Premiership Betting Odds – Matchday 2 Preview

Premiership Betting – Matchday Two Preview & Odds (Aug 23-25).

The biggest upset in the Premiership betting on matchday one of the new Premier League season, was the inability of defending champions – Manchester United to beat Newcastle at Old Trafford. A new look Chelsea, guided by Phil Scolari, were quickly into their stride with a 4-0 win, while Arsenal and Liverpool got off the mark without totally convincing. Check out the Premiership betting odds at Pinnacle Sportsbook for matchday two, where you can get 101% Premiership Asian Handicaps every Friday from 1pm the best Premiership betting odds on the planet.

United Look to Get Off Mark on South Coast

Manchester United suffered the absence of some key attacking personnel last weekend, limping to a 1-1 draw against Newcastle, a team they hammered 6-0 last season at the Theatre of Dreams. Cristiano Ronaldo and Carlos Tevez were absent along Luis Nani and Anderson, leaving Wayne Rooney to toil up front on his own. There were some unfamiliar names on the bench, and coach, Alex Ferguson, has few options for Monday\’s game against Portsmouth at Fratton Park.

Portsmouth lost just four times at home last season, and held United to 1-1 draw almost 12 months ago. Harry Redknapp\’s side were taken to pieces at Stamford Bridge on the opening day, but they are different proposition on their own turf. Redknapp will know that this is a good time to be playing the Champions, so his team will be in their faces from kick-off. Nevertheless, Pinnacle Sportbook Premiership soccer betting prices Man Utd favourites 1.971 (-0.5 & -1)* with Portsmouth 1.952 (+0.5 & +1)* a market priced to less than 102%.

Liverpool, Chelsea & Arsenal Setting Early Pace

Three of the Premiership\’s big four recorded wins on day one of the new Premier League season, and Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal will be aware that they can capitalise on a weakened Man Utd. The Red Devils are notoriously slow starters, so their close rivals must take full advantage. Chelsea travel to the JJB Stadium, facing a Wigan side who lost 2-1 to West Ham on matchday 1. The Blues are favourites 2.080 (-1 & -1.5)* leading soccer bookmaker, Pinnacle Sportsbook.

Liverpool play their first home Premiership game of the season, where the Kop will be every hopeful that this season they can provide a realistic title challenge. Fernando Torres did the business last weekend, and a lot of hope rests of the young Spaniard\’s shoulders. Liverpool are 1.917 (-1 & -1.5)* hosting Middlesbrough, conquerors of Tottenham on the opening day of the 2008/09 Premier League.

Arsenal laboured to 1-0 win over newly West Brom at the Emirates on Saturday. Coach, Arsene Wenger, will want a better display in this weekend\’s London Derby against Fulham at Craven Cottage. Fulham\’s defeat away to Hull suggests they will struggle again this season. Pinnacle Sportbook price Arsenal 1.826 (-0.5 & -1)*.

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