Premier League Stats (26th-27th Dec 18)

It’s ‘Week 19’ in the Premier League as we head into another full round of fixtures this 26th (Boxing Day) and 27th of December.

We get going at 12:30pm with newly-promoted pair of Fulham hosting Wolves – and with Wanderers having only lost one of their last 10 against Fulham then it could be a tough clash for the home side.

We’ve six 3pm games to take in that include Bournemouth travelling to Wembley to face Spurs, plus we’ve also Manchester United entertaining Huddersfield and the champions – Man City – travelling to Leicester.

The 5:15pm game is between Brighton and Arsenal, while we’ve also an evening clash as Chelsea travel across town to face Watford – a game the Hornets won 4-1 last season.

We end the ‘week 20’ action on Thursday night as West Ham travel to Southampton – a fixture that finished 3-2 to the Saints last term.

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!

 

Wednesday 26th December 2018

Fulham v Wolverhampton Wanderers 12:30

– Last season’s repeat fixture (Championship) ended, Fulham 2-0 Wolves
– Both head-to-heads last season resulted in 2-0 home wins
– Wolves have lost just 1 of their last 10 vs Fulham
– 6 of the last 8 head-to-heads (all comps) went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Wolves have won 3 of their last 4 away league games at Wolves
– 1 DRAW in the last 10 league head-to-heads

BEST BET: WOLVES/DRAW ‘DOUBLE CHANCE’

 

Burnley v Everton 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Burnley 2-1 Everton
– Burnley took 6 points off Everton last season
– Burnley have won the last two repeat fixtures 2-1
– Burnley have won 3 of their last 4 vs Everton
– Burnley have lost just 1 of their last 8 home games vs Everton
– Burnley have scored in 5 of their last 6 vs Everton
– 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads
– No DRAWS in the last 9 head-to-heads

BEST BET: BURNLEY/DRAW ‘DOUBLE CHANCE’

 

Crystal Palace v Cardiff City 15:00

– Last met (2014, Premier League), Cardiff 0-3 Palace
– Last repeat fixture (2013) ended, Palace 2-0 Cardiff
– Palace have won their last two against Cardiff ‘to nil’
– 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Palace have won 3 of their last 4 vs Cardiff
– Both teams scored in 3 of the last 5 head-to-heads

BEST BET: PALACE TO WIN

Leicester City v Manchester City 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Leicester 0-2 Man City
– Man City took 6 points off Leicester last season
– 4 of the last 5 league head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads
– Leicester are unbeaten in 3 of their last 4 home games vs Man City (all comps)
– 1 DRAW in the last 10 league head-to-heads
– Vardy scored 5 goals in the last 5 head-to-heads (all comps)
– Man City have lost just 1 of their last 12 away games (all comps) at Leicester
– Sergio Aguero (Man City) scored 4 goals in the last head-to-head

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE

Liverpool v Newcastle United 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle
– Liverpool took 4 points off Newcastle last season
– 2 of the last 3 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
– Newcastle have lost just 1 of their last 6 vs Liverpool
– Liverpool haven’t lost in their last 22 home league games vs Newcastle
– Newcastle have beaten Liverpool just once away in the Premier League (23 games)
– 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– 4 of the last 10 head-to-heads were DRAWS
– Liverpool have won 4 of the last 9 repeat fixtures 3-0 ‘to nil’ (2-0 & 3-0)

BEST BET: LIVERPOOL WIN ‘TO NIL’

 

Manchester United v Huddersfield Town 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Man Utd 2-0 Huddersfield
– 3 of the last 5 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Man Utd have lost just 1 of their last 14 vs Huddersfield (all comps)
– 1 DRAW in the last 11 head-to-heads (all comps)
– Man Utd are unbeaten in their last 15 home games vs Huddersfield (all comps)
– Huddersfield last beat Man Utd at Old Trafford in 1930 (Man Utd 0-6 Huddersfield)
– Romelu Lukaku (Man Utd) scored 3 goals against Huddersfield last season

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

Tottenham Hotspur v Bournemouth 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Spurs 1-0 Bournemouth
– Spurs took 6 points off Bournemouth last season
– Bournemouth have scored just 1 goal in their last 5 vs Spurs
– 5 of the last 7 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in the last 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads
– Spurs have never lost to Bournemouth at home (3 games)
– Bournemouth have never scored away at Spurs
– Harry Kane have scored 3 goals in the last 3 repeat fixtures

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS ‘NOT’ TO SCORE

 

Brighton & Hove Albion v Arsenal 17:15

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Brighton 2-1 Arsenal
– Played 17 times, Brighton 3, Draw 2, Arsenal 12
– Arsenal have won 2 of their last 4 vs Brighton 3-2
– 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams have scored in 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads
– 1 DRAW in the last 11 head-to-heads

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE

 

Watford v Chelsea 19:30

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Watford 4-1 Chelsea
– 8 of the last 9 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– The last 3 head-to-heads went OVER 4.5 GOALS
– Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 14 vs Watford (all comps)
– Both teams scored in 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads
– Chelsea have scored at least 2 goals in 7 of their last 9 games vs Watford
– Pereyra (Watford) scored in both head-to-heads last season
– Last season’s repeat fixture saw a RED CARD (Chelsea)

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

Thursday 27th December 2018

Southampton v West Ham United 19:45

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Southampton 3-2 West Ham
– Each side won 3 points against the other last season
– 7 of the last 9 repeat league fixtures went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Southampton have scored in 7 of th9eir last 9 vs West Ham
– 7 of the last 9 head-to-heads (home / away) went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Last season’s repeat fixture saw a RED CARD (West Ham)
– 3 DRAWS in the last 11 head-to-heads
– Two 0-0 DRAWS in the last 10 head-to-heads

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS