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Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions including Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea & Liverpool

first_img Comment 1 min. story Michael OwenFriday 8 Mar 2019 11:30 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.3kShares 1/1 PLAY Skip Top articles About Connatix V67539 Advertisement Brighton boosted their survival hopes with a vital win over Huddersfield last weekend (Picture: Getty)Brighton gained their first league win of the year against Huddersfield last weekend, but I expect Palace to get revenge for their 3-1 defeat at the Amex back in December.The Seagulls played with 10-men for over an hour in the reverse fixture and it would be no surprise if this were another feisty “derby” between these two arch-rivals.The Eagles have won just 13 of their 33 league points at Selhurst Park so far this term, but I expect the hosts to keep the points with Wilfried Zaha in such good form at present – five goals and an assist in his last 6 PL games.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT Jorginho scored a rare goal from open play in last week’s win over Fulham (Picture: Getty)Wolves have already picked up a point at Old Trafford and the Emirates as well as gaining a famous win at Wembley this season although, surprisingly, they were beaten at Huddersfield in their last away league game.Wolves won the reverse fixture at Molineux back in December and they are looking to become the first newly promoted side to do the double over Chelsea since Charlton in the 2000-01 campaign.Chelsea have won their last couple of home league games, however, and I feel they will just do enough to maintain their challenge for a top four finish.Michael’s prediction: 1-0Arsenal v Manchester United Jamie Vardy has scored in successive games since the sacking of Claude Puel (Picture: Getty)Brendan Rodgers’ lost his first game in charge of Leicester City at Watford last weekend, but he has won all six previous PL meetings with Fulham and I feel he will make a winning start at the King Power Stadium.Jamie Vardy has scored 99 goals in all competitions for the Foxes after his typical strike at Vicarage Road last weekend and he is bidding to become the first Leicester player since Gary Lineker to reach three figures for the club.Michael’s prediction: 3-1Newcastle United v Everton Anthony Martial scored in Man Utd’s recent FA Cup win over Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arsenal have won their last eight home league games but, sandwiched in-between, they did lose at home to United in the FA Cup back in January and I think Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side can win their seventh successive away league game.Only City (42) have picked up more home league points than Arsenal (38) but I felt United were good value for their Cup success and they can win an open entertaining, but fiercely competitive clash at the Emirates.AdvertisementMichael’s prediction: 1-3Michael’s weekend wager: Crystal Palace, Leicester City and Spurs at 5/1   More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Harry Kane is back from injury and back in the goals (Picture: Getty)Spurs have lost their last couple of PL away games and only a late Hugo Lloris penalty save spared their blushes in the North London derby at Wembley last Saturday. That said Spurs survived a first-half onslaught in the Westfalenstadion to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Champions League midweek when Harry Kane eased any thoughts of a Dortmund comeback with his early second half strike. The Saints are just two points above the drop zone despite winning three of their 7 home league games under Ralph Hasenhuttl. Spurs are realistically out of the title race, but they are in a battle for a top four spot with two of Spurs, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal missing out on automatic Champions League qualification.Mauricio Pochettino has never lost at his former club (W2 D2) and I expect it will be Spurs who take the points.Michael’s prediction: 0-3Manchester City v Watford Read More Read More Read More Michael’s prediction: 2-0Cardiff City v West Ham Arsenal v Manchester United is the headline match in this week’s Premier League schedule (Picture: Getty /MetroManchester City lead Liverpool by a point at the top of the Premier League table after the Reds goalless draw at Goodison on Sunday.Advantage City, but there are likely to be many more twists and turns before the 2018/19 title will be decided.Brand Ambassador Michael Owen again looks forward to all the weekend action exclusively for BetVictor.Crystal Palace v Brighton Michael Owen predicts Liverpool v BurnleyTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:44FullscreenMichael Owen predicts Liverpool v Burnley is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 35 home PL games although they have only won four of their nine league games in 2019.The Reds defence – marshalled by the brilliant Virgil van Dijk – have only conceded 15 goals in their 29 PL games so far this season, but this is the first time that Mo Salah has failed to score in three successive PL games for the club.It is only a matter of time, however, before the Egyptian rediscovers his scoring touch and I expect Jurgen Klopp’s side to gain another three vital home points in this High Noon shoot-out.Michael’s recommendation: 2-0Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wandererscenter_img Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions including Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea & Liverpool Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE / Coming Next Full Screen by Metro Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Huddersfield remain in deep trouble despite their recent home win over Wolves (Picture: Getty)Bournemouth have lost their last nine away games in the PL and failed to muster a single shot at home to Manchester City at the Vitality Stadium last weekend.That unwanted stat – as well as having less than 18% possession – is sure to have hurt Eddie Howe’s side who will not meet anything of City’s quality at the John Smith’s Stadium. The Terriers did, however, win their last home game against Wolves and I feel it will be a point apiece in West Yorkshire.Michael’s prediction: 1-1Leicester City v Fulham Declan Rice and West Ham were too good for Newcastle last weekend (Picture: Getty)West Ham have won their last seven games against Cardiff in all competitions – scoring at least twice in each of those fixtures – and I expect Manuel Pellegrini’s side to take the points back to the capital at the weekend.The Bluebirds conceded eight goals in two massive home games in four days against Watford and Everton last month although they must take heart from the fact that they remain just two points from safety as we go into the last knockings of the season.The Hammers have lost four of their last five league games on the road, but I felt they played well against Newcastle last weekend and believe they will have too much quality for Neil Warnock’s side.Michael’s prediction: 1-2Huddersfield v Bournemouth Read More SPONSORED Read More Skip Ad Everton held Liverpool to a goalless draw in last weekend’s Merseyside derby (Picture: Getty)Everton have won four of their last five away league games at Newcastle but United have won their last four home PL games by an aggregate score of 9-1. I feel it will be honours even, however, at St James’ Park.Everton have kept a clean sheet in their last couple of league games and won two of their last three on the road, but this is an improving Magpies’ side – despite a below par performance at the City of London Stadium last weekend – although they may have to settle for a point from what promises to be an open entertaining encounter.AdvertisementAdvertisementMichael’s prediction: 1-1Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur Manchester City can go, temporarily at least, four points clear at the top of the table (Picture: Getty)City have won their last seven PL games against Watford by an aggregate score of 22-3 but I don’t think Pep Guardiola’s side will have things all their own way against the Hornets.Kevin de Bruyne limped off against Bournemouth last weekend and looks likely to join Aymeric Laporte, Fernandinho and John Stones on the sidelines. At this stage of the season it is all about picking up the win and I expect City to extend their lead at the top-of-the-table to four with Liverpool not in action until the following day.Michael’s prediction: 2-1AdvertisementLiverpool v Burnley Video Settings Advertisementlast_img read more