2018-19 English Premier League

 

This Week’s Picks

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

Fulham vs. Watford
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Fulham 9.200; Watford 10.234
Dunkel Line & Total: Watford by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Fulham (+145); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Watford (+190); Over

Burnley vs. Bournemouth
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Burnley 8.194; Bournemouth 10.689
Dunkel Line & Total: Bournemouth by 2 1/2; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Bournemouth (+150); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Bournemouth (+150); Over

Cardiff vs. Manchester City
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Cardiff 8.669; Manchester City 11.349
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester City by 3; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester City (-650); 3 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Manchester City (-650); Under

Crystal Palace vs. Newcastle
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Crystal Palace 9.327; Newcastle 10.714
Dunkel Line & Total: Newcastle by 1 1/2; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Crystal Palace (+100); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Newcastle (+285); Under

Leicester vs. Huddersfield
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Leicester 9.329; Huddersfield 8.575
Dunkel Line & Total: Leicester by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Leicester (-170); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Leicester (-170); Over

Liverpool vs. Southampton
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Liverpool 11.773; Southampton 10.021
Dunkel Line & Total: Liverpool by 2; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Liverpool (-450); 3 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Liverpool (-450); Under

Manchester United vs. Wolverhampton
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Manchester United 11.281; Wolverhampton 9.588
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester United by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester United (-170); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Manchester United (-170); Over

Brighton vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Brighton 9.831; Tottenham 10.721
Dunkel Line & Total: Tottenham by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Tottenham (-130); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Tottenham (-130); Over

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

West Ham vs. Chelsea
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: West Ham 9.823; Chelsea 11.019
Dunkel Line & Total: Chelsea by 1; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Chelsea (-190); 3
Dunkel Pick: Chelsea (-190); Over

Arsenal vs. Everton
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Arsenal 10.249; Everton 8.582
Dunkel Line & Total: Arsenal by 1 1/2; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Arsenal (-215); 3
Dunkel Pick: Arsenal (-215); Over

Current Rankings

The Dunkel Soccer Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which will be posted every week. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
19 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
19 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
18 W/L  — Index rating for the 2018 season adjusted for won/loss record.
18 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2018 season.

TEAMS RECORD PTS W/L AVG SEA AVG MAX MIN LR 18 W/L 18 SEA
Liverpool 5-0-0 15 12.432 12.016 12.376 11.773 11.773 12.896 10.812
Man City 4-0-1 13 11.750 11.388 11.894 11.065 11.349 14.850 12.072
Tottenham 3-2-0 9 11.144 10.894 11.220 10.704 10.721 12.729 10.590
Chelsea 5-0-0 15 11.028 10.611 11.019 10.292 11.019 12.213 10.491
Watford 4-1-0 12 10.697 10.363 11.187 9.753 10.234 10.515 9.376
Crystal Palace 2-3-0 6 10.431 10.265 11.306 9.244 9.327 10.914 9.691
Arsenal 3-2-0 9 10.308 10.058 10.249 9.825 10.249 12.336 10.586
Bournemouth 3-1-1 10 10.223 9.945 10.489 9.596 10.489 10.754 9.532
Leicester City 2-3-0 6 9.981 9.814 10.169 9.329 9.329 11.216 9.910
Newcastle 0-4-1 1 9.947 9.919 10.313 9.714 9.714 10.911 9.688
Man United 3-2-0 9 9.914 9.664 10.281 9.083 10.281 13.081 10.831
Brighton 1-2-2 5 9.641 9.502 9.862 8.597 9.831 10.724 9.613
Wolverhampton 2-1-2 8 9.600 9.378 9.719 8.841 9.588 0.000 0.000
West Ham 1-4-0 3 9.596 9.513 9.979 9.064 9.823 10.491 9.324
Southampton 1-2-2 5 9.592 9.453 10.116 8.988 10.021 10.407 9.379
Everton 1-1-3 6 9.481 9.314 9.682 8.582 8.582 11.145 9.784
Fulham 1-3-1 4 9.342 9.231 9.483 9.040 9.200 0.000 0.000
Cardiff 0-3-2 2 8.872 8.817 9.065 8.649 8.669 0.000 0.000
Huddersfield 0-3-2 2 8.443 8.415 8.658 8.068 8.575 10.188 9.160
Burnley 0-4-1 1 8.433 8.406 8.841 8.062 8.194 11.419 9.919
Through 9/17/18

