Arsenal is a 1.5, 2-goal favorite against Fulham, but have +152 odds for an alternate spread of 2.5 goals has +152 odds.
Manchester United is also heavily favored against their Matchweek 3 opponent Nottingham Forest.
There are +290 odds for Manchester United to cover a 1.5-goal first half spread, which hit in two of their last four head-to-head matches.
LONDON – Arsenal and Manchester United are huge favorites against their Matchweek 3 opponents on Saturday.
Betting on alternate legal sports betting spreads is the best way to get value from the heavy favorites.
Arsenal Vs Fulham Betting Lines
-1.5, -2 (-125)
O3, 3.5 (-102)
+1.5, +2 (+105)
U3, 3.5 (-118)
Arsenal won each of their last five matches, while Fulham is 2-3 across that span. Also, Arsenal hasn’t lost to Fulham in over a decade, making the -460 moneyline odds for Arsenal to defeat Fulham again a near lock.
However, with such short odds there are other bets at legal online sportsbooks that provide more betting value. There are +152 odds for Arsenal to cover an alternate spread of 2.5 goals in Saturday’s match against Fulham.
Arsenal beat Fulham by 2.5 goals in four of their last six head-to-head meetings.
This United First Half Spread Bet Has +290 Odds
Manchester United is favored to cover the 1.5-goal match spread with -118 odds, but huge value is offered for United to cover this spread in the first half.
Manchester United Vs Nottingham Forest Betting Lines
O3, 3.5 (+105)
U3, 3.5 (-125)
Manchester United played four matches against Nottingham in the last nine months, winning all four by a combined score of 10-0. Odds for betting on soccer spreads at 1.5 goals (-118) for the match and 1.5 goals (+290) for the first half are vastly different but both have value.
United covered a 1.5-goal spread in each of their four victories against Nottingham since 1999. They covered a 1.5-goal first half spread with +290 odds in half of those matches, and covered a 0.5, 1-goal first half spread (+108) in three of four.
Nottingham failed to cover a 1.5-goal first half spread in two of their last four matches, giving value to the +290 odds for Manchester United to dominate early on Saturday morning.
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