Football By Joe Crilly

***Premier League Opening Fixtures: Tough Time For New Boys***

The opening day fixtures have hardly been kind to the Premier League’s new boys and it is just under 3/1 (1/3 Brighton, 8/11 Huddersfield and 8/13 Newcastle) with William Hill that they all lose to their respective opponents.

At 4/7 and 6/5 respectively, Huddersfield and Brighton are the two favourites for relegation with Newcastle 4/1.

William Hill make Manchester City the 2/1 favourites to win the Premier League with Chelsea at 3/1 and Manchester United 7/2.

Opening day fixtures:

8/15 Arsenal; 5/1 Leicester; 13/5 draw

8/1 Brighton; 1/3 Manchester City; 10/3 draw

1/5 Chelsea; 9/1 Burnley; 11/2 draw

8/11 Crystal Palace; 10/3 Huddersfield; 5/2 draw

4/6 Everton; 10/3 Stoke; 11/4 draw

3/10 Manchester United; 9/1 West Ham; 7/2 draw

4/1 Newcastle; 8/13 Tottenham; 11/4 draw

4/6 Southampton; 10/3 Swansea; 11/4 draw

9/2 Watford; 1/2 Liverpool; 3/1 draw

5/4 West Brom; 15/8 Bournemouth; 23/10 draw

Premier League winner: 2/1 Manchester City; 3/1 Chelsea; 7/2 Manchester United; 8/1 Tottenham; 9/1 Liverpool; 12/1 Arsenal; 100/1 Everton; 150/1 Southampton; 200/1 Leicester; 500/1 Newcastle; 500/1 Stoke; 500/1 West Ham; 750/1 Bournemouth; 750/1 Crystal Palace; 750/1 West Brom; 1000/1 Brighton; 1000/1 Burnley; 1000/1 Huddersfield; 1000/1 Swansea; 1000/1 Watford

To finish bottom: 13/8 Huddersfield; 5/1 Brighton; 11/2 Burnley; 6/1 Watford; 8/1 Swansea; 14/1 Newcastle; 16/1 Bournemouth; 20/1 Stoke; 20/1 West Brom; 25/1 Crystal Palace; 25/1 West Ham; 50/1 Leicester; 66/1 Southampton; 250/1 Everton

Relegation: 4/7 Huddersfield; 6/5 Brighton; 5/4 Burnley; 7/4 Swansea; 7/4 Watford; 7/2 Crystal Palace; 4/1 Bournemouth; 4/1 Newcastle; 4/1 West Brom; 7/1 Stoke; 8/1 West Ham; 16/1 Leicester; 20/1 Southampton; 50/1 Everton; 500/1 Arsenal; 500/1 Liverpool; 750/1 Tottenham; 1000/1 Chelsea; 1000/1 Manchester City; 1000/1 Manchester United

Newcastle total points from first three games (Tottenham (h), Huddersfield (a), West Ham United (h): 2/1 2 points or less; 5/4 3-4 points; 7/2 5-6 points; 8/1 7 points or more

Huddersfield total points from first three games (Crystal Palace (a), Newcastle (h), Southampton (h): 11/8 2 points or less; 13/10 3-4 points; 9/2 5-6 points; 10/1 7 points or more

Brighton total points from first three games (Manchester City (h), Leicester (a), Watford (a): 8/11 2 points or less; 6/4 3-4 points; 8/1 5-6 points; 25/1 7 points or more

First player to be retrospectively banned for diving: 10/1 Alexis Sanchez; 10/1 Leroy Sane; 10/1 Raheem Sterling; 12/1 Anthony Knockaert; 12/1 Dele Alli; 12/1 Gabriel Jesus; 12/1 Marcus Rashford; 12/1 Wilfried Zaha; 14/1 Ashley Young; 14/1 Jamie Vardy; 14/1 Riyad Mahrez; 14/1 Robert Snodgrass; 14/1 Victor Moses; 16/1 Daniel Sturridge; 16/1 Eden Hazard; 20/1 BAR