The early English Premier League table continues to take shape this weekend, with a full set of fixtures off the back of the first round of Uefa Champions League games in midweek.
London is the focus on Sunday, as the fifth round of action coming to a climax with a capital city derby between Tottenham and Chelsea.
The Blues are one of a quartet of clubs on ten points at the top of the table, while Spurs’ perfect record bit the dust last weekend to leave them a point below.
Manchester United are top of the pile early doors and are also down in the Smoke on Sunday, tackling ex-coach David Moyes and his unbeaten West Ham at the London Stadium.
Liverpool and reigning champions Manchester City are both on home turf and at the heart of Saturday’s fixture list.
The Reds go up against Crystal Palace at Anfield, while Pep Guardiola’s men take on a Southampton side yet to win this season.
Arsenal picked up their first three points at the fourth time of asking last weekend, tempering the angst for coach Mikel Arteta and Co for the time being.
The Gunners now face a never-straightforward trip to Turf Moor to play Burnley, with both sides intent on pulling away from the early drop zone.
Villa Park is the venue for the evening kick off in the EPL, as Carlo Ancelotti’s unbeaten Everton head to Birmingham to face Aston Villa.
Wolves bookend the day’s action across the West Midlands when they host promoted Brentford at Molineux in the lunchtime match.
Pointless Norwich welcome Watford to Carrow Road to complete the Saturday schedule.
The Premier League weekend starts on Friday night in the north east, as Newcastle and Leeds both continue their pursuit of a first win of the new campaign at St James’ Park.
Inconsistent Leicester, meanwhile, travel to the south coast on Sunday to face Graham Potter’s Brighton, who sit three places above the Foxes in the embryonic EPL table.
English Premier League predictions for 17 – 19 September
Prediction methodology explained: The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.