Saints looking strong
Sky Bet's Dale Tempest brings you his thoughts on this weekend's football and has four interesting Premier League wagers.
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Former professional footballer Dale Tempest now makes regular television appearances in his role as Sky Bet's public relations director.
Fulham, Huddersfield and Colchester were among his clubs during a 16-year career so he knows exactly how the game is played.
These days in his role at Sky Bet - you may have seen him on Sky Sports News - he's very much got his finger on the pulse of the markets as both a punter and a bookie.
His regular Friday column explores the mindset of the bookies and highlights the best bets for the weekend's action.
Here is his take on this weekend's action with four selections to get stuck into in the Premier League.
I really like Southampton in this match.
While Sunderland dominated possession last week against Fulham, they were restricted to just long shots while Saints' win away at West Brom was no fluke.
It was a strong, powerful performance and they are one of my teams to follow this year with Victor Wanyama and Morgan Schneiderlin looking a force to be reckoned with in midfield.
I like the correct score group bet of 1-0, 2-0 and 2-1 at 7/4 - I really think Southampton will win this but there is always the slight concern they will concede as any team can score.
That said, I am not sure where the goals will come from for the Black Cats.
In a similar vein to Sunderland, I don't know where Palace will get a goal.
They played okay against Tottenham but there is just not a consistent goal threat there and I can see them struggling all season - you can't rely on 40-year-old Kevin Phillips to pop on and get them a goal.
While Stoke probably didn't deserve a draw at Liverpool - which they would have got if Jon Walters had scored the penalty - the game did show that goalkeeper Asmir Begovich is in fantastic form.
I can't see Palace holding out so Stoke to win to nil at 2/1 looks strong.
Norwich's away record last season was woeful but it looks better than it actually is as they won away at Manchester City on the final day.
That is a formline you can wipe out but they might be improved this year with the arrival of Ricky van Wolfswinkel.
They had just 33 percent possession at home against Everton last week and that says they could struggle to hang on in games all season.
Hull looked better against Chelsea once Jake Livermore and Tom Huddlestone came on - and they are a useful addition to the team.
I am not entirely sure where they will get goals either so I think Norwich can take a point against Hull in their first home game. It looks the most likely result.
This is my final bet of the weekend and although the Hammers have a poor record on Tyneside, this looks one of the strongest West Ham teams for many years.
Sam Allardyce has said they had a fantastic pre-season and even though Andy Carroll won't be available, they allowed Cardiff just one shot on target last week.
They will be a very tough team to break down and if the hosts do go a goal down then the fans could turn as they were really not happy with Monday night's display at Manchester City.