My selection of Jarrod Bowen for my captain went very properly for me final week as West Ham and Southampton confirmed a variety of attacking intent and their gamers could possibly be ones to look at for fantasy managers. With eight groups enjoying twice this week there’s a variety of considering to do and the potential for utilizing the wildcard or free hit chip is unquestionably one to contemplate. If I had to decide on a few gamers who may do properly this week I feel Emmanuel Dennis and James Maddison may be the very best bets given their opposition of their two video games. 

After all any decisions you make may be affected by an outbreak of Covid at any crew and that’s making it very troublesome to select a crew in the mean time. I feel it’s essential to verify your entire subs are gamers who will get a sport for his or her club as the probabilities are most of us should empty the bench.

Friday 14 January 

Brighton And Hove Albion v Crystal Palace 

8pm GMT, AMEX Stadium, Brighton 

Brighton received 3-2 away to Everton of their final sport and that win was sufficient to maneuver them again into the highest half of the desk. They’ve only received as soon as of their final six residence video games with only Norwich and Wolves scoring much less targets at residence. They’ve taken seven factors from their final three video games after failing to win within the earlier 11.

Each Leandro Trossard and Neal Maupay could possibly be good decisions for fantasy managers as Brighton have a very good run of video games arising.

Palace misplaced 3-2 at residence to West Ham of their final sport, however they’re nonetheless only two factors off the highest half of the desk. They’ve only received as soon as away from residence to date they usually have misplaced their final three away video games with out scoring. They’ve only received twice of their final 9 video games, however only Brighton and Southampton have drawn extra video games.

With Conor Gallagher again he’s a very good possibility for fantasy managers whereas Odsonne Edouard has finished properly not too long ago and Michael Olise may do very properly given some sport time.

I feel this will probably be a really shut sport and I wouldn’t be stunned to see the spoils shared.

Prediction: 1-1

Saturday 15 January 

Manchester City v Chelsea 

12.30pm GMT, Etihad Stadium, Manchester 

City received 2-1 away to Arsenal of their final sport to maneuver 10 factors clear on the prime of the desk. They’ve received their final 5 residence video games they usually scored 13 targets of their final two video games at residence with no different crew taking extra factors, scoring extra or conceding much less targets on their very own patch. They’ve received their final 11 video games they usually scored 33 targets in these video games with no different crew scoring extra or conceding much less targets.

As all the time with City it’s a matter of who performs and who doesn’t, however their defenders and keeper are excellent decisions together with Kevin de Bruyne.

Chelsea got here again from 2-0 down to attract 2-2 at residence to Liverpool of their final sport they usually’re in second place 10 factors behind City going into this sport. They’ve received six of their final eight away video games with only City taking extra factors on the street and no different crew conceding much less targets. They’ve only received two of their final seven video games, however they drew 4 of these video games with only City conceding much less targets.

Chelsea’s defenders and keeper haven’t been pretty much as good as regular in current weeks whereas Mason Mount seems like their attacking player most probably to make an impression.

This can be a greater sport for Chelsea than it’s for City and the probabilities are a City win will finish any title hopes Chelsea may need.

Prediction: 2-1

Burnley v Leicester City 

3pm GMT, Turf Moor, Burnley 

Burnley misplaced 3-1 away to Leeds of their final sport they usually’re nonetheless within the backside three, however they’ve performed much less video games than all the groups round them. They haven’t misplaced of their final 4 residence video games, however they drew three of them and only Norwich have taken much less factors at residence whereas only Wolves and Norwich have scored much less targets. They haven’t received in seven video games, however they drew 4 of these video games with only Brighton and Southampton drawing extra video games.

With Maxwel Cornet on international responsibility I’m undecided there are any Burnley gamers to curiosity fantasy managers regardless of them having two video games this week.

Leicester didn’t play within the final spherical of video games for the plain causes, however they managed to carry on to their place within the prime half of the desk. They haven’t received of their final 4 away video games they usually conceded 11 targets in these video games with only Norwich conceding extra targets on the street. They’ve received two of their final three video games they usually scored eight targets in these video games, however only 4 different groups have conceded extra targets.

With two video games this week James Maddison seems like an excellent selection for fantasy managers so long as Leicester’s video games go ahead.

