Two games in the Premier League on Saturday due to the winter break and there is a big ‘six pointer’.
The day’s early game sees Everton host Crystal Palace followed by the big clash at the bottom as Watford travel to Brighton,
See below for a preview on the game, including predictions from former England, Crystal Palace and Tottenham midfielder Andy Gray and our own Football Insider Graeme Bailey and bet365’s Steve Freeth.
Everton 12:30 Crystal Palace
TEAM NEWS: Jean-Philippe Gbamin is sidelined for Everton whilst Fabian Delph serves his suspension, but Andre Gomes could make the squad. | Cenk Tosun is ineligible to face his parent club, and Palace are also without Jeffrey Schlupp and Mamadou Sakho.
KEY FACT: Only Liverpool have won more points from their last 10 Premier League matches than Everton
MATCH ODDS: Everton 8/13 Draw 14/5 Palace 5/1
bet365 Pick: Everton to win to nil @6/4
ANDY SAYS: As much as I want Palace to win I don’t see Everton slipping up…2-1
GRAEME SAYS: Everton are playing well and will get the win…2-0
Football Index – One to follow: Andre Gomes – Has been out with injury but he could have a huge impact
Brighton & Hove Albion 17:30 Watford
TEAM NEWS: Jose Izquierdo is ruled out for Brighton, who hope to have Shane Duffy and Dan Burn available. | Watford might only have one player missing in the shape of Daryl Janmaat, as Tom Cleverley, Craig Dawson, Nathaniel Chalobah, Kiko Femenia and Ismaila Sarr could all feature.
KEY FACT: Brighton can do the Premier League double over Watford for the first time
MATCH ODDS: Brighton 11/10 Draw 5/2 Watford 5/2
bet365 Pick: Draw @5/2
ANDY SAYS: Tough game to call this one but I can see Watford getting the draw…1-1
GRAEME SAYS: This really could go either way but I am edging Brighton being at home…2-1
Football Index – One to follow: Ismaila Sarr – He has a big future and is ready to make a big impact