Alright then, it’s time for our weekly Premier League predictions where we take a closer look at the possibilities of teams beating each other, probable goal scorers and the big winners and losers from yet another exciting Premier League weekend, the gameweek 24.
Brighton vs Chelsea (Saturday 20 Jan, 6 PM) – Covered LIVE on Rooter
Chelsea have played 5 back-to-back draws (including the League cup penalty win) for the first time in their history and pressure is on Antonio Conte to deliver the result. Alvaro Morata and Pedro will miss the game following their red cards.
Prediction: Brighton 1 Chelsea 1, Probable goalscorer – Willian
West Ham vs Bournemouth (Saturday 20 Jan, 8:30 PM)
Bournemouth are in a free fall at the moment after being knocked out of the FA Cup by Wigan Athletic earlier in the week. On the other hand, West Ham under David Moyes have found their form and are favorites to win this match.
Prediction: West Ham 2 Bournemouth 1, Probable goalscorer – Marko Arnautovic
Everton vs West Brom (Saturday 20 Jan, 8:30 PM)
Everton are elated with Theo Walcott’s signing and the English winger is expected to make his debut against a West Brom who have won just 2 matches from their previous 23 encounters and both of those wins came last week.
Prediction: Everton 2 West Brom 0, Probable goalscorer – Cenk Tosun
Burnley vs Manchester United (Saturday 20 Jan, 8:30 PM) – Covered LIVE on Rooter
Buoyed by Alexis Sanchez’s expected arrival, Manchester United have found an extra gear to their play and are expected to win this match, however, Burnley will be quick to remind them the 2-2 scoreline from their previous meeting this season.
Prediction: Burnley 1 Manchester United 3, Probable goalscorer – Jesse Lingard
Leicester vs Watford (Saturday 20 Jan, 8:30 PM)
Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez have found themselves in another transfer speculation which explains Leicester’s form of 1 win in their last 6 games. Watford have also struggled in recent times which could make for a cagey affair in this game.
Prediction: Leicester 1 Watford 1, Probable goalscorer – Jamie Vardy
Stoke vs Huddersfield (Saturday 20 Jan, 8:30 PM)
Stoke City are perhaps the easiest point in Premier League at the moment which seemed like an impossible statement given how competitive Stoke City have been over the years. Huddersfield have their struggles traveling away from their home which could make this an exciting match.
Prediction: Stoke 0 Huddersfield 1, Probable goalscorer – Pascal Grob
Arsenal vs Crystal Palace – (Saturday 20 Jan, 8:30 PM)
With Alexis Sanchez set to leave the club, Gunners can look to focus on their game but they could not have asked for a tougher opposition than Crystal Palace who have lost just 1 of their last 6 EPL games.
Predictions: Arsenal 2 Crystal Palace 2, Probable goalscorer – Jack Wilshere
Man City vs Newcastle (Saturday 20 Jan, 11 PM) – Covered LIVE on Rooter
After their slight blip last weekend, Man City would be looking to get back on the winning ways and stretch their gap at the top. Man United would have already closed the gap when City play so it could be a factor for Pep Guardiola’s side as they take on Rafa Benitez’s side who are 15th in the league table.
Prediction: Man City 3 Newcastle 1, Probable goalscorer – Sergio Aguero
Southampton vs Tottenham (Sunday 21 Jan, 9:30 PM)
Southampton are without a win in their last 6 EPL games while Tottenham have won 4 of their last 6 games. Spurs are 5th in the table with 44 points are putting stern pressure on Chelsea and Liverpool for a top-4 finish this season.
Prediction: Southampton 1 Tottenham 3, Probable goalscorer – HARRY KANE
Swansea vs Liverpool (Monday 22 Jan, 1:30 AM)
Post-Coutinho era for Liverpool started well with a 4-3 win over Manchester City and the same can be expected this weekend with Virgil Van Dijk making his Premier League debut for The Reds.
Prediction: Swansea 0 Liverpool 3, Probable goalscorer – Mohd Salah