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Premier League predictions: Title battle, race for Europe and relegation

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We’re past the halfway mark in the 2022/23 Premier League season and there is still plenty to play for at both ends of the table.

From a betting perspective, there is loads of value to be had in several different markets if you are prepared to back your instincts.

The best betting apps have got odds on the title battle, the race for the Champions League, relegation and more, meaning punters are spoilt for choice for EPL wagering.

With that in mind, we take a look at the latest state of play in the Premier League and offer our best bets for the rest of the season.

Man City fancied to overhaul Arsenal

Arsenal have defied expectations to lead the Premier League at the halfway stage and are rated as favourites to go on and win the title.

The Gunners have a five-point lead over reigning champions Manchester City having played a game fewer than their title rivals.

However, the two sides are yet to face each other this season, which makes it far too early to be writing off City’s chances of claiming top spot.

Pep Guardiola’s side can be backed at 13/10 to win the title – odds that would be slashed if they can win both games against Arsenal.

Even a four-point haul would change the landscape and City’s greater recent know-how of challenging for titles may be enough to see them overhaul the Gunners.

Tottenham can sneak into the top four

While Arsenal and Man City look good bets to claim the top two spots, the race to secure the other Champions League qualification places is less clear.

Newcastle United and Manchester United are currently in the top four and will fancy their chances of staying there as the season progresses.

The Red Devils are much improved under Erik ten Hag and should finish third, but Newcastle may struggle to hold onto the other place.

Many pundits fancy Liverpool to go on an unbeaten run and force their way in, but the value bet is undoubtedly Tottenham Hotspur at 3/1.

Manager Antonio Conte is adept at guiding teams into the Champions League and Spurs can finish the season with a flourish to nab fourth place.

Leeds in danger of relegation

With just under half of the season remaining, nine clubs are embroiled in a bitter battle to avoid relegation to the Championship at the end of the campaign.

Bournemouth are long odds on to make an immediate return to the second tier and it is difficult to imagine the south coast side having the quality to stay afloat.

Southampton and Everton are currently in the bottom two and it would be no surprise if they both failed to haul themselves away from trouble.

However, at least one of that pair could sneak out of the drop zone, which leaves another six clubs looking nervously over their shoulders.

Leeds are impossible to ignore at odds of 4/1 to be relegated given they are just one point above the bottom three and find it difficult to win away from home.