FA Cup Head-to-Head Stats: 4th-5th January 2020

We give you the stats and you make the decisions!

It’s a NEW YEAR and we take a break from the league action this weekend as it’s FA Cup Third round time!

As always, we pick out the best games and take a look at them from a head-to-head angle, plus our best betting option on each match based on the stats – So, let’s get started!

The FA Cup

Third Round

Saturday 4th January 2029

    Brighton & Hove Albion v Sheffield Wednesday 15:01

  • Met 35 times, Brighton 7, Draws 14, Sheff Weds 14
  • Met in the FA Cup 3 times, Brighton 1, Draw 0, Sheff Weds 2
  • Last met (2017, Champ), Brighton 2-1 Sheff Weds
  • Brighton have won the last 2 head-to-heads 2-1
  • 4 DRAWS in the last 7 head-to-heads
  • 8 of the last 10 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • 3 of the last 5 head-to-heads at Brighton ended in DRAWS

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

    Fulham v Aston Villa 15:01

  • Met 69 times, Fulham 24, Draw 22, Villa 23
  • Met in the FA Cup twice, Fulham 1, Draw 0, Villa 1
  • Last met (2018, Champ play-off), Villa 0-1 Fulham
  • Fulham have won 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads
  • Fulham have lost just 2 of their last 9 vs Villa
  • 1 DRAW in the last 10 head-to-heads
  • Both teams ‘DIDN’T’ score in 7 of the last 11 head-to-heads
  • 8 of the last 11 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

    Southampton v Huddersfield Town 15:01

  • Met 28 times, Southampton 12, Draw 5, Huddersfield 11
  • Never met in the FA Cup
  • Last met (2019, Prem), Southampton 1-1 Huddersfield
  • Last two head-to-heads at Southampton ended 1-1
  • Southampton are unbeaten in their last 5 home games at Huddersfield
  • 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
  • Both teams scored in 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads
  • Southampton are unbeaten in their last 5 vs Huddersfield
  • 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • Nathan Redmond (Southampton) has scored in the last 2 head-to-heads

BEST BET: DRAW

    Preston North End v Norwich City 15:01

  • Met 53 times, Norwich 20, Draw 16, Preston 17
  • Met in the FA Cup once, Norwich 0, Draw 0, Preston 1
  • Last met (2019, Champ), Preston 3-1 Norwich
  • 8 of the last 10 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • 2 DRAWS in the last 4 head-to-heads
  • Pukki (Norwich) has scored in the last 2 head-to-heads

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

    Watford v Tranmere Rovers 15:01

  • Met 30 times, Watford 14, Draw 7, Tranmere 9
  • Never met in the FA Cup before
  • Last met (2001, Div 1), Watford 1-1 Tranmere
  • Both teams scored in 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads
  • 10 of the last 12 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

    AFC Bournemouth v Luton Town 17:31

  • Met 59 times, Bournemouth 23, Draw 16, Luton 20
  • Met in the FA Cup twice, Bournemouth 0, Draw 1, Luton 1
  • Last met (2009, Div 2), Bournemouth 1-1 Luton
  • Last two head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
  • Both teams scored in the last 4 head-to-heads
  • 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
  • Bournemouth are unbeaten in the last 4 head-to-heads

BEST BET: DRAW

    Leicester City v Wigan Athletic 17:31

  • Met 4 times before, Wigan 1, Draw 2, Leicester 1
  • Never met in the FA Cup before
  • Last met (2014, Champ), Wigan 2-2 Leicester
  • Both teams ‘DIDN’T’ score in 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads
  • 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

    Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United 17:31           

  • Met 108 times, Wolves 36, Draw 18, Man Utd 48
  • Met in the FA Cup 9 times, Wolves 3, Draw 2, Man Utd 4
  • Last met (2019, Prem), Wolves 1-1 Man Utd
  • 7 of the last 9 head-to-heads (all comps) went OVER 2.5 GOALS
  • Both teams scored in 8 of the last 9 head-to-heads (all comps)
  • Man Utd have scored in their last 13 games vs Wolves

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

The FA Cup

Third Round

Sunday 5th January 2029

    Chelsea v Nottingham Forest 14:01

  • Met 92 times, Chelsea 39, Draw 28, Forest 25
  • Met 5 times in the FA Cup, Chelsea 4, Draw 1, Forest 0
  • Last met (2019, FA Cup), Chelsea 2-0 Forest
  • Chelsea have won the last 6 head-to-heads
  • Chelsea have scored 2+ goals in their last 6 head-to-heads vs Forest
  • Both teams ‘DIDN’T’ score in 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads
  • 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
  • Chelsea have won 3 of their last 4 vs Forest ‘to nil’

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

    Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur 14:01

  • Met 93 times, Spurs 35, Draw 24, Boro 34
  • Met 4 times in the FA Cup, Spurs 3, Draw 1, Boro 0
  • Last met (2017, Prem), Spurs 1-0 Boro
  • Spurs have won their last 3 vs Boro
  • 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
  • Both teams scored in 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads
  • Both teams scored in the last 5 head-to-heads at Boro

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

    Crystal Palace v Derby County 14:01

  • Met 67 times, Palace 20, Draw 17, Derby 30
  • Met once in the FA Cup before, Palace 0, Draw 0, Derby 1
  • Last met (2013, Champ), Derby 0-1 Palace
  • Palace have won the last 2 head-to-heads ‘to nil’
  • 4 of the last 7 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
  • Both teams ‘DIDN’T’ score in 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads
  • Palace are unbeaten in their last 8 home games vs Derby

BEST BET: PALACE WIN

    Liverpool v Everton 16:01

  • Met 232 times, Liverpool 92, Draw 74, Everton 66
  • Met in the FA Cup 24 times, Liverpool 11, Draw 6, Everton 7
  • Last met (2019, Prem), Liverpool 5-2 Everton
  • 3 of the last 5 league head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
  • Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 20 vs Everton (all comps)
  • Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 20 home league games vs Everton
  • Everton last beat Liverpool away in the league in 1999
  • 9 DRAWS in the last 16 head-to-heads
  • Everton have scored just 6 goals in the last 11 head-to-heads
  • Liverpool have scored in 11 of their last 14 vs Everton
  • 3 of the last 5 league head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
  • 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went UNDER 0.5 GOALS

BEST BET: DRAW