The Golden Boot trophy is one of the most prestigious individual honour in any major football tournament, including Premier League.
The Premier League Golden Boot is fiercely contested by some of the best strikers in football, and it’s would be no different this season. The Golden Boot trophy is also a very interesting market as almost all bookmakers offer bets to pick up the season’s top goal-scorer.
Hence, we have done a brief analysis of this season’s top five contenders and their chances to win the prestigious honour.
1. Harry Kane (Tottenham)
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is the favourite to win the honour with most bookmakers. The Spurs striker won the trophy in 15-16 and 16-17, but he missed out to Mohammed Salah last season. He is available at his best odds of 7/2 at BetVictor. However, we don’t see much value in him, as we expect Spurs to struggle, in comparison to Liverpool, this season.
2. Mohammed Salah (Liverpool)
The Egyptian is desperate to prove that last season was no fluke, and he has hit the ground running. Salah has scored two goals in first three games for the Reds, and we think he is good value at 15/4 odds at Unibet. The Merseysiders are favourites to win the title this season, and we expect them to dominate a lot of games and score a lot of goals. Maybe, we haven’t seen the best of Salah yet.
3. Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)
Aguero is arguably the best striker in the league. However, his only drawback is his injuries. The Argentinean rarely players over 30 games in a season, and that severely hampers his chances in the competition. The City striker is available at 4/1 odds with BetVictor, but we would advise you to stay away from him in this market.
4. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal)
The Arsenal striker is a dark-horse in this market. He enjoyed a prolific second-half of the last season with the Gunners, and he is a proven goalscorer. However, he hasn’t had a good start to the season and he is without a goal in opening three games. He is bound to find his finishing touch soon, and he could be a good outside bet at 12/1 odds with most major bookmakers.
5. Sadio Mane (Liverpool)
Mane was Liverpool’s best-attacking player in 15-16, but he was overshadowed by Salah last season. The Senegalese must be desperate to reclaim the limelight at Anfield this season as Klopp’s players mount a title challenge. The 26-year-old, who already has three league goals this season, is available at 14/1 odds at Bet365.