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    Premier League Preview: David Moyes returns to Everton with fellow strugglers West Ham United

    With Tuesday night's Premier League fixtures done and dusted, let's have a look at what we can expect from Wednesday night's offerings.

    Bournemouth vs. Burnley (7:45pm)

    Eddie Howe's side made a poor start to the season but have since turned a corner, taking 10 points from their last four games, and sit 13th in the table as they prepare to host an in-form Burnley side knocking on the top six.

    The Cherries recorded a third straight clean sheet for the first time in the Premier League with a 0-0 draw away at Swansea City on Saturday.

    Sean Dyche's side, meanwhile, will be hoping to put their late loss to Arsenal behind them and it bodes well for them at the Vitality Stadium as already won 11 away points on the road in 2017-18, having taken just seven away points in all of last season.

    It's a hard one to call, but with both sides defensively stout, I'll opt for a stalemate.

    Score prediction: 0-0

    Arsenal vs. Huddersfield Town (7:45pm)

    Arsenal have won their last 11 games at the Emirates Stadium - their longest run of successive Premier League wins since leaving Highbury. They last won 12 consecutive games at home in 2004.

    Huddersfield could be tricky, however. As well as claiming a superb win over Manchester United, they were unlucky to lose at home to Manchester City on Sunday, with a flukey late Raheem Sterling goal proving their undoing.

    The Terriers have taken a healthy return of 15 points from their first 13 matches but have suffered defeats in five of their last seven games. I believe Arsenal will be tested, just as they were against Burnley, but should have enough to go on to take all three points.

    Score prediction: 3-1

    Chelsea vs. Swansea City (7:45pm)

    Chelsea have taken 13 points from a possible 15 in their last five games, an impressive run after suffering back-to-back league defeats, but have already dropped two more points from their six home league games this season than they did during the whole of last season.

    In all honesty, however, Swansea are unlikely to give them much cause for concern. Their goalless draw against Bournemouth ended a run of five straight defeats in all competitions but the Swans remain in the relegation zone.

    With Tammy Abraham not eligible to play against his parent club, Paul Clement's side will miss out on one of their key players and, given Chelsea's impressive form and quality all over the pitch, plus home advantage, it should be an easy win for them.

    Score prediction: 3-0

    Manchester City vs. Southampton (8pm)

    Manchester City to steamroll over the rest of the division - 13 games played, just two points dropped, and with a 12th consecutive league victory- never before achieved by the club - in sight.

    Standing in their way is Southampton, a team sitting a decent 10th in the table but which has only won once away this season and are winless in 14 Premier League matches against the teams that finished in the top six last season,

    Although striker Charlie Austin is in good form, with seven goals and one assists in his last 11 league starts, I can't see past the home side making it a record 12th league win, they should have just too much for a Saints side which, though talented, is not on the same level as City.

    Score prediction: 3-0

    Everton vs. West Ham United (8pm)

    A relegation six-pointer if ever there was one. At the start of the season, Everton were shoe-ins for a top seven place, but now they sit two points above the drop zone without a manager - and David Unsworth is not up to the task - and fell to two heavy defeats - to Atalanta in the Europa League and Southampton - in the space of a week.

    West Ham, another club that should really be doing much better, have at least made a permanent appointment, albeit until the end of the season, and David Moyes managed to stop the rot with a 1-1 draw against Leicester City at the weekend.

    The narrative of this game centres around Moyes delivering a blow to the team where he made his name as a manager, ironically against a manager who, as a player, scored the first goal of Moyes's reign at Goodison Park.

    I think Everton's confidence has been dealt a huge blow with last week's results and with uncertainty in the dugout, while West Ham will be feeling more positive, so I think the latter will edge it.

    Score prediction: 0-1

    Stoke City vs. Liverpool (8pm)

    Stoke have experienced a downturn in form, suffering a 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace last time out following back-to-back 2-2 draws with Brighton and Leicester City.

    They host a team reeling from two games in which they surrendered a lead to only get draws despite having had control in both encounters.

    Both Sevilla and Chelsea boast stronger attacks than Stoke, though, with top scorer Peter Crouch only boasting four goals and not a single start in the league this season.

    I can't see Liverpool's defence being given too much of a test, while their attack is top notch and should be able to rip numerous holes through the Potters back line.

    Score prediction: 1-4

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