I feel Leicester ought to be ok to take the three factors and pile some extra distress on Burnley.

Prediction: 1-2

Newcastle United v Watford 

3pm GMT, St. James’s Park, Newcastle 

Newcastle haven’t performed within the league since their 1-1 draw at residence to United over two weeks in the past, however they’re nonetheless only two factors away from security. They’ve only misplaced considered one of their final 5 residence video games, however they drew 4 of them with only Southampton drawing extra video games at residence and no different crew conceding extra targets on their very own floor. They’d misplaced three video games in a row earlier than drawing with United they usually conceded 11 targets in these three video games with only Norwich conceding extra targets.

If Newcastle are going to maneuver in the direction of security then Allan Saint-Maximin is their player to have for fantasy managers and he may do properly on this sport.

Watford haven’t performed since shedding 4-1 at residence to West Ham over two weeks in the past they usually’re only two factors above Newcastle going into this sport. They’ve misplaced their final three away video games with only Norwich shedding extra video games on the street. They’ve misplaced their final six video games they usually’re the only crew with no clear sheet to their title.

With two video games this week and the only three groups under them within the desk of their subsequent three video games Emmanuel Dennis seems like an excellent wager for fantasy managers in the mean time so long as he’s match to play.

This can be a enormous sport for 2 groups on the incorrect finish of the desk and I feel the most probably end result is a draw.

Prediction: 2-2

Norwich City v Everton 

3pm GMT, Carrow Highway, Norwich 

Norwich misplaced 2-0 away to West Ham in midweek, however they’re nonetheless only three factors from security regardless of trying destined for relegation. They’ve only taken one level from their final 4 residence video games they usually failed to attain in every of these video games with no different crew shedding extra video games or scoring much less targets at residence. They’ve misplaced their final six video games they usually failed to attain in every of these video games with no different crew scoring much less or conceding extra targets.

I can’t see any Norwich gamers to advocate to fantasy managers in the mean time.

Everton misplaced 3-2 at residence to Brighton final day trip they usually’re only eight factors above the underside three. They’ve only taken two factors from their final seven away video games, however their subsequent two away video games are towards the underside two. They’ve only received as soon as of their final final 12 video games they usually misplaced eight of these video games.

With Everton’s upcoming run of comparatively good fixtures each Demarai Grey and Dominic Calvert-Lewin could possibly be of curiosity to fantasy managers.

I feel Everton ought to take the chance to get three essential factors and maintain Norwich on the foot of the desk.

Prediction: 1-2

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southampton 

3pm GMT, Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton 

Wolves received 1-0 away to United of their final sport they usually have an opportunity to get loads nearer to the highest six if they will win this sport. They’ve only taken two factors from their final three residence video games they usually failed to attain in every of these video games with no different crew scoring much less targets at residence, however only Liverpool and City conceding much less. They’ve taken seven factors from their final three video games they usually saved clear sheets in every of these video games with only City conceding much less targets, however only Norwich scoring much less.

The Wolves defenders and keeper have all finished very properly not too long ago for fantasy managers they usually’re actually value contemplating.

Southampton received 4-1 at residence to Brentford final day trip they usually’re now only one level off the highest half of the desk. They’ve taken 4 factors from their final two away video games after shedding the earlier three and only Norwich have conceded extra targets away from residence. They’ve taken eight factors and scored 10 targets of their final 4 video games, however they haven’t saved a clear sheet in 9 video games.

James Ward-Prowse is in good type for fantasy managers in the mean time whereas Armando Broja is value contemplating too.

I feel Wolves will greater than probably win this sport by a single purpose.

Prediction: 1-0

Aston Villa v Manchester United 

5.30pm GMT, Villa Park, Birmingham 

Villa misplaced 2-1 away to Brentford of their final sport, however they’re nonetheless only three factors off the highest half of the desk. They’ve misplaced 4 of their final six residence video games, however their residence video games get simpler for some time after this one. They’ve misplaced three of their final 4 video games, however their 4 video games after this one are all towards groups under them within the desk.

Villa have a very good run of video games arising after this one which may make Ollie Watkins, John McGinn and Danny Ings engaging to fantasy managers.

