Premier League 2017/18 - Result Prediction

This competition is finished.

This is a just-for-fun prediction game. No money involved.

Rules for the Premier League 2017/18 Result Prediction game

Players earn points by making predictions on the results of the Premier League 2017/18.

You can make

  • predictions for individual matches. Predictions can be made and modified until one minute before the scheduled start of the match.
  • predictions for the final Premier League table. Predictions can be made and modified until one minute before the scheduled start of the first game of the season.

Scoring

Matches (predicted until one minute before the start of the match)

Points

  • 1 point for a correct result (team 1 win / team 2 win / draw)
  • 1 extra point for the correct goal difference
  • 1 extra point for the exact goal score
  • 1 extra point for the correct result (team 1 win / team 2 win / draw) if less than 15% of the players predict the result

Examples

  • You predict 3:1, game ends 1:0, you get 1 point
  • You predict 3:1, game ends 2:0, you get 2 points
  • You predict 3:1, game ends 3:1, you get 3 points
  • You predict 3:1, game ends 3:1, 10 of 100 players predict team 1 win, you get 4 points

Notes

  • A maximum of 4 points is awarded for each match.
  • A predicted draw is always at least 2 points.

Overall Result (Premier League table)

Scoring Method

  • The overall prediction includes the position of all 20 teams. The last three teams are relegated.
  • For the teams ranked 1st to 17th, the awarded points are either those for the predicted position or the actual position, whichever is lower. A relegation position counts as 0 points.
  • For the relegated teams (18th to 20th), the awarded points are also either those for the predicted position or the actual position, whichever is lower. A non-relegation position counts as 0 points.

Points Table

RankPoints
1st40
2nd32
3rd28
4th24
5th20
6th17
7th14
8th12
9th10
10th8
11th6
12th5
13th4
14th3
15th2
16th1
17th0
18th6
19th7
20th8

Examples

  • You predict Arsenal 1st, Liverpool 2nd, Chelsea 3rd and Leicester City 4th, result is Chelsea 1st, Arsenal 2nd, Liverpool 3rd and Leicester City 4th.
    For these four teams you get 112 points: 32 points for Arsenal, 28 points each for Liverpool and Chelsea, 24 points for Leicester City
  • You predict Watford 19th and they finish 18th: you get 6 points.
  • You predict Watford 19th and they finish 12th: you get 0 points.

Notes

  • a maximum of 245 points is awarded for the correct prediction of every team's position.

Tie break

If two players have the same number of points, the following criteria are used for ranking:

  • the number of exact goal scores predicted
  • the number of correct results predicted
  • extra points earned for predicting winning underdogs in matches
  • points earned for the overall prediction

Additional rules

  • Predictions of the individual players become visible to other players only after the deadline for the prediction.
  • The highest percentage of the result predictions (team 1 win / team 2 win / draw) among all players is shown as well as the total number of players who have predicted.
  • No points are awarded if no prediction is made in time. No exceptions are made if your Internet connection or our web server is down.
  • Only one account per person is allowed.
  • Be polite when you make a post in the forum.