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All the factz on Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers, including which TV channel its on

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It’s an East v West Midlands Derby in the Premier League as Leicester City host Wolverhampton Wanderers at the King Power Stadium. 

Both sides are looking to break into the top 6 this season after investing heavily in the summer – although Leicester did lose star defender Harry Maguire this week.

The match kicks off at 2pm. It isn’t on UK television. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Leicester won this fixture 2-0 back in August 2018. However Wolves edged a 4-3 thriller in the return fixture, with Jota firing home a late winner to complete his hat-trick.

* The Foxes will be looking to continue their form from the end of last season, where they took 5 wins and 2 draws from the last 9 matches.
* Wolves will looking to do similar, having won 5 and drawn 2 of their last 10 PL matches of last season.
* However, they only won 1 of their last 7 away matches.
* Leicester’s new signing Ayoze Pérez scores 12 PL goals for Newcastle last season – his best figures for a season.

All the factz on West Ham United v Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers v Fulham

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There are just two Premier League fixtures kicking off at 3pm today. However, they are anything but meaningless – points mean prizes in the Premier League and each club will want to finish as high as possible in the league to gain more prize money.

Here are the factz you need to know:

West Ham United v Southampton

* This is the 100th league meeting between the sides.
* West Ham won last time out, ending a 4- game run without a win.
* In their last 6 matches, Saints have won 2, drawn 2 and lost 2.
* West Ham have kept just 6 clean sheets all season; only relegated Fulham and Huddersfield have kept fewer. They have also failed to score in 14 league matches – only Huddersfield and Cardiff have drawn more blanks.

* Shane Long is in form with 4 goals in his last 5 matches – more than he scored in his previous 60 appearances.

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Fulham

* Wolves haven’t lost to Fulham since 1985 – a run of 14 matches in league and cup competitions.
* Molineux is a fortress for Wolves – they are unbeaten in 7 matches on home turf, with 5 wins.
* Since relegation, Fulham have won 3 out of 3 matches – winning as many points as they did in their previous 20 matches.
* In that run, Fulham have kept 3 clean sheets – more than they had done in their previous 33 PL matches.
* If Wolves win, it will move them onto 57 points – the most by a promoted club since Ipswich scored 66 in 2000/01.

All the factz on the April 27 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League

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Just four matches kicking off at 3pm in the Premier League today, and eyes will be on the relegation battle, with two matches that could prove significant. 

Here are the factz you need to know:

Crystal Palace v Everton 

* Two late goals took Everton to victory over Crystal Palace in the reverse fixture.
* Palace are in inconsistent form – 5 wins and 4 losses in their last 9.
* Everton are in form – 4 wins in their last 5 matches.
* Only Huddersfield Town have won fewer points at home than Palace.

* Everton have also kept clean sheets in 6 of their last 8 matches.

Fulham v Cardiff City

* Cardiff won the reverse fixture 4-2 earlier in the season.
* Since relegation Fulham have won two matches.
* Cardiff have lost 7 of their last 9 matches – but have won the other 2.
* Ryan Babel is the man Cardiff need to stop – he’s been involved in all of Fulham’s last 5 goals at home (2 goals and 3 draws).

* Cardiff won their last away match – they haven’t won two in a row in the top flight since 1957.

Southampton v AFC Bournemouth 

* If Saints better Cardiff’s result today they will be safe from relegation.
* Saints have won 6 matches in 2019 – as many as they won in the whole of 2018.
* Bournemouth have won just 2 of their last 10 PL matches, losing 6 of them.
* Southampton have scored in 12 successive home matches – a run only bettered by Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal.

* Only the betting 3 have a worse defensive record than the Cherries, who have conceded 62 goals.

Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers 

* Watford have beaten Wolves twice already this season – once in the league and the epic 3-2 FA Cup semi-final win.
* Watford have won 5 of their last 10 PL matches, losing 4.
* Wolves haven’t kept a clean sheet in 13 away matches – the longest run in the division.
* Gerard Deulofeu is the man to stop – he has 8 goals in his last 10 appearances for the Hornets.
* Wolves have used just 19 players this season – the fewest since Liverpool in 1995/6.

All the factz on Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal

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You may have missed it, but there is another Premier League match tonight and it is also of great importance to the Champions League race.

Arsenal travel north to face Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux. The Gunners will be going all out for a win to reclaim a place in the top four and one of the all-important Champions League slots. Wolves won’t be taking things easy either, as they are still in with a shout of finishing 7th, which could secure a Europa League place for next season.

The match kicks off at 7.45pm, but it isn’t carried on TV in the UK. Here are the factz you need to know:

  • Arsenal grabbed an 86th minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw in the reverse fixture.
  • Wolves haven’t beaten Arsenal in the league since 1979 – a run of 16 matches.
  • Wolves aren’t in great form either – they’ve won just two of their last 9 PL matches, losing 4.
  • The Gunners are in better form – they’ve won 6 of their last 10 PL matches, losing 3.
  • However, Wolves are good at home – they’ve won 7 of their last 9 matches in all competitions at Molineux. Meanwhile, Arsenal have kept just one clean sheet away from home in the league.

All the factz on Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United, including which TV channel its on

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The final match of this round of Premier League matches sees Wolverhampton Wanderers host Newcastle United at Molineux.

Wolves and Newcastle have both hit some form, as one guns for a place in Europe while the other seeks to put distance between themselves and the relegation zone.

The match kicks off at 8pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Wolves beat Newcastle up at St James’s Park earlier in the season. They haven’t done the double over the Magpies since 1991/2.
* Wolves are looking for their 4th consecutive win – something they haven’t done in the top flight since 1971/2.
* Newcastle have some form with two wins from their last 3 matches.
* However, only Huddersfield have scored fewer than Newcastle’s 21 PL goals this season.
* Wolves have scored 3 goals in each of their last 3 matches.