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West Bromwich Albion vs. Fulham
Although West Brom didn't have enough firepower to overcome the Red Devils, they are still within striking distance of the top four. Most fans didn't expect that before the season began. They must capture all three points against a struggling Fulham side to keep pace.
Prediction: 1-0 West Brom
Manchester City vs. Stoke City
Scoring first is of monumental importance for Man City. They can't allow Stoke to strike early on a counterattack, which would allow them to dig even deeper in their defensive shell. It won't be easy, but City should prevail.
Prediction: 2-1 Manchester City
Swansea City vs. Aston Villa
Swansea continue to impress. They earned a draw with the Red Devils last weekend and were able to grind out a victory over Fulham on Saturday. Similar optimism can't be expressed about Villa. Their last three losses are by a combined score of 15-0.
Prediction: 2-0 Swansea
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Reading
Perhaps the most amazing part about Tottenham's season is how they have flown under the radar. They are in fourth place and within range of second, and yet they are not being talked about. Expect the Spurs to cruise to another victory as the seek some much-deserved praise.
Prediction: 3-1 Tottenham
West Ham United vs. Norwich City
West Ham and Norwich have both hit the skids recently, which makes it hard to predict which club will show up in better form on New Year's Day. Ultimately, a draw seems like the most likely result for the mid-table teams.
Wigan Athletic vs. Manchester United
Even though United haven't been in top form over the past few weeks, they are still managing to secure points, and that's why they continue to pace the EPL. Wigan have lost to Arsenal and Everton in recent matches and won't be able to keep up on Tuesday.
Prediction: 2-0 Manchester United
Southampton vs. Arsenal
After so much early concern was expressed about the Gunners' offense, they have bounced back and are currently tied for second in goals with 39 in 19 matches. Their strong run of play should continue against an overmatched Southampton squad.
Prediction: 2-0 Arsenal