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Wednesday's Premier League predictions including Brighton vs. Liverpool

Sports Mole provides score predictions for all of Wednesday's Premier League matches including Man City vs. Newcastle and Brighton vs. Liverpool.


Man City vs. Newcastle (Wednesday, 6.00pm)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on July 2, 2020© Reuters

Manchester City play host to Newcastle United on Wednesday night looking to move closer to securing second place in the Premier League table.

The Magpies make the trip to the Etihad Stadium having put together a six-match unbeaten streak in the top flight, a run which has ensured that Steve Bruce and his side will not face a relegation battle during the closing weeks.

We say: Manchester City 4-1 Newcastle United


Despite Newcastle's good form heading into this contest, there is every expectation that City will produce a positive response from their setback at the weekend. Although Newcastle are performing well enough in attack to get on the scoresheet, they could ship several goals at the other end.


> Click here to read our full preview for this match

> How Man City could line up against Newcastle

> Man City injury, suspension list vs. Newcastle


West Ham vs. Burnley (Wednesday, 6.00pm)

Burnley boss Sean Dyche on July 5, 2020© Reuters

West Ham United head into Wednesday night's Premier League clash with Burnley having put together a two-match unbeaten streak in the Premier League, results which have moved the club clear of the relegation zone.

The Clarets make the trip the London Stadium also in productive form having registered seven points from their last three outings.

We say: West Ham United 1-1 Burnley


While Burnley are in a position where they will only be focused on gaining maximum points, West Ham will be relatively content with simply avoiding defeat. Despite there being goals aplenty in their last two contests, the Hammers are capable of earning an uneventful draw on Wednesday.


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Sheff Utd vs. Wolves (Wednesday, 6.00pm)

Chris Wilder pictured on June 17, 2020© Reuters

Wolverhampton Wanderers visit Sheffield United on Wednesday night looking to hit back from a potentially-crucial defeat to Arsenal, a result which has left the club battling to keep hold of sixth position.

After their 1-1 draw at Burnley on Sunday afternoon, United sit four points adrift of Wolves with five matches remaining.

We say: Sheffield United 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers


Given what is at stake in a game between two teams who use the same defensive-minded strategy, everything points to this being a low-scoring affair. Although the home side will likely show the greater ambition, Wolves could do enough to earn a share of the spoils.


> Click here to read our full preview for this match


Brighton vs. Liverpool (Wednesday, 8.15pm)

Curtis Jones celebrates with Virgil Van Dijk after Liverpool defeat Aston Villa on July 5, 2020© Reuters

Liverpool's quest for more Premier League history takes them to the Amex Stadium on Wednesday night as they face Brighton & Hove Albion.

The Reds have already been crowned champions in record time, but now have their sights set on accumulating the most points, wins and biggest winning margin in English top-flight history.

We say: Brighton 0-2 Liverpool


Brighton's win over Norwich last time out was a huge result for them, effectively lifting them to within touching distance of Premier League safety, and so they could subconsciously take their foot off the pedal for this one.

Liverpool, meanwhile, were far from their best against Aston Villa but still got the job done, and it could be a similar story here. We are backing the visitors to end their away drought and edge closer to those impressive records.

> Click here to read our full preview for this match

> How Liverpool could line up against Brighton

> Liverpool injury, suspension list vs. Brighton

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CLiverpool38323385335299
2Manchester CityMan City382639102356781
3Manchester UnitedMan Utd401814868383068
4Chelsea382061269541566
5Leicester CityLeicester381881267412662
6Tottenham HotspurSpurs3917111164481662
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves381514951401159
8Arsenal381414105648856
9Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd381412123939054
10Burnley38159144350-754
11Southampton39158165261-953
12Everton381310154456-1249
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle391111173960-2144
14Crystal Palace381110173150-1943
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton38914153954-1541
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham391010195063-1340
RWatford39910203865-2737
18Aston Villa3998224270-2835
RBournemouth3897224065-2534
RNorwich CityNorwich3856272675-4921

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