Premier League Score Predictor with Infogol: Correct Scores for the Opening Weekend

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Paul Pogba remains at Manchester United for a clash with Chelsea

It's the opening weekend of the Premier League, with all 20 teams looking to get off to the best possible start.

"United ranked fourth best on xG last season, and will be exciting to watch again this campaign. Chelsea now have Frank Lampard in charge, but no Eden Hazard, so should be weaker. An exciting game between two attack-minded teams is expected, with a 55% chance of both teams scoring – an entertaining 1-1."

This season's Score Predictor tips comes from Infogol, a free downloadable app that uses expected goals to generate the best betting tips and advice. Get your helping of correct score predictions here...

Thumping Anfield win

Liverpool vs Norwich - FRI 20:00

Liverpool are expected to kick off the new campaign in style, with Norwich to be given a serious shock to the system in this season opener. Infogol thinks there is a 41% chance of Over 3.5 goals, a 52% chance that one team keeps a clean-sheet, and an 81% chance of a Liverpool win - 4-0.

Back the 4-0 @ 9.517/2

Hammering for Hammers

West Ham vs Manchester City - SAT 12:30

West Ham have recrtuited well ths summer, but only in attack, and their main issue in 18/19 was defensively (1.79 xGA per game). Manchester City's numbers are just incredible, and will take some stopping. Infogol goes BTTS 'no' with a 51% chance, 58% chance of Over 2.5 goals, and a 74% chance of a City win - 3-0.

Back the 0-3 @ 8.07/1

Cherries to blunt Blades

Bournemouth vs Sheffield United - SAT 15:00

Bournemouth are extremely strong in attack, and are expected to have too much firepower for an organised Sheffield United defence on the opening day. Infogol gives a 62% chance of both teams soring, but a 60% chance of a home win. Expect this to be an entertaining game - 3-1.

Back the 3-1 @ 14.013/1

Clarets to start well

Burnley vs Southampton - SAT 15:00

Burnley's season was one of two halves in 18/19, with their process turning around dramatically in the second half of the campaign, and the same can be said for Southampton. A tight game is expected here between two evenly matches teams, with Infogol calculating a 61% chance of both teams scoring, a 57% chance of Over 2.5, and Burnley slightly edging the 1X2 with a 39% chance of winning - 2-1.

Back the 2-1 @ 10.09/1

Cagey draw at Selhurst

Crystal Palace vs Everton - SAT 15:00

Will Wilfried Zaha play in this one? Either way, Palace will be tough to break down again this season. Everton have done some good business, but the players may need time to settle in. Infogol calculates a 55% chance of both teams scoring, and the model can barely split the two teams in 1X2 (CRY 36%, EVE 37%) - 1-1.

Back the 1-1 @ 6.05/1

Potter's magic to thwart Hornets

Watford vs Brighton - SAT 15:00

Watford were poor towards the back end of last season in terms of process, while Brighton have undergone a face-lift in the summer, with Graham Potter replacing Chris Hughton as manager. This is a move that is expected to pay dividends on opening day, with Brighton having a good chance of getting something (52% chance of avoiding defeat), BTTS happing 52% of the time, and Under 2.5 48% of the time - 1-1.

Back the 1-1 @ 6.05/1

Spurs to struggle to breakdown Villa

Tottenham vs Aston Villa - SAT 17:30

Spurs are missing some key players for this game which could hamper them, while a well-organised Villa are expected to be tough to beat. Infogol goes 58% chance of at least one team not hitting the net, 56% chance of Under 2.5 goals, and a 63% chance of a Spurs win. A cagey 2-0.

Back the 2-0 @ 6.05/1

Draw between the best of the rest

Leicester vs Wolves - SUN 14:00

Leicester are heavily fancied to have a good season by many in 19/20, and Infogol agrees, while Wolves ranked as the fifth best team in the league according to expected goals last season. There is a 52% chance of both teams scoring here, and a 53% chance of Under 2.5 goals, so a tight 1-1 is expected between two strong sides.

Back the 1-1 @ 6.05/1

Only a point for Arsenal

Newcastle vs Arsenal - SUN 14:00

Newcastle have had another turbulent summer off the field, with Steve Bruce replacing Rafael Benítez, meaning they are unfancied by many this season. Arsenal were only the ninth best team on xG last season, so need huge improvement this term. Infogol gives Newcastle a 53% chance of getting something from this game, and a 55% chance of both teams scoring - 1-1.

Back the 1-1 @ 7.06/1

Share of the spoils for two teams in transition

Manchester United vs Chelsea - SUN 16:30

United ranked fourth best on xG last season, and will be exciting to watch again this campaign. Chelsea now have Frank Lampard in charge, but no Eden Hazard, so should be weaker. An exciting game between two attack-minded teams is expected, with a 55% chance of both teams scoring - an entertaining 1-1.

Back the 1-1 @ 6.05/1

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