The second Premier League preview this Saturday sees the 3pm kick offs in full swing.

The first fixture sees Swansea take on Burnley in another massive game for the hosts.

Swansea are another side who have benefited from a managerial change, with the Welsh side looking revitalised under Paul Clement and their form has seen them rise out of the relegation zone.

Burnley despite their away troubles, have accumulated 31 points, if they discover the art of winning away they will truly be a Premier League force.

Swansea vs Burnley – Saturday 4th March 2017 – 15:00


Swansea welcome to Burnley to the Liberty Stadium this Saturday, with both sides looking for a win.

The Swans lost their last game 3-1 against Chelsea, with the Swans succumbing against the best side in the league.

Cesc Fabregas (19) marked a rare start with a goal, the former Arsenal man making his 300th appearance.

Fernando Llorente (45+2) equalised for Paul Clement's side just before the break, a vital goal for Swansea.

Pedro continued his excellent season with yet another goal (72), before Diego Costa completed the scoring in the 84th minute.

Swansea will feel slightly aggrieved, with Azpilicueta handling the ball at 1-1, it could have given the Swans a 2-1 lead.

Clement Renaissance

Swansea have continued their excellent form under new manager Paul Clement, this defeat comes as no surprise though.

The Swans have moved out of the relegation zone, they are now in 16th position in the table.

They are just two points clear of the drop, with Leicester winning it means there are as many as seven sides in the battle for relegation.

Swansea will be looking to continue their excellent record under Clement, with the Swans looking in excellent order.

Big Test For Swansea

The match against Burnley will be a huge challenge for Swansea, with home advantage key.

This is the type of match Swansea will need to win, especially if they are to avoid relegation.

Swansea will be looking to continue their overall record against Burnley. They have won 6, drawn 2 and lost 3 of their 11 meetings.

Swansea are 19/20 with Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente at 4/1 to score first.

SwanseaBurnley Nine Away

Burnley come into this match on the back of a 1-1 draw, with a hard fought result against lowly Hull City.

Tom Huddlestone (72) opened the scoring from the penalty spot, with the home side responding well to the Arsenal defeat.

Michael Keane (76) equalised for the visitors just four minutes later, with Burnley looking for their first away win.

To add insult to injury Ashley Barnes saw red in the 92nd minute, but Burnley held on for a share of the spoils.

It was another solid performance from Burnley, who are yet to win away in the Premier League.

Survival All But Assured

The club have seemingly completed their main objective this season though, with Premier League survival assured.

With 31 points they are in 11th position, and nine above the relegation zone with 12 games to go.

That was their second successive 1-1 draw in the Premier League, having drawn against Hull and Chelsea.

Burnley's form in their last six has been inconsistent, with two defeats, two wins and two draws coming across the competitions.

Burnley Underdogs

The Clarets come into this match as the underdogs, with their failure to produce an away win informing the bookies.

This will be a tough match for Sean Dyche and his men, with Swansea fighting for their lives near the bottom of the table.

Burnley will be looking to better their recent record against the Swans, they have lost the last three matches.

Burnley are 3/1 with Andre Gray at 7/1 to open the scoring.



The second fixture sees Watford take on Southampton at Vicarage Road.

The hornets have been enjoying a better run of form of late, with the win against Arsenal still at the back of their minds and if they can produce a similar performance at home they will back themselves to win enough fixtures to break into the top ten.

EFL Cup finalists Southampton come into this match in mixed form, now that the Premier League is their only priority expect performances and results to pick up.

Watford vs Southampton – Saturday 4th March 2017 – 15:00 


Watford welcome Southampton to Vicarage Road this Saturday, with both sides looking for an all important win.

The Hornets come into this match on the back of a 1-1 draw against West Ham at home.

Troy Deeney (3), opened the scoring for the Hornets, with the skipper giving Watford the perfect start from the penalty spot.

Andre Ayew (73) equalised for the Hammers late in the second half, with just his second goal of the season.

Michail Antonio was sent off in the 86th minute, adding insult to injury for the Hammers, who held out for a valuable point.

Mazzarri looking for win

Walter Mazzarri has enjoyed a mixed start to life as a Premier League manager, but his side have been excellent in patches.

It's been nearly a month since their last win, with a 2-1 win against Burnley at Vicarage Road at the start of Feb.

Watford come into this match in 12th position, they are just one points ahead of Southampton who are in 13th position.

Mazzarri will be hoping there is plenty more to come from this Watford side, they have just 12 games left.

Home Side Underdogs

Watford come into this match as the underdogs, despite enjoying home advantage and their excellent home record.

The Hornets will be looking to produce their 9th win of the season, and put pressure on the teams above them.

Watford will be looking to better their recent record against Southampton, they have failed to win in the last six meetings.

Watford are 5/2 with Troy Deeney at 13/2 to score first.

