Premier League Saturday Preview

Champions Manchester City have the chance to close to within 11 points of league leaders Liverpool on Saturday.

See below for a preview on the games, including predictions from former England, Crystal Palace and Tottenham midfielder Andy Gray and our own Football Insider Graeme Bailey and bet365’s Steve Freeth.

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Watford 12:30 Tottenham Hotspur
Vicarage Road

TEAM NEWS: Kiko Femenia could be fit to face Spurs, but Watford are without a host of players including Danny Welbeck, Tom Cleverley, Will Hughes, Sebastian Prodl and Daryl Janmaat. | Harry Kane, Moussa Sissoko, Ben Davies, Hugo Lloris and Tanguy Ndombele all miss out for out for Spurs, but new signing Gedson Fernandes is available.
KEY FACT: Jose Mourinho was the last manager to win away against Nigel Pearson in the Premier League back in 2015
MATCH ODDS: Watford 21/10 Draw 5/2 Spurs 6/5
bet365 Pick: Dele Alli to score anytime @3/1
ANDY SAYS: Watford are playing so well, I think they carry that on here and take the win…1-0
GRAEME SAYS: I think Spurs could deliver a first home defeat for Nigel Pearson in this one…1-2
Football Index – One to follow: Ismaila Sarr – Starting to show some excellent form

Arsenal 15:00 Sheffield United
The Emirates

TEAM NEWS: Arsenal hope that Sead Kolasinac, Lucas Torreira and Hector Bellerin will be available butCalum Chambers, Kieran Tierney and the suspended Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. | The Blades should have a full fit squad to choose from with Simon Moore and Michael Verrips returning.
KEY FACT: The Gunners have won only one of their last seven home league matches
MATCH ODDS: Arsenal 5/6 Draw 5/2 Sheff Utd 10/3
bet365 Pick: Under 2.5 goals @10/11
ANDY SAYS: Arsenal at home and for me they take the win here, fairly comfortably…2-0
GRAEME SAYS: Not an easy game for Arsenal, but has to be a home win but United will push them here…2-1
Football Index – One to follow: Nicolas Pepe – Starting to show some form and he needs to

Brighton & Hove Albion 15:00 Aston Villa
Amex Stadium

TEAM NEWS: Brighton’s injury list is improving, means they are only without Leon Balogun, Jose Izquierdo and Dan Burn. | Jonathan Kodjia and Matt Targett could be back for Villa who might also give a debut to Pepe Reina, but they are without John McGinn, Wesley, Thomas Heaton, Jed Steer and Keinan Davis.
KEY FACT: No side have scored more Premier League goals in or after the 90th minute this season than Aston Villa
MATCH ODDS: Brighton 4/6 Draw 3/1 Villa 15/4
bet365 Pick: Draw @3/1
ANDY SAYS: Brighton need a win here and I think they get it…2-1
GRAEME SAYS: Not a great game here, could go either way but I think we could see a goalless encounter…0-0
Football Index – One to follow: Jack Grealish – Has really proven himself this season as a top-class performer

Manchester City 15:00 Crystal Palace
The Etihad

TEAM NEWS: Man City are nearly back to full fitness with Aymeric Laporte and Leroy Sane the only players missing, but both are back in training.Palace could have Christian Benteke back, but few teams have as many players missing with Andros Townsend, Jeffrey Schlupp, Joel Ward, Scott Dann, Patrick van Aanholt, Mamadou Sakho and Max Meyer all missing out. Luka Milivojevic is suspended.
KEY FACT: Pep Guardiola will be the fifth Man City manager to take charge of a Premier League match on his birthday. None of the previous four have won
MATCH ODDS: Man City 1/10 Draw 8/1 Palace 22/1
bet365 Pick: Under 3.5 goals @Evens
ANDY SAYS: Tough ask for my former club and they will come up short, home win…3-1
GRAEME SAYS: I don’t see an issue for City here, they are hitting form and will win this…2-0
Football Index – One to follow: Kevin De Bruyne – Proving himself as one of the world’s best

Norwich City 15:00 AFC Bournemouth
Carrow Road

TEAM NEWS: Ben Godfrey, Teemu Pukki and Grant Hanley are all in contention for Norwich, but Josip Drmic and Timm Klose remain sidelined.Lloyd Kelly, Aaron Ramsdale and Jefferson Lerma could feature for Bournemouth, but they still have a number of players sidelined with Joshua King, Jack Stacey, Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld, Junior Stanislas, Charlie Daniels, David Brooks and Chris Mepham all sidelined.
KEY FACT: Norwich won the only previous Premier League match between these sides at Carrow Road, 3-1 in 2015
MATCH ODDS: Norwich 6/5 Draw 5/2 Bournemouth 21/10
bet365 Pick: Under 2.5 goals @Evens
ANDY SAYS: Close game this one and I see them cancelling each other out…1-1
GRAEME SAYS: I think Norwich will have the edge in this one and record a huge win…2-1
Football Index – One to follow: Todd Cantwell – Has been in superb form this season

Southampton 15:00 Wolverhampton Wanderers
St. Mary’s

TEAM NEWS: The only player missing for Southampton is Yan Valery. | Diogo Jota, Wily Boly and Ruben Vinagre miss out for Wolves.
KEY FACT: Southampton have won four of their last five league matches, as many as they had in their previous 22 
MATCH ODDS: Southampton 11/8 Draw 9/4 Wolves 2/1
bet365 Pick: Danny Ings to score anytime @6/5
ANDY SAYS: Southampton really are in fine form but I think Wolves still take something…1-1
GRAEME SAYS: I am going for Wolves to get the win, although this really could go either way…1-2
Football Index – One to follow: Danny Ings – Hitting superb form and making a real push for an England spot

West Ham United 15:00 Everton
The London Stadium

TEAM NEWS: West Ham should have Felipe Anderson, Michail Antonio, Arthur Masuaku and new signing Darren Randolph available, but Jack Wilshere, Ryan Fredericks, Lukasz Fabianski and Andriy Yarmolenko. | Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Alex Iwobi and Andre Gomes all remain sidelined for Everton.
KEY FACT: Everton have won seven of their last 11 Premier League away matches against West Ham
MATCH ODDS: West Ham 19/10 Draw 5/2 Everton 13/10
bet365 Pick: Under 2.5 goals @Evens
ANDY SAYS: I can see Everton landing the win here, I think they are improving…1-2
GRAEME SAYS: This won’t be a classic by any means and I see West Ham edging it…2-1
Football Index – One to follow: Manuel Lanzini – Such an under-rated player for West Ham.

Newcastle United 17:30 Chelsea
St. James’ Park

TEAM NEWS: Dwight Gayle, Javi Manquillo, Jack Colback and Paul Dummett all miss out through injury, but Fabian Schar, Yoshinori Muto, DeAndre Yedlin, Ki Sung-Yeung and Allan Saint-Maximin could all feature. | N’Golo Kante and Marcos Alonso are both doubts for Chelsea, who are still without Christian Pulisic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Marco van Ginkel.
KEY FACT: Newcastle boss Steve Bruce has won just one of his 22 Premier League matches against Chelsea
MATCH ODDS: Newcastle 9/2 Draw 7/2 Chelsea 1/2
bet365 Pick: Chelsea and Under 2.5 goals @3/1
ANDY SAYS: I don’t see any issues with Chelsea claiming the win here…1-3
GRAEME SAYS: I wonder if this is one where Newcastle pull off a shock…2-1
Football Index – One to follow: Tammy Abraham – Has really stepped it up this season

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