(Reuters) - Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of round 31 of the Premier League on March 16-17 (games at 1500 GMT unless stated):
Saturday, March 16
Bournemouth v Newcastle United
*Bournemouth have never beaten Newcastle at home in the Premier League, losing one match and drawing the other.
*Newcastle, one place and three points behind the 13th-placed Cherries, can move above their opponents with a win.
*Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth snapped a five-game winless run with a 2-0 victory at Huddersfield Town last weekend.
*Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson and winger Ryan Fraser notched a goal and an assist each at Huddersfield and have combined for nine league goals this season.
*Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle have won five of their last 10 matches to move away from the relegation zone.
Burnley v Leicester City
*Burnley have beaten Leicester by the odd goal in their last two Premier League meetings at Turf Moor.
*Burnley, who are two points above the relegation zone in 17th, are looking to end a run of three consecutive defeats in which Sean Dyche’s side have conceded nine goals.
*Leicester have won only three of their last 10 matches, including last weekend’s 3-1 victory over Fulham, to sit 10th.
*Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers has won four out of five league matches against Burnley when in charge of Watford, Swansea City and Liverpool.
*Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has scored five goals in his last five league games, missing out only in last month’s 4-1 defeat by Crystal Palace.
West Ham United v Huddersfield Town
*West Ham have not lost to Huddersfield in the Premier League in three meetings, winning twice.
*Bottom club Huddersfield have lost 15 of their last 17 matches, managing one win and a draw in that period.
*Huddersfield have not won at West Ham in all competitions since a 1-0 top division victory in May 1971.
*Victory for West Ham will give them three consecutive wins at the London Stadium for the first time. They last managed three straight home wins at Upton Park in 2016.
*Huddersfield have made a Premier League-high 647 crosses so far this term but have scored only 15 goals, the lowest.
Sunday, March 17
Fulham v Liverpool (1415)
*Fulham are looking for their first Premier League win against Liverpool since a 1-0 victory in May 2012. They have lost five meetings since.
*Fulham have lost nine of their last 10 matches to sit second-bottom, with their last win coming in January against Brighton & Hove Albion.
*Second-placed Liverpool have lost once this season, 2-1 at champions Manchester City in January, and have drawn four of their nine games since.
*Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has scored eight goals in his last eight league games, including two against Burnley last weekend.
*Liverpool have conceded nine goals from 10 matches in 2019, one more than they allowed in 20 matches before the New Year.
Everton v Chelsea (1630)
*Everton have not beaten Chelsea in their last six Premier League meetings, losing three and drawing three.
*The last two games between the teams have ended goalless.
*Sixth-placed Chelsea have lost three of their last seven matches, as many as in their first 22 games this season.
*Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has scored 13 times and provided 11 assists this season, directly contributing to nearly half of the team’s 50 league goals.
*Marco Silva’s Everton have won only one of their last eight home games in the league, losing four and drawing three.
Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris