The 2012-13 Premier League is shaping up nicely as we pass the quarter-way stage, with the top three positions filled probably as expected—though there are plenty of surprises elsewhere in the table.
Teams, managers and individual players will, by now, have an idea of what this season could have in store for them. It could be a struggle with relegation, a battle on their hands just to stay in the side or a fight to save their job—or, at the other end of the scale, a trophy to play for or the goalscoring form of their life.
Plenty can change in football from one week to the next as sudden injuries, suspensions or unexpected transfers in the January window occur, meaning that this term will still be a great season to watch as it unfolds.
Here are 20 bold predictions for the remainder of the Premier League season.