United misplaced 1-0 at residence to Wolves of their final sport, however they’re nonetheless inside touching distance of the highest 4. They’ve only received two of their final six away video games, however their subsequent 4 away video games are all ones they are going to hope to win. The defeat towards Wolves was their first one in seven video games and only one different crew within the prime half of the desk has conceded extra targets.

With two video games this week each Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes ought to be good decisions for fantasy managers.

I feel this will probably be a really shut sport and the probabilities are it would finish all sq..

Prediction: 1-1

Sunday 16 January 

Liverpool v Brentford 

2pm GMT, Anfield, Liverpool 

Liverpool let a two purpose lead slip away to Chelsea of their final sport they usually needed to accept a degree which noticed them fall 11 factors behind City on the prime of the desk. They’ve received their final 4 video games they usually scored 12 targets in these video games whereas only conceding one with no different crew conceding much less targets at residence. They’ve only taken two factors from their final three video games they usually conceded 5 targets in these video games with only City scoring extra targets.

Diogo Jota and Trent Alexander-Arnold could possibly be the Liverpool gamers to have for fantasy managers whereas others are away with their international locations.

Brentford misplaced 4-1 away to Southampton in midweek, however they’re nonetheless only two factors off the highest half of the desk. They’ve only taken two factors from their final six away video games they usually conceded 16 targets in these video games. They’ve only received three of their final 13 video games they usually misplaced eight of these video games, however they nonetheless have a variety of factors to spare over the underside three.

Brentford may play twice this week, however they’re each robust video games which doesn’t make their gamers too interesting to fantasy managers.

I feel Liverpool ought to have sufficient to win this sport even with out the companies of a few of their most essential gamers.

Prediction: 3-1

West Ham United v Leeds United 

2pm GMT, London Stadium, London 

West Ham received 2-0 at residence to Norwich in midweek to maneuver again into the highest 4. They’ve taken 13 factors from their final six residence video games and their subsequent three residence video games are all towards groups within the backside 5. They’ve received their final three video games they usually scored 9 targets in these video games with only the three groups above them scoring extra targets.

Jarrod Bowen is the West Ham player for fantasy managers to have in the mean time whereas Michail Antonio isn’t the worst selection both.

Leeds received 3-1 at residence to Burnley of their final sport and that win was sufficient to maneuver them eight factors away from the relegation zone. They’ve only taken one level from their final 4 away video games they usually conceded 12 targets in these video games with only Norwich conceding extra targets away from residence. They’d misplaced three video games in a row earlier than beating Burnley they usually conceded 14 targets in these three defeats with only the underside two conceding extra targets.

Raphinha stays the only actual possibility within the Leeds crew for fantasy managers, however Patrick Bamford could possibly be again quickly.

I feel West Ham will proceed their present good run of outcomes with three factors on this sport.

Prediction: 2-0

Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal 

4.30pm GMT, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London 

Spurs left it late final day trip, however their 1-0 win away to Watford moved them very near the highest 4 they usually have video games in hand on all the groups above them. Solely City have taken extra factors at residence they usually have taken 13 factors from their final 5 residence video games. They’re unbeaten in eight video games they usually saved clear sheets in 5 of these video games.

With Heung-Min Son injured it seems like Harry Kane is the Spurs player to have for fantasy managers whereas Lucas Moura and Sergio Reguilon could possibly be value a shout too as they play twice this week.

Arsenal misplaced 2-1 at residence to City of their final sport and that defeat noticed them drop out of the highest 4. They’ve received their final two away video games after shedding the earlier three they usually scored 9 targets in these two victories. They’d received 4 video games in a row earlier than shedding to City they usually scored 14 targets in these 4 wins with only the 4 groups above them scoring extra targets.

Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and Martin Odegaard have all finished properly not too long ago for fantasy managers.

I feel this will probably be a really shut sport and a draw might be the most probably end result.

Prediction: 1-1

Tuesday 18 January 

Burnley v Watford 

7.30pm GMT, Turf Moor, Burnley 

Burnley play their second sport of the week and this can be a massive sport for each groups as they’re so shut to one another on the incorrect finish of the desk. With two residence video games in per week Burnley will hope to climb the desk, however they’ve struggled for wins and targets at residence to date. A win on this sport may carry them out of the relegation zone although and it’s one thing they are going to be determined to get.

