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The new season of the English Premier League is finally here, so let's take a look not only at the bets that might be worth taking, but also at some of the best offers from the bookmakers!

On Saturday, we very much like the looks of Everton and Crystal Palace. Everton are a very steady team in the Premier League and they'll be starting their new campaign against the newly-promoted Watford, which might actually be the best of draws to start with, as there might be a few nerves present for the newbies. At home, Everton have always been a force, so we'll be taking them to win at 1.70 with BetVictor.

We've already said a lot about Crystal Palace in our pre-season previews, so we won't be diving into all the details here, but let's just say that they've become a completely new outfit under the leadership of Alan Pardew. Norwich are going to stand in their way in the first round, but that team doesn't look particularly imposing to us at the moment. Unibet have the away win priced at 2.92 and that looks like an excellent price to us, so we'll be recommending that as our second pick for the weekend.

On Sunday, we're going to be all over Southampton in their match against Newcastle. We have the home team as a relegation candidate after what we've seen from them in the previous season and nothing that we've seen during the off-season has changed our view regarding that, so chances are that they're going to struggle right away. Southampton, on the other hand, seem to be without any weaknesses at the moment. Bet365 have them at 2.70 to win and that looks like a cracking price to us.

The bookies are also offering plenty of interesting stuff, but it's impossible to beat Coral, who are offering an incredible 6/1 for any goal to be scored before 5PM, with winnings to be paid in free bets. If you haven't got an account with Coral just yet, what are you waiting for? Just click here to take advantage of this excellent promo offer!

Bet365 have also reminded us that all of their excellent bonuses still stand even when the Premier League is going on, which means that you can earn up to 100% more on your returns if you place a winning accumulator on the EPL action. Just place a pre-match accumulator of three or more selections on the Full Time Result or Result/Both Teams To Score markets and, if successful, Bet365 will add the relevant bonus to your returns.

10Bet are also offering a reload bonus for the start of the season, which means that you can get up to €/£20 for free. Just deposit at least €/£10 using the code NEW20 (or 20NEW for the UK), roll over the deposit amount once on single and combo bets with odds of 1.60 or more, and you'll get a 50% bonus of up to €/£20 on the deposit.

Finally, we're also running a small contest here on Metabetting - just login, submit your best Premier League tips, and hope that you'll do better than the rest! The first prize is £15 in cash!

Our selections:

Everton to beat Watford at 1.70 @ BetVictor

Crystal Palace to beat Norwich at 2.92 @ Unibet

Southampton to beat Newcastle at 2.70 @ Bet365

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