Here are The Gurgler’s EPL Matchday 22 Predictions and this week we put our tips up against a New Year’s Eve themed opponent – obesity rates given we have all just survived the Xmas-New Year period of excess. Plus we have our mini preview of the big week ahead. Enjoy.
A FEW OUR OF FAVOURITE THINGS FOR THE EPL MATCHDAY 22 PREDICTIONS AHEAD
FTA GAME in AUSTRALIA – ARSENAL v CHELSEA
Thursday Morning 6am / 5am SBS TV)
A nice ease back into the post Xmas-New Year break with some midweek FTA Football. Arsenal v Chelsea is not as much fun without Mourinho but a good enough game to tune into none the less.
EVERTON v MANCHESTER UNITED
Will Wayne Rooney give it to his former club, and in the process darken the mood at the Red Devils. Given Man Utd can’t seem to beat anyone lately, a scoring draw looks a real possibility.
GURGLER’S EPL TIPPING COMPETITION
Each week we will put our tips up against an opponent, just like Lawro’s tips on the BBC Football website. But instead of having famous comedian and musicians we’ve never heard of, we put our tips up against a different type of opponent.
We determine tips based on some ridiculous premise or statistic, and we then see if arse truly does beat class.
This week’s opponent tips are based on our 2017 results of all teams since we are about to see off the year.
OUR EPL MATCHDAY 22 PREDICTIONS
Onto our selections for the round ahead, with added scores to take on Lawro from the BBC. Our bold predictions for score are alongside our weekly tips. We went better than usual last week with 6/9 and 4 perfect score predictions. An exception rather than the rule.
BRIGHTON to beat Bournemouth (1-0)
LIVERPOOL to beat Burnley (2-1)
LEICESTER to beat Huddersfield (3-0)
DRAW – Stoke v Newcastle (0-0)
DRAW – Everton v Man Utd (1-1)
WEST HAM to beat West Brom (2-0)
CRYSTAL PALACE to beat Southampton (1-0)
DRAW – Swansea v Spurs (0-0)
MANCHESTER CITY to beat Watford (5-1)
DRAW – Arsenal v Chelsea (0-0)
DRAW – Spurs v West Ham (1-1)
THIS WEEK’S OPPONENT:
EPL MATCHDAY 22 PREDICTIONS USING YEAR 6 OBESITY RATES
EPL Matchday 22 is after the Xmas and New Year’s Eve period of excess where a lot of people will eat and drink to excess, so what better reason to base our opponent tips on the obesity statistics of each of the EPL Team’s home towns/cities.
As ever the lower the obesity rate the better, so the town/city with the lower rate gets the tip.
Obesity rate for Year 6 brackets from this report.
BRIGHTON (13.4) to beat Bournemouth (15.9)
BURNLEY (22.1) to beat Liverpool (23.4)
LEICESTER (16.4) to beat Huddersfield (22.0)
STOKE (23.1) to beat Newcastle (24.0)
EVERTON (23.4) to beat Manchester United (24.7)
WEST BROM (25.5) to beat West Ham (26.6)
SOUTHAMPTON (21.6) to beat Crystal Palace (23.6)
DRAW – Swansea (No Result) v Spurs (23.4)
WATFORD (16.6) to beat Manchester City (24.7)
Draw – Arsenal (22.0) v Chelsea (22.0)
SPURS (23.4) to beat West Ham (26.6)
EPL TIPPING COMPETITION SEASON RESULTS
THE GURGLER – 51% – 101 / 199 (15 Correct Scores)
LAST WEEK 6/9 – 4 Correct Scores
ALL OPPONENTS – 36% – 71 / 199
MD1 v 2017-18 SEASON PREDICTIONS – 6 / 10
MD2 v BREXIT VOTING – 4 / 10
MD3 v HOME CROWD % – 3 / 10
MD4 v END OF SEASON IMPROVEMENT AFTER ROUND 3 – 4 / 10
MD5 v AVERAGE VALUE PER PLAYER – 4 / 10
MD6 v AVERAGE VALUE PER PLAYER PER POINT – 3 / 10
MD7 v UNITED NATIONS – 2 / 10
MD8 v TITLES WON – 2 / 10
MD9 v UK RAINFALL – 1 / 10
MD10 v POST LEAGUE CUP FORM 17-18 – 6/10
MD11 v HOME / AWAY KIT – 5/10
MD12 v POST INTERNATIONAL BREAK FORM – 3/10
MD13 v UK CARS STOLEN – 3/10
MD14 v XMAS SHOPPING – 5/10
MD15 v INJURY TOLL – 2/10
MD16 v SISTER CITIES – 2/10
MD17 v UNEMPLOYMENT – 3/10
MD18 v ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION – 6/10
MD19 v NORTH POLE – 3/10
MD21 v 2017 RESULTS – 2/9
THE GURGLER 5 O’ THE BEST MULTI FOR EPL MATCHDAY 22 PREDICTIONS
Since we’re unlikely to pick 10 out of ten, we’ve selected our finest 5 picks and multi them up for maximum payday.
LEICESTER to beat Huddersfield
CRYSTAL PALACE to beat Southampton
WEST HAM to beat West Brom
MAN CITY to beat Watford
DRAW – Arsenal v Chelsea
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