Thursday's four-game slate in the English Premier League is highlighted by a critical matchup between Manchester United and Crystal Palace. Manchester United is looking to finish inside the top four of the English Premier League standings, which will secure the Red Devils a spot in next season's Champions League. Crystal Palace, meanwhile, is hoping to avoid losing its sixth straight league fixture. Kick-off between Crystal Palace and Manchester United is set for 3:15 p.m. ET.
The latest EPL odds from William Hill list Manchester United as a -325 money line favorite (risk $325 to win $100), while Crystal Palace is going off at +1000. Meanwhile, oddsmakers are expecting a more competitive match when Leicester City hosts Sheffield United at 1 p.m. ET. William Hill lists Leicester City at +100 (risk $100 to win $100), while Sheffield United is being listed at +310 in the latest English Premier League odds. Before you lock in your English Premier League picks or predictions for Thursday, see what SportsLine's proprietary soccer model has to say.
Created by two Norwegians -- professional poker player and sports bettor Jonas Gjelstad, and economics and engineering expert Marius Norheim -- the model analyzes worldwide betting data and exploits market inefficiencies, helping its followers cash in. Over the last three years, the algorithm is up an eye-popping 13,800 percent.
The model also made some huge calls in the English Premier League last week, correctly predicting the profitable draws in Arsenal vs. Leicester City (+240) and Everton vs. Southampton (+255), as well as Watford's (-155) victory over Norwich City, Chelsea (-225) knocking off Crystal Palace, Liverpool (-185) topping Brighton & Hove Albion, Manchester United (-310) beating Aston Villa and Manchester City (-900) cruising past Newcastle United.
Now, the model has set its sights on this week's Premier League fixtures and revealed its picks over at SportsLine.
Top English Premier League predictions for Matchday 36
The model is leaning over 2.5 goals in Thursday's showdown between Manchester United and Crystal Palace. The Red Devils enter Thursday's game unbeaten in their last 18 matches across all competitions. Manchester United's recent run can be directly attributed to its ability to score goals. In fact, Manchester United has scored two or more goals in each of its last six games. Midfielder Bruno Fernandes has made all the difference since signing for the Red Devils, having been directly involved in 14 goals in his 11 Premier League appearances.
Crystal Palace, meanwhile, has lost five straight league games. The Eagles are coming off a 2-0 defeat against Aston Villa, the third consecutive game Crystal Palace has given up at least two goals. Crystal Palace has conceded 13 goals since play resumed in the English Premier League, one of the main reasons the model is leaning towards the over on Thursday.
How to make English Premier League picks for Matchday 36
The model has also revealed strong money line picks for every English Premier League match this week. You absolutely need to see them before you lock in your own picks.
So who should you back on Matchday 36? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the money line has all the value in every English Premier League match, all from the proprietary European soccer model that's up an eye-popping 13,800 percent.
English Premier League schedule
Thursday, July 16
Everton vs. Aston Villa, 1 p.m. ET
Leicester City vs. Sheffield United, 1 p.m. ET
Crystal Palace vs. Manchester United, 3:15 p.m. ET
Southampton vs. Brighton, 3:15 p.m. ET
Friday, July 17
West Ham vs. Watford, 3 p.m. ET