Watford vs Swansea : Match Preview & Prediction

December 28th, 2017

Team News

Watford
  • Marco Silva may continue with a four-man defence for the welcome of Swansea, with Molla Wague featuring at the back alongside Christian Kabasele.
  • Tommie Hoban, Craig Caithcart, Nathaniel Chalobah, Younes Kaboul, Kiko Femenia and Isaac Success are all sidelined through injury, while Troy Deeney is suspended.
  • Will Hughes, Miguel Britos and Roberto Pereyra are all doubts for the home side.
  • Stefano Okaka has been brought back in from the cold recently and could make his first league start since the 3-3 draw with Liverpool on the opening weekend of the season.
Swansea
  • Kyle Bartley misses out for the away side, while Wilfried Bony and Ki Sung-yueng are doubts for Swansea.
  • Leon Britton could ring the changes from the XI that started the 5-0 loss to Liverpool.
  • Tammy Abraham should start here, while Luciano Narsingh, Nathan Dyer and Sam Clucas may all start.

Match Facts

Swanseahavelost their last 7 away matches (Premier League).

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Swansea‘s last 3 away games (Premier League).

Swanseahaveconceded at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 away matches (Premier League).

Prediction

  • Watford brought a six-match winless run to an end with a 2-1 win over Leicester on Boxing Day. The Hornets are unbeaten in their last three league meetings with Swansea and have won the last two.
  • Swansea lost 5-0 to Liverpool on Tuesday and have now lost seven successive away league games. They haven’t won at Vicarage Road in the Premier League and may struggle to come away with a positive result over the weekend.
  • Indeed, the hosts have the means to pick up all three points.
Prediction:

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Bournemouth vs Everton : Match Preview & Prediction

December 28th, 2017

Team News

Bournemouth
  • Charlie Daniels, Harry Arter and Andrew Surman are all doubts for the home side and will be assessed ahead of the welcome of Everton.
  • Adam Federici, Tyrone Mines, Brad Smith, Jermain Defoe and Junior Stanislas all miss out here.
  • Adam Smith is expected to continue at left-back for the hosts, while Marc Pugh could come in for Ryan Fraser on the left.
Everton
  • Ramiro Funes Mori, Seamus Coleman, Maarten Stekelenburg and Leighton Baines are all injured for the visitors, while Ross Barkley is not yet fit enough to feature.
  • Idrissa Gueye, Wayne Rooney and James McCarthy are all doubts for the Toffees.
  • Aaron Lennon, Oumar Niasse and Ademola Lookman could all come into the XI should Sam Allardyce look to change things up.

Match Facts

Bournemouthhaveconceded at least 3 goals in their last 3 matches (Premier League).

Evertonhave kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 7 matches (Premier League).

Evertonhavefailed to win 17 of their last 18 away matches (Premier League).

There have been under 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Everton‘s last 6 games (Premier League).

Bournemouthhavefailed to win their last 8 matches (Premier League).

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Bournemouth‘s last 3 games (Premier League).

Evertonhavescored at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches against Bournemouth in all competitions.

Prediction

  • Bournemouth rescued a late draw in contentious fashion on Boxing Day, but the Cherries have now failed to win in eight in the Premier League, which has seen them drop into the relegation zone.
  • Conversely, Everton are on a seven-match unbeaten run, winning four, and have kept a clean sheet in three of their last four top-flight outings. The Toffees have won three of their last four Premier League meetings with the Cherries, though have not won at Bournemouth in the league.
  • However, the Toffees could inflict further misery upon Bournemouth with a victory here.
Prediction:

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