Opta Predicts Title Winners And Relegation Spots In Closing Premier League Desk

We’re midway by means of the Premier League season and the desk is beginning to take form. Arsenal are sitting on the high, Newcastle are within the third, Fulham are flying in sixth, Chelsea are languishing in tenth whereas Southampton are propping up the desk. The analysts over at Opta have labored out the place every crew is probably to complete and this is the ultimate consequence.

twentieth – BOURNEMOUTH (36.5%)

Nothing new right here. Bournemouth are prone to get promoted, spend little to no cash and get relegated after sacking the supervisor mid-season.

nineteenth – EVERTON (22.9%)

Everton Soccer Membership might be relegated from the Premier League. The Toffees discover themselves in a sticky state of affairs and will should adapt to life within the Championship subsequent season.

18th – SOUTHAMPTON (16.9%)

Nathan Jones has seemed good in spells however finally it will not be sufficient. Having flirted with relegation for just a few years Saints are predicted to return to once they got here. There’s solely so many free-kicks James Ward-Prowse can rating in a season.


seventeenth – WOLVES (13.7%)

By the best of margins they will survive. Tipped by our very personal Simon Lillicrap to be relegated, Opta are kinder and provides Wolves one other likelihood to get it proper.

sixteenth – LEEDS UNITED (14.4%)

Marching on collectively, Leeds United will dwell to battle one other day. A younger aspect with loads of potential, there’s motive to be optimistic as a Leeds fan nevertheless it’s not with out stress.

fifteenth – WEST HAM UNITED (14.7%)

Will David Moyes nonetheless be in cost this summer season? The Hammers spent a small fortune in the summertime and the aspect who reached the Europa League semi-final final season can solely dream of returning to the highest 10 within the close to future.

14th – NOTTINGHAM FOREST (14.0%)

One other aspect written off earlier than the season began, Steve Cooper’s Tough Bushes have unfold their roots within the Premier League and secured their place. They weren’t nice firstly however some massive outcomes together with a win in opposition to Liverpool epitomizes the preventing spirit that’ll see them keep up.

thirteenth – LEICESTER CITY (15.1%)

A disappointing marketing campaign for Brendan Rodgers’ aspect will see them undergo a troublesome fall from grace. Massive hits from the membership are pending in the summertime with the likes of James Maddison and Youri Tielemens nearly actually departing. This kind of league place might turn out to be acquainted.

twelfth – CRYSTAL PALACE (22.3%)

Crystal Palace set to complete in twelfth. Water is moist and the grass is inexperienced. Over the past 9 seasons they’re common end is twelfth. It is simply meant to be.

eleventh – ASTON VILLA (23.9%)

Horrible below Steven Gerrard, improved below Unai Emery – eleventh is not fairly the end Villa followers would’ve wished however they’ve kind of written off this season. Subsequent 12 months they are going to be seeking to kick on and attain the European locations.

tenth – FULHAM (25.4%)

In sixth on the time of writing, this feels slightly unfair on Marco Silva’s aspect, but additionally it is nonetheless an enormous overachievement for a membership who have been nailed on for relegation by many.

ninth – BRENTFORD (25.1%)

Thomas Frank has achieved a nice job with Brentford. His aspect of him play nice soccer and so they’ve dug out some massive outcomes in opposition to the “massive six” sides. ninth is a good end. All this might change if Ivan Toney will get a prolonged ban although.

eighth – CHELSEA (26.1%)

Not the place Chelsea need to be however they have been woeful for giant components of this season. Strain is mounting on Graham Potter and are available the top of the season he will not be there. They’ve simply dedicated £100m to signal Mykhailo Mudryk so lets see if he can change their fortunes.

seventh – BRIGHTON (28.5%)

Roberto De Zerbi has taken Graham Potter’s crew and brought them to a brand new degree. From not with the ability to end their possibilities they now cant cease scoring. This looks like a good spot for them to finish up.

sixth – TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (25.5%)

Tottenham Hotspur have been tipped as title darkish horses earlier than the season started. Now they’d be fortunate to complete in sixth. It isn’t fairly working at Spurs for Antonio Conte however they have sufficient high quality to get the job achieved. One other Harry Kane carry job maybe?

fifth – LIVERPOOL (23.1%)

Jurgen Klopp has loads to do to complete in fifth but when any supervisor might do it, he is the heavy-metal loving German. He wants Darwin Nunez to begin discovering the online, Mo Salah to rediscover his kind and his protection of him to tighten up. A giant ask however cheap to be expectant.

4th – NEWCASTLE UNITED (25.2%)

Newcastle United are the probably to complete in 4th and look like means forward of the place they thought they’d be following the takeover. Eddie Howe is working wonders and with extra backing in the summertime there’s little doubt that Newcastle might be a power within the coming years.

third – MANCHESTER UNITED (28.2%)

Erik ten Hag is doing a beautiful job at Outdated Trafford and Opta appear to assume he can information them to a 3rd place end. Most Manchester United followers would definitely take that however some are quietly hopeful they might push on even additional.

2nd – MANCHESTER CITY (43.5%)

Pep Guardiola’s aspect have solely taken 4/9 factors of their final three Premier League video games (Everton, Leeds and Man Utd) and this closely impacted their probability of successful the league. It will be attention-grabbing to see how they strategy it because the chasers quite than favourites.

1st – ARSENAL (51.4%)

“And Arsenal are Premier League champions!”

Mikel Arteta’s males have loads of work to do to make sure this occurs however they’ve actually put themselves in the very best place.

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