With the Premier League finally back in business and so many points and places still up for grabs, supporters are bracing themselves for a gripping climax to the 2019/20 campaign.
The division’s jam-packed schedule between now and the end of the season ensures fans have a steady flow of fixtures to consume over the next month, and there is another full-mid week programme to look forward to over the coming days.
Today, we’re focussing on the four contests pencilled in for Wednesday evening – and below, we’ve taken a look at the betting odds, team news and details about where you can watch each game.
Remember – you can also check out all our Premier League predictions for Wednesday here.
How to watch the Wednesday’s Premier League fixtures
Every single Premier League fixture between now and the end of the season, including Wednesday’s matches, will be available to watch on TV, with Sky Sports, BT Sport and the BBC sharing the screening rights for all the English top-level action.
You can find details of all Sunday’s Premier League TV listings below.
18:00 – BT Sport 1 / BT Sport Extra 1 / BT Sport Ultimate
18:00 – Sky One / Sky Sports Premier League / Sky Sports Arena / Sky Sports Ultra HD / Pick
18:00 – Sky Sports Action / Sky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Ultra HD
20:15 – Sky Sports Premier League / Sky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Ultra HD
Which Premier League games are free to air?
A number of the 2019/20 Premier League season’s remaining fixtures will be available to watch on free-to-air channels – and Wednesday brings us one free to air contest.
Bournemouth’s potentially crucial encounter with Newcastle United looks certain to be a massive game in the Cherries’s quest to beat the drop this season, and you can catch all the action from the Vitality Stadium live and free to air on Sky Pick.
Premier League team news and betting odds
Arsenal vs Norwich City team news
Mikel Areta has a number of injury problems to contend with ahead of Wednesday’s game. Bernd Leno could be joined on the sidelines by David Luiz after the Brazilian came off against Sheffield United on Sunday.
Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari and Gabriel Martinelli are all confirmed absentees, while Mesut Ozil, Lucas Torreira and Cedric Soares are all doubtful.
Up front, youngster Eddie Nketiah will go head-to-head with the more experience Alexandre Lacazette for a starting berth.
Arsenal predicted line-up: Martinez – Bellerin, Mustafi, Holding, Tierney – Xhaka, Willock, Ceballos – Pepe, Lacazette, Aubameyang
Norwich will be without the services of Grant Hanley, Sam Byram and Christoph Zimmermann on Wednesday evening.
Tim Klose is suspended following his sending off against Manchester United, though Marco Stiepermann is in line to start following his return to fitness.
Norwich City predicted line-up: Krul – Aarons, Godfrey, Tettey, Lewis – Trybull, McLean – Buendia, Cantwell, Hernandez – Pukki
Arsenal vs Norwich City betting odds
Arsenal win: 4/9
Norwich City win: 6/1
Bournemouth vs Newcastle United team news
Callum Wilson serves the first game of a two-match suspension this week following an accumulation of bookings.
Joshua King and Philip Billing are carrying knocks, though the Cherries will hope to have both available.
Simon Francis is also in a race to be fit, though Charlie Daniels remains on the sidelines.
Bournemouth predicted line-up: Ramsdale – Stacey, Cook, Ake, Smith – Brooks, Cook, Lerma, Billing, Stanislas – King
Ciaran Clark, Jack Colback and Jetro Willems are still in the treatment room, while Matt Ritchie is rated as doubtful for Wednesday’s game.
Steve Bruce must decide whether to field a four or five man defence against the Cherries, though the Magpies boss is expected to largely keep faith with the team that lost to Man City in the FA Cup on Sunday.
Newcastle predicted line-up: Dubravaka, Schar, Lascelles, Fernandez – Manquillo, Shelvey, Longstaff, Hayden, Rose – Saint-Maximin, Joelinton
Bournemouth vs Newcastle United betting odds
Bournemouth win: 11/8
Newcastle United win: 21/10
Everton vs Leicester City team news
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has no fresh injury worries, though Theo Walcott, Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Cenk Tosun and Djibril Sidibe remain sidelined.
Yerry Mina and Fabian Delph will both hope to be involved following recent returns.
Everton predicted line-up: Pickford – Coleman, Keane, Holgate, Digne – Iwobi, Davies, Gomes, Bernard – Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin
Attacking midfielder James Maddison is rated as extremely doubtful for Leicester and will likely miss out for the Foxes.
Elsewhere, there are few problems to contend with for Brendand Rodgers, though Ricardo Pereira’s absence at right-back continues to be felt.
Leicester City predicted line-up: Schmeichel – Justin, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell – Ndidi, Perez, Praet, Tielemans, Barnes – Vardy
Everton vs Leicester City betting odds
Everton win: 6/4
Leicester City win: 17/10
West Ham vs Chelsea team news
Robert Snodgrass looks set to miss out on Wednesday with a back problem, though Angelo Ogbonna makes a welcome return to fitness at the back.
Arthur Masuaku and Sebastien Haller are alos hoping to be fit enough to feature, while attack minded pair Manuel Lanzini and Felipe Anderson are also pushing to start.
West Ham predicted line-up: Fabianksi – Fredericks, Diop, Ogbonna, Cresswell – Rice, Bowen, Noble, Fornals, Anderson – Antonio
With Fikayo Tomori and Andreas Christensen nursing complaints, Kurt Zouma should start alongside Antonio Rudiger at centre half again.
In-form winger Christian Pulisic was forced off on Sunday against Leicester and could miss out, though goal-scoring hero Ross Barkley could be drafted in to replace him after his FA Cup heroics.
Elsewhere, Frank Lampard could opt for Olivier Giroud over the misfiring youngster Tammy Abraham up front.
Chelsea predicted line-up: Arrizabalaga – Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Zouma, Alonso – Jorginho, Barkley, Kovacic, Willian, Mount, Giroud
West Ham vs Chelsea betting odds
West Ham win: 4/1
Chelsea win: 3/5
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