The Hornets are looking to bounce back at Vicarage Road

Saints Looking To League

Southampton come into this match after cup heartbreak, losing 3-2 against Manchester United in the EFL Cup Final.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (19) scored the opening goal of the game, his 23rd goal of the season was an excellent free kick.

Jesse Lingard (38) scored his second goal in a final, after last years goal in the FA Cup final.

Southampton found a way back into the match in the first half, with Manolo Gabbiadini scoring his third goal in as many games (45+1).

The Italian scored from close range (48) to level the scoring for the Saints, who were sensing an unlikely victory.

But Zlatan Ibrahimovic (87) scored his 24th of the season and his second of the night, to give Mourinho his first trophy as United manager.

Saints Unearth Another

Claude Puel will be delighted with their performance despite the result, he will also be delighted with the form of Gabbiadini.

The January signing from Napoli has been a revelation, with five goals in his last three matches for the Saints.

They will now be looking to the Premier League, with the squad more than capable of a top ten finish.

Saints Underdogs

Southampton come into the match as favourites, with the Saints backed to recover quickly from their cup final defeat.

Claude Puel's side will be looking to return to winning ways, and break into the top ten come the end of the season.

The Saints will be looking to better their overall record against Watford, with the Saints winning 9, drawing 7 and losing 10 of their 26 meetings.

Southampton are 23/20 with Manolo Gabbiadini at 4/1 to open the scoring.


The final match sees West Brom take on Crystal Palace at the Hawthorns, with Tony Pulis facing his former employers.

The Baggies are in excellent form, they find themselves in 8th place in the Premier League and they are narrowly behind Everton and within eight points of Manchester United, it shows they have had an incredible season to date.

Crystal Palace finally registered their second league win under Allardyce, but in West Brom they face a side who on current form they will struggle to beat but last weekends win will have boosted morale.

West Brom vs Crystal Palace – Saturday 4th March 2017 – 15:00

West Brom

West Brom welcome Crystal Palace to the Hawthorns this Saturday, with the Baggies in excellent form.

West Brom come into this match on the back of a 2-1 win, at home against struggling Bournemouth.

Joshua King (5) opened the scoring for the Cherries from the penalty spot, with the visitors making the perfect start.

That was as good as it got for Bournemouth though, with the Baggies showcasing their excellent form this season.

Craig Dawson (10) equalised just five minutes later, after poor defensive work from Bournemouth.

Defender Gareth McAuley scored the winner in just the 21st minute, consigning Eddie Howe to another defeat.

Baggies Brilliant

It has been a breakthrough season for West Brom, they have been absolutely phenomenal this season.

The club find themselves narrowly behind Everton, who are just four points ahead of them in 7th.

Tony Pulis' side are in excellent form of late as well, their only blemish has been the 4-0 defeat against Tottenham.

They come into this match in 8th place in the Premier League, which is an incredible position for the club to be in.

Baggies Favourites

West Brom come into this match as favourites, with home advantage and their excellent season informing the odds.

The Baggies face another challenge in the form of Crystal Palace this weekend, these are the types of games that the Baggies will be targeting for maximum points.

Tony Pulis side will be targeting a third successive win against Palace, with the Baggies looking to consolidate their excellent position.

West Brom are 23/20 with Salomon Rondon at 9/2 to score first.

West Brom

Palace Need Wins

Crystal Palace come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win, with the Eagles beating relegation rivals Middlesbrough.

Patrick van Aanholt (34) scored what proved to be the only goal of the game, with the Dutchman cooly slotting into the bottom corner.

It was an excellent finish, slotting past an entire defence with the box crowded and beating Valdes to make it 1-0.

Former England manager Allardyce has now won two matches during his tenure, but his relegation record could be under threat.

Eagles Going Down?

That win ends a run of two successive defeats, a record that Allardyce will be wanting to build on.

His only wins in the Premier League have come against relegation rivals Bournemouth and Middlesbrough.

They will have to go up another level if they are to beat West Brom, with former manager Pulis enjoying an incredible season.

Their defence has been their biggest weakness, with 9 goals conceded in their last six matches.

Palace Need Wins

Crystal Palace have endured a miserable 14 months, for that reason they come into this match as underdogs.

This will be a tough match for Allardyce and his side, with the Baggies having an excellent season.

Crystal Palace will be looking to improve on their record against West Brom, in 44 matches they have won 12, lost 19 and drawn 13.

Crystal Palace are 13/5 with Christian Benteke at 6/1 to open the scoring.



Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Llorente to score first @ 4/1 and Swansea to win 3-2 @ 28/1

Tip 2 – Gabbiadini to score first @ 4/1 and a 2-2 draw @ 14/1

Tip 3 – Rondon to score first @ 9/2 and West Brom to win 2-1 @ 17/2

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