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.
West Ham odds, betting tips, news and stats
Reports say that hitman Jermain Defoe is one of a number of Tottenham players available for transfer this summer and the Reds are as short as 5/2 to bring him to Anfield.
Senegalese forward Demba Ba looks like he could be out of the door at Stamford Bridge just five months after signing and the Blues’ three London rivals are the favourites to snap him up.
The Eagles enjoyed a famous afternoon at Wembley yesterday, but Ian Holloway’s play-off winners are favourites for an immediate return to the Championship.
The Royals have endured a miserable return to the top flight but their decent record against the Hammers and a recent upturn in form suggest they are a value punt at Upton Park.
The outgoing Everton boss should enjoy a resounding victory in his final game at Goodison Park before succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.
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The former Magpies hero is 17/10 to score for West Ham on Saturday and with the visitors’ confidence at rock bottom, who would bet against them falling prey to the curse of the old club?