This Premier League preview sees two absolute cracks involving North London and Mersey sides.

The first match sees Liverpool take on Arsenal at Anfield, with both sides desperately needing a win.

Liverpool are reeling from a poor defeat against Leicester, continuing their rotten 2017, where they have won just two matches and registered one win in the Premeir League.

Arsenal come into the match on the back of a 2-0 win against Sutton United in the FA Cup. They have flattered to decieve against the top sides and suffered a humiliating 5-1 defeat at the hands of Bayern in the Champions League.

Liverpool vs Arsenal – Saturday 4th March 2017 – 17:30 - BT Sport 1


Liverpool welcome Arsenal to Anfield in a huge Premier League match, with Liverpool in desperate need of a win.

Jurgen Klopp's men come into this match on the back of a 3-1 defeat against Leicester, continuing a poor run of four defeats in six matches.

Jamie Vardy (28) opened the scoring for Leicester, with Vardy running in behind to give the Foxes a deserved lead.

Danny Drinkwater (39) doubled the advantage in the first half, with a stunning strike from outside the box.

Vardy scored his second goal of the game and Leicester's third (60), with the Foxes in dreamland.

Philippe Coutinho (68) got one back for the visitors, but in truth Liverpool were absolutely shocking.

Winless Streak Continues

It was another poor display from Liverpool, who slip further into disarray, with four defeats in their last six games.

Liverpool's only recent success is the Tottenham fixture, where they put in an excellent display against the North London side.

They have endured a miserable 2017, winning just one Premier League game and all but ending their slim title hopes.

Liverpool's record against the top four sides has been impeccable, they have yet to lose a match against a top six rival.

Reds Favourites

Liverpool head into this fixture as the favourites, with home advantage and their impeccable record against their rivals informing the odds.

Another defeat could mean they drop below United to sixth, with the Red Devils still enjoying a game in hand.

The Reds will be looking to continue their overall record against Arsenal, with Liverpool winning 68, drawing 51 and losing 68 of 187 fixtures.

Liverpool are 1/1 with Roberto Firmino at 5/1 to score first.

anfieldGunners In Mixed Form

The Gunners come into this match in mixed form, despite recording a narrow win against non league Sutton United.

Lucas Perez (26) opened the scoring for Arsenal, with the Spaniard giving the Gunners a precious lead.

Theo Walcott (55) doubled the Gunners advantage in the second half, it proved to be the winning goal.

This result has done little to quell the controversy surrounding Wenger, with many Arsenal fans now conceding his time is up.

The win against Sutton and progression in the FA Cup has done little to appease the Gunners faithful.

Gunners Down And Out

The Gunners now desperately need to register a win in this fixture, with the top four their only realistic ambitions again.

Poor results against Chelsea and Watford now mean they have lost two of their last six matches.

Arsenal's loss against Bayern Munich also means their Champions League campaign is all but over.

It's proved to be the same old for Arsenal, with a top four finish and FA Cup run all that is left in this campaign.

Gunners Underdogs

Arsenal come into this match as the underdogs, with their away record against top rivals very poor.

Wenger's men will be looking to avoid their fourth defeat in six matches, Wenger needs a win here.

Arsenal will be looking to avenge the defeat earlier in the season, where Liverpool beat them 4-3 at the Emirates.

Arsenal are 13/5 with Alexis Sanchez at 6/1 to open the scoring.

The second fixture sees Tottenham take on Everton at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon.

Tottenham come into the fixture in excellent form having secured a 4-0 win against Stoke, with Harry Kane bagging his 9th career hat-trick.

Everton are one of the form sides in the Premier League and appear to have rediscovered their early season form under Koeman.

Tottenham vs Everton – Sunday 5th March 2017 – 13:30 - Sky Sports 1

Tottenham are 8/13 with the draw at 3/1 and Everton are 17/4

Betting tips and match preview | Premier League

Tottenham welcome Everton to White Hart Lane this Sunday, with Everton enjoying their best run of the season.

Tottenham come into this match on the back of a 4-0 win against Stoke, another hammering of Mark Hughes side.

Harry Kane scored a first half hat-trick, with the England striker scoring three in the space of 23 minutes.

His goals in the 14th, 32nd and 37th minute helped Tottenham to a 3-0 lead, it's his 9th Premier League hat-trick.

Dele Alli (45+1) put his midweek red card firmly behind him, with an excellent goal to give Spurs a 4-0 win inside the first half.

Excellent Start For Spurs

Spurs have enjoyed an excellent season so far, they will be disappointed with the manner of their European exits this season though.

Mauricio Pochettino and his side are in 2rd place in the Premier League, a win will take them to within 7 points of leaders Chelsea.

Harry Kane has been in imperious form of late, with the striker bagging two hat-tricks in recent matches, against Fulham and Stoke.

They have had a mixed record in their last six matches, with defeats against Liverpool and Gent the low points.

Much More To Come

Spurs come into this fixture as the favourites, with home advantage and their current position dictating the odds.

In Everton they face a side who themselves are in excellent form, with Romelu Lukaku matching Kane goal for goal.

Tottenham will be looking to continue their excellent overall record against Everton, in 158 matches they have won 58, lost 48 and drawn 52.

Tottenham are 8/13 with Harry Kane at 11/4 to score first.

white_hart_lane_jan_2008_2Toffees In Excellent Form

The Toffees come into this match on the back of a 2-0 win against Sunderland, an excellent result against former manager David Moyes.

Idrissa Gueye (40) opened the scoring in the first half, with an excellent strike for his first Everton goal.

It meant Everton headed into the break with a deserved lead, although Sunderland will have been disappointed.

Romelu Lukaku (80) completed the win late on, with the Belgian easing past former team mate Bryan Oviedo to make it 2-0.

Toffees In Great Form

Koeman's side are in a rich vein of form, with four wins and two draws in their last six matches.

The draws against Stoke and Middlesbrough will have frustrated Koeman, but it does leave them well placed.

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

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

Everton Underdogs

Ronald Koeman's side come into this match as underdogs, despite their excellent recent record Spurs remain favourites.

This will be a tough match for the Toffees, with Tottenham also in excellent form.

Everton will be looking to draw on recent results against Spurs, they have drawn the last three matches against Tottenham.

Everton are 17/4 with Romelu Lukaku at 11/2 to open the scoring.


Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Mane to score first @ 11/2 and Liverpool to win 3-2 @ 22/1

Tip 2 – Lukaku to score first @ 11/2 and a 2-2 draw @ 14/1

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