A new season of the EPL, known by many as the English Premier League, is about to begin and whether you’re an avid supporter of a club or someone looking to build a diverse parlay on the back of solid odds, FanDuel Sportsbook PA has plenty of ways to wager on the league’s matches. In addition to heads-up matchup selections, there is a plethora of game-specific prop bets worth taking a look at. FanDuel offers the most action among PA sports betting sites.
Types of EPL Prop Bets
FanDuel Sportsbook offers a cornucopia of prop bets on Premier League games with a list so in-depth it might make your head spin. The props include:
- Moneyline (Winner/Draw)
- Both Teams To Score
- First Goalscorer (Player)
- Correct Score
- Over/Under (0.5-4.5 Goals)
- Spread 3-Way (No Push)
- Half-Time Result (Team/Draw)
- Double Chance (Team & Draw/Team & Team)
- Draw No Bet
- Team Goals in Match (Team-Specific)
- Winning Margin
- To Win Both Halves
- To Win Either Half
- To Win the Second-Half
- To be Winning at HT or FT
- To Come From Behind
- To Score First and Fail to Win
- 2nd Half Spread 3-Way (No Push)
- Team First Half Goals
- Half-Time Correct Score
- Both Teams to Score in the First Half
- First Half Goals
- Half Time Double Chance
- Over/Under 5.5/6.5/7.5 Goals
- Team Second Half Goals
- Number of Team Goals
- Number of Goals
- Match & Total Goals Doubles
- Half Time – Full Time Correct Score
- Second Half Correct Score
- Time of 1st Team Goal
- Time of First Goal by Time Interval
- Half with Most Goals
- Second Half Goals
- Total Goals In Match
- Total Goals Odd or Even
- and many, many more
FanDuel Sportsbook Premier League Odds
Liverpool v. Norwich
This is as straight-forward as it gets. Week 1’s first matchup is also its most lopsided as Norwich head to Liverpool’s intimidating stadium Anfield.
Last season, Liverpool had the most successful season in terms of point production in the club’s history. That squad’s 97 points, including 30 victories, 7 draws, and just 1 loss couldn’t have gone any better… except Manchester City managed to procure 98 points on 32 wins, two draws, and four losses on their way to capturing the EPL title. Not only was Liverpool in a hotly-contested battle for first place in the league, manager Jürgen Klopp had to manage his players’ minutes as they advanced to and eventually won the UEFA Champions League. If you want to take a real shot in the dark, I guess you could throw down $10 on Norwich on FanDuel and pray for the entire Liverpool team to get explosive diarrhea prior to the game, but it’s inadvisable. At the same time, picking Liverpool and getting much return on your wager is going to cost you more than it’s probably worth.
Manchester United v. Chelsea
When two teams are as evenly matched on paper as Chelsea and Manchester United, it’s worth taking a look at other related prop bets.
The biggest issue with betting this early in the season is the lack of trend data to rely on. That said, throwing down some money on both teams to score makes a ton of sense for a few reasons. Chelsea hasn’t failed to score from the run of play since a shootout loss to Manchester City on February 24. Interestingly enough, excluding a 3-0 shutout loss in the UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal at Barcelona’s Camp Nou, February 24 is also the same date as the last time United failed to score from the run of play in the EPL in a 0-0 draw versus Liverpool at Old Trafford.
FanDuel Sportsbook Prop: “Both Teams To Score” (Yes -130/No +102)
This is worth putting some money on. Chelsea’s addition of American wunderkind Christian Pulisic will lead to plenty of international eyes, while United looks to counter with strikeforce that suddenly finds itself without Romelu Lukaku, who completed a transfer to Inter Milan on Thursday. I’d lean to both teams scoring, but if you don’t like the United strikers or believe that Chelsea will bunker on the road, there’s some value that one team won’t score at +102.
West Ham United FC v. Manchester City
West Ham United FC hosts the reigning, defending, undisputed EPL champions from a season ago to start their 2019-20 campaign. They had a somewhat successful 2018-19 season, finishing tenth overall out of twenty teams. Manchester City, on the other hand, steamrolled the competition to the tune of 98 points, including 32 victories in 38 matches. It’s not a matter of if Manchester City will win, but by how many goals. With that in mind, here are two prop bets worth taking a look at that aren’t as rich as City’s -420 to win.
FanDuel Sportsbook Prop: “Team To Score First”
Manchester City have scored first in 10 of their last 14 games, including friendlies, the Premier League Asia Trophy Tournament, FA Cup, and UEFA Champions League. At -400 odds, it’s a rich bet, but if you want a prop that doesn’t include the outcome of the game, this is a good one to look at.
FanDuel Sportsbook Prop: “To Score First and Fail to Win”
West Ham United haven’t scored the first goal in their past two friendlies, but they did score first in their last four EPL matches at the end of last season. The last time thy played Manchester City was in the Premier League Asia Trophy Semifinal on July 17, a game in which they… wait for it… scored first -albeit on a penalty- and lost the match 4-1. If you’re feeling frisky, take West Ham to score first and fail to win the match at +430.
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