Everything You Need To Know About The Midweek Premier League Games

Amazon Prime will be bringing all 10 games exclusively over the course of three days
12:00, 29 Nov 2021

It’s back. The midweek cluster of Premier League fixtures brought exclusively to our screens by Amazon's Prime Video. 10 games spread over three nights to kickstart that festive football feeling, with all of them available to stream to all Prime Video subscribers. Here is everything you need to know about the midweek fixtures.

Tuesday 30 November

Newcastle United v Norwich City

Arguably one of the biggest games of the bunch, with the bottom two sides going head-to-head in this massive relegation six-pointer. Norwich are in-form coming into this one having won two of their last three matches while holding Wolverhampton Wanderers to a 0-0 draw last time out, and Dean Smith is already having a massive impact at Carrow Road. As for the hosts, boss Eddie Howe will be hungry to get the Magpies their first win of the season and this fixture presents a perfect opportunity for three points.

Where: St James’ Park, Newcastle

Kick-off: 7:30pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: Newcastle have lost six of their last eight midweek Premier League games (W1, D1) including each of their last three played on a Tuesday.

Betfred odds: Norwich and BTTS is 6/1

Norwich To Win And BTTS - 6/1

Leeds United v Crystal Palace

Both these sides turned in poor performances at the weekend and will look for an immediate response on Tuesday evening. Leeds will be desperate to extend the gap between them and the bottom three while Palace will be pushing to break into the top half. This will be an exciting clash because as when both teams are switched on, they can produce exciting stuff on the pitch.

Where: Elland Road, Leeds

Kick-off: 8:15pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: Leeds have won each of their last five home league games against Crystal Palace, since a 1-0 defeat in the Championship in March 2006.

Betfred odds: Over 2.5 goals is EVS

Over 2.5 Goals - EVS

Wednesday 1 December

Southampton v Leicester

Southampton will be looking to bounce back from their 4-0 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday, but they will be wary of Leicester’s attacking threat as they fired four past Watford last time out, with Jamie Vardy bagging a brace. The Saints will also still be shaken from the time they were embarrassed by the Foxes 9-0 at home two years ago.

Where: St Mary’s, Southampton

Kick-off: 7:30pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: Southampton have had a player sent off in their last three home games against Leicester – Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in 2018-19, Ryan Bertrand in 2019-20, and Jannik Vestergaard last season. The latter two are both now Leicester players.

Betfred odds: Leicester to win is 9/5

Leicester To Win Is 9/5
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Watford v Chelsea

Claudio Ranieri’s side will look to solidify their defence after conceding four goals to his former club Leicester at the weekend. They know they will have a tough task shutting out league leaders Chelsea, but having seen Manchester United successfully achieve it from open play on Sunday, they will feel that they can cause another upset, having beaten United themselves just two weeks ago. Thomas Tuchel’s side will be eager to get back to winning ways and Romelu Lukaku could be in line to start.

Where: Vicarage Road, Watford

Kick-off: 7:30pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: Chelsea have won their last two away league games against Watford, but they have never won three in a row at Vicarage Road before.

Betfred odds: Chelsea to win both halves is 2/1

Chelsea To Win Both Halves is 2/1

West Ham United v Brighton & Hove Albion

West Ham fell to a second consecutive defeat at the hands of Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City on Sunday, but they still remain in the top four and will want to keep hold of their position. David Moyes will see Brighton as a good game to get back to winning ways, seeing as the Seagulls have not won in their last eight league games. But Graham Potter’s side turned in a very strong performance in their 0-0 draw against Leeds at the weekend, which they should have comfortably won. They will feel that they can give the high-flying Hammers a game.

Where: London Stadium, London

Kick-off: 7:30pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: Brighton have never lost in eight Premier League meetings with West Ham (W3 D5), the most a side has faced the Hammers without defeat in the competition.

Betfred odds: West Ham to win and BTTS is 3/1

West Ham To Win And BTTS Is 3/1

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Burnley

Wolves will have been frustrated with their 0-0 stalemate with Norwich at the weekend and will look to make amends when they host Burnley. Sean Dyche’s side will be raring to go after having their weekend game called off because of the snow, which could give them an advantage in terms of freshness when they travel to the West Midlands.

Where: Molineux, Wolverhampton

Kick-off: 7:30pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: After winning seven consecutive top-flight games against Burnley between 1974 and 2018, Wolves are winless in their last five Premier League games against the Clarets (D2 L3).

Betfred odds: BTTS is EVS

BTTS Is EVS
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Aston Villa v Manchester City

Steven Gerrard has had an instant impact at his new club, having won his first two games in charge but he will face his first real test in Manchester City when they travel to Villa Park. Guardiola’s men will know they could potentially leapfrog Chelsea with a victory and they will want to continue building their momentum heading into the Christmas period. Jack Grealish could also make his first appearance against his former side since his £100m move to the Etihad.

Where: Villa Park, Birmingham

Kick-off: 8:15pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: Manchester City have won 10 out of their last 11 matches against Villa in all competitions.

Betfred odds: Manchester City to win and BTTS is 15/8

Manchester City To Win And BTTS Is 15/8

Everton v Liverpool

Rafa Benitez takes charge of his first Merseyside derby since 2010 and the Toffees will have their work cut out for them in trying to keep the free-scoring Reds at bay. Jurgen Klopp’s side enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 victory against Southampton last time out while Everton suffered a 1-0 away defeat against Brentford.

Where: Goodison Park, Liverpool

Kick-off: 8:15pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: Liverpool have scored at least twice in each of their last 17 games in all competitions, the joint-longest such run in history by an English top-flight side (level with Sunderland in 1927).

Betfred odds: Over 2.5 Liverpool goals is 11/8

Over 2.5 Liverpool Goals Is 11/8

Thursday 2 December

Tottenham Hotspur v Brentford

Antonio Conte’s side will be full of energy after their weekend lash against Burnley was called off as a result of snow and he will want to see a strong response following their Europa Conference League defeat to NS Mura last week. As for the visitors, they secured a 1-0 victory over Everton courtesy of an Ivan Toney penalty, ending a run of five games without a win.

Where: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London

Kick-off: 7:30pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: This is the first ever top-flight meeting between the two sides, with the Bees winning just one of their six second tier meetings between 1947 and 1949 (D2 L3).

Betfred odds: BTTS is 10/11

BTTS Is 10/11

Manchester United v Arsenal

Presuming his work visa application goes through, newly-announced manager Ralf Rangnick will oversee his first Manchester United match and will look to build on the strong point his side earned at Stamford Bridge under Michael Carrick. Mikel Arteta's side earned a comfortable 2-0 victory at home against Newcastle on Saturday and they will be hoping they can succeed where Chelsea couldn't when these two giants go toe-to-toe at Old Trafford.

Where: Old Trafford, Manchester

Kick-off: 8:15pm

How to watch: Prime Video

Sportsman stat: Manchester United are winless in their last six Premier League meetings with Arsenal - they've never gone seven league games without a win against the Gunners before.

Betfred odds: Manchester United to win and BTTS is 11/4

Manchester United To Win And BTTS Is 11/4

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