Paul Merson's Premier League predictions - Week 30

Merse expects wins for Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Man City, Everton and Sunderland

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Tottenham v Arsenal (3.30pm, Sun, Sky Sports 1)

Hull v Man City

This is a 12.45pm kick-off and they won't have got back from Barcelona until early on Thursday morning. Before they know it, the players will be back in a hotel again and it's a lot of travelling. However, I've not been too impressed by Hull lately. Yes, they won in the FA Cup but they got slaughtered by Newcastle the week before and if they play like that again then Manchester City will absolutely maul them. Draws are no good for City, so I expect them to go full monty here. Sergio Aguero's injury will make a difference, but I'll still say they will win. PAUL PREDICTS: 1-3

Everton v Cardiff

Cardiff had a big win over Fulham last week (although I feared for them when it got to 1-1), but to win away at Everton would be taking it a bit far I think. Everton's season has fizzled out a little bit after they got knocked out of the FA Cup by Arsenal so I think it's important for them to win this game. The manager has been saying they could get into Europe, but the fans will start losing heart. I actually think they'll get a good result. PAUL PREDICTS: 3-0

Fulham v Newcastle

Newcastle have picked up their form a little bit and had a great result at Hull a couple of weeks ago, despite what has happened with Alan Pardew. I think Fulham are pretty much relegated, but they just have to go out every week now and they simply have to win. They are really struggling, but I have to go for Newcastle. As I said last week, it could be "turn the lights out" for Fulham. PAUL PREDICTS: 1-2

Southampton v Norwich

Norwich drew 1-1 with Stoke last week after getting battered away at Villa and they need to start winning their home games. Now they go to Southampton looking for points against a team with nothing to play for, except the players who want to get into the World Cup. It's nice to play those teams at home, especially if you go 1-0 up, but when you play teams like that away then it's hard because they play with a free spirit and are a danger. I will go for Southampton though because I think Norwich will be a bit negative. PAUL PREDICTS: 2-0

Stoke v West Ham

I don't like going against Stoke at home. I went against them when Arsenal went there and I got that wrong, so I have to back them here. I think they will beat a West Ham side that have done well and turned a corner. They kept faith with a manager who has got all the experience in the world and it's worked a treat for them. Fair play to David Gold and David Sullivan for sticking by him when they could have easily gone the other way. I'll go for a narrow Stoke win. PAUL PREDICTS: 1-0

Sunderland v Crystal Palace

This is a massive game. Crystal Palace need to go there and make sure they don't get beat - because a Sunderland win would see Palace dragged right back into the mire. They have always been in the relegation battle, but they've done really well under Tony Pulis and people have been waxing lyrical about them - but if they lose this game they will be right back in trouble. I actually thought it was a good thing for Sunderland to go out of the FA Cup and not have a backlog of games in the league. I'll just go for Sunderland. PAUL PREDICTS: 1-0

Swansea v West Brom

As soon as Pepe Mel came in at West Brom I started to worry about them. He has no experience of the Premier League, they've sold one forward (Shane Long) and another is banned (Nicolas Anelka). I don't know who is supposed to be looking after that club, but they are on a slippery slope and I worry for them. Swansea are at home and have got nothing to play for, but I still think they've got too much for West Brom if they play well. PAUL PREDICTS: 1-0 Think you know better than Merse? Prove it with our Super 6 game and win £250,000

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