Chelsea enters Thursday's match against Manchester City with a lot on the line. Chelsea currently sits in fourth place in the latest English Premier League standings, just two points clear of Manchester United. The Blues will look to hold off Manchester United and finish inside the top four, which will guarantee Chelsea a spot in next season's Champions League. Chelsea enters Thursday's showdown unbeaten in six of its last seven Premier League games, while Manchester City has won seven of its eight most recent matches across all competitions. Kick-off for Chelsea vs. Manchester City is set for 3:15 p.m. ET.
The latest EPL odds from William Hill list Manchester City as a -129 money line favorite (risk $129 to win $100), while Chelsea is going off at +320. Meanwhile, oddsmakers are expecting an extremely competitive match when Southampton hosts Arsenal at 1 p.m. ET. William Hill lists Southampton at +155 (risk $100 to win $155), while Arsenal is being listed at +175 in the latest English Premier League odds. Before locking 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 over the weekend, correctly predicting the profitable draw between Tottenham and Manchester United (+240), as well as Southampton's (+120) victory over Norwich City, Wolves (+110) beating West Ham, Chelsea (-200) topping Aston Villa and Manchester City (-850) cruising past Burnley.
Now, the model has set its sights on this week's Premier League fixtures and revealed its picks for every match over at SportsLine.
Top English Premier League predictions for Matchday 31
The model is leaning over 2.5 goals in Thursday's showdown between Chelsea and Manchester City. Chelsea is coming off a thrilling 2-1 win on the road against Aston Villa. American Christian Pulisic subbed-on in the second half and made an instant impact, scoring Chelsea's first goal in the 60th minute.
Striker Olivier Giroud found the back of the net just two minutes later which helped secure all three points for Chelsea. Giroud has also fared well against Manchester City, scoring a goal in each of his last three Premier League starts against the defending champions.
Manchester City, meanwhile, boasts the Premier League's most potent scoring attack, having scored 76 goals in 30 matches. Midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has been involved in a Premier League-high 25 goals this season, with nine goals and 16 assists. The Citizens have also scored eight goals in their first two games since the restart, one of the main reasons the model is leaning towards the over on Thursday.
How to make English Premier League picks for Matchday 31
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 31? 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, June 25
Burnley vs. Watford, 1 p.m. ET
Southampton vs. Arsenal, 1 p.m. ET
Chelsea vs. Manchester City, 3:15 p.m. ET