The second of the Premier League Previews this Saturday sees Hull face Crystal Palace at the KC Stadium.

Hull come into the match in poor form having lost another fixture against Middlesbrough in the Monday Night Football. They will be looking to end a run of form that has seen them lose three of their last six.

Crystal Palace come into this match on the back of a thumping 3-0 win against Southampton last weekend. It was Palace's first win in six matches and has really eased the pressure on manager Alan Pardew.

Hull vs Crystal Palace – Saturday 10th December 2016 – 15:00 

Hull

Hull welcome Crystal Palace to the KC Stadium, with both sides look to distance themselves from poor recent records.

The Tigers come into this match on the back of a 1-0 defeat against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on Monday evening.

Gaston Ramirez (60) scored the only goal of the game, on what was a very dreary Monday night game at the Riverside.

It means Mike Phelan's side have won just one of their last six matches, losing three of their last six as well.

Hull Need A Run

The Tigers have found wins hard to come by, since the permanent appointment of Phelan they have won just two games.

Phelan's men have now been beaten 9 times in 13 matches, with only Swansea now below them, Sunderland have moved above Hull.

They had enjoyed a good week away from the Premier League, their 1-1 draw and penalty win against Newcastle means they progress to the Semi Finals of the EFL Cup.

Tigers Underdogs

Hull head into this fixture as the underdogs, despite Palace having a recent dismal record, notwithstanding their last win.

They will be looking to register their fourth win of the season, they will also be looking to avoid any further defeats.

Mike Phelan's men will be looking to continue their excellent recent form against Crystal Palace, winning their last two encounters in the Premier League.

Hull are 23/10 with Abel Hernandez is at 6/1 to score first.

Hull

Palace Finally Win

Crystal Palace come into this fixture on the back of a much-needed win, with the 3-0 victory against the Saints just what Pardew ordered.

Christian Benteke scored a double for the Eagles (33, 85), with James Tomkins scoring his second goal in as many matches (36).

The win is a welcome relief for Alan Pardew, with his side suffering five successive defeats including a gut-wrenching defeat against Swansea in their last game.

Palace Looking For Run

Crystal Palace come into this match in better form, with the win ending a run of five successive defeats.

Rumours had begun intensified about manager Alan Pardew, the year as a whole for Palace has been abysmal.

Alan Pardew will be looking to go on a winning run now, they find themselves 14th in the Premier League, 3 points above the relegation zone.

The Eagles have conceded 18 goals in their last seven matches, finally securing a clean sheets against the Saints.

Eagles Favourites

Crystal Palace come into this match as favourites, with Hull's poor form and Palace's win informing those odds.

Their overall record against Hull is excellent, with the Eagles winning six, drawing seven and losing three of 16 meetings.

This will be a tough fixture for Alan Pardew's side, with Hull also desperate to start securing wins.

Palace are 6/5 with Christian Benteke at 4/1 to open the scoring.

 

Swansea face Sunderland at the Liberty Stadium in a huge match for both sides.

It has been dubbed a relegation six-pointer even at this stage of the season.

Swansea come into this match on the back of a 5-0 thumping against Tottenham last weekend. They will need to discover some defensive solidity if they are to move forward.

Sunderland come into this match in excellent form, they have won three of their last four matches. They won their last game against Champions Leicester 2-1.

Swansea vs Sunderland – Saturday 10th December 2016 – 15:00 

Swansea

Swansea welcome Sunderland to the Liberty Stadium, with Swansea looking to recover from their hammering last weekend.

The hosts come into this match on the back of a 5-0 defeat against Tottenham, a complete role reversal from last weekend.

Harry Kane opened the scoring with a 39th-minute penalty, Heung-Min Son made it 2-0 before the first half (45+1).

Harry Kane returned to double his tally in the 49th minute, with Christian Eriksen scoring a late double to down the Swans (70, 90+2).

Swans Seek Consistency

It was the opposite end of the spectrum for Swansea and for their new manager Bob Bradley, who had been riding high after their incredible win against Palace.

However it was a crash back to reality for the Swans, who have won just once in their last six matches and returned to the bottom of the table.

Swansea have conceded 9 goals in their last two games, they will need to be much better defensively if they are to survive.

Swans Favourites

Swansea head into this fixture as the favourites, despite their appalling recent record but they have been good at home.

They will be looking to register their third win of the season, recovering from that disappointing loss.

Bob Bradley's men will be looking to better their poor recent record against Sunderland, they have failed to win in their last four meetings.

Swansea are 21/20 with Gylfi Sigurdsson at 4/1 to score first.

Swansea

Three In Four

Sunderland come into this match in good form, they returned to winning ways last weekend against Leicester.

A Robert Huth own goal in the second half (64) and a Jermain Defoe goal (77), gave the Black Cats a two-goal advantage with 13 minutes left to go.

Shinji Okazaki (80) scored a late goal to half the advantage, it was enough to keep Sunderland under pressure but ultimately they prevailed.

It was another great result for Sunderland, who desite having an absymal start are now in excellent form.

Worst Ever Start

Sunderland had recorded their worst ever start to a Premier League season, but they have turned the corner in their last four matches.

David Moyes will have been delighted with the resolve shown by his side in those matches and they will now look to register back to back wins.

The Wearsiders come into this match on a run of three wins and three defeats, in their last six matches.

They have now moved above Swansea and Hull in the Premier League, meaning they are now just one point off West Ham.

Black Cats Favourites

Sunderland come into this match as underdogs, despite their excellent recent form and Swansea's horrific defensive record.

This will be a tough fixture for the Black Cats, this is another early relegation six-pointer for both sides.

David Moyes' side will be looking to draw from last years great win, that saw them win 4-2 against the Swans at the Liberty.

Sunderland are 5/2 with Jermain Defoe at 5/1 to open the scoring.

 

The final match sees one of the biggest matches of the weekend.

Leicester host Manchester City at the King Power Stadium in a match that even Leicester must win at all costs.

The Foxes come into this match on the back of a 2-1 defeat against Sunderland in the Premier League. They also finished their Champions League campaign with a heavy 5-0 defeat against Porto.

Manchester City come into this match on the back of a poor week, both in the Premier and Champions League. They lost their crucial tie against Chelsea 3-1 at home, following up that defeat with a 1-1 draw against bottom side Celtic.

Leicester vs Manchester City – Saturday 10th December 2016 – 17:30 - BT Sport 1 

Leicester

Leicester welcome Manchester City to the King Power Stadium, with the Foxes reeling after two defeats in the past week.

Claudio Ranieri's side come into this match on the back of a 2-1 defeat away against Sunderland at the weekend.

A Robert Huth own goal in the second half (64) and a Jermain Defoe goal (77), gave the Black Cats a two-goal advantage with 13 minutes left to go.

Shinji Okazaki (80) scored a late goal to half the advantage, it was enough to keep Sunderland under pressure but ultimately they prevailed.

It was another poor result for the Foxes, who are under a little bit of pressure after their appalling Premier League season.

Champions League Relief?

Leicester had gone into the weekend's fixtures in poor form, having won just one of their last six and that was in the Champions League.

They had another night to forget after being stuffed 5-0 by Porto on Wednesday night, although they did make several changes.

Valente da Silva grabbed a double, with a goal in either half (6, 64). Corona doubled their advantage in the 26th minute.

Brahimi made it three late in the first half (44) and Diogo Jota (77) completed another miserable night for Leicester, making it 5-0 on the night.

Leicester Underdogs

Leicester come into this match as the underdogs, with four defeats in their last six matches ruining their confidence.

They will be looking to register their fourth win of the season, they have won more in Europe than at home.

Ranieri's side do have an excellent recent record against Manchester City, the last time they met the Foxes won 3-1 at the Etihad.

Leicester are 100/30 with Islam Slimani at 7/1 to score first.

Leicester

City In Mixed Form

Manchester City come into this match on the back of a 3-1 defeat, against Chelsea last weekend.

It was a disappointing performance, with City squandering a whole host of chances at 1-0 up, with Chelsea rallying in the second half.

A Gary Cahill own goal (45) meant City went into the break with a 1-0 advantage.

Chelsea rallied in the second half, with Diego Costa (60), Willian (70) and Eden Hazard right at the death (90) consigning City to a hefty defeat.

The main headline was the fracas at the end, that saw Sergio Aguero (90+6) and Fernandinho (90+7), sent off and given four and three match bans.

Great Season So Far

New coach Pep Guardiola will be looking to better their recent form, they have lost just three matches in all competitions.

Although they have lost just once in their last six, they have also failed to win many games, with their only wins coming against Burnley and Palace.

Guardiola's side have done exceptionally well to balance the books and the results, they now trail Chelsea by four points in the Premier League.

Same Again For Pep

The match against Leicester sees Manchester City emerge as heavy favourites, with their excellent form this season contributing.

City are currently in 4th place in the Premier League, they will be looking to get back to winning ways.

Pep will be looking for City to continue their overall record against Leicester, in 73 meetings City have won 31, drawn 18 and lost 24.

Man City are 3/4 with Kelechi Iheanacho at 9/2 to open the scoring.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Benteke to score first @ 4/1 and Palace to win 2-1 @ 8/1

Tip 2 – Llorente to score first @ 9/2 and a 3-3 draw @ 50/1

Tip 3 – Vardy to score first @ 15/2 and Leicester to win 2-1 @ 12/1

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