Premier League Stats (5th-7th Oct 18)

Another full set of Premier League fixtures as we move into October with WEEK EIGHT.

The games gets going on Friday night this week as Brighton welcome West Ham to the south coast – a fixture the Seagulls won 3-1 last season.

Onto Saturday, and we’ve six more games to take in that include Spurs vs Cardiff and Leicester v Everton, while the 5:30pm offering sees Manchester United welcome Newcastle to Old Trafford – The Red Devils have lost just one of their home Premier League games against the Magpies.

Onto Sunday and a busy one with three more matches that see Fulham take on Arsenal, Southampton entertain Chelsea, while we end ‘week seven’ with one of the season highlights as heavyweights Liverpool and Manchester City face-off at Anfield – a game that ended in a 4-3 thriller last season.

As always  we’ve got all the games covered from a head-to-head angle, plus our best betting option on each match based on the stats – So, let’s get going!

 

Friday 5th October 2018

Brighton & Hove Albion v West Ham United 20:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture, Brighton 3-1 West Ham
– Brighton took 6 points off West Ham last season
– Brighton scored 6 goals against West Ham last season
– Brighton have lost just 1 of their last 7 vs West Ham
– 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Glenn Murray (Brighton) scored 3 goals vs West Ham last season
– Both teams scored in 6 of the last 8 head-to-heads
– Just 1 DRAW in the last 15 head-to-heads (all comps)

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

Saturday 6th October 2018

Burnley v Huddersfield Town 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture, Burnley 0-0 Huddersfield
– Both head-to-heads last season ended 0-0
– 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Burnley are unbeaten in their last 5 vs Huddersfield
– Burnley are unbeaten in their last 3 home games vs Huddersfield
– Both teams scored in 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads

BEST BET: BURNLEY TO WIN

 

Crystal Palace v Wolverhampton Wanderers 15:00

– Last met (Championship, 2013), Palace 3-1 Wolves
– Palace have won their last 3 vs Wolves
– The last 2 repeat fixtures ended Palace 3-1 Wolves
– Palace are unbeaten in their last 4 vs Wolves
– 7 of the last 9 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads
– 4 DRAWS in the last 11 head-to-heads
– Wolves have scored in ALL their last 7 games vs Palace

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

Leicester City v Everton 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture, Leicester 2-0 Everton
– 5 of the last 8 repeat fixtures ended in DRAWS
– 9 of the last 12 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 10 of the last 12 head-to-heads
– Leicester have lost just 1 of their last 9 home games vs Everton
– Jamie Vardy (Leicester) scored in both head-to-heads last season

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE

 

Tottenham Hotspur v Cardiff City 15:00

– Last met (Premier League, 2014), Spurs 1-0 Cardiff
– Spurs have won their last 2 vs Cardiff 1-0
– Spurs are 7 games unbeaten vs Cardiff
– Cardiff last beat Spurs in the league in 1961
– 7 of the last 9 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS (all comps)
– Cardiff have NOT scored in their last 5 vs Spurs (all comps)
– Spurs have won 4 of their last 5 vs Cardiff ‘to nil’ (all comps)
– Both teams ‘DIDN’T’ score in 7 of the last 8 head-to-heads (all comps)

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

Watford v Bournemouth 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Watford 2-2 Bournemouth
– Watford took 4 points off Bournemouth last season
– 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads ended 2-2
– Watford are unbeaten in their last 6 vs Bournemouth
– 7 of the last 9 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
– 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads saw BOTH TEAMS SCORE
– Both teams scored in 6 of the last 9 head-to-heads
– Josh King (Bournemouth) has scored in 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads

BEST BET: DRAW

 

Manchester United v Newcastle United 17:30

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Man Utd, 4-1 Newcastle
– Man Utd have lost just 1 of their last 23 home Premier League games vs Newcastle
– Man Utd have lost just 1 of their last 33 home league games vs Newcastle
– 7 of the last 11 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– 3 of the last 8 repeat fixtures ended in DRAWS
– Newcastle have scored in their last 3 vs Man Utd
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 5 of the last 8 head-to-heads

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS NOT TO SCORE

 

Sunday 7th October 2018

Fulham v Arsenal 12:00

– Last met (Premier League, 2014), Arsenal 2-0 Fulham
– Last repeat fixture ended, Fulham 1-3 Arsenal
– Arsenal have lost just 1 of their last 11 vs Fulham
– 6 of the last 9 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 6 of the last 8 head-to-heads
– Arsenal have scored in their last 10 vs Fulham
– 3 of 4 repeat fixtures went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– 3 DRAWS in the last 7 head-to-heads

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

Southampton v Chelsea 14:15

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Southampton 2-3 Chelsea
– Chelsea took 6 points off Southampton last season
– Chelsea have won their last 5 league games vs Southampton
– 11 of the last 15 league head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 11 of the last 15 league head-to-heads
– Eden Hazard (Chelsea) has scored in 3 of the last 4 league head-to-heads
– Chelsea are unbeaten in the last 5 repeat league fixtures

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE

 

Liverpool v Manchester City 16:30

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Liverpool 4-3 Man City
– Met 4 times last season (2 Champions Lge) – all went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Liverpool have lost just 1 of their last 10 vs Man City (all comps)
– Liverpool are 18 games unbeaten at home vs Man City (all comps)
– Both teams scored in 9 of the last 12 league head-to-heads
– Liverpool have won their last 5 home league games vs Man City
– 11 of the last 13 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– 5 of the last 6 repeat league fixtures went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Mo Salah (Liverpool) has scored in the last 3 head-to-heads
– Man City last beat Liverpool away in the league in 2003

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS