As the curtain temporarily falls on the Premier League, Jones Knows takes the prediction chair and believes Alejandro Garnacho can play for Man Utd at Fulham.
Brighton vs Aston Villa, Sunday 2pm, live on Sky Sports
Assessing changes in the way a team plays under a new manager can pay off if you notice a new trend ahead of the markets. One area that interests me with Aston Villa is the much higher line that Unai Emery decides to play with the defense which in turn will see opposing players taken offside at a higher rate than what has happened. passed before.
During his spell in charge of Villarreal, Emery’s side finished second in La Liga for catching offside teams and Aston Villa are following the same path watching the first two games he has supervised against Manchester United, who were caught offside 11 times with eight of them. come in the 4-2 at Old Trafford.
I would expect the same approach at The Amex, so taking a look at the offside player markets for Brighton – in what should be a game to watch – is an angle to consider. Solly March (Evens) and Leandro Trossard (6/4) are rated fairly favorably for one or more offsides, but Kaoru Mitoma at 4/1 with Sky Bet – if he starts – is the player to focus on. Although he hasn’t been caught offside yet this season, he is playing high against the full-back and making runs behind.
SCORE PREDICTION: 2-1
- Leeds will win at HT (4/1)
- Spurs over 1.5 first half goals against Leeds (13/8)
- Newcastle beat Chelsea
- Leicester beat West Ham
- Arsenal winner and under 3.5 goals (5/4)
Fulham vs Manchester United, Sunday 4.30pm, live on Sky Sports
This game lifts the curtain on the Premier League for six weeks and we could just go out in style in what should be an exciting encounter under the lights of Craven Cottage. Marco Silva won’t be afraid to take on United and it should make for an action-packed evening.
There has been an average of 3.43 goals scored in Fulham’s home games this season and that includes a 0-0 draw with Everton. It’s a style of play that attracts the opposition and I would be very interested in supporting United forwards who get on the scoresheet. Fulham have the highest goals against expected record (25.99) in the Premier League this season despite five teams facing more shots than them. This indicates high probability odds offered by Silva’s team.
In the hope that Erik ten Haag selects him, Alejandro Garnacho stands out at 11/4 with Sky Bet offered. The teenager absolutely went wild midweek in the win over Aston Villa and looks a particular talent. A great year 2023 awaits you.