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Week 16 Pre Deadline Chat - Stats and Trends

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Still looking for a piece of info to make your final choices? Then we have some stat's to help you as we head into the weekend.

Cech is back and offers you a great chance of a clean sheet and win
Cech is back and offers you a great chance of a clean sheet and win
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With the countdown to week 16 we take a look at some statistics they may influence your final decisions.

Burnley v Southampton

  • Burnley have scored just six times in eight games at Turf Moor.
  • Danny Ings has scored four of Burnley's last six Premier League goals.
  • Southampton have lost three successive league matches.
  • Southampton have conceded seven goals in their last four league matches, having kept clean sheets in each of the previous four.

The stats suggest a low scoring affair.  Kieran Trippier and Ryan Bertrand are the picks then.

Chelsea v Hull

  • Chelsea's defeat by Newcastle last weekend was their first in 18 Premier League matches.
  • They have won all seven league  games Stamford Bridge
  • Jose Mourinho's side have kept 12 clean sheets in their last 15 home matches in the league.
  • Diego Costa has only scored two goals in his last seven appearances in all competitions for Chelsea.
  • Hull have gone eight matches without a league victory and only won one of their last 14.
  • In their last seven Premier League games Hull have scored only two goals.
  • The Tigers have not recorded more than two shots on target in any of their last six league matches.
  • Hull have played three of last season's top five (Arsenal, Liverpool, Everton) away from home this campaign and drawn all three matches.

Looks like a Chelsea clean sheet then but the Costa stat may be a possible warning.   Coutrois, Ivanovic are the picks here based on these stats.

Crystal Palace v Stoke

  • The Eagles have won only one of their last nine Premier League matches (D3, L5) and last weekend's goalless draw at Tottenham was their first clean sheet in eight league matches.
  • Captain Miles Jedinak is Palaces top league scorer this season with five goals.
  • Stoke have won only one of their last six away matches, 2-1 at Tottenham and have gone nine Premier League games without a clean sheet.

Sounds like goal in this one.  Skipper Jedinak, Stall and Kellz gut pick Bolosie and form horse Bojan all fit the bill.

Leicester City v Manchester City

  • Leicester have not won in ten Premier League matches.
  • They have only kept two clean sheets this season, the fewest in the division along with Stoke.
  • Man City have won four league games in a row and have only lost one of their last 12 (W8, D3, L1).

A hard watch for Leicester fans it seem but at least there is no Kun.  Maybe the midweek win in Rome takes the sting out of City's attack but Yaya, Dzeko and Nasri are the stat picks.

West Ham v Sunderland

  • Sunderland are without a league win in five matches, although they have drawn four of those games.
  • Sunderland have failed to score in seven of their last 11 Premier League games, and three of their last four.
  • West Ham have won three in a row and they have scored in all of their away matches this season.

1m favourite Aaron Cresswell could find himself doing well then.

West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa

  • Albion have lost their last three matches at The Hawthorns.
  • Aston Villa are on a five-match unbeaten run and have won the last two.
  • There have been eight draws in the last 16 matches in this fixture

The stats say an away win but Villa have never gone unbeaten in six games under Paul Lambert.  Still based on the stats  Big Christian Benteke it is.

Arsenal v Newcastle

  • Arsenal have won five league matches in a row against Newcastle.
  • Arsenal have lost three of their last five league matches.
  • Alexis Sanchez has either scored or assisted nine of Arsenal's last 13 Premier League goals (seven goals, two assists).
  • Newcastle have won six of their last eight Premier League matches.

Goals and more goals it seems.  Of the Gunners attack I like Olivier Giroud but you have to say Alexis Sanchez don't you.  For Newcastle their biggest goal danger will be Papiss Cisse.

Manchester United v Liverpool

  • The last seven games between them has averaged 2.5 goals
  • Utd have won ten of the last twelve games between the sides at Old Trafford
  • There have been zero draws in the last 21 meetings.

Also goals, goals and goals.  No Luis Suarez or Daniel Sturridge will blunt the Pool attack from last season.  However, the Utd defensive are in a Christmas giving mood.  Usual suspects are RVP, Rooney, Sterling or Gerrard.  Maybe even all four!

Swansea v Tottenham

  • Swansea have lost their last five meetings with Tottenham
  • Only Chelsea and Man City have beaten Spurs with home advantage.
  • Wilfried Bony has scored more Premier League goals in 2014 than any other player.

The stats suggests a possible away win therefore Ken's tip Harry "hurrikane" Kane takes the nod.

Do any of those help make a decision between your possible picks?

With Courtois, Di Maria and Kun out will we finally have a week with a number of different sides on NMA?

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