Premier League Stats (1st Jan-3rd Jan 19)

It’s ‘week 21’ in the Premier League as we move into the first games in 2019 with all 20 sides in action from the 1st till the 3rd of January.

We get going on Tuesday 1st January with three games that see Leicester City travel to Everton, plus Arsenal are at Fulham, while Cardiff welcome Spurs.

On Wednesday another six even games that include Chelsea v Southampton, West Ham v Brighton and also Newcastle hosting Manchester United.

We then end on Thursday with a crucial title decider as the champions – Manchester City – take on Liverpool at home in a clash that will have huge interest for all Premier League football fans.

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 cracking!

Premier League Stats (15th-16th Dec 18)

Tuesday 1st January 2019

    Everton v Leicester City 12:30

– Already played this season, Leicester 1-2 Everton
– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Everton 2-1 Leicester
– This season’s head-to-head have a RED CARD (Leicester)
– Theo Walcott (Everton) scored 2 in last season’s repeat fixture
– Everton have won the last two head-to-heads 2-1
– 8 of the last 10 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 11 of the last 13 head-to-heads
– The last 8 repeat fixtures all went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– 5 of the last 6 repeat fixtures went OVER 3.5 GOALS

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

    Arsenal v Fulham 15:00

– Already played this season, Fulham 1-5 Arsenal
– Last repeat fixture (2014, Prem), Arsenal 2-0 Fulham
– 7 of the last 10 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 7 of the last 9 head-to-heads
– Arsenal have won their last 4 vs Fulham
– Arsenal have lost just 1 of their last 4 vs Fulham
– Arsenal have NEVER lost at home to Fulham (28 games) in all comps

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE

 

    Cardiff City v Tottenham Hotspur 17:30

– Already played this season, Spurs 1-0 Cardiff
– Last repeat fixture (2013, Prem), Cardiff 0-1 Spurs
– Spurs have won the last three head-to-heads 1-0
– Cardiff have NOT scored in their last 6 vs Spurs
– Spurs have won the last 4 head-to-heads ‘to nil’
– 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 8 of the last 9 head-to-heads
– This season’s head-to-head saw a RED CARD (Cardiff)

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

Wednesday 2nd January 2019

    Bournemouth v Watford 19:45

– Already played this season, Watford 0-4 Bournemouth
– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Bournemouth 0-2 Watford
– Watford are unbeaten in the last 3 repeat fixtures
– 7 of the last 10 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
– Met 7 times in the Premier League, Watford 1, Draws 5, Bournemouth
– Bournemouth have lost just 1 of their last 10 vs Watford
– This season’s head-to-head saw a RED CARD (Watford)
– Josh King (Bournemouth) has scored 5 goals in the last 5 head-to-heads

BEST BET: DRAW

 

    Chelsea v Southampton 19:45

– Already played this season, Southampton 0-3 Chelsea
– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Chelsea 1-0 Southampton
– Chelsea took 6 points off Southampton last season
– Both teams scored in 6 of the last 7 repeat fixtures
– Southampton have won just 1 of the last 11 league head-to-heads
– Both teams scored in 6 of the last 9 head-to-heads
– 13 of the last 17 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Eden Hazard (Chelsea) has scored 4 goals in the last 5 league head-to-heads

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

    Huddersfield Town v Burnley 19:45

– Already played this season, Burnley 1-1 Huddersfield
– Last repeat fixture ended, Huddersfield 0-0 Burnley
– The last 3 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
– The last 3 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 5 of the last 57head-to-heads
– Burnley are unbeaten in their last 6 vs Huddersfield

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

    West Ham United v Brighton & Hove Albion 19:45

– Already played this season, Brighton 1-0 West Ham
– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, West Ham 0-3 Brighton
– Brighton have won the last 3 head-to-heads
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 7 of the last 9 head-to-heads
– 5 of the last 7 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– 1 DRAW in the last 16 head-to-heads
– West Ham have only lost 2 of their 12 home games to Brighton
– Glenn Murray (Brighton) has scored 4 goals in the last 3 head-to-heads

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS ‘NOT’ TO SCORE

 

    Wolverhampton Wanderers v Crystal Palace 19:45

– Already played this season, Palace 0-1 Wolves
– Last repeat fixture (Oct 2012, Champ), ended Wolves 1-2 Palace
– Palace have lost just 1 of the last 5 head-to-heads
– 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads
– Both teams scored in all the last 3 repeat head-to-heads

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

    Newcastle United v Manchester United 20:00

– Already played this season, Man Urd 3-2 Newcastle
– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Newcastle 1-0 Man Utd
– 2 of the last 5 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 6 of the last 7 repeat fixtures
– 10 of the last 14 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS (all comps)
– Man Utd have lost just 1 of their last 8 vs Newcastle
– Man Utd have scored 18 goals in their last 8 games vs Newcastle

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

Thursday 3rd January 2019

    Manchester City v Liverpool 20:00

– Already played this season, Liverpool 0-0 Man City
– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Man City 5-0 Liverpool
– 2 of the last 6 head-to-heads ended 1-1
– Liverpool are unbeaten in 10 of their last 11 vs Man City (all comps)
– Both teams scored in 11 of the last 16 head-to-heads
– Mo Salah (Liverpool) has scored 3 goals in the last 4 head-to-heads
– Man City have lost just 1 of their last 9 home league games vs Liverpool
– 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads (all comps) went OVER 2.5 GOALS

 BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS