FPL GW31+ Stats and Preview

FPL GW31+ Stats and Preview

FPL GW31+ Stats and Preview

The Premier League is now well and truly underway after a full set of fixtures in GW30+.

We look at all the stats ahead of GW31+ – this gameweek starts in less than 24 hours before the end of GW30+, leaving FPL managers with a tight window to make all critical decisions.

Do note that we consider all runs and statistics in terms of gameweeks and not calendar days past.

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  • Leicester have only won once in their last 6 games
  • Leicester have beaten Brighton 4 times in the past 5 Premier League meetings
  • Brighton’s victory over Arsenal was their first in 10 league games
  • Jamie Vardy is the top scorer in this fixture with 4 goals
  • Vardy is still the league top scorer with 19 goals but has only scored twice in his last 12 games
  • James Maddison has failed to score or assist in his last 9 games
  • Neal Maupay’s tally is now 9 goals, 6 more than the next Brighton player on the charts


  • Spurs have not won in 4 games
  • West Ham beat Spurs 1-0 in their visit to the New Tottenham Stadium last season
  • West Ham have five points from their last six games; they have conceded 12 goals over the period (second most)
  • Harry Kane has 8 league goals against West Ham
  • Dele Alli returns from suspension and is available for selection
  • Kane, Son and Alli are all available for selection for the first time since GW21
  • Since returning to West Ham, Moyes has only won two of his 11 league games in charge
  • Winston Reid is the most selected West Ham player (TSB 3.9%) and he is not even with the club


  • Man United are undefeated in 6 games, conceding only twice on the period
  • Only 4 teams have fewer away goals than Sheffield United’s 13
  • The reverse fixture ended 3-3 at Bramall Lane
  • Bruno Fernandes averaged 7.8 FPL pts in the 6 games he has played for Man United
  • Before his injury on GW22, Rashford was on a run of 4 goals in 4 games
  • Dean Henderson is not eligible to play, John Egan is suspended
  • Since GW24, Lundstram has only started 2 games and has come on as a substitute in 5 others


  • Newcastle are unbeaten in 3 games and have kept 3 consecutive clean sheets
  • Newcastle have only conceded 12 goals at home, the joint best record (with Liverpool | City | Man Utd)
  • Aston Villa have only beaten Newcastle once in their last 13 meetings in all competitions
  • Villa last won at St James Park in 2005, 12 visits ago
  • Villa have the second worst away record (8 pts)
  • Villa have conceded the most goals away from home (32)
  • Villa have the worst form over the last 6 games (1pt)
  • Dubravka has the most saves in the league (124)
  • Grealish has now failed to score in 7 games


  • Norwich won the reverse fixture 2-0
  • Norwich have scored just once in their last 6 games
  • Norwich have the fewest goals in the league (25)
  • Everton have conceded 31 goals away from home, the second worst record in the league
  • Everton have only won once at Carrow Road in 8 visits in the Premier League
  • Everton have no win in their last 4 games
  • Calvert-Lewin has 5 goals in his last 8 games


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  • Wolves are unbeaten in 6 games and have kept 5 clean sheets in that run
  • Wolves are unbeaten against Bournemouth in the three times they have met in the Premier League
  • Bournemouth have 1 point from their last 5 games
  • Bournemouth have lost their last 6 away games
  • Bournemouth’s last clean sheet was on GW17 (at  Stamford Bridge)
  • Doherty averages 8.7 FPL pts in his last 6 games
  • Jimenez has 3 goals in his last 4 games; he is also now the most owned forward in FPL (30.7%)


  • Liverpool is defending a 100% home record – no Premier League team has ever finished with a 100% home record in a season
  • Liverpool have dropped 6 points all season, 5 of those in their last 3 games
  • Palace are on 4 consecutive wins
  • Palace have kept 4 consecutive clean sheets
  • Palace have an uncanny record at Anfield – they won there thrice in their last 5 visits
  • Palace are the last team to beat Liverpool at Anfield in the league (Apr 2017)
  • Alexander-Arnold has blanked only twice in his last 14 games
  • Ayew has scored in his last 3 games


  • Prior to lockdown, Burnley were on a 7 game unbeaten run
  • Burnley named only 7 substitutes in the last game including 2 goalkeepers, even though rules allowed for 9
  • Watford are now in 16th position, the highest they have been this season
  • Watford won 3-1 in Turf Moor last season but they had not won there in the 9 games prior to that
  • Watford have 1 win in their last 8 games (but it’s over Liverpool!)
  • Pope has kept 4 clean sheets in his last 7 games


  • Southampton have the worst home record with just 14 points
  • Arsenal have only won once in their last 8 visits to Southampton
  • Before their two losses in GW30+, Arsenal were on a unbeaten run of 8 games
  • Ings has now scored 16 goals and has 2 assists to his name; he has the most BPS to date (31)
  • Aubameyang has 17 goals but none in his last three games
  • Up to 9 Arsenal players are out injured


  • City have beaten Chelsea 6 times in their last 7 meetings, including a 6-0 win last season
  • City have the most away goals (35)
  • city have lost 3 of their last 6 games away from home
  • Chelsea are unbeaten in 4 games
  • Overall Chelsea have beaten City 13 times in 22 league meetings at Stamford Bridge
  • Ederson has kept 5 clean sheets in his last 7 games
  • Abraham is Chelsea’s top scorer but have not started a game since GW25

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