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Premier League 2016/17 Prediction Tournament


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GTAForums Barclays Premier League Prediction Tournament 2016/2017

 

Welcome to another year of predictions and this year the scoring is slightly different, but will make it a little more interesting.

 

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Rules

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- You must predict before the matches before they kick-off.

- Predictions should contain the score of the match.

- Any ties at the end of the season will be determined on a play off, which would be a suitable cup final.

 

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Scoring

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Scoring is a little different from previous years

- You will get 5 points for an exact score

- You will get 3 points for a correct result with the correct goal difference (this includes draws)

- You will get 1 point for the correct result

- You will get 0 points for an incorrect guess

 

Gambles - *New*

- You will get Gambles this year, which will be a total of 38 Gambles.

- Gambles work by hedging your guess on a particular result, if you get the exact result your score for that result will double (10 maximum points)

- You can use your allotment of 38 at any time during the season; either at the beginning, middle or end, all at once in one game week or spread it across the game weeks and use one per round, the choice is yours. But once they've been used up, they're gone.

- If you use a Gamble, it will be notified in the results how many you have left, just like challenges in Tennis.

- Examples

- Prediction: City 2-1 United, score is City 3-0 United, you get 2 points (correct result)

- Prediction: City 2-1 United, score is City 1-0 United, you get 6 points (same goal difference)

- Prediction: City 2-1 United, score is City 2-1 United, you get 10 points (exact prediction)

- Prediction: City 1-1 United, score is City 2-2 United, you get 6 points (same goal difference)

- Prediction: City 2-2 United, score is City 2-2 United, you get 10 points (exact prediction)

 

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Seasonal Bonus

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- You can also predict the following, and you will be awarded accordingly - MUST BE PREDICTED BEFORE THE SEASON STARTS

- Top 4

- Points comprise of; 10 points for an exact placement, 5 points for being in the top 4

- Bottom 3

- Points comprise of; 10 points for an exact placement, 5 points for being in the bottom 3

- Best Promoted Team

- 10 Points awarded for this.

- Golden Boot

- 10 Points awarded for this.

 

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Questions and Answers

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- Will be updated if any arise and these can be asked below.

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Top 4:

1.) Manchester United

2.) Manchester City

3.) Chelsea

4.) Arsenal


Bottom 3:

18.) West Brom

19.) Burnley

20.) Hull City


Best Promoted Team:

Middlesbrough


Golden Boot Winner:

Zlatan Ibrahimović

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Top 4:

 

1). Manchester United

2). Manchester City

3). Chelsea

4). Arsenal

 

Bottom 3:

 

18). Burnley

19). Bournemouth

20). Hull City

 

Best Promoted Team:

Middlesbrough

 

Golden Boot Winner:

Anthony Martial

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I like that we're finally accounting for goal difference, and the gambles are a nice addition too. RIP whoever is going to tally the scores week by week :p how do we keep track of gambles, perhaps add a field in the weekly results for "gambles used" so that it's clear for each player?

Could you clarify this part for me: Gambles - *New*
- Gambles work by hedging your guess on a particular result, if you get the exact result your score for that result will double (20 maximum points)

If I gamble on a result and get it exactly right, that yields me 10 points. Where does the 20 maximum come into play? And according to the rules, I can play 10 gambles within the first gameweek?

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I really like the inclusion of points for correct goal differences.

 

As much as it seems interesting, I didnt understand the gamble rule well. Moreover, won't introducing gambles become too much and difficult to keep track off? Its gonna complicate the league a bit.

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I like that we're finally accounting for goal difference, and the gambles are a nice addition too. RIP whoever is going to tally the scores week by week :p how do we keep track of gambles, perhaps add a field in the weekly results for "gambles used" so that it's clear for each player?

 

Could you clarify this part for me: Gambles - *New*

- Gambles work by hedging your guess on a particular result, if you get the exact result your score for that result will double (20 maximum points)

 

If I gamble on a result and get it exactly right, that yields me 10 points. Where does the 20 maximum come into play? And according to the rules, I can play 10 gambles within the first gameweek?

It's because is says 10 maximum points... :ph34r:

 

I've update the opening post to add a little more detail on the "Gambles"

 

As for updating them, it's actually a lot simpler this time round as the spread sheet I'm using is all calculated out, and will keep a full record of predictions and scores, so all I need to do is punch in the predictions people make, and mark the prediction if you've used a Gamble. Then after the final whistle I just need to punch in the results and badda bing the spreadsheet will do the rest. Then it's just copy/paste the table as an image and stick it in here... oo er missus.

 

The pre-season predictions however will need to be done manually; however, I may do a separate spreadsheet for those to avoid the cock up from last season.

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Top 4:

1.) Tottenham

2.) Manchester United

3.) Chelsea

4.) Manchester City

 

Bottom 3:

18.) Hull City

19.) Middlesbrough

20.) Bournemouth

 

Best Promoted Team:

Burnley

 

Golden Boot Winner:

Harry Kane

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I'm guessing gambles are intended to be used on results we think are most likely to eventuate? So if I put a gamble on United beating Leicester, for example, 3-2, and they win 3-2, I get 10 points. If they win 1-0, I get 6 (double 3 points), if they win 17000-0 I get 2 (double 1 point), is this correct?

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If I guess a draw correctly (for example 2-2), but the exact score is wrong (real game score was 1-1), is that 3 or 1 point? I mean, technically, it's a correct result with correct goal difference. But I don't know if that counts for draws.

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Top 4:

1)Manchester City

2)Liverpool

3)Manchester United

4)Chelsea

 

Bottom 3:

18)Hull City

19)Bournemouth

20)Watford

 

Best Promoted Team:

Middlesbrough

 

Golden Boot Winner:

Kelechi Iheanacho

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Added examples for the Gambles if it helps make it clearer :)

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can i play?

top 4: city, arsenal, chelsea, united.

relegated: sunderland, burnley, hull.

golden boot: aguero.

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As for updating them, it's actually a lot simpler this time round as the spread sheet I'm using is all calculated out, and will keep a full record of predictions and scores, so all I need to do is punch in the predictions people make, and mark the prediction if you've used a Gamble. Then after the final whistle I just need to punch in the results and badda bing the spreadsheet will do the rest. Then it's just copy/paste the table as an image and stick it in here... oo er missus.

 

 

That's awesome. Thanks for doing that!

 

 

Top 4:

1)Manchester United

2)Manchester City

3)Arsenal

4)Liverpool

 

Bottom 3:

18) Hull City

19) Swansea City

20) Bournemouth

 

Best Promoted Team:

Middlesbrough

 

Golden Boot Winner:

Sergio Aguero

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Top 4:

1.) Manchester City

2.) Manchester United

3.) Chelsea

4.) Tottenham


Bottom 3:

18.) Swansea

19.) Burnley

20.) Watford


Best Promoted Team:

Middlesbrough


Golden Boot Winner:

Sergio Aguero

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Top 4:

 

1. Man City

2. Arsenal

3. Man United

4. Chelsea

 

Bottom 3:

 

18. Bournemouth

19. Burnley

20. Hull

 

Best promoted team:

 

Middlesborough

 

Golden boot winner:

 

Aguero

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Season starts tomorrow lads. Get your predictions in!

 

Saturday 13th August 2016

 

Hull 0-2 Leicester
Burnley 1-1 Swansea
Crystal Palace 2-1 West Brom
Everton 1-1 Tottenham
Middlesbrough 2-1 Stoke
Southampton 2-2 Watford
Man City 2-0 Sunderland
Sunday 14th August 2016
Bournemouth 0-2 Man Utd
Arsenal 3-1 Liverpool
Monday 15th August 2016
Chelsea 3-1 West Ham
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Saturday 13th August 2016

Hull 0-2 Leicester
Burnley 0-2 Swansea
Crystal Palace 0-0 West Brom
Everton 1-2 Tottenham
Middlesbrough 1-1 Stoke
Southampton 1-0 Watford
Man City 4-0 Sunderland

Sunday 14th August 2016

Bournemouth 0-2 Man Utd
Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool

Monday 15th August 2016

Chelsea 2-1 West Ham

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Top 4

Chelsea

City

United

Arsenal

 

Bottom 3

Watford

Burnley

Hull

 

Best Promoted Team

Middlesborough

 

Golden Boot

Aguero


0 Hull vs Leicester 2

1 Burnley vs Swansea 1

2Crystal Palace vs West Brom 1

1 Everton vs Spurs 1

1 Middlesborough vs Stoke 1

1 Southampton vs Watford 0

3 Man City vs Sunderland 1

1 Bournemouth vs Man United 3

2 Arsenal vs Liverpool 2

2 Chelsea vs West Ham 1

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Hull 1-0 Leicester

Burnley 2-2 Swansea

Crystal Palace 1-0 West Brom

Everton 1-1 Spurs

Middlesborough 1-1 Stoke

Southampton 3-0 Watford

Man City 2-1 Sunderland

Bournemouth 1-2 Man United

Arsenal 1-3 Liverpool

Chelsea 1-1 West Ham

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Saturday 13th August 2016

 

