This Premier League Preview sees three fixtures take place on Saturday. The first of which is the live televised match between Man City and Leicester, with two of the 3pm kick offs following.

Manchester City vs Leicester – Saturday 13th May 2017 – 12:30 - Sky Sports 1

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Man City are 1/4 with Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus at 11/4 to score first.

Manchester City welcome Leicester to the Etihad in the Premier League, this match is another big game in the context of the top four.

Guardiola's side come into this match on the back of a 5-0 win against Crystal Palace, an excellent result for City.

David Silva opened the scoring for Guardiola's side (2), an excellent start for Manchester City.

It took City until the second half to double their advantage, with Vincent Kompany converting a low cross with a thunderous strike (49).

Kevin De Bruyne (59) made it three ten minutes later, with City really running riot at this stage.

Raheem Sterling made it 4-0 just eight minutes from time (82), Palace's defence ruthlessly exposed now.

Nicolas Otamendi made it 5-0 in injury time (90+2), the route complete and Palace completely blown away.

City Unbeaten In Three

City have been in mixed form of late, with two draws and the win against Crystal Palace last weekend.

They have been lucky, with both United and Arsenal completing poor results they still remain on course for the top four.

Guardiola's men will be wanting to secure a third-placed finish as the minimum, a win will see them move above Liverpool.

City Favourites

The match against Leicester sees Manchester City emerge as favourites, with home advantage and league position dictating the odds.

They face a Foxes side who have moved into the top ten, a great position considering their plight a few months ago.

Pep will be looking for City to better their recent record against the Foxes, they have lost the last two meetings.

City_Of_Manc_StadiumSuccessive Wins

The Foxes come into this match on the back of a 3-0 win against Watford, they have won back to back matches now.

Wilfried Ndidi (38) opened the scoring for Leicester, ensuring the Foxes went ahead just before half-time.

Riyad Mahrez (58) scored a goal on his 100th appearance for Leicester, giving them a 2-0 advantage over the Hornets.

Marc Albrighton scored the winner in the dying minutes of the match (90+3), with the score ending 3-0 to Leicester.

That was an excellent result for the Foxes, who beat a poor Hornets side very easily.

Foxes Struggling

Leicester had been in excellent form under Shakespeare, but they have found form again after a lean patch.

They are nine points above the relegation zone, they are now fully secure in the Premier League for another season.

Defeats against Atletico Madrid and Arsenal, as well as draws against Atletico and Crystal Palace.

Wins Needed

The match against Manchester City sees Leicester emerge as underdogs, with their mixed recent form informing the bookies.

This will be a tough fixture for Leicester, with Manchester City coming into the match on the back of a 5-0 hammering of Palace.

Leicester will be looking to three successive wins against Manchester City, they beat them 4-2 earlier in the season.

Leicester are 10/1 with Jamie Vardy at 15/2 to open the scoring.

 

 

Bournemouth vs Burnley – Saturday 6th May 2017 – 15:00

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Bournemouth are 19/20 with Joshua King at 4/1 to score first.

Bournemouth welcome Burnley to the Vitality Stadium in another Premier League match, with the hosts securing their Premier League status.

Eddie Howe's side come into this match on the back of a 2-2 draw against Stoke last weekend.

Lyn Mousset (33) scored the opening goal of the match, with an unlucky own goal giving Stoke the lead.

Junior Stanislas (62) equalized for Bournemouth midway through the second half, to make it 1-1.

Mame Biram Diouf (73) ensured Stoke took the lead for the second time in the match, leaving Bournemouth behind with 17 minutes to spare.

The second own goal of the game came from Ryan Shawcross (81), who ensured that Bournemouth gained a vital home point.

Cherries In Mixed Form

Bournemouth come into this match on the back of an unbeaten three-match streak, with two wins and a draw.

Defeats against Chelsea and Tottenham were to be expected, as well as draws against Liverpool and Southampton.

Bournemouth have now achieved their sole aim of the season, and will look to end the season as best they can.

Cherries Favourites

Bournemouth go into this match as the favorites, with Burnley's poor away form informing the odds.

The Cherries are in excellent form and will be looking to move five points clear of Sean Dyche's side.

