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All the factz and stats for the May 14 matches in the Premier League

Crystal Palace v Hull City (12.00)

* If Hull lose today, they will be relegated. A draw will mean they will need to win their final match and hope Swansea lose heavily – a 7-goal swing in goal difference will be needed.
* But Hull have the worst away record in the division – just 6 points gained all season.
* Palace – who will be safe if they avoid defeat – haven’t beaten Hull in their last 3 attempts (2 losses)
* The Eagles are also on a scoring drought – no goals in 3 games.
* Hull don’t have a good recent record in the capital – losing 7 of their last 8 games to London-based sides.

West Ham United v Liverpool (2.15)

* The sides drew 2-2 earlier in the season.
* West Ham have won their last 3 home matches against the Reds, but they were all at Upton Park.
* West Ham are unbeaten in 5 matches with 2 wins.
* Liverpool meanwhile have won their last 3 away games.
* Liverpool need to win their final 2 matches to be guaranteed Champions League football next season.

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United (4.30)

* United won 1-0 earlier in the season – the 32nd time they have defeated Spurs in the PL era.
* If Spurs avoid defeat they will have gone their final season at White Hart Lane unbeaten.
* United’s 25-match unbeaten run in the PL came to an end last time out against Arsenal.
* Spurs have the meanest defence in the PL – just 23 goals conceded.
* Spurs’ Harry Kane has scored against 23 of the 25 PL teams he’s faced – but he hasn’t found the net against United in 6 attempts.

West Ham v Spurs – who will win? Our factz give you a guide

West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur
• Spurs won the reverse fixture 3-2 earlier in the season.
• Tottenham are looking to win their 10th match in succession – something they haven’t done since 1960.
• Meanwhile West Ham have won just 1 of their last 11 matches (5 defeats).
• Spurs boast the PL’s most miserly defence – just 22 conceded in 32 games.
• West Ham have a poor recent record against Spurs – just 4 wins in their last 19 meetings, although they did win the final meeting between the sides at Upton Park last season.

Crucial day in the Premier League – our factz give you the guide to today’s matches

AFC Bournemouth v Middlesbrough

* Middlesbrough won the reverse fixture 2-0 earlier in the season. A win today would be their first double over a side this season.
* However, Boro haven’t won in the league in 2017 – a run of 15 games.
* Boro also haven’t won away from home for 15 matches and have lost 7 of their last 9 away from the Riverside.
* Bournemouth are without a win in 4 so aren’t in the best for either.
* The Cherries’ defence is the leakiest in the PL in 2017 – 32 conceded since the turn of the year.

Hull City v Watford

* Watford are looking for a double over Hull, having won 1-0 at Vicarage Road earlier in the season.
* However, the KCOM Stadium is a fortress under Marco Silva – Hull have dropped just 2 points in 6 matches there since he took over.
* However, Hull have lost their last 2 matches, which both ended 3-1.
* Watford have won 3 of their last 4 matches.
* But they have lost their last 3 away matches.

Swansea City v Stoke City

* Stoke won 3-1 at the Bet365 Stadium earlier in the season.
* Swansea have beaten Stoke just once in their last 7 attempts.
* Swansea have lost 5 of their last 6 PL matches.
* Stoke are also out of form, having lost 4 of their last 5 matches and 7 of their last 9 away from home.
* Scoring is a problem for both sides: Swansea haven’t found the back of the next on 4 of their last 5 matches and Stoke haven’t scored away from him since mid-January.

West Ham United v Everton

* Everton won 2-0 earlier in the season.
* The Hammers have an awful record against the Toffees – just one win in their last 17 attempts.
* They are also out of form, with just 1 win in their last 9 PL matches.
* Everton have won 4 of their last 7 matches, losing just one.
* Romelu Lukaku has scored against West Ham on each of his 9 appearances against them.

Who will win today’s Premier League matches? We give you the factz

Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Bournemouth (12.30)

* The sides drew 0-0 earlier in the season in only their 3rd league meeting. Spurs have won the other two.
* Spurs have won their last 6 PL matches.
* They also have the best home record in the league – 14 wins and 2 draws.
* This doesn’t augur well for Bournemouth, who haven’t won any of their last 6 away games (3 defeats).
* The Cherries have conceded 59 goals this season – only Swansea and Hull have let in more.

Crystal Palace v Leicester City

* Leicester beat Palace 3-1 last time out, and have won 3 successive matches against the Eagles.
* Both sides have won 5 of their last 6 matches.
* However, only 1 of those wins for Leicester was away from home – and that is their only win away from the King Power all season.
* Palace have won their last 3 home matches without conceding a goal.
* Jamie Vardy is back in form for the Foxes – scoring 5 goals lin his last 6 games.

Everton v Burnley

* Burnley won 2-1 in the reverse fixture earlier in the season and are aiming for their first double over Everton in more than 50 years.
* However, Burnley are the only PL side to have not won away from home all season.
* Everton have also won their last 7 matches at Goodison Park.
* Burnley have only won 1 of their last 9 league matches (4 losses)
* There hasn’t been a 0-0 draw between the sides in the league since 1924.

Stoke City v Hull City

* Stoke ran out 0-2 winners against Hull earlier in the season.
* Hull have a terrible recent record against the Potters – 1 win in the last 13 league matches.
* Stoke have lost their last 4 PL matches.
* However, Hull have won 1 away match all season – and that came 15 games ago.
* The only player to score for Stoke in their past 5 matches has been Jon Walters.

Sunderland v West Ham United

* West Ham won 1-0 earlier in the season, and are unbeaten in 7 matches against Sunderland.
* The Black Cats have won 1 of their last 14 matches and lost 10.
* West Ham ended a run of 5 consecutive defeats with a win last time out.
* Sunderland haven’t scored for 7 matches – the longest goal drought for any PL club in 10 years.
* But West Ham have only had 1 clean sheet in their last 11 matches, although it did come in their last match against Swansea.

Watford v Swansea City

* The sides drew 0-0 at the Liberty Stadium earlier in the season.
* Watford have lost just 2 of their last 9 at home, winning 4 including their last 2.
* Swansea haven’t won in their last 5 matches, and also haven’t won any of their past 5 away matches.
* Watford have won just 1 of their last 7 matches against Swansea.
* Swansea haven’t kept a clean sheet away from home in 15 matches.

Southampton v Manchester City (5.30pm) http://gty.im/494176344

* The sides drew 1-1 at the Etihad earlier in the season.
* Saints are in form – they’ve won 4 of their last 6.
* City are also in decent form, losing 1 of their last 10 and winning 5.
* The last 0-0 draw in the league between these sides came in August 1966.
* Sergio Aguero has scored 10 goals in his last 10 games in all competitions.