Analysing the Premier League has never been more of a numbers game, and an understanding of statistics, figures and numerical patterns is a valuable asset to be armed with when approaching any betting market.
With those numbers and statistics in mind, we’ve compiled a list of useful pieces of information that we think are worth noting ahead of the latest round of 2020/21 Premier League fixtures.
England’s top-flight take centre stage again following some mid-week continental endeavours, and below we’ve put together a tasty looking 85/1 acca built around stat selections from our research.
For more detailed analysis of each of the weekend’s top flight games, we recommend you check out our Premier League predictions page for the latest match previews.
Saturday, November 28th
Brighton vs Liverpool
Graham Potter’s plucky Seagulls swooped in for three points at high flying Villa last weekend, though Albion’s chances of securing back-to-back victories look slim when defending champions Liverpool visit the AMEX Stadium.
- Brighton have scored in the second half in seven of their first nine Premier League fixtures this season.
- Liverpool have found the net in the second period in eight of their opening nine Premier League fixtures this term.
- Goals were scored in the second half in five of the last six meetings between Brighton and Liverpool.
Betting tip: Both teams to score in the second half @7/4
Everton vs Leeds
Two of the Premier League’s keenest tactical minds – Carlo Ancelotti and Marcelo Bielsa – face off as newly promoted Leeds travel to Goodison Park to take on Everton.
- Only Liverpool (11) have conceded more first half goals than Leeds (10) so far this season.
- Leeds would rank third from bottom if Premier League matches finished at half time this term.
- Leeds have been either drawing or losing at half time in 100% of their first four Premier League away assignments this season.
Betting tip: Half time result: Everton @6/4
Sunday, November 29th
Southampton vs Manchester United
Ralph Hasenhüttl’s super Saints are in the midst of a proper purple patch, and Southampton will be targeting another big-name scalp when they welcome an inconsistent Man Utd team to St. Mary’s Stadium on Sunday.
- Hard-hitting Spaniard Oriol Romeu is the most carded Southampton player in the league this season (three).
- Only three Saints players have averaged more fouls per Premier League game than Romeu since the summer.
- Romeu is top of the pile at Southampton for average tackles made per appearance however (3.7).
Betting tip: Oriol Romeu to get booked @9/4
Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur
The student takes on the master in London on Sunday, as former colleagues Frank Lampard and Jose Mourinho prepare to go to war from opposing dugouts at Stamford Bridge.
- A goal was scored inside 15 minutes in each of the two Premier League meetings between Chelsea and Spurs last season.
- Tottenham have scored more goals inside the opening 25 minutes (8) than any other Premier League club this term.
- Chelsea hit the net inside 27 minutes in each of their last three Premier League fixtures.
Betting tip: Early goal scored: before 27:00 mins @5/6
Arsenal vs Wolves
An Arsenal team in a real slump face another test of their brittle confidence against a Wolves team renowned for their ability to rise to the big occasion.
- Arsenal have only score one first half goal in four Premier League matches at the Emirates this season.
- Just three of Arsenal’s nine league goals this season were scored in the first half of their matches overall.
- Four of the six goals notched in Wolves’ last three away assignments were registered after the interval.
Betting tip: Half with the most goals: second @11/10
A 5-fold accumulator featuring out Premier League stats selections above is available at 85/1 odds with bet365!
Remember – you can find detailed breakdowns of all the weekend’s club football fixtures with betting tips for each on our Premier League betting tips page.
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