Bournemouth will be looking to avenge the 3-2 loss earlier in the season.

bournemouthClarets Struggling

Burnley come into this match on the back of a 2-2 draw against West Brom, a result that saw them register their 40th point.

Sam Vokes (56) opened the scoring for Burnley, just 11 minutes after the restart after tapping home from close range.

Saloman Rondon equalised for the Baggies (66), ending his goal drought in the process.

Craig Dawson (78) gave the Baggies the lead just 12 minutes later, and with just 12 minutes remaining.

But Sam Vokes (86) returned to score Burnley and his second goal, to give the Clarets a share of the spoils.

Survival All But Assured

They have a mixed record in their last six, winning two, drawing two and losing two against a variety of opponents.

Premier League survival is the clubs main aim, they will need just one more win to guarantee that.

They are in 14th place on 40 points, a position that the club will be delighted with.

Burnley will see this as an ideal chance to register a second away win of the season, with Bournemouth already safe.

Burnley Underdogs

The Clarets come into this match as the underdogs, with Dyche's side registering just one away win.

This will be a tough match for Sean Dyche and his men, with Howe and his side looking to end the season well.

Burnley will be looking to do the double over Bournemouth, having registered a 3-2 win against the Eagles back in December.

Burnley are 11/4 with Sam Vokes, Andre Gray and Ashley Barnes at 13/2 to open the scoring.

 

 

Sunderland vs Swansea – Saturday 13th May 2017 – 15:00

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Sunderland are 16/5 with Jermain Defoe at 9/2 to score first.

Sunderland welcome Swansea to the Stadium of Light in the Premier League, with both sides looking to register successive wins.

Sunderland come into this fixture on the back of a 2-0 win, consigning Marco Silva to his first home defeat as Hull manager.

It was the battle of the bottom sides, with Sunderland securing an excellent win despite their relegation.

Billy Jones opened the scoring for Sunderland midway through the second half (69), with a diving header.

Jermaine Defoe ended his drought late on (90+2), to give Sunderland a surprise win at the KCOM Stadium.

It means Sunderland despite their relegation will still have a huge say on the relegation battle with Swansea now out of the drop zone.

Tough Season So Far

David Moyes side have had a tough season, winning just six matches all season.

They come into the match in poor form, with just the one win in the last six matches.

During that time Sunderland have scored just four goals, failing to score in four of the other six fixtures all resulting in defeats.

The Black Cats face a massive rebuilding job, with Moyes future uncertain as well as a large number of the playing squad.

Black Cats Underdogs

The Black Cats come into this match as underdogs, with their poor form informing the bookies.

The match against Swansea will be a huge challenge for Sunderland, with Swansea battling relegation themselves.

Sunderland will be looking to avenge the 3-0 defeat earlier in the season against the Swans.

sunderlandSwans Timing Run

Swansea come into this match on the back of an excellent 1-0 win against Everton, another vital three points for Paul Clement.

Fernando Llorente opened the scoring for Swansea in the first half (29), with the Spaniard's goal giving them a vital win.

The visitors dominated possession with 62% of the ball, but it was Swansea who dominated in every other sense.

They registered the joint most shots (9), but they converted the most on target with four of them troubling the Everton goal.

It was a well-deserved result for Paul Clement's men, with that win moving them out of the relegation zone.

Upturn In Fortunes

Swansea come into the match with a good recent record, they are now three unbeaten, with two wins and a draw in that sequence.

Clement has done a phenomenal job at Swansea, but they will need an extra push in the next two matches to retain their top-flight status.

They have moved out of the relegation zone after beating Everton, with Hull slipping up against their hosts today.

Swans Favourites

Swansea head into this fixture as the favourites, with their recent form informing the bookies.

They will be looking to register their eleventh win of the season, and build on the morale-boosting results of late.

The Swans will be looking to complete a domestic double against Sunderland, securing a 7th win in 16 meetings.

Swansea are 5/6 with Fernando Llorente at 9/2 to open the scoring.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Jesus to score first @ 11/4 and Man City to win 3-2 @ 22/1

Tip 2 –Gray to score first @ 13/2 and Bournemouth to win 2-1 @ 15/2

Tip 3 – Defoe to score first @ 9/2 and Sunderland to win 2-1 @ 12/1

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