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Week 26 Premier League Stats & Trends

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All the statistics and match history you need to know ahead of this weekend's fantasy deadline.

He's back! Yaya Toure is the key cog in the Man City machine.
He's back! Yaya Toure is the key cog in the Man City machine.
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While you're building your team with the help of Stall's Player Picks post for this week, let's take a look at some additional information that could confirm or change your thinking for your starting 11 for Week 26.

Aston Villa v. Stoke City

  • Villa have lost each of their last 5 League matches
  • Tim Sherwood's last Premier League match was a 3-0 win (over Aston Villa)
  • Stoke have not lost a League match at Villa Park since October 2010
  • The teams have a split record in their last six League encounters (2W, 2D, 2L)
  • Aston Villa have failed to score in 7 of their last 8 EPL matches
  • Stoke could be missing as many as 10 players through injury or suspension

Chelsea v. Burnley

  • Chelsea have won at home in 11 of their last 12 Premier League matches
  • Burnley opened the scoring for the 2014-15 season in the reverse fixture
  • Chelsea have not been scored on in 6 of their last 7 league matches at home
  • Burnley have scored in 8 of their last 10 matches in the Premier League
  • Eden Hazard has scored 6 of his 9 League goals this season at Stamford Bridge
  • Burnley have not kept a clean sheet in their last 9 League matches

Crystal Palace v. Arsenal

  • The Eagles have only won 1 of their last 5 matches at home (but 4 of 5 on the road)
  • Arsenal have scored at least once in their last 8 matches
  • Crystal Palace have lost each of their last 4 matches against Arsenal
  • Mesut Ozil has scored 17, 15 and 16 fantasy points since his return from injury
  • Palace have recorded 16 of their 27 points since Alan Pardew took over in January
  • Arsenal average 2.9 yellow cards per game on the road in the EPL this season

Hull City v. Queens Park Rangers

  • In their last 9 meetings, these teams have a split record (2W, 5D, 2L)
  • QPR have earned just 3 of a possible 36 points on the road this season
  • Hull have not lost to QPR at the KC Stadium in their last 4 meetings
  • Charlie Austin has scored just 4 of his 13 League goals away from home
  • The last 6 matches involving Hull have averaged less than 2.5 goals
  • Both teams are coming off of clean sheet wins in their previous match

Sunderland v. West Bromwich Albion

  • The Black Cats have scored at least 2 goals in each of their last 5 matches against West Brom at the Stadium of Light
  • West Brom have won 7 of their last 10 EPL meetings against Sunderland
  • Gus Poyet's men have only won 2 Premier League matches at home this season
  • The Baggies have lost only once with Tony Pulis at the helm (5W, 2D, 1L)
  • Sunderland have kept just one League clean sheet in their last 6 matches
  • Brown Ideye has scored 3 goals in his last 2 matches in all competitions

Swansea City v. Manchester United

  • The Swans have won only 1 of their last 6 Premier League matches
  • Manchester United have lost only once in their last 15 EPL matches
  • 7 of Gylfi Sigurdsson's 8 assists this season have come at home
  • United have only won 3 of their 12 away league matches this season
  • Wilfried Bony has scored 5 more goals than any other Swansea player
  • The last 5 United away matches have averaged fewer than 2.5 goals

Manchester City v. Newcastle

  • City have won 5 of the last 6 EPL meetings against the Magpies
  • Papiss Cisse has scored 5 away goals for the Geordies this season
  • City have lost only 3 home matches in their past 31 in the League
  • John Carver has won just once in his first 7 games as manager
  • Yaya Toure has scored 5 goals against Newcastle in his City career

Tottenham Hotspur v. West Ham United

  • Spurs have won 3 consecutive home matches in the Premier League
  • West Ham have a losing away record this season (3W, 5D, 4L)
  • Tottenham have scored at least 2 goals in their last 4 League matches
  • 5 of Stewart Downing's 7 assists this season have come on the road
  • Harry Kane has averaged 23 fantasy points per game in his last 3 matches
  • West Ham won both home and away against Tottenham last season

Everton v. Leicester City

  • 7 of the last 10 meetings have ended in a draw (going back to 2000)
  • Everton have drawn their last 3 matches at Goodison Park
  • Leicester have lost 9 of their last 11 away matches in the EPL
  • Everton have failed to score in 4 of their 12 home matches
  • Leicester have not kept a clean sheet in their last 6 matches

Southampton v. Liverpool

  • These teams share an even record over their past 6 meetings (3W, 3L)
  • Graziano Pelle has scored 7 of his 8 EPL goals at St. Mary's
  • Liverpool are undefeated in their last 9 Premier League matches
  • Southampton have allowed the fewest league goals this season with 17
  • Liverpool have kept a clean sheet in each of their last 4 away matches

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Have any of these statistics affected your thinking for your Week 26 fantasy team? Which teams do you think will be successful this weekend, and which players do you think will deliver the goods?