This Premier League preview concentrates on the three 3pm kick offs that are happening either side of the FA Cup games.

The first fixture sees Bournemouth take on West Ham at the Vitality Stadium.

Bournemouth are in poor recent form but will be delighted with the response shown during their 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. They will be without the suspended Tyrone Mings though.

West Ham will be looking to recover instantly from their defeat at home against Chelsea, with the Hammers chasing an 8th place finish.

Bournemouth vs West Ham – Saturday 11th March 2017 – 15:00

Bournemouth are 6/4 with Joshua King at 11/2 to score first.

Bournemouth welcome West Ham United to the Vitality Stadium in a huge Premier League match, with the Cherries in desperate need of the win.

Eddie Howe's side come into this match on the back of a 1-1 draw against Manchester United.

The home side took the lead through Marcus Rojo (23), who scored his first Premier League goal for United.

It was another wasteful half for United, who should have been out of sight against a Bournemouth side whose struggles were evident.

Joshua King (40) grabbed a equaliser for the Cherries, after Phil Jones brought him down in the penalty box.

This was a match noted for off the ball incidents, with Tyrone Mings and Zlatan Ibrahimovic both charged with violent conduct post match.

Cherries In Poor Form

Bournemouth come into this match having lost four of their last six, gaining just two points from a possible 18.

Consecutive defeats against West Brom, Everton, Millwall and Crystal Palace came either side of draws against Watford and United.

Bournemouth will be looking for far greater levels of consistency, they will also be looking for wins to drag them up the table.

The Cherries come into the match in 14th place in the Premier League, they have collected 27 points from their 27 games so far.

Cherries Favourites

Bournemouth go into this match as the favourites, despite their own poor form and the Hammers in great form.

They will be looking to register their eighth win of the season, in turn avoiding a 14th defeat of the season.

Bournemouth will be looking to complete only their second ever win against the Hammers.

This match will take place at Bournemouth's Vitality Stadium
This match will take place at Bournemouth's Vitality Stadium

West Ham are 17/10 with Andy Carroll at 5/1 to open the scoring.

Slaven Bilic's side come into this match on the back of a 2-1 defeat, this time at home against Chelsea.

Eden Hazard (25), opened the scoring for the Blues with the winger taking advantage of Chelsea's early dominance.

Diego Costa (50) doubled Chelsea's advantage just five minutes after the restart, to give the Hammers a mountain to climb.

Manuel Lanzini (90+2) scored what proved to be little more than a consolation goal for West Ham to make it 2-1.

Winning Return

West Ham do come into this match in mixed recent form though, with two of every result in the last six.

They have been beaten by both Manchester City and now Chelsea, who are third and first in the league respectively.

The Hammers come into this match in 11th place, despite their tough start to the season they enjoy an excellent current placing.

Hammers Underdogs

West Ham face a tough challenge against Bournemouth, they come into the match as underdogs.

Slaven Bilic's side face off against one of the worst in the form guide, with the Cherries registering just two points in their last six games.

The Hammers will be looking to register their third successive win against Bournemouth.


The second match sees Everton take on West Brom at Goodison.

Everton are in 7th place in the Premier League, they come into this match on the back of a narrow defeat against Tottenham at White Hart Lane, in a battle of the Premier Leagues in form strikers.

West Brom are 8th in the League, they will be looking to close the gap on Everton, a 7th place finish would be an incredible achievement for Pulis and his side but as it stands 8th would be more than the club could have hoped for.

Everton vs West Brom – Saturday 11th March 2017 – 15:00


Everton are 8/13 with Romelu Lukaku at 11/4 to score first.

Everton welcome West Brom to Goodison Park this Saturday, with Everton looking to close the gap on Manchester United in 6th.

The Toffees come into this match on the back of a 3-2 defeat against Tottenham, a result that will have disappointed Ronald Koeman.

Harry Kane (20,56) continued his excellent goalscoring form, with the England striker taking Tottenham 2-0 up.

That was Kane's 18th and 19th goals of the season, with Kane in prolific form at the moment.

Romelu Lukaku pulled one back for Everton in the 81st minute, before Dele Alli made it 3-1 in the 92nd minute.

Everton made sure it was a nervous finish for Tottenham, with Enner Valencia scoring just a minute later.

Toffees In Great Form

Everton have been in excellent form of late, this defeat against Spurs ends an excellent run for the Toffees.

Wins against Sunderland, Bournemouth and Palace have been sandwiched either side of draws against Middlesbrough and Stoke.

Everton have been in excellent goalscoring form of late, with main man Lukaku at the forefront.

They find themselves in 7th place, five points behind United, who have a game in hand on the Blues.

Everton Favourites

Ronald Koeman's side come into this match as favourites, with their excellent recent record informing the odds.

