Thursday, December 8 2022

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Well, well, well… there’s congestion atop our Premier League picks leaderboard as UEFA Champions League play seemingly delivered on its promise to level the league playing field.

Man City and Liverpool drawing Aston Villa and Everton, respectively, caught our boys off guard as not one went for an upset, and life could’ve been even dicier had West Ham’s equalizer not been taken away by VAR (Granted West Ham was also congested).

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Do Joe Prince-Wright, Andy Edwards, and Nick Mendola feel that this was a one-off, given last weekend’s Premier League postponements, or will one, two, or more PL teams in Europe again be upset fodder this weekend?

Let’s dig in.

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PST’s Premier League picks standings after Week 6

Considering that winning requires getting the correct result (win, loss, or draw), getting a ‘W’ in picks isn’t all that easy.

A variety of Week 6 surprises like Man City’s draw with Aston Villa and Bournemouth’s win at Forest made sure that wins were downright scarce as Andy climbed into an even record with Nick.

28 wins is the new benchmark, with JPW creeping two wins back.

STANDINGS

Wk6

JPW 3-7

Andy 3-7

Nick 2-8

Season

Nick Mendola, 28-32

Andy Edwards, 28-32

Joe Prince-Wright, 26-34

Premier League picks: Week 8 of the 2022-23 season

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Aston Villa vs Southampton

Odds: Aston Villa (+105) vs Southampton (+250) | Draw (+250)

Kickoff: 3pm ET Friday

TV/Stream: USA Network – WATCH LIVE

JPW: Aston Villa 1-1 Southampton

Andy: Aston Villa 2-2 Southampton

Nick: Aston Villa 2-0 Southampton

Nottingham Forest vs Fulham

Odds: Forest (+175) vs Fulham (+155) | Draw (+230)

Kickoff: 3pm ET Friday

TV/Stream: – Watch live on Peacock Premium

JPW: Nottingham Forest 1-2 Fulham

Andy: Nottingham Forest 2-3 Fulham

Nick: Nottingham Forest 1-1 Fulham

Wolves vs Manchester City

Odds: Wolves (+800) vs Man City (-325) | Draw (+425)

Kickoff: 7:30am ET Saturday

TV/Stream: USA Network – WATCH LIVE

JPW: Wolves 1-3 Manchester City

Andy: Wolves 0-2 Manchester City

Nick: Wolves 1-2 Manchester City

Newcastle vs Bournemouth

Odds: Newcastle (-226) vs Bournemouth (+600) | Draw (+350)

Kickoff: 10am ET Saturday

TV/Stream: USA Network – WATCH LIVE

JPW: Newcastle 2-2 Bournemouth

Andy: Newcastle 2-1 Bournemouth

Nick: Newcastle 3-0 Bournemouth

Tottenham vs Leicester City

Odds: Spurs (-216) vs Leicester (+550) | Draw (+350)

Kickoff: 12:30pm ET Saturday

TV/Stream: NBC – WATCH LIVE

JPW: Spurs 2-1 Leicester

Andy: Spurs 2-1 Leicester

Nick: Spurs 3-1 Leicester

Brentford vs Arsenal

Odds: Brentford (+325) vs Arsenal (-125) | Draw (+280)

Kickoff: 7am ET Sunday

TV/Stream: USA Network – WATCH LIVE

JPW: Brentford 1-2 Arsenal

Andy: Brentford 2-2 Arsenal

Nick: Brentford 1-2 Arsenal

Everton vs West Ham

Odds: Everton (+190) vs West Ham (+145) | Draw (+225)

Kickoff: 9:15am ET Sunday

TV/Stream: USA Network – WATCH LIVE

JPW: Everton 1-2 West Ham

Andy: Everton 1-1 West Ham

Nick: Everton 1-2 West Ham

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Premier League odds, picks: Week 8 of the 2022-23 season originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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