Welford Road is the venue for an intriguing clash between Tigers and Saracens. The Men in Black are among the league's form teams but Coral have the Tigers at 1/4 to continue their unbeaten home record with Saracens at 11/4 and the draw at 20/1.
The official betting and gaming partner of Premier Rugby and the Guinness Premiership has Bath at 11/8 to win against London Wasps at the Recreation Ground in the day's televised match. Wasps are 4/7 with the draw at 18/1.
Up the M5 at Kingsholm, Gloucester are installed at 1/4 to start the new year with a win over London Irish. The Exiles are 11/4 to win and the draw is 20/1.
Franklin's Gardens is the venue for a match that will impact on the bottom of the table. Northampton welcome back Ben Cohen as they take on struggling Worcester who make five changes. Saints are 1/2 to win with the Warriors at 8/5 and the draw at 18/1.
League leaders Bristol make only one change for their visit to champions Sale. Coral has the Sharks at 1/2 to register a home win while Bristol are 8/5 to take the four points.
The Twickenham Stoop sees NEC Harlequins host Newcastle Falcons. The home team are 1/2 to win with the Falcons at 8/5 and the draw 18/1.
The official betting and gaming partner of Premier Rugby and the Guinness Premiership also has an attractive "6 Pick" forecast bet on the outcome of New Year's Day's six league matches. For details of that and the full range of betting opportunities on all the matches in the Guinness Premiership visit www.coral.co.uk/rugby