Mon, Nov 12, 7:37pm by Staff Writer
Manchester City has firmed to $1.28 to win the Premier League after their 3-1 win against Manchester United on Monday morning (AEDT).
David Silva and Sergio Aguero gave the hosts a 2-0 lead at the Etihad Stadium before Anthony Martial sparked Manchester United into action with a 58th minute goal.
Ilkay Gundogan scored in the 86th minute to seal the result for City, who are two points clear of second placed Liverpool on the table.
After a shock Champions League win at Juventus midweek, United were clearly second best in the derby, with just 35 per cent possession and one shot on target for the game.
They are $201 to win the title but will surely have their eyes set on a top four berth and are seven points adrift of fourth placed Tottenham.
Liverpool was the shortest priced favourite of matchday 12 and they delivered with a 2-0 home win against bottom placed Fulham.
Mo Salah scored just before half time and Xheridan Shaqiri doubled the Reds’ advantage in the 53rd minute.
It was another poor afternoon for the Cottagers who had just 27 per cent possession. They have amassed only five points from their first 12 Premier League fixtures.
Liverpool put the disappointment of a shock Champions League defeat in Serbia behind them with the win, but they remain a $5 chance of winning the title.
Chelsea remains undefeated this season but will be disappointed with a 0-0 draw against Everton on Monday.
The Blues had 69 per cent possession and more than double the number of shots than the Toffees but failed to find a breakthrough.
They are $21 to win the title and sit in third spot on the table.
Everton is in ninth position with 19 points and has taken points from five of their past six league games.
Cardiff grabbed its first win of the season in dramatic fashion on Saturday night when it defeated Brighton 2-1.
The Bluebirds are one of the relegation favourites at $1.45 and needed a Sol Bamba 90th minute goal to beat a Brighton side that played with 10 men for an hour of the match.
Lewis Dunk struck early for the visitors but Dale Stephens ill-discipline in the first half cost him as his reckless tackle was punished with a red card by Martin Atkinson.
Cardiff move to 18th on the table and are tied with Southampton and Crystal Palace on points, but their poor goal difference is what has them behind the Saints and the Eagles.
It was another disappointing afternoon for Palace fans as they saw their side go down 1-0 to Tottenham at Selhurst Park.
Juan Foyth’s 66th minute goal was all that separated the two sides and despite each team having the same number of shots on goal, it was Spurs who capitalised when their chance came.
Palace are $5 to be relegated this season, while Tottenham’s win pushes them three points ahead of fifth placed Arsenal. Spurs are $34 to win the title.
Arsenal needed some late heroics to salvage a point against Wolves after the newly promoted club looked to have pulled off a shock result.
Ivan Cavaleiro scored in the 13th minute for the visitors and they held on valiantly until Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s 86th minute goal ensured the points would be shared at the Emirates.
Newcastle has put together consecutive wins after a 2-1 triumph against Bournemouth.
A brace by Solomon Rondon gave the Magpies a 2-0 lead before Jefferson Lerma pegged one back for the Cherries just before the break.
Newcastle held on for the win despite having just 39 per cent possession to jump to 14th on the table.
Leicester and Burnley shared the points in an emotional fixture at the King Power Stadium.
The Foxes dominated the contest with 22 shots to six and 63 per cent possession but couldn’t find a winner, as the Clarets escaped with a point.
Huddersfield’s Alex Pritchard scored early for the hosts but they were unable to hold onto their lead as Felipe Anderson scored for West Ham as the sides drew 1-1 at the John Smith’s Stadium.
The Terriers are favourites to be relegated at $1.40.
Another team in poor form is Southampton and they were unable to keep out Watford despite holding an early lead.
Manolo Gabbiadini scored in the 20th minute for the Saints but Jose Holebas equalised for the Hornets and the final score was 1-1.
EPL Title Odds
Manchester City $1.28
Manchester United $201
Crystal Palace $5
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