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Premier League and Serie A are Resuming this Month

By Gavin Dank - Contributor
4 months ago

The English Premier League and Italian Serie A will both making a comeback mid-June, around 100 days after both football leagues were suspended due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Premier League will return to play on the 17th of June, while Italian footballers will have to wait until 20th June. Serie A leadership had initially penciled 13th June as the restart date but had to postpone it after the Italian government extended the national lockdown to 14th June.

Sportsbooks are Posting Odds

On Wednesday 17th June, bettors will get a chance to enjoy two matches:

  • Manchester City vs Arsenal
  • Aston Villa vs Sheffield United

William Hill has already posted some odds and listed Manchester City (-250) as a favorite over Arsenal (600) while giving Aston Villa (+195) an advantage over Sheffield United (+140). It is believed that punters will focus primarily on individual football matches as Liverpool holds a 25-point lead over Manchester City.

Seria A will host three matches on the first day:

  • Inter vs Sampdoria
  • Torino vs Parma
  • Verona vs Cagliari

Juventus F.C. from Torino leads the table with a point ahead of Lazio. Both clubs have a respectful 12 matches remaining.