Hull 1-3 Leicester
Burnley 2-1 Swansea
Crystal Palace 0-0 West Brom
Everton 1-2 Tottenham
Middlesbrough 2-2 Stoke
Southampton 1-0 Watford
Man City 3-1 Sunderland
Sunday 14th August 2016
Bournemouth 1-3 Man Utd
Arsenal 3-3 Liverpool
Monday 15th August 2016
Chelsea 2-1 West Ham

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Top 4:

1.) Manchester City

2.) Manchester United

3.) Arsenal

4.) Chelsea


Bottom 3:

18.) Middlesborough

19.) Burnley

20.) Hull City


Best Promoted Team:

Middlesbrough


Golden Boot Winner:

Sergio Aguero


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Hull 1-2 Leicester

Burnley 1-0 Swansea

Crystal Palace 1-0 West Brom

Middlesborough 1-0 Stoke

Everton 1-1 Tottenham

Southampton 1-0 Watford

Manchester City 4-1 Sunderland


Bournemouth 1-2 Manchester United

Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool


Chelsea 3-1 West Ham

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Hull 1-2 Leicester
Burnley 2-0 Swansea
Crystal Palace 1-1 West Brom
Everton 0-1 Spurs
Middlesborough 1-0 Stoke
Southampton 2-0 Watford
Man City 3-0 Sunderland
Bournemouth 0-2 Man United (gamble)
Arsenal 2-4 Liverpool
Chelsea 1-1 West Ham

 

(edited Burnley score)

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1. Man Utd
2. Chelsea
3. Liverpool
4. Man City

18. Sunderland
19. Bournemouth
20 Burnley

Best promoted: Mid'boro.
Top Scorer: Ibra

messed up my original scores prediction for sunday by deleting the entire post lol. i had a gamble on hull-leicester and didnt get it right. i forgot the other scores i had. Here's for sunday and monday games though.

 

Sunday 14th August 2016

Bournemouth 0:3 Man Utd
Arsenal 2:2 Liverpool

Monday 15th August 2016

Chelsea 1:0 West Ham

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Saturday 13th August

 

Hull 0 - 2 Leicester City

Burnley 0 - 3 Swansea

Crystal Palace 2 - 1 West Brom

Everton 1 - 1 Tottenham

Middlesbrough 1 - 3 Stoke City

Southampton 3 - 1 Watford

Man City 4 - 0 Sunderland

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Sunday 14th August 2016

 

Bournemouth 0-3 Man Utd

Arsenal 2-1 Liverpool

 

Monday 15th August 2016

 

Chelsea 2-0 West Ham

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a cactus - 37 remaining Gambles

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Friday 19th August 2016


Man Utd 3-0 Southampton


Saturday 20th August 2016


Stoke 1-1 Man City

Burnley 0-2 Liverpool

Swansea 2-1 Hull

Tottenham 1-0 Crystal Palace

Watford 1-3 Chelsea

West Brom 1-2 Everton

Leicester 1-1 Arsenal


Sunday 21st August 2016


Sunderland 1-1 Middlesbrough

West Ham 2-1 Bournemouth

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Friday 19th August

 

Man United 2 - 1 Southampton

 

Saturday 20th August

 

Stoke 1 - 1 Manchester City

Burnley 1 - 3 Liverpool

Swansea 3 - 0 Hull City

Tottenham 4 - 2 Crystal Palace

Watford 0 - 2 Chelsea

West Brom 0 - 1 Everton

Leicester 2 - 1 Arsenal

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Man Utd 2-0 Southampton (gamble)

Stoke 1-2 Man City
Burnley 1-3 Liverpool
Swansea 1-1 Hull
Tottenham 2-1 Crystal Palace
Watford 0-2 Chelsea
West Brom 0-0 Everton
Leicester 2-0 Arsenal

Sunderland 1-0 Middlesbrough
West Ham 2-0 Bournemouth

 

*edited to add gamble

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Man United 2-0 Southampton

Stoke 0-3 Man City

Swansea 1-1 Hull

Tottenham 3-1 Crystal Palace

Watford 1-1 Chelsea

West Brom 1-2 Everton

Leicester 1-1 Arsenal

Sunderland 0-1 Middlesborough

West Ham 2-0 Bournemouth

Also

 

Liverpool 2-1 Burnley

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