The Blues have an incredible record on the opening day of the season in the past ten years and the visit of the Tigers should allow Jose Mourinho to get off to a flier.
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Latest Odds - 17th August 15:00 Top bet: Crystal Palace to beat Spurs 7/2
- Stage set for Liverpool to fly out of the traps in race for top four
Latest Odds - 20th May 17:00 Top bet: Liverpool to finish in the top four 8/5
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Latest Odds - 20th June 20:00 Top bet: Spain to win to nil 11/50
Spurs have a dreadful record at the home of their rivals and the Gunners’ price could be a lot shorter by the time August 31st arrives if they make their expected big-name signings.
Edinson Cavani has given his clearest indication yet that he sees himself playing at the Bernabeu next year and bwin go odds-on he does just that.
Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United have picked up most points on first weekends since 2003-04, but plenty of shocks are also uncovered in our experimental table.
The former Middlesbrough manager is 2/5 to take over the Young Lions after the FA decided not to renew Stuart Pearce’s contract following a disastrous European Championship campaign.