Everton v Huddersfield Predictions, Betting Tips and Previews
August 28, 2018
Goodison Park - Premier League
Marco Silva's Everton will be looking to bounce back from surrendering a two goal lead over Bournemouth last weekend to draw 2-2 in the end.
Everton won 2-0 against Huddersfield on Merseyside and in West Yorkshire, in the Terriers first Premier League season. Huddersfield have not beaten Everton in their last nine meetings, with their last victory back in 1956.
Everton will be without Brazilian midfielder Richarlinson, who serves a three game ban for his sending off against Bournemouth., however club captain Phil Jagielka after serving a ban of his own.
Jagielka is set to replace Michael Keane, who suffered a head injury against the Cherries, and won't be available for at least a month. Kurt Zouma could feature instead of the skipper. Midfielders Morgan Schneiderlin and Andre Gomes are both out alongside Yerry Mina, Benni Baningime and James McCarthy.
Huddersfield captain Johnathan Hogg is out for the visitors as he begins a three match suspension after being sent off against Cardiff City.
However they should be boosted by the return of four players from injury - Ramadan Sobhi Ben Hamer, Danny Williams and Erik Durm.
Everton v Huddersfield Preview and Predictions
The Toffees have started life under Silva well, with a home win over Southampton and draws at Wolves and Bournemouth, with the signs looking promising.
Huddersfield are yet to win in 2018-19, losing to Chelsea and Manchester City, before a goal less draw at home to Cardiff.
The advantage of playing at Goodison, and Everton attacking start to the season should give the hosts a clear advantage in this clash, with a win priced at 9/20.
Huddersfield have really struggled in front of goal so far this season, scoring just once in their three games in the Premier League - and Everton to win and Huddersfield not to score comes in at 10/7.
Everton to win 2-0 at 6/1
Everton look a new side under Silva, free of the defensive tactics of former boss Sam Allardyce, and they have netted twice in all three of their games so far this season in the Premier League. Even without Richarlinson, they should still carry a real threat in front of goal.
Theo Walcott to score first at 11/2
Richarlinson has stolen the headlines this season for Everton, with three goals so far - but England international Walcott has netted twice so far, including the opener against Bournemouth last weekend.