As stated by UEFA, the English Premier League (EPL) is the second-best European football league. The best twenty football teams in England compete for a season, with each team playing a home and away fixture against each side. At the end of a season, the teams ranked first to fourth in the league table qualify for the UEFA Champions League, while the fifth and sixth place teams together with the winners of the FA Cup compete in the Europa League. The last three teams at the bottom of the league table are relegated to the English Football Championship.

 The stats rightly prove why the EPL is one of the best European football Championships. Averaging 2.82 goals scored per game last season (and 2.60 the previous season), the Premier League is one of the most prolific football leagues. When making predictions on the EPL, know that the competition will be full of spectacles and emotion provided by the heavyweights, which is why the league is followed around the world.

For example, Manchester City was a free-scoring side last season, racking up 95 goals (they scored 105 in the 2018/19 season) which averaged out at 2.5 goals per game. Liverpool followed closely with 89 goals (2.34 per game). Huge numbers could be repeated next season. For a reliable prediction in the Premier League, you can bet on high scoring games when the favorites are involved. 

Another interesting statistic to note for your bets is that the ‘+2.5 goals’ market witnessed success in 53.6% of games last season. The odds quoted by bookmakers on such bets usually fall at around 2/1, we would say that the same strategy will likely yield rewards for the 2019/20 season. The same goes for the bet ‘Both teams to score’ – whether during the Boxing Day fixtures of on the last day of the season, over half of last season’s matches saw both teams involved get on the scoreboard. With this trend continuing in the previous three seasons it will be interesting to consider for your bets in 2019/20 as the odds offered by online bookmakers are usually high. 

In the same vein, the ‘exact score’ market can also result in considerable gains when it comes to EPL predictions. Last season over one in ten matches resulted in a 2-0 scoreline (11.58%), an increase from previous seasons – 7.11% in 2017/18 and 8.68% in 2016/17. If you want to predict the exact score of a Premier League fixture then you know what to do – with an average odds value of 5/1 on offer it would be a shame to miss out during the upcoming season.

Now that we have been informed about the most interesting statistics of the first-tier English football league let us provide you with a few simple rules and accumulator tips in the United Kingdom for betting success.

 The first essential point to consider is the form of both teams, and of the key players on each side. 

The final piece of advice that we can give you at this point is to always compare odds on the Premier League before placing your bets. Whether you want to bet on Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester City or Chelsea, you will have to opportunity to pick and choose between the various bookmakers on the market. You just have to register with all of the best new betting sites to find the best odds offered on the bet of your choice. Fancy your chances on a Manchester United win against Tottenham? In that case, it would be of much more interest to you to place your bet on the odds of 6/5 offered by William Hill than the 2/1 on offer at 888sport. 

Bet on the League Table

As well as being able to bet on each match of the EPL, you can also predict the final standings at the end of the season, allowing you to make long term gains with this exciting outright betting market. For instance, you can bet on who will be crowned Champion, who will secure the top four Champions League spots, and who will be relegated at the end of the season – so perhaps you could think about your Champions League predictions and Championship predictions while you are at it. Again, the odds on offer are usually quite high, so a bet on this market can be worthwhile with the right predictions.

A few simple rules will be crucial to your bets on this market, with motivation again being one of them – for instance, will a club be happy with a mid-table finish? Promoted teams may be content to maintain their Premier League status, or they may have the ambition to finish in the top half of the table. Is European football crucial to a top-tier club? You should also analyze the fixture calendar for the upcoming season, as well as a clubs activity in the summer transfer market. Finally, as the English football season is long and grueling, the depth of a squad can be crucial to their performance in the standings – will they have the quality amongst their substitutes to allow them to perform in the long? All of these factors and more will be key to your outright bets on the Premier League table.

Bet on the Premier League Top Scorer

Always interesting to try your luck on, the top goalscorer market has become vastly popular amongst fans of sports betting, particularly in the Premier League. With so many world-class players present in the EPL, this can be an exciting market for your predictions – and can offer some noteworthy potential gains.

The star-studded Premier League has seen an increase in the quality of its forwards of the last 10 years. Last season saw a tie between three players for the Golden Boot – Mané (Liverpool), Salah (Liverpool) Aubameyang (Arsenal), each scoring 22 goals for their respective clubs. Other standout players like Aguero (Manchester City, 21 goals), Kane (Tottenham, 17 goals) and Vardy (18 goals). You can always bet on the Premier League ‘Top Goalscorer’ market, which is generally offered at attractive odds by the best bookmakers on the market.