By William Hill
Last Updated: 30th August 2019
Traders Talk is your regular, money-can’t-buy AAA pass inside the craniums of our odds gurus and this week’s edition considers Fantasy Football and Golden Goals in the gameweek round where the headline is the North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham.
More dropped points for Man Utd?
Despite early season optimism after dismantling Chelsea and a draw at Wolves, reality came crashing down at Old Trafford after Man Utd’s defeat to Crystal Palace.
Without a goal in their opening two games, it was the shock defeat most of us didn’t see coming. And Palace’s defeat to Colchester in the League Cup, only adds insult to injury.
After 32 games in charge of Man Utd, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s win ratio sits at a bleak 53.1%, less than the ill-fated David Moyes (56.3%).
After this result we expect the misery to continue, and we’re happy to lay against them in Saturday’s early kick-off, enhancing them to win Both Halves from 24/5 to 11/2.
Kane to strike first in North London?
Undoubtedly, the game of the weekend in the Premier League is in North London as Spurs take on Arsenal. Both splashed the cash in the summer, and a few weeks into the season the new additions are bedding into their respective teams.
Spurs’ loss to Newcastle was the other shock result of last weekend, and a positive at the Emirates would be an ideal way to bounce back before the international break. Unai Emery’s side still look a little frail defensively.
Harry Kane will look to expose their defence, having scored in three of the last four away games. England’s talisman has the most Premier League goals in the North London Derby and we’ve enhanced him to 9/2 to score first.
Our Golden Goal offer this weekend certainly looks to be at risk of landing for a fourth time this season already, with both teams providing good value. Remember, your team only needs to score first, and you win no matter what with Golden Goal!
If you’re looking for an outside shot this weekend, Brighton are an eye-watering 35/1 to beat Man City this weekend, and would be by far our worst single result this weekend.