City can keep it clean
Dale Tempest has been a professional footballer and now he is Sky Bet's PR guru.
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The former Fulham, Huddersfield and Colchester striker knows both sides of the betting fence - he's got his finger on the pulse of the markets as both a punter and a bookmaker.
Dale picks out his best bets from the weekend's action in the Barclays Premier League.
It was back in October 2010 that Manchester City last lost two league games back-to-back and there's no surprise that City are expected to beat Hull City easily at home in Saturday's early kick-off.
The standout value at the game, despite City's woeful defending at Cardiff, has to be the 5/6 City win to nil.
They showed at home to Newcastle that they are more than capable of stopping most attacks, particularly from weaker opposition and from two games Hull have had the fewest attempts on goal from any Premier League side.
Another team I really like this weekend is straightforward and that's West Ham to beat Stoke; I keep expecting the even money to disappear but at the moment the price is holding firm.
Stoke have just been woeful away from home - one win in 12 - and Mark Hughes has pretty much inherited Tony Pulis' squad; I don't see any reason to expect that their away form will improve.
On the opening day of the season at Liverpool, the home team had a record 20 attempts at goal and only scored once but it shows that Stoke were well and truly beaten at Anfield.
I expect very few teams to come to Upton Park and leave with all three points this season.
I'm following Southampton at the moment whilst anybody who did the same lost their money last week at home to Sunderland I think there could be an argument to suggest the Saints are better set up to play away from home.
The powerful midfield pairing of Wanyama and Schneiderlin offer a great defensive cover but when the game needs chasing, as it did last week, they don't have the creative flair to help the forwards to break down stubborn defences.
I think their price at Carrow Road is a bit short but I really don't see Southampton losing the game despite Norwich's good home record.
On Sunday, the market makes Liverpool slight favourites against Manchester United but United have shown that they are more than capable as they did against Swansea and in having the better of the game against Chelsea.
With a refocused Rooney and Van Persie one of the hottest strikers in the country at present I don't see the injury-hit Liverpool defence being able to keep them out.