Past Picks

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Southampton vs. Brighton
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Southampton 11.116; Brighton 9.736
Dunkel Line & Total: Southampton by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Southampton (+100); 2
Dunkel Pick: Southampton (+100); Over

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Wolverhampton vs. Burnley
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Wolverhampton 9.719; Burnley 8.062
Dunkel Line & Total: Wolverhampton by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Wolverhampton (-130); 2
Dunkel Pick: Wolverhampton (-130); Over

Everton vs. West Ham
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Everton 9.241; West Ham 9.164
Dunkel Line & Total: Draw; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Everton (-115); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Draw (+265); Under

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Tottenham 10.704; Liverpool 11.790
Dunkel Line & Total: Liverpool by 1; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Liverpool (+150); 3
Dunkel Pick: Liverpool (+150); Over

Bournemouth vs. Leicester
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Bournemouth 9.649; Leicester 11.169
Dunkel Line & Total: Leicester by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Bournemouth (+140); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Leicester (+195); Over

Chelsea vs. Cardiff
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Chelsea 10.802; Cardiff 8.855
Dunkel Line & Total: Chelsea by 2; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Chelsea (-600); 3
Dunkel Pick: Chelsea (-600); Under

Huddersfield vs. Crystal Palace
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Huddersfield 8.658; Crystal Palace 10.244
Dunkel Line & Total: Crystal Palace by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Crystal Palace (+155); 2
Dunkel Pick: Crystal Palace (+155); Over

Manchester City vs. Fulham
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Manchester City 11.065; Fulham 9.483
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester City by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester City (-850); 4
Dunkel Pick: Manchester City (-850); Under

Newcastle vs. Arsenal
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Newcastle 9.868; Arsenal 11.094
Dunkel Line & Total: Arsenal by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Arsenal (-110); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Arsenal (-110); Over

Watford vs. Manchester United
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Watford 11.187; Manchester United 9.328
Dunkel Line & Total: Watford by 2; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester United (-120); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Watford (+335); Over

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Cardiff vs. Arsenal
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Cardiff 8.816; Arsenal 11.163
Dunkel Line & Total: Arsenal by 2 1/2; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Arsenal (-170); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Arsenal (-170); Over

Burnley vs. Manchester United
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Burnley 8.307; Manchester United 9.283
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester United by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester United (-165); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Manchester United (-165); Over

Watford vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Watford 10.671; Tottenham 11.420
Dunkel Line & Total: Tottenham by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Tottenham (-170); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Tottenham (-170); Over

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

Leicester vs. Liverpool
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Leicester 9.962; Liverpool 11.997
Dunkel Line & Total: Liverpool by 2; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Liverpool (-225); 3
Dunkel Pick: Liverpool (-225); Over

Brighton vs. Fulham
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Brighton 9.662, Fulham 9.467
Dunkel Line & Total: Draw; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Brighton (+120); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Draw (+230); Under

Chelsea vs. Bournemouth
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Chelsea 11.519; Bournemouth 9.932
Dunkel Line & Total: Chelsea by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Chelsea (-345); 3 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Chelsea (-345); Under

Crystal Palace vs. Southampton
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Crystal Palace 10.372; Southampton 8.988
Dunkel Line & Total: Crystal Palace by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Crystal Palace (-110); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Crystal Palace (-110); Over

Everton vs. Huddersfield
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Everton 9.682; Huddersfield 8.317
Dunkel Line & Total: Everton by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Everton (-195); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Everton (-195); Over

West Ham vs. Wolverhampton
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: West Ham 9.179; Wolverhampton 10.604
Dunkel Line & Total: Wolverhampton by 1 1/2; 2
Vegas Line & Total: West Ham (+150); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Wolverhampton (+185); Under

Manchester City vs. Newcastle
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Manchester City 11.131; Newcastle 9.803
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester City by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester City (-850); 3 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Manchester City (-850); Under

