It’s momentum-building time this weekend, as the English Premier League ploughs on into the festive fixture period with all three title contenders on home turf.
Reigning EPL champions Manchester City have the first swing on Saturday lunchtime when they host Wolves at the Etihad Stadium.
Pep Guardiola’s men have won five on the bounce in the league, sneaking up to top spot in the standings last weekend.
It was a London derby defeat for Chelsea that paved the way for a reshuffle at the top.
The Blues set out to hit back on Saturday afternoon when Marcelo Bielsa’s unpredictable Leeds visit Stamford Bridge.
Squeezed between the pair in second are goal-crazy Liverpool, who extended their winning run to four matches last time out, albeit needing Divock Origi to snatch victory at the death.
Jurgen Klopp pits his wits against returning Anfield hero Steven Gerrard, who leads Aston Villa on their visit to Merseyside.
The Ralph Rangnick revolution at Manchester United continues in the evening kick off at Carrow Road, with hosts Norwich having dropped back to the bottom of the Premier League table last weekend.
Stuttering Arsenal are also in Saturday action when they welcome Southampton to the Emirates Stadium off the back of three defeats in their last four.
Sunday’s clash between Brighton and Tottenham was postponed on Thursday, thanks to a Covid-19 outbreak in the Spurs camp ahead of their trip to the Amex Stadium.
There is precious little certainty around Newcastle’s survival in the top flight, too, although new boss Eddie Howe did oversee a first victory at the St James’ Park helm last week.
The Toon Army’s next assignment in their battle against the drop is a visit to the King Power Stadium to tackle inconsistent Leicester.
Burnley were the vanquished side on Tyneside and it doesn’t get any easier for the Clarets this Sunday, as high-flying West Ham make the trip north to Turf Moor.
There’s a mid-table squabble at Selhurst Park, meanwhile, as Everton head south of the River Thames to play Patrick Vieira’s Crystal Palace, who have lost their last three.
It all begins under the Friday night lights across the capital, as Brentford host Watford with both sides needing points to stave off relegation-related thoughts.
English Premier League predictions for 10 – 12 December
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.