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Soccer Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions  

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The English Premier League is a mercurial mistress. Countless types of logic and endless metrics inform the plethora of statisticians and odds makers tracking the league table week-to-week, month-to-month, season-to-season. From the long-game academic analysis of Soccernomics to the quantifiable metrics of Opta, sources and methods for predicting the Premier League table come May are bountiful and diverse. 

In the 2000s, the logic of wealth has become undeniable in the Premier League. With its influx of tremendous amounts of oil money, Manchester City has become a European power to reckon with. Ditto with Roman Abramovich and Chelsea. Yet, when Sir Alex Ferguson was still behind the reigns of Manchester United and attracting the world's top talent, it was clear that the power of wealth means nothing without the right manager and combination of players. 

Still, even considering the power of wealth to buy the best players in the world, there's no perfect way to predict the Prem table come May. In 2015, Leicester City blew the world's collective mind by winning the league. Tottenham and Everton spend significantly less money than most other teams, yet consistently finish in the top 10 in the 2010s. Perhaps the only real way to predict the final Premier League table is random guess work; it's certainly the most fun way to do so, and with the state of the league in 2016, maybe the only way to get things right. 

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1
3,625 2,099
Manchester United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Manchester United F.C. Old Trafford, Greater Manchester

2
1,925 2,272
Manchester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions

3
1,559 2,098
Liverpool F.C is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions

4
1,656 2,288
Chelsea F.C. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Chelsea F.C. Fulham

5
1,565 2,173
Arsenal F.C. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Arsenal F.C. Holloway

6
1,275 1,804
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions

7
1,109 1,810
Leicester City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions

8
902 1,484
Everton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Everton F.C. Liverpool

9
943 1,623
West Ham United F.C. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions

10
763 1,377
Southampton F.C. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Southampton F.C. Southampton

11
657 1,349
Bournemouth F.C is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions

12
658 1,357
Stoke City F.C. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions

13
640 1,325
Watford F.C. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Watford F.C. Watford

14
637 1,329
Swansea City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions

15
643 1,342
Crystal Palace F.C. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Crystal Palace F.C. South Norwood

16
658 1,374
Middlesbrough F.C. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Middlesbrough F.C. Middlesbrough

17
663 1,389
Hull City A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Hull City A.F.C. Kingston upon Hull

18
653 1,447
Burnley F.C. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Burnley F.C. Burnley

19
649 1,440
Sunderland A.F.C. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions
Sunderland A.F.C. Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

20
612 1,367
West Bromwich Albion F.C. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Predictions for Final Premier League Table Positions