Opta Stats: Swansea v Stoke

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Swansea need a miracle to avoid relegation when they host Stoke. Opta weighs up the odds.

"The home side has won nine of the 13 previous Premier League meetings between these two (D3 L1), with Stoke’s 1-0 win at the Liberty Stadium in October 2015 the exception."

Swansea are [1.96] to win.

Swansea have won just one of their last five Premier League games against Stoke (D1 L3). The visitors are [4.2] to win.

Stoke are looking to secure their first league double over the Swans since 1992-93, when they were in the third tier. You can back them at [3.15] in the Draw No Bet market.

The home side has won nine of the 13 previous Premier League meetings between these two (D3 L1), with Stoke's 1-0 win at the Liberty Stadium in October 2015 the exception. Swansea are [1.96] to win.

There has been at least one goal in the opening 15 minutes in each of the last five Premier League meetings between these sides. Over 2.5 goals is [1.83].

The Swans collected 17 points in their first nine matches under Carlos Carvalhal (W5 D2 L2) - in their subsequent eight, they've collected just three (W0 D3 L5). The draw is [3.85].

Should Stoke lose, they will finish bottom of any division for the first time since 1989-90 (24th in second tier). Swansea are [1.85] Draw No Bet.

The Potters are on the longest current winless run in the Premier League both in total (13 games) and away from home (also 13 games). Swansea are [3.1] to win half-time/full-time.

Since 1995-96 - the first Premier League season with 20 teams - only three teams starting the day 18th on the final day have survived, most recently Wigan in 2006-07 (also Bradford City in 1999-2000 and Everton in 1997-98). You can lay Swansea's relegation at [1.01].

This is the first Premier League meeting between two teams starting the day in the bottom three on the final day of the season since Derby faced Reading in 2007-08, with Reading winning 4-0 - despite the win, they were relegated. Over 3.5 goals is [3.1].

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

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