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Arsenal vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Olivier Giroud and Lukas Podolski are finally starting to settle in for Arsenal, which should help the attack become more consistent. But will the back line be able to slow down Jermain Defoe and Co.? On home turf, I think the answer will be yes.
Prediction: 2-1 Arsenal
Liverpool vs. Wigan Athletic
Liverpool has racked up six draws already after tallying just 10 all of last season. The Reds have to find ways to start earning all three points in matches like this against a struggling Wigan side that just lost at home to West Brom.
Prediction: 1-0 Liverpool
Manchester City vs. Aston Villa
Even though Manchester City only played 30 minutes of really good football against Tottenham, the Citizens still emerged with a victory. It showed how dominant they can be, especially when Edin Dzeko is in top form, and that momentum should carry over.
Prediction: 2-0 Manchester City
Newcastle United vs. Swansea City
Quietly, Swansea has been enjoying a solid season. Nathan Dyer scored a late equalizer to ensure a point against Southampton. As they continue to get contributions from every area, Newcastle has been far too reliant on Demba Ba. The Jacks will swipe another point.
Queens Park Rangers vs. Southampton
A battle between the bottom two teams in the table is usually widely overlooked, but it actually carries a lot of importance to both clubs. Three points would do wonders in their journey to avoid relegation. Alas, a draw seems like the most likely result.
Reading vs. Everton
If Everton wants to remain in a top-four position all season, these are the types of games the Toffees must find a way to win. Marouane Fellaini has been tremendous so far and should once again lead the way against an overmatched Reading side.
Prediction: 2-1 Everton
West Bromwich Albion vs. Chelsea
Even though this match doesn't shape up as favorably as it looked prior to the campaign given West Brom's strong play, it's still one Chelsea should win. The Blues can't afford to fall any further behind the Manchester clubs this early.
Prediction: 1-0 Chelsea
Norwich City vs. Manchester United
United has finally found the right balance between all of its different options up front and the result has been a terrific run of play. Norwich's lackluster attack, which has just eight goals in 11 matches, won't be able to keep pace with the Red Devils.
Prediction: 2-0 Manchester United