Premier League

Research Reveals Predicted Standings of the 2021-22 Premier League Season

Mudeet Arora
Research based predicted standings of the 2021-22 Premier League season.
Research based predicted standings of the 2021-22 Premier League season. / Visionhaus/Getty Images
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The Premier League's 2021-22 season has only just begun and there has already been major discussions between fans and pundits alike on who are the favourites to fight for the title this season.

Folks at FiveThirtyEight have already used their statistical prowess to come up with a predicted final Premier League standing for the 2021-22 season.

At the end of two gameweeks in the Premier League, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham and Brighton and Hove Albion have a 100% record up till now.

Using the above observation, FiveThirtyEight have produced a table using theirForecasts and Soccer Power Index (SPI) ratings and below is their predicted Premier League table for 2021-22.

  1. Manchester City - 80 points
  2. Chelsea - 77 points
  3. Liverpool - 77 points
  4. Manchester United - 69 points
  5. Tottenham - 63 points
  6. West Ham - 58 points
  7. Brighton - 54 points
  8. Arsenal - 54 points
  9. Leicester - 54 points
  10. Everton - 53 points
  11. Aston Villa - 50 points
  12. Leeds - 47 points
  13. Wolves - 45 points
  14. Brentford - 41 points
  15. Southampton - 41 points
  16. Newcastle - 39 points
  17. Burnley - 39 points
  18. Crystal Palace - 37 points
  19. Watford - 37 points
  20. Norwich - 34 points

The prediction shows Manchester City to retain their Premier League title in the 2021-22 season.

Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United make the rest of the top four with the top three battle running to the final day of the season.

Crystal Palace, Watford and Norwich are the three teams predicted to be relegated in the 2021-22 season of the Premier League.

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