EPL Gameweek 38 Prediction: Premier League 2021/2022 | GW 38 Fixtures
The Premier League (PL) season will reach its climax on Sunday, May 22 as the title race, top four and relegation spots remain undecided.
Manchester City and Liverpool will lock horns for the title while Spurs and Arsenal will decide on who plays Champions League football next season. Leeds and Burnley will also have a crunch relegation fight going into the final day.
1. Norwich vs Tottenham Hotspur
Norwich will go into the final PL battle with pride up for stake as they try to avoid the bottom place.
The already-relegated canneries can still have a big say in the Top four race as they can dent Spurs' aspiration to enter the Champions League next season.
Antonio Conte's side needs a point at Carrow Road to make Arsenal's potential win against Everton academic. However, a defeat for Spurs and a win for Arsenal could see the Champions League spot shifted.
EPL Predictions Today: Norwich 1-5 Tottenham Hotspur
2. Brentford vs Leeds United
Considering the battle of the two teams, the fixture was tipped to be a relegation scrap for Brentford, instead, it's Leeds who are fighting for survival.
Jesse Marsch's side needs to better Burnley's result to stand any chance of surviving a drop. For the hosts though, they will try to round off their first top-flight season in 74 years, with a convincing win.
EPL Predictions Today: Brentford 2-1 Leeds United
3. Brighton vs West Ham United
West Ham will try to conclude the current season on high as they bid farewell to skipper and legend Mark Noble.
The Hammers captain will don the Hammers' colours for one last time and will try to re-enter the Europa League, where they were semi-finalists.
A West Ham win coupled with Manchester United's failure to win against Crystal Palace will see them finish sixth. Brighton's only job on the final day will be to put a spanner in the work for West Ham and complete a convincing season.
EPL Predictions Today: Brighton 1-1 West Ham United
4. Burnley vs Newcastle United
Burnley will enter the final day with hopes, ecstasy and fortune knowing a win will guarantee them safety in the PL.
However, failure to win against a rejuvenated Newcastle United and Leeds bettering Burnley's result will see them condemn to drop.
Morale will be high for Newcastle and Eddie Howe as they beat Arsenal 2-0 on Monday and will now have a say in the relegation battle.
EPL Predictions Today: Burnley 1-2 Newcastle United
5. Chelsea vs Watford
Chelsea are all but guaranteed to finish in the top three despite cup losses and off-field issues.
Technically Chelsea can still finish fourth but will need to lose by a goal swing of 19 goals against Watford, while Spurs need to beat Norwich.
Relegated Watford have already put together plans for next season, with Roy Hodgson bidding farewell. He could well do with a win against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
EPL Predictions Today: Chelsea 4-0 Watford
6. Crystal Palace vs Manchester United
Manchester United will bring their dismal campaign to a conclusion at Selhurst Park as they take on Crystal Palace.
A prospect of Europa League football is on agenda as a win for United will see them qualify for Europa League, but anything else than a win and a West Ham win will see United finish in seventh and qualify for Europa Conference League instead.
For Crystal Palace and Patrick Vieira, it will be a free hit at home to see off United and end the season on a high.
EPL Predictions Today: Crystal Palace 1-1 Manchester United
7. Leicester City vs Southampton
The game remains only affair on the final day with no ramifications on title race, top four, or relegation zone.
Both Leicester and Southampton will have personal ambitions to fulfill heading into the contest. Leicester made it to a European semi-final which is still a big achievement and will try to close on high on home turf.
EPL Predictions Today: Leicester City 2-1 Southampton
8. Arsenal vs Everton
The fixture had a lot riding on it before Arsenal lost to Newcastle and Everton won against Crystal Palace in midweek.
As things stand, Everton are safe while Arsenal will hope for a helping hand from Norwich City as a win for the Gunners coupled with a Spurs defeat will see them finish in the top four.
However, any different set of results will see Arsenal condemn to fifth place. Everton though can celebrate their safety under Frank Lampard and look forward to next season.
EPL Predictions Today: Arsenal 2-1 Everton
9. Manchester City vs Aston Villa
A win for Manchester City will see them as crown champions no matter what happens at Anfield. However, anything less than a win for City and a Liverpool win will see the title slip out of their hands.
A repeat of the 2018-19 season final day is on the cards but Liverpool and Manchester City will have little margin for error. Steven Gerrard though could end up celebrating a Liverpool title victory if his side does a favour to Liverpool where he is still a legendary figure.
EPL Predictions Today: Manchester City 3-0 Aston Villa
10. Liverpool vs Wolves
An unprecedented Quadruple will have one more shot on Sunday as Liverpool continue a historic season.
A win against the Wolves and a draw or defeat for Manchester City will Liverpool win the Premier League title.
They still require a helping hand from old friend Steven Gerrard whose Aston Villa side play at Etihad against Manchester City. For Wolves, they will try to act as party spoilers after yet another top-half finish.
EPL Predictions Today: Liverpool 2-0 Wolves