Premier League Stats (1st-2nd Sept 18)

As we head into September it’s ‘Week Four’ in the Premier League with all 20 sides in action over Saturday and Sunday.

We get going with Leicester hosting Liverpool in the Saturday lunchtime game, while we’ve five 3pm games that include Chelsea v Bournemouth and Crystal Palace v Southampton.

The 5:30pm game this week sees Newcastle travel to the title favourites – Man City – a game that 3-1 to City last season.

Onto Sunday and we’ve three more games that sees Arsenal travel to league new-boys Cardiff, while we’ve also got Burnley v Manchester United and Watford hosting Spurs.

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 (25th-27th Aug 18)

Saturday 1st September 2018

Leicester City v Liverpool 12:30

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Leicester 2-3 Liverpool
– Liverpool took 6 point off Leicester last season
– The last 4 league head-to-heads ALL went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in ALL the last four league head-to-heads
– Leicester have won 2 of the last 3 repeat league fixtures
– 2 DRAWS in the last 15 league head-to-heads
– Mo Salah (Liverpool) scored 3 goals against Leicester in the league last season
– Jamie Vardy (Leicester) has scored 7 goals in the last 5 league head-to-heads

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

  Brighton & Hove Albion v Fulham 15:00

– Last met (Championship, 2016/17), Brighton 2-1 Fulham
– Brighton have won the last two head-to-heads 2-1
– Brighton have won 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads 2-1
– Brighton have won their last 5 vs Fulham
– Both teams scored in 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads
– 5 of the last 6 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– No DRAWS in the last 7 head-to-heads
– Brighton have scored in their last 6 vs Fulham

BEST BET: BRIGHTON TO WIN

 

    Chelsea v Bournemouth 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Chelsea 0-3 Bournemouth
– Bournemouth have won 2 of the last 3 repeat fixtures
– Chelsea have won 4 of their last 5 league games vs Bournemouth
– 4 of the last 5 league games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 8 of the last 10 league games
– Met 11 times before – no DRAWS
– Eden Hazard (Chelsea) has scored 5 goals in the last 5 head-to-heads

BEST BET: OVER 2.5 GOALS

 

    Crystal Palace v Southampton 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Palace 0-1 Southampton
– Both teams DIDN’T score in the last 3 repeat fixtures
– 3 of the last 4 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– 7 of the last 11 head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Benteke (Palace) has scored 3 goals in the last 4 league head-to-heads
– No DRAWS in the last 14 league head-to-heads
– Both teams ‘DIDN’T’ score in 6 of the last 7 repeat fixtures

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS ‘NOT’ TO SCORE

 

    Everton v Huddersfield Town 15:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Everton 2-0 Huddersfield
– Everton took 6 points off Huddersfield last season
– Everton won the last two head-to-heads 2-0
– Everton are unbeaten in their last 9 head-to-heads
– Everton are unbeaten in their last 12 home league games vs Huddersfield
– Huddersfield last beat Everton away in the league in 1937

BEST BET: EVERTON TO WIN

 

West Ham United v Wolverhampton Wanderers 15:00

– Last met in the FA Cup (2016), West Ham 1-0 Wolves
– Last met in the Premier League in 2011, West Ham 2-0 Wolves
– West Ham have lost just 1 of their last 5 vs Wolves (all comps)
– 4 of the last 5 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– 1 DRAW in the last 9 head-to-heads (all comps)

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

    Manchester City v Newcastle United 17:30

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Man City 3-1 Newcastle
– Man City took 6 points off Newcastle last season
– Man City are 21 games unbeaten in the league vs Newcastle
– Newcastle last beat Man City in the league in 2005
– Both teams DIDN’T score in 6 of the last 9 league head-to-heads
– 3 of the last 5 league head-to-heads went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– The last 9 repeat league fixtures ALL went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– The last 6 repeat league fixtures ALL went OVER 3.5 GOALS
– Man City have scored at least 3 goals in the last 6 repeat league fixtures
– Sergio Aguero (Man City) has scored 11 goals in the last 6 league head-to-heads
– Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in this fixture last season
– 1 DRAW in the last 15 league head-to-heads

BEST BET: OVER 3.5 GOALS

 

Sunday 2nd September 2018

    Cardiff City v Arsenal 13:30

– Last met (Premier League, 2014) Arsenal 2-0 Cardiff
– Arsenal are 13 games unbeaten against Cardiff
– Cardiff haven’t scored in their last 4 vs Arsenal
– Arsenal have won their last 3 games against Cardiff ‘to nil’
– Cardiff last beat Arsenal in 1961 (14 games ago)

BEST BET: ARSENAL WIN ‘TO NIL’

 

    Burnley v Manchester United 16:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Burnley 0-1 Man Utd
– Man Utd took 4 points off Burnley last season
– Man Utd are 7 games unbeaten vs Burnley
– 4 of the last 6 head-to-heads went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– The last 4 repeat fixtures ALL went UNDER 2.5 GOALS
– 3 of the last 6 head-to-heads ended in DRAWS
– Burnley have NOT scored in the last 3 repeat fixtures

BEST BET: UNDER 2.5 GOALS

 

    Watford v Tottenham Hotspur 16:00

– Last season’s repeat fixture ended, Watford 1-1 Spurs
– Spurs took 4 points off Watford last season
– Spurs have NEVER lost to Watford in the Premier League (10 games)
– Watford last beat Spurs in the league in 1987
– Spurs have won 5 of their last 6 vs Watford
– Watford have scored just 1 goal in their last 3 vs Spurs
– 4 of the last 7 league games went OVER 2.5 GOALS
– Both teams scored in 4 of the last 7 league head-to-heads
– Both teams scored in the last 3 repeat fixtures
– Last season’s repeat fixture saw a RED CARD (Spurs)
– 2 of the last 3 repeat fixtures have had RED CARDS (1 each)
– Dele Alli (Spurs) has scored 4 goals in the last 4 head-to-heads

BEST BET: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE