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Our little homage to the Harper’s Magazine version.

Number of journalists ESPNFC polled on their Premier League predictions ahead of the season: 10.

Number of journalists the Guardian polled on their Premier League predictions ahead of the season: 11.

Number of stats writers who made Premier League predictions

Number of forecast models featured in this Forbes piece which generate Premier League predictions: 5.

Odds of correctly predicting the entire league table in correct order ahead of the season: 58 million to 1.

Change in Pinnacle Sports’ EPL Season Totals points predictions for Swansea since July: +6.

Change in points total for Arsenal