This season has been perhaps the most unpredictable in recent memory. No sooner has one team established themselves top of the league and odds have been slashed to reflect this, than another team has stolen a march on them and taken first place away. Arsenal, Manchester City, maybe Tottenham and the most surprising being Leicester City all have their sights on the League crown but only one can win and with the Premiership throwing up surprise results each week, who knows who will be victorious over thirty eight games?

John Barnes, that’s who.

Yup, Barnesy has had a stab at predicting this weekends Premiership matches and has looked at the odds of each team.


John Barnes has predicted a tight, cagey affair when Chelsea host Manchester United at the weekend and he also sees resounding Premier League victories for Manchester City and Arsenal in his latest edition of Barnesy’s Best Bets with


The former Liverpool star believes Man City will begin the weekend by maintaining the momentum gained by announcing Pep Guardiola as their next manager and test Leicester City’s resolve with a 3-1 win at a price of 12/1 with betting site


Barnes then believes Arsenal will start Sunday’s action in stunning fashion with a 3-1 defeat of Bournemouth at the Emirates (which is 18/1 at, before Chelsea and Manchester United finish the weekend’s action with a 1-1 draw (6/1), as both sides attempt to avoid defeat in this renowned clash of the titans.


Barnes’ full weekend predictions – along with his take on the some of the week’s footballing action – can be found at’s official blog page.