MONDAY, AUGUST 27

Manchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Manchester United 9.371; Tottenham 10.932
Dunkel Line & Total: Tottenham by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester United (+160); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Tottenham (+185); Over

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26

Watford vs. Crystal Palace
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Watford 9.970; Crystal Palace 11.473
Dunkel Line & Total: Crystal Palace by 1 1/2; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Watford (+150); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Crystal Palace (+190); Under

Fulham vs. Burnley
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Fulham 10.140; Burnley 8.624
Dunkel Line & Total: Fulham by 1 1/2; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Fulham (+100); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Fulham (+100); Under

Newcastle vs. Chelsea
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Newcastle 9.897; Chelsea 11.425
Dunkel Line & Total: Chelsea by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Chelsea (-155); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Chelsea (-155); Over

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25

Wolverhampton vs. Manchester City
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Wolverhampton 8.841; Manchester City 11.894
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester City by 3; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester City (-425); 3
Dunkel Pick: Manchester City (-425); Over

Arsenal vs. West Ham
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Arsenal 10.825; West Ham 9.518
Dunkel Line & Total: Arsenal by 1 1/2; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Arsenal (-290); 3
Dunkel Pick: Arsenal (-290); Over

Bournemouth vs. Everton
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Bournemouth 11.157; Everton 9.557
Dunkel Line & Total: Bournemouth by 1 1/2; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Bournemouth (+160); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Bournemouth (+260); Under

Huddersfield vs. Cardiff
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Huddersfield 8.068; Cardiff 9.065
Dunkel Line & Total: Cardiff by 1; 1
Vegas Line & Total: Huddersfield (+125); 2
Dunkel Pick: Cardiff (+245); Under

Southampton vs. Leicester
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Southampton 8.997; Leicester 9.953
Dunkel Line & Total: Leicester by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Southampton (+135); 2
Dunkel Pick: Leicester (+210); Over

Liverpool vs Brighton
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Liverpool 12.376; Brighton 9.484
Dunkel Line & Total: Liverpool by 3; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Liverpool (-700); 3 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Liverpool (-700); Over

MONDAY, AUGUST 20

Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Crystal Palace 11.306; Liverpool 12.143
Dunkel Line & Total: Liverpool by 1; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Liverpool (-230); 3
Dunkel Pick: Liverpool (-230); Over

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

Burnley vs. Watford
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Burnley 8.841; Watford 9.753
Dunkel Line & Total: Watford by 1; 1
Vegas Line & Total: Burnley (+135); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Watford (+230); Under

Manchester City vs. Huddersfield
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Manchester City 11.503; Huddersfield 8.459
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester City by 3; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester City (-1800); 3 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Manchester City (-1800); Under

Brighton vs. Manchester United
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Brighton 8.597; Manchester United 10.258
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester United by 2; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester United (-135); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Manchester United (-135); Under

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

Cardiff vs. Newcastle
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Cardiff 8.649; Newcastle 10.313
Dunkel Line & Total: Newcastle by 1 1/2; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Newcastle (+145); 2
Dunkel Pick: Newcastle (+145); Over

Everton vs. Southampton
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Everton 9.410; Southampton 9.144
Dunkel Line & Total: Draw; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Everton (-105); 2
Dunkel Pick: Draw (+235); Over

Leicester vs. Wolverhampton
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Leicester 9.657; Wolverhampton 9.137
Dunkel Line & Total: Leicester by 1; 5
Vegas Line & Total: Leicester (+100); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Leicester (+100); Over

West Ham vs. Bournemouth
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: West Ham 9.979; Bournemouth 9.596
Dunkel Line & Total: Draw; 4
Vegas Line & Total: West Ham (+115); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Draw (+240); Over

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Fulham
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Tottenham 10.896; Fulham 9.077
Dunkel Line & Total: Tottenham by 2; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Tottenham (-400); 3
Dunkel Pick: Tottenham (-400); Over

Chelsea vs. Arsenal
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Chelsea 10.792; Arsenal 9.958
Dunkel Line & Total: Chelsea by 1; 1
Vegas Line & Total: Chelsea (-130); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Chelsea (-130); Under

