Liverpool fan I may dbl up on city defense, as it’s just so solid but then Liverpool are likely to go on the front foot..

      Play
      A. Dias dbl w Cancelo
      B. Coufal (Fulham must win)

      1. sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        I'm playing B. Must win is not equal to will win 🙂

      2. The Count of Monte Cristo
        • 8 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        I'm really not sure so I'm playing 1 City Def but not convinced by it

    • The Count of Monte Cristo
      • 8 Years
      2 months, 3 days ago

      Brewster --> Antonio (FT) and bench DCL (own Soucek)?

      Or save FT?

      1. sunzip14
        • 4 Years
        2 months, 3 days ago

        do it