March 16, 2017 / 2:00 AM / 9 months ago

Soccer-Bullet point preview of Premier League fixtures, round 29

LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) - Following are match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of round 29 of the Premier League fixtures on March 18 and 19 (1500 unless stated):

March 18

West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal (1230)

* Arsenal scored in all 21 Premier League games v West Brom

* Arsenal are five points behind fourth-placed Liverpool

* West Brom are eighth. Never finished higher in Prem League

* Arsenal have lost three of last four league games

* Arsenal have scored in last 17 league matches

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Crystal Palace v Watford

* Palace and Watford have both used 30 players this season

* Palace have won three of their last five games

* Watford have no wins in last three games

* Palace one point above bottom three

* Watford’s Troy Deeney has four goals in last three games against Palace

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Everton v Hull City

* Everton have won their last five home games

* Hull have not won at Goodison Park since 1952

* Romelu Lukaku has 19 league goals this season for Everton

* Hull have not won away in league since August

* Hull beat Swansea last week to boost survival hopes

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Stoke City v Chelsea

* Chelsea’s Diego Costa needs one goal for 50 in Premier League

* Chelsea have made league-high 81 substitutions this season

* Stoke held Man City to a 0-0 draw in last game

* Chelsea have 30 more points than at same stage last season

* One defeat in last 21 league games for Chelsea

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Sunderland v Burnley

* Burnley have scored in each of their last 12 games

* Burnley are bottom of ‘away’ table with two points

* Sunderland are bottom and six points from safety

* Sunderland without a home win in last five matches

* The fourth meeting between the sides this season

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West Ham United v Leicester City

* Leicester have won all three games since Ranieri’s sacking

* They reached Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday

* West Ham’s Carroll is one short of 50 Premier League goals

* Leicester are without an away league win this season

* West Ham have only two points from last 12 available

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Bournemouth v Swansea City (1730)

* Swansea’s Gylfi Sigurdsson has the most assists in Premier League this season (11)

* Bournemouth have scored eight goals in last three league games against Swansea

* Bournemouth’s Joshua King scored a hat-trick last week against West Ham

* Swansea’s 27 points is their worst tally after 28 games since promotion to Premier League

* Swansea have gone 16 league games without a draw

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March 19

Middlesbrough v Manchester Utd (1200)

* Man Utd are on a 17-match unbeaten league run

* Middlesbrough have scored two goals in last nine games

* No wins in last 10 for Middlesbrough who are 19th

* Man Utd without suspended top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic

* United eight points better off than this time last season

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Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton (1415)

* Tottenham are unbeaten at home in League and have won their last nine

* Tottenham’s 56 points is best Premier League haul from 27 games

* Southampton’s Manolo Gabbiadini has scored in his first three league games since signing

* Southampton have drawn none of last 10 games

* Top scorer Harry Kane out for Tottenham with injury

* Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino up against old club

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Manchester City v Liverpool (1630)

* Liverpool have won five of last six v Man City in league

* Man City have scored seven fewer goals at home than away

* Liverpool would go above Man City with a win

* City are unbeaten in last six in the league

* Liverpool 11 points better off than this stage last year (Reporting by Martyn Herman; Editing by Toby Davis)

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