The Premier League is often referred to as the English Premier League or EPL and is the top level of the English football pyramid. The league features 20 clubs with the sides playing each other twice (19 at home and 19 away) from August to May for a total of 380 games.
Teams are awarded 3 points for a win, 1 for a draw, and none for a defeat. The team with the most points at the end of the season are awarded the Premier League title. The three teams who finish with the least amount of points are relegated to the Championship.
Those teams are replaced by three teams promoted from the Championship. The two teams who finish first and second and the team who wins the end-of-season playoffs.
WHERE CAN I STREAM THE PREMIER LEAGUE?
This season’s Premier League will run from August 13th, 2021, to May 22nd, 2022. NBC owns the TV rights and will be streaming all 380 games live across their platforms. The majority of them will be shown on NBCSN and Peacock. Saturday’s 12:30PM EST fixture is normally broadcasted on NBC.
NBC Sports’ 2020-21 coverage included 900+ live hours of studio shows and match windows. The 2020-21 season was the first full one on Peacock, featuring 175 live matches, studio shows, on-demand replays, and Premier League TV Channel.
Saturday’s 12:30PM EST fixture on NBC averaged a total audience delivery of 879,000 – up 2% from 2019-20.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO STREAM THE PREMIER LEAGUE?
The Premier League is the most expensive league to stream in the USA. You need multiple subscription services to get access to every game. Peacock Premium is $4.99 a month, and the cheapest streaming option for NBCSN is through Sling TV Blue at $35 a month, but it only offers access to NBC for Saturday’s 12:30PM EST games in select markets and through Locast.
HIGH PRESS SOCCER RECOMMENDATION
If you want access to all 380 games, we recommend subscriptions to Fubo TV and Peacock Premium, which works out at $70 a month. Fubo TV also gives you access to ESPN, ESPN2, Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, Fox Soccer Plus, bein Sports, and bein Sports Extra, which all show Soccer from other leagues around the world.
WHERE TO BET THE PREMIER LEAGUE IN THE US
In the US, you can legally bet on soccer in more than two dozen states. You can bet online in some states, but only in-person betting is allowed in most of them.
DraftKings Sportsbook is available in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
FanDuel Sportsbook is available in Arkansas, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.