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Newcastle United and the other 19 Premier League clubs ranked according to who has the toughest run-in

1 year ago
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Which Premier League club has the toughest run-in?

Who has the easiest?

How does Newcastle United’s remaining schedule compare to the other 19 clubs?

A table has been published today, showing all 20 clubs, ranked from toughest to easiest.

Southampton, Brighton and Stoke are the three clubs with the hardest matches remaining and Palace, Liverpool and Leicester the easiest.

The rankings via Talksport, are worked out by the average number of points won by all of each club’s remaining opponents.

Southampton play Manchester City on the last day of the season, plus almost all of their other remaining opponents are in the top half.

By contrast Palace are deemed to have the easiest run-in with only one game against any side in the top nine, plus they play rock bottom West Brom.

As for Newcastle United, they are deemed to (along with Bournemouth) have the ninth easiest run-in, or 11th toughest, depending on how you look at it.

Newcastle don’t have any of the top three to play but do have rock bottom West Brom and strugglers Huddersfield amongst their remaining opponents.

Each Premier League club, with average number of points per game their remaining opponents have won:

1.69 Southampton

1.65 Brighton

1.61 Stoke

1.55 West Ham

1.52 West Brom

1.47 Huddersfield

1.44 Watford

1.43 Everton

1.42 Swansea

1.40 Tottenham

1.36 Bournemouth

1.36 Newcastle United

1.31 Man City

1.27 Man Utd

1.27 Burnley

1.26 Arsenal

1.26 Chelsea

1.22 Leicester

1.17 Liverpool

1.15 Crystal Palace

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