This weekend has a full slate of Premier League matches. With many teams making late-season pushes towards the top four or out of the bottom three, every match becomes even more meaningful. Here are the top matches to watch this weekend
Saturday, 6 April
Stoke City v. Aston Villa
With just seven matches remaining, Aston Villa remains in the relegation zone. If Villa does not make a move up the table, the club will be relegated for the first time since the inception of the Premier League in 1992. Villa has earned just three points in their past four Premier League matches. They must take advantage of this rare opportunity for points as they face an uphill battle in their remaining fixtures, with Fulham, Man United, and Chelsea still to face.
Although Stoke City sits 13th on the table, they are just four points out of the relegation zone. Like Villa, they have gone 1-3-0 in their past four matches. A home victory would give the Potters plenty of breathing room.
Hititbet.com has the following odds for this match: Stoke 1/1, Draw 9/4 and Aston Villa 3/1
Sunday, 7 April 14:05
Tottenham Hotspur v. Everton
Tottenham Hotspurs will host Everton at White Hart Lane on Sunday in one of this weekend’s most intriguing Premier League matches. This late-season fixture holds great importance for both clubs. The Spurs will look to seize three points while second-place Manchester City will be tested at Old Trafford in the Manchester Derby. Also, three points would bring sixth-place Everton within one point of Champions League qualification.
The Toffees come into this match with high confidence. They have won three straight premier league fixtures, conceding only once while scoring six of their own.
Everton has won three of their past five encounters with Spurs, including a 2-1 victory at Goodison Park this past December. However, the Toffees have struggled at White Hart Lane. Everton’s most recent away victory against Spurs was in 2008.
Hititbet.com has the following odds for this match: Tottenham 1/1, draw 12/5 and Everton 9/4.
Monday, 8 April 20:00
Manchester United v. Manchester City
Monday night’s only match should be an exciting one as United and City square off at Old Trafford in the Manchester derby. Although United has a staggering 15-point lead over second-place Manchester City, don’t expect this fierce rivalry to be missing any intensity. Sir Alex Ferguson has hinted the United’s top scorer Robin Van Persie may not be fit for the match. City hopes their strong defensive efforts will continue, having only conceded two goals in their past six matches. However, United will be looking to redeem themselves after their 1-0 FA Cup loss to Chelsea.
Hititbet.com has the following odds for this match: United 6/5, draw 9/4, and City 9/5