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

Liverpool vs. West Ham United
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Liverpool 11.531; West Ham 10.591
Dunkel Line & Total: Liverpool by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Liverpool (-425); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Liverpool (-425); Over

Southampton vs. Burnley
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Southampton 9.495; Burnley 8.690
Dunkel Line & Total: Southampton by 1; 1
Vegas Line & Total: Southhampton (-125); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Southampton (-125); Under

Arsenal vs. Manchester City
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Arsenal 10.110; Manchester City 11.351
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester City by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester City (-110); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Manchester City (-110); Over

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Newcastle United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Newcastle 10.731; Tottenham 10.478
Dunkel Line & Total: Draw; 4
Vegas Line & Total: Tottenham (+100); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Draw (+240); Over

Bournemouth vs. Cardiff
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Bournemouth 9.245; Cardiff 9.125
Dunkel Line & Total: Draw; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Bournemouth (-120); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Draw (+250); Under

Fulham vs. Crystal Palace
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Fulham 11.095; Crystal Palace 10.283
Dunkel Line & Total: Fulham by 1; 3
Vegas Line & Total: Fulham (+140); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Fulham (+140); Over

Huddersfield vs. Chelsea
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Huddersfield 8.626; Chelsea 10.124
Dunkel Line & Total: Chelsea by 1 1/2; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Chelsea (-180); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Chelsea (-180); Under

Watford vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Watford 9.671; Brighton 8.878
Dunkel Line & Total: Watford by 1; 1
Vegas Line & Total: Watford (+130); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Watford (+130); Under

Wolverhampton vs. Everton
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Wolverhampton 9.163; Everton 9.346
Dunkel Line & Total: Draw; 2
Vegas Line & Total: Wolverhampton (+130); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Draw (+220); Under

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

Manchester United vs. Leicester
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Dunkel Ratings: Manchester United 10.471; Leicester 9.504
Dunkel Line & Total: Manchester United by 1; 1
Vegas Line & Total: Manchester United (-190); 2 1/2
Dunkel Pick: Manchester United (-190); Under

Final 2017-18 Rankings

The Dunkel Soccer Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found above. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
18 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
18 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
*Premier League Champion

RANK TEAMS RECORD PTS W/L RTG SEA RTG 18 HI 18 LO LR
1 Man City 32-2-4 100 14.850 12.072 13.950 10.508 11.351
2 Man United 25-7-6 81 13.081 10.831 12.400 9.293 10.125
3 Liverpool 21-5-12 75 12.896 10.812 12.100 8.176 11.531
4 Tottenham 23-7-8 77 12.729 10.590 11.559 9.187 10.478
5 Arsenal 19-13-6 63 12.336 10.586 11.679 8.531 10.110
6 Chelsea 21-10-7 62 12.213 10.491 11.994 8.621 9.124
7 Burnley 14-12-12 54 11.419 9.919 10.609 8.690 8.690
8 Leicester City 12-15-11 47 11.216 9.910 11.809 8.196 9.791
9 Everton 13-15-10 49 11.145 9.784 10.968 8.586 9.547
10 Crystal Palace 11-16-11 44 10.914 9.691 11.488 8.016 11.383
11 Newcastle 12-18-8 44 10.911 9.688 11.019 8.476 10.731
12 Bournemouth 11-16-11 44 10.754 9.532 11.649 7.417 9.245
13 Brighton 9-16-13 40 10.724 9.613 11.175 8.245 8.878
14 Swansea City 8-21-9 33 10.625 9.708 11.447 8.679 9.221
15 Watford 11-19-8 41 10.515 9.376 10.716 8.136 9.471
16 West Ham 10-16-12 42 10.491 9.324 10.591 7.411 10.591
17 Southampton 7-16-15 37 10.407 9.379 10.310 7.795 9.295
18 Stoke City 7-19-12 33 10.353 9.436 10.941 8.081 9.952
19 Huddersfield 9-19-10 37 10.188 9.160 11.000 7.787 9.626
20 West Brom 6-19-13 31 10.111 9.250 10.894 7.953 10.138