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Sam Hendry looking to find the net with the weekend’s best football bets

Fulham vs Manchester City – Saturday 12.30pm

The league’s worst defence takes on the best attack and this should be a question of just how many goals Man City will score.

Fulham have looked slightly more secure at the back since Scott Parker took caretaker charge, but they have still conceded at least twice in each of their last 12 matches.

They are yet to keep a clean sheet in 2019 whereas their opponents have scored 13 goals just in their last three games and can return to the top of the table with Liverpool not in action until Sunday.

Raheem Sterling comes into this game in arguably the form of his life having scored two hat-tricks for club and country this month and he is 4/1 with Paddy Power and Bet365  to score first while over 4.5 goals in the game is 7/4 with BetVictor and Betfair Sport.

Brighton vs Southampton – Saturday 3pm

A crucial match on the south coast in the relegation battle between two of the potential six sides that could still go down along with

Brighton were sliding into trouble after a run of just one win in 12, but two crucial victories against Huddersfield and fellow strugglers Crystal Palace have eased the pressure somewhat.

Southampton remain inconsistent but have bounced back well from a damaging defeat to Cardiff by picking up wins over Fulham and Spurs while only a late Romelu Lukaku winner denied them a point at Old Trafford.

All three meetings between these two since Brighton’s 2017 promotion have ended in draws and with seemingly little to separate them, they may both have to settle for a point once again.

The draw can be backed at odds of 11/5 with BetVictor and Bet365.

Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur – Sunday 4.30pm

On paper this is Liverpool’s toughest league match left so victory here would leave them in great shape to attack their title run-in.

Mauricio Pochettino will be hoping that the international break has allowed Tottenham a reset of sorts after going four games without a win – three of those being defeats.

While their own hopes of challenging for the title have fallen by the wayside, can Spurs throw a spanner in the works of Liverpool’s challenge and ward off the sides below them vying for the top four?

The unbeaten home record that Jurgen Klopp’s side possess this year would suggest perhaps not.

Sadio Mane has scored eight times in his last six matches at Anfield and that form has put him alongside Mo Salah as his side’s top scorer in the league with 17.

If you fancy Mane to continue that form you can get odds of 7/4 with Paddy Power  for him to score anytime and Liverpool to win


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