Premier League Predictions: Picking the Winners and Scores of Each Match

Allan JiangTransfers CorrespondentDecember 9, 2011

Premier League Predictions: Picking the Winners and Scores of Each Match

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    If you want to know how your club will go this weekend, then you're reading the right article.

    It's a quick read, easy on the eyes and gives you the information you need to know. 

    This weekend's marquee matchup is Chelsea vs. Manchester City; comment below with your prediction of this match and the rest of the matchups. 

Arsenal 2-1 Everton

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    Everton have never beaten Arsenal away in the Premier League era and that will continue unless Robin van Persie doesn't show up. 

    Of the last five Premier League meetings between the two sides, Everton have scored six times—too bad Arsenal have scored 13 times. 

    Johan Djourou may make his sixth start of the season at right-back and Arsenal have conceded nine goals when he does start at right-back.  

    With regards to Everton, David Moyes must not start Diniyar Bilyaletdinov because he is as useful as Alex Nyarko. 

    Apostolos Vellios has to continue his super-sub role because he demonstrated he isn't yet up to it as a starter against Stoke City. 

    Moyes described him as a "fox in a box" and first thing that came to my mind was Francis Jeffers. 

    I hope Arsenal have learnt their lesson. 

Bolton Wanderers 1-1 Aston Villa

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    Aston Villa are the league's draw specialists, having drawn 50 percent of their games.

    What you need to know is they draw 71 percent of their away games. 

    Meanwhile, Bolton Wanderers haven't drawn a single game yet. 

    I'd be surprised if Bolton kept a clean sheet because Gary Cahill has been in dire form and to think Chelsea want to buy him. 

Liverpool 1-0 Queens Park Rangers

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    Liverpool haven't lost at Anfield in their last seven Premier League games, so losing is out of the question.

    Liverpool have dropped points at home against beatable teams like Sunderland, Norwich City and Swansea City.

    So will Liverpool again drop points at home? 

Manchester United 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers

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    Boring boring United!

    What you can bet on is Manchester United winning. 

    There is no way this batch, having received the hair-dryer treatment, will not win.

    They'll find a way somehow.

    Maybe even assisted by the referee but more than likely gifted by Roger Johnson's terrible defending. 

    He has to rank up there as the league's most underperforming player so far. 

Norwich City 2-4 Newcastle United

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    Both Norwich City and Newcastle United have been involved in some of the best games I've seen this season.

    Norwich's 3-3 draw with Blackburn Rovers was enthralling. Newcastle's 4-3 loss to Rovers in the Carling Cup was nail-biting for me as a neutral.

    Ramadan saw Demba Ba's form drop rapidly yet since that period ended, Ba has looked a great risk-buy from Newcastle.

    Remember, they bought him after he failed a medical at Stoke City.

    Ba has hat tricks against Rovers and Stoke and one wouldn't be surprised if he notched his hat trick of hat tricks against Norwich.

Swansea City 0-0 Fulham

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    Seemingly when Swansea City play at home, it's Michel Vorm's elixir, because he has been outstanding when playing at the Liberty Stadium.

    Brendan Rodgers has managed Swansea to play some good possession football which sees them completing a 85.6 percent of their passes. 

West Bromwich Albion 2-0 Wigan Athletic

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    To people who have ESPN, we may end up seeing Roberto Martínez as a pundit rather than a manager because he is managing this Wigan Athletic to relegation. 

    It's courageous of Martínez to instill an attacking and attractive footballing philosophy but it seems some of his players have forgotten how to defend. 

    Maybe it's just me, but every time I flick through the channels, West Brom are generally ahead 1-0 in the first 20 or so minutes.

    The first goal will be crucial. 

Sunderland 3-1 Blackburn Rovers

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    There are two things Blackburn Rovers have become proficient at: allowing Paul Robinson to pick the ball out of his net every 39.4 minutes and passing the ball to Yakubu. 

    I'm amazed at Yakubu.

    He looked washed up at Everton yet he's proving everyone wrong. 

    Rovers supporters better hope his form isn't Amr Zaki-like. 

    For a team blessed with talents, Sunderland should easily dispatch Rovers, and Stéphane Sessègnon needs to deliver. 

    One of the most technically skilled players in the league yet he isn't dominating games. 

Stoke City 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur

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    Tottenham Hotspur are in hot form and Stoke City are cracking. 

    Ten goals conceded in five games—that's not Stoke football. 

    When Stoke are hoofing the ball and praying a Hail Mary, they need to do the same for Robert Huth who'll be facing Gareth Bale. 

Chelsea 1-4 Manchester City

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    Manchester City average 3.3 goals in Premier League games played in London this season. 

    The reason why City are out of the UEFA Champions League is because of complacency. 

    They didn't play their best football in a must-win game against Napoli which meant destination was out of their hands going into the last game against Bayern Munich. 

    City will be looking for retribution. 

    Unfortunately, Chelsea with its risky high line offers David Silva the chance to practise his through-balls.

    Hopefully, Didier Drogba can replicate his display against Valencia, but can he do it against Vincent Kompany?

    Comment below with your predictions for Matchday 15.

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