Everton claimed a maximum seven-point haul in this week’s Power Rankings following their impressive win over Man City, while Tottenham, Arsenal, Liverpool and Hull were all on the move.
In Power Rankings, we award points from 0.5 to 7, decided by an algorithm based on bookmaker odds and winning margins.
It rewards teams scoring lots of goals and also those defying expectations but sees odds-on favourites penalised for sneaking past inferior opponents by the odd goal.
Everton – 7pts: Maximum haul after showing lethal effiencency against faltering City
Tottenham – 4pts: Snagged a bonus-point after a four-star display against West Brom
Arsenal – 4pts: A rare away win and by some margin saw them make welcome ground
Hull – 4pts: Recovered from a goal behind against Bournemouth. Will their season have a Silva lining?
Burnley – 3.5pts: Barton left it late – but it’s another win secured against strong opponents at home
Stoke – 3.5pts: Arnie terminated Sunderland to claim fine away win for Potters
West Ham – 3.5pts: No Payet, no problem. Hammers too strong for punchless Palace
Liverpool – 1.5pts: Benefit more than United, who started the match as heavy favourites with bookies
Watford & Boro – 1pt: The bookies could seperate them and neither could our algorithm
Man Utd: 0.5pts Started as favourites against Liverpool and are penalised after only scraping a draw
|Team||Power Rankings Points||Official Points|
|6. Man City||37.5||42|
|7. Man Utd||33.75||40|
|8. West Brom||33||29|
|13. West Ham||27||25|
|15. Crystal Palace||23.5||16|