I do know Burnley gamers aren’t an awesome selection for fantasy managers, however Chris Wooden may do properly with two residence video games in per week.

Watford play their second sport of the week they usually’re each away to 2 of the three groups under them within the desk. As unhealthy as their away type has been not too long ago this sport is one which they are going to goal to win. If they will take the three factors it would give them some actual respiratory area on the incorrect finish of the desk.

As I stated already Emmanuel Dennis is the Watford player to have for fantasy managers and I suppose Josh King may do properly with two video games this week.

I feel this can be a sport which may go both means, however the likelihood is Burnley will win.

Prediction: 2-1

Brighton And Hove Albion v Chelsea 

8pm GMT, AMEX Stadium, Brighton 

Brighton play their second residence sport of the week and Chelsea ought to be a more durable proposition than Palace for them. They’ve truly taken extra factors away from residence than they’ve at residence to date, however they’re no pushover irrespective of the place they’re enjoying. Something they will get from this sport could be an actual enhance for them of their quest to remain within the prime half of the desk.

This may not be the very best sport for Brighton gamers from a fantasy manager’s perspective, however gamers who play twice in per week are all the time arduous to disregard.

Chelsea play their second away sport of the week and they’ll see Brighton as a better opponent than City. They’ve struggled at residence not too long ago, however their away type continues to be excellent they usually have truly taken extra factors on the street than they’ve at residence. With City only enjoying as soon as this week they’ve an opportunity to shut the hole on the prime of the desk if they will win their two video games.

If Chelsea are going to make up any floor on City they are going to want targets from Romelu Lukaku which may make him a good selection for fantasy managers.

I feel Brighton will make an actual sport of it and can most likely handle to take a degree off Chelsea.

Prediction: 1-1

Wednesday 19 January 

Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur 

7.30pm GMT, King Energy Stadium, Leicester 

Leicester get to play considered one of their video games in hand, but it surely received’t be straightforward for them towards a crew chasing a prime 4 place. They’ve received their final three residence video games they usually scored 9 targets in these video games together with a win towards Liverpool. They’re nonetheless in with an opportunity of a prime six end and the 2 clear sheets they saved of their final three video games had been very welcome after only preserving one of their earlier 15 video games.

With two video games to play this week each Jamie Vardy and Harvey Barnes may be of curiosity to fantasy managers together with the plain selection of Maddison.

Spurs get to play considered one of their video games in hand too and they are going to be searching for all six factors to get a lot nearer to fourth place. They’ve only misplaced considered one of their final 5 away video games, however only two different groups have scored much less targets on their travels. With two wins this week they might discover themselves within the prime 4 and that’s the place they are going to hope to be come the tip of the season.

With two video games this week Spurs gamers are trying excellent for fantasy managers, however I’m nonetheless undecided they are going to return factors frequently sufficient.

This can be a sport which may go both means, however I wouldn’t be stunned if it led to a draw.

Prediction: 1-1

Brentford v Manchester United 

8pm GMT, Brentford Group Stadium, London 

Brentford play their second sport of the week and a house sport towards United might be a barely simpler sport than their journey to Liverpool. They’ve received three of their final 4 residence video games after shedding the earlier three, however they received’t discover it straightforward to get something from this sport. They’ve made it troublesome for a few of the massive groups at occasions and they’ll hope to take action once more on this sport.

As I stated already I don’t assume Brentford’s two video games this week make their gamers straightforward to advocate to fantasy managers, however Ivan Toney has the possibility to make a very good impression.

United play their second away sport of the week they usually’re each towards groups within the backside half of the desk. Their away file is pretty much like their residence file to date this season, however they are going to wish to enhance that away file of their two video games this week. At this stage a prime 4 end must be their purpose this season and two wins this week could be an enormous enhance to their hopes.

In addition to Ronaldo and Bruno I suppose each Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford may probably do properly this week.

I feel Brentford will give United a run for his or her cash they usually may simply handle a degree from this sport.

Prediction: 1-1

That’s it for this week.

See you subsequent week.

Londonlad
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