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Premier League Handicap Table

Inform your betting with Pinnacle's unique EPL Handicap Table

Learn which teams outperform their odds on a regular basis

See how well EPL teams perform against market expectations with Pinnacle's EPL Handicap Table. This table clearly depicts whether teams have either under or over performed – a vital tool for Premier League betting.

(?)Team (?)ATS (?)% (?) Handicap Form Next game & odds
Burnley 01 - 00 - 00 100.0%
C
Bournemouth 00 - 00 - 01 0.0%
X
Southampton 00 - 00 - 01 0.0%
X
Stoke City 00 - 00 - 01 0.0%
X
Brighton and Hove Albion 00 - 00 - 01 0.0%
X
Swansea City 01 - 00 - 00 100.0%
C
Tottenham Hotspur 01 - 00 - 00 100.0%
C
Arsenal 00 - 01 - 00 0.0%
P
West Brom 01 - 00 - 00 100.0%
C
Newcastle United 00 - 00 - 01 0.0%
X
Huddersfield Town 01 - 00 - 00 100.0%
C
Chelsea 00 - 00 - 01 0.0%
X
Crystal Palace 00 - 00 - 01 0.0%
X
Everton 01 - 00 - 00 100.0%
C
Leicester City 00 - 01 - 00 0.0%
P
Watford 01 - 00 - 00 100.0%
C
Liverpool 00 - 00 - 01 0.0%
X
Manchester City 01 - 00 - 00 100.0%
C
Manchester United 01 - 00 - 00 100.0%
C
West Ham United 00 - 00 - 01 0.0%
X

Explaining the EPL Handicap table

The Premier League handicap table provides season-long data for often a team covers the handcap set by Pinnace - this kind of information can be used to calculate which teams are potentially undervalued by the betting market.

1. ATS
The occasions where the team has out-performed its handicap. On split bets (e.g. 1.75, or 1.5 and 2), covering half of the handicap is counted as a full cover. Arranged as covered – push – not covered.

2. Percentage (%)
The percentage of occasions where the team has out-performed its handicap.

3. Handicap Form
Form shows whether a team covered, pushed or failed to cover their handicap for the last 10 Premier League games. It is ordered to prioritise the most-recent wins. Therefore a team that covered their last game will be placed higher than a team that has covered their previous nine games but lost their last one.

Why the soccer betting handicap is important

Understanding how a team performs against their handicap is not only vital for handicap betting (learn about handicap betting), but also helps bettors compare their perception of a team against the market’s predictions.

For example, most people would consider Stoke City an average EPL side, but in the 2012/13 and 2013/14 season’s, The Potters beat their handicap 55.3% and 63.2% of the time – the highest in the Premier League. In the 2014/15 season, they finished in 3rd place in the Pinnacle handicap table. This highlights that for three consecutive seasons the market has undervalued Stoke’s ability.

In comparison, the market overvalued Manchester United for two seasons running as they failed to cover the spread in 55.3% of Premier League games in 2013/14 and 57.9% of the time in the 2014/15 season.

Below is the handicap betting cover % for the 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17  Premier League seasons:

2016/17
Team% Covered
WBA 60.5%
Chelsea 54.1
Tottenham Hotspur 53.8%
Everton 52.6%
Bournemouth 52.6%
Liverpool 50.0%
Burnley 50.0%
Stoke City 50.0%
Swansea City 45.9%
Manchester United 47.4%
Arsenal 44.7%
Hull City 43.2%
Crystal Palace 42.1%
Leicester City 42.1%
West Ham United 42.1%
Watford 41.0%
Middlesbrough 40.5%
Manchester City 39.5%
Southampton 39.5%
Sunderland 34.2%
2015/16
Team% Covered
Leicester City 71.1%
West Ham United 60.5%
Southampton 52.6%
Stoke City 52.6%
W.B.A 52.6%
Everton 50.0%
Tottenham Hotspur 50.0%
Arsenal 47.4%
Crystal Palace 47.4%
Manchester United 47.4%
Swansea City 47.4%
Norwich City 44.7%
Sunderland 44.7%
Watford 44.7%
Liverpool 39.5%
Newcastle United 39.5%
Manchester City 36.8%
Bournemouth AFC 34.2%
Chelsea 28.9%
Aston Villa 26.3%
2014/15
Team% Covered
Crystal Palace 57.9%
Sunderland 55.3%
Stoke City 55.3%
Tottenham Hotspur 52.6%
Manchester City 52.6%
West Ham 52.6%
West Brom 52.6%
Southampton 50.0%
Chelsea 47.4%
Swansea 47.4%
Leicester City 44.7%
Everton 44.7%
Queens Park Rangers 42.1%
Manchester United 42.1%
Arsenal 42.1%
Burnley 39.5%
Aston Villa 39.5%
Hull City 39.5%
Liverpool 39.5%
Newcastle 31.6%
2013/14
Team% Covered
Stoke City 63.2%
Chelsea 60.5%
Arsenal 57.9%
Manchester City 55.3%
Tottenham Hotspur 52.6%
Southampton 50.0%
Crystal Palace 50.0%
West Ham 47.4%
Everton 44.7%
Liverpool 44.7%
Newcastle 44.7%
West Brom 44.7%
Cardiff City 44.7%
Manchester United 44.7%
Sunderland 42.1%
Aston Villa 42.1%
Hull City 39.5%
Norwich 39.5%
Swansea 39.5%
Fulham 31.6%
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