Calculating the difficulty of the Premier League top six’s remaining fixtures

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There are now just two games left of the 2018-19 campaign – and things are incredibly tight at the top of the Premier League.

Manchester City and Liverpool are locked in one of the tensest title races for a number of years, while Tottenham, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United are battling for the remaining two Champions League qualification spots.

Who has the most favourable remaining fixtures? Take a look below.

Liverpool

Remaining fixtures (current league position): Newcastle (13), Wolves (7)

Average league position of remaining opponents: 10

Manchester City

Remaining fixtures (current league position): Leicester (8), Brighton (17)

Average league position of remaining opponents: 12.5

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READ: Six to go: How Liverpool & Man City did in corresponding fixtures last term

Tottenham

Remaining fixtures (current league position): Bournemouth (14), Everton (9)

Average league position of remaining opponents: 11.5

Arsenal

Remaining fixtures (current league position): Brighton (17), Burnley (15)

Average league position of remaining opponents: 16

Chelsea

Remaining fixtures (current league position): Watford (10), Leicester (8)

Average league position of remaining opponents: 9

Manchester United

Remaining fixtures (current league position): Huddersfield (20), Cardiff (18)

Average league position of remaining opponents: 19

Verdict

If you’re wanting to make your mint from Betway football betting or anywhere else, you’ll be keen to learn that, on paper at least, Manchester City have a slightly easier run-in compared to Liverpool with the lowest-placed opponents on average.

In terms of the race for the top four, Manchester United and Arsenal have the most favourable remaining fixtures, while Chelsea’s run-in is by far the most difficult.


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