This will be a tough match for the Toffees, with West Brom looking to further their own league ambitions.

Everton will be looking to continue their excellent overall record against West Brom. In 126 matches they have won 48, drawn 32 and lost 46.


West Brom are 9/2 with Salomon Rondon at 7/1 to open the scoring.

Tony Pulis' side come into this match in mixed form, with West Brom defeated 2-0 by Palace in their last match.

Wilfried Zaha (55) opened the scoring for Palace in the second half, with the winger flourishing under Allardyce.

Andros Townsend (84) doubled the advantage for Palace, it also proved to be the winner for the Eagles.

It is a result that also ends the Baggies excellent run of form, with this match the battle of the wounded animals.

West Brom Looking Forward

West Brom have been in excellent recent form, with just one defeat in their last six league matches.

Wins against Bournemouth Sunderland and Stoke have been the positive results for the Baggies, who are still in 8th place.

They are four points and one place below the hosts Everton, who have remained in that position for much of the season.

This will be an intriguing clash, given both sides recent defeats but also given their excellent performances this season.

Baggies Underdogs

West Brom do come into this match as the underdogs, with home advantage proving decisive.

This will be another tough fixture for Tony Pulis's side, with the Toffees enjoying an excellent season so far.

West Brom will be looking to better their overall record against the Toffees, with 48 defeats in this fixture.

The final match sees Hull take on Swansea at the KCOM Stadium.

Hull come into the match on the back of a 3-1 defeat against the resurgent Leicester City. Despite taking the lead Hull will be disappointed with the result, they will be looking for a first win in three matches.

Swansea are in excellent form and have won four of their last six, this run of form has taken them out of the relegation zone and Paul Clement will be delighted with his charges.

Hull vs Swansea – Saturday 11th March 2017 – 15:00 


Hull are 7/5 with Abel Hernandez and Oumar Niasse at 11/2 to score first.

Hull welcome Swansea to the KCOM Stadium in a huge match, with both sides still in the midst of a relegation battle.

The Tigers come into this match on the back of a 3-1 defeat against Leicester last weekend.

Sam Clucas (14) opened the scoring for the tigers at the King Power, ensuring Leicester didn't get off to the easiest start.

That was as good as it got for Hull though, with Christian Fuchs equalising for the Foxes in the 27th minute.

Riyad Mahrez (59) ended his 11 game goal drought, ensuring that Leicester went 2-1 up just before the hour mark.

Tom Huddlestone scored a late own goal (90), to complete a miserable afternoon for Hull and a 3-1 defeat.

Hull Need Points

The Tigers have found wins hard to come by, they are now on a run of two defeats in their last three matches.

They are now 19th in the Premier League, with just 21 points from 27 matches, they are four points from safety.

Their last win came in the 2-0 defeat of Liverpool, they have picked up four points in their last two matches.

Tigers Favourites

Despite this poor run of form Hull head into this fixture as the favourites, with home advantage proving decisive.

They will be looking to register their sixth win of the season, they will also be looking to avoid a 17th defeat.

Hull will be looking to improve on their overall record against the Swans, with the tigers winning 10, drawing 8 and losing 12 of their 30 meetings.

HullSwansea are 19/10 with Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente at 11/2 to open the scoring.

Swansea come into this match on the back of a morale-boosting win against Burnley, with a 3-2 scoreline at the Liberty.

It was the perfect start from Fernando Llorente (12), who gave the Swans the lead early in the first half.

Andre Gray (20), equalised for the visitors from the penalty spot, in what was a controversial decision to say the least.

Gray returned in the second half to complete his and Burnley's second (61), with the Clarets finally looking to secure an away win.

But it wasn't to be with Martin Olsson (69) and Fernando Llorente (90+2), snatching the win and all three points at the death.

Swans Looking For Thirty

Swansea will be looking to get to the thirty point mark, with a win here at the KCOM taking them to that magical mark.

They come into the match with a hit or miss record, with four wins and two defeats in their last six matches.

Clement has done a phenomenal job at Swansea, they did look to be relegation favourites when he arrived.

They now find themselves five points above the drop, with 11 games left to play.

Swans Underdogs

Swansea head into this fixture as the underdogs, despite the recent managerial boost and the excellent recent results.

They will be looking to register their ninth win of the season, and looking to avenge the FA Cup defeat in January.

The Swans will be looking to continue their overall record against Hull, but they have lost the last three meetings.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – King to score first @ 11/2 and Bournemouth to win 2-1 @ 17/2

Tip 2 – Lukaku to score first @ 11/4 and Everton to win 2-1 @ 7/1

Tip 3 – Sigurdsson to score first @ 11/2 and Hull to win 2-1 @ 17/2

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