Watch Live: Swansea City vs. Stoke City (Live Stream)

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Swansea City hopes home field advantage will play a big role in one of the Premier League’s tightest historical matchups (Watch live, 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra).

When Swans and Stoke City mix it up, points are up for grabs. In the last four seasons of play, the sides have either traded wins or drawn both matches.

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Both clubs have failed to live up to lofty preseason expectations, sitting a point apart with Swansea 13th and Stoke 15th.

Yet a win would put both sides right back in the top-half mix, and Swans could rise as high as 8th with a big win.