Matija Nastasic vs Jonny Evans | Stats Comparison

Matija Nastasic vs Jonny Evans | Stats Comparison

With 9 weeks to go before the end of the Premier League season, it looks an absolute certainty that Manchester United will have wrapped up a 20th title. It would take an even more dramatic twist than last season’s last minute drama for Manchester City to retain the title and for Betfred to be embarrassed for a 3rd time, by paying out early on a Man United title win. However, this season has been anything but dramatic at the top. …
How Have Sides Fared Against Top and Bottom Half Teams So Far?

How Have Sides Fared Against Top and Bottom Half Teams So Far?

This article looks at how well each Premier League team has fared against the teams in the top half and the bottom half of the league this season. We take a look at which teams have taken the most points against the teams in the top half, as well as which teams have scored and conceded the most goals against the teams from the top half of the table and against the teams in the bottom half of the table. …
How Well Does Your Team

How Well Does Your Team "Fightback" When Conceding 1st? I Stats Analysis

The phrase "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics" is certainly appropriate when discussing football data at a time when data is now readily available to the public should they be inclined to look at it. Manchester City have tried to raise the bar by offering data in the hope that some bright blogger/analyst will be able to add to the debate about improving performance via analysis of the data. In this article I want to …
West Ham V Liverpool Preview | Player Stats

West Ham V Liverpool Preview | Player Stats

The Boleyn ground in East London will play host to a fast improving Liverpool side on Sunday when they take on Sam Allardyce’s West Ham. Despite being unable to put together back to back victories this season Liverpool are showing promising signs under boss Brendan Rodgers. The Reds’ failure to convert performances into points and the lack of firepower in front of goal has cost Liverpool valuable points.  The Premier League’s leading goal scorer Luis Suarez is not available for …