FA Cup Stats (25th-28th Jan 19)

FA Cup action returns for the final weekend of January as we enter the fourth-round stage.

Plenty of interesting games to get stuck into too, including four all-Premier League clashes.

The action is spread over Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

We’ve a humdinger to get us going on Friday night as Arsenal host Manchester United and with the last three head-to-heads all going Over 2.5 goals then there is a good chance we’ll see plenty of goalmouth action.

On Saturday, the main matches look to be Newcastle v Watford and Manchester City v Burnley, who play in this competition for the second consecutive season – last term City thumped them 4-1.

Onto Sunday and we’ve another big top-flight clash as Crystal Palace welcome Spurs to Selhurst Park, while Chelsea entertain Sheffield Wednesday too.

The action is rounded off on Monday with Brentford travelling to Barnet – the sides have met 14 times before and Barnet are still looking for their first success.

As always, we’ve got the main 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!

 

Friday 25th January 2019

Fourth Round

   Arsenal v Manchester United 19:55

  • Met 15 times in the FA Cup, Arsenal 6, Draw 2, Man Utd 7
  • Last met in the FA Cup (2015), Man Utd 1-2 Arsenal
  • Already met in the league this season, Man Utd 2-2 Arsenal
  • The last 3 head-to-heads ALL went OVER 2.5 GOALS
  • Both teams scored in 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads
  • Man Utd have lost just 1 of their last 6 vs Arsenal
  • Man Utd have scored at least 2 goals in their last 3 vs Arsenal
  • Lingard (Man Utd) has scored 3 goals in the last 3 head-to-heads

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

Saturday 26th January 2019

Fourth Round

 

   Brighton & Hove Albion v West Bromwich Albion 15:00

  • Never met in the FA Cup before
  • Last met (2018, Prem Lge), West Brom 2-0 Brighton
  • The last two head-to-heads at Brighton ended 3-1
  • Brighton have won their last three home games vs West Brom
  • 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went OVER 3.5 GOALS
  • Both teams scored in 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads
  • West Brom have scored in 9 of their last 10 vs Brighton
  • 1 DRAW in the last 10 head-to-heads

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE

 

   Manchester City v Burnley 15:00

  • Met in the FA Cup 4 times, Man City 3, Draws 0, Burnley 1
  • Last met in the FA Cup (2018), Man City 4-1 Burnley
  • Already played this season (Prem), Man City 5-0 Burnley
  • Man City are unbeaten in their last 6 vs Burnley
  • Man City are 16 games unbeaten at home vs Burnley
  • Burnley last beat Man City away in 1963
  • 10 of the last 12 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 goals
  • Both teams scored in 9 of the last 12 head-to-heads

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

   Newcastle United v Watford 15:00

  • Met in the FA Cup 7 times, Newcastle 2, Draw 3, Watford 2
  • Already played this season twice (Prem), Watford 1-1 Newcastle, Newcastle 1-0 Watford
  • Watford have won 2 of their last 3 away games at Newcastle
  • 1 DRAW in the last 9 head-to-heads
  • 5 of the last 8 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
  • Both teams scored in 8 of the last 12 head-to-heads
  • Watford have lost just 1 of their last 7 vs Newcastle

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE

 

   Millwall v Everton 17:30

  • Met in the FA Cup 4 times, Everton 1, Draw 1, Millwall 2
  • Last met (2006, FA Cup), Everton 1-0 Millwall
  • 2 of the last 4 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
  • 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • The last 2 head-to-heads at Millwall ended in DRAWS
  • Both teams scored in 6 of the last 8 head-to-heads

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

Sunday 27th January 2019

Fourth Round

 

Crystal Palace v Tottenham Hotspur 16:00

  • Met 6 times in the FA Cup, Palace 3, Draw 1, Spurs 2
  • Last met in the FA Cup (2016), Spurs 0-1 Palace
  • Already played in the league this season, Palace 0-1 Spurs
  • Spurs have won the last 5 head-to-heads 1-0
  • Palace have lost their last 3 home games vs Spurs 0-1
  • Spurs have won their last 4 away games at Palace
  • Palace have NOT scored in their last 5 vs Spurs
  • Palace have scored just 2 goals in their last 8 vs Spurs
  • 10 of the last 12 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • Both teams DIDN’T score in the last 6 head-to-heads
  • 2 DRAWS in the last 17 head-to-heads

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday 18:00

  • Met 16 times in the FA Cup, Chelsea 8, Draw 6, Sheff Wed 2
  • Last met (Prem, 2000), Sheff Wed 1-0 Chelsea
  • Both teams didn’t score in 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads
  • 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • Chelsea have lost just 1 of their last 13 vs Sheff Wed
  • 7 of the last 13 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
  • Sheff Wed have scored just 1 goal in their last 4 vs Chelsea

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS ‘NOT’ TO SCORE

 

Monday 28th January 2018

Fourth Round

   Barnet v Brentford 19:45

  • Met 14 times before, Barnet 0, Draw 4, Brentford 10
  • Last met (2011), Barnet 0-0 Brentford
  • The last 3 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • Barnet have NOT scored in their last 3 vs Brentford
  • Both teams DIDN’T score in their last 3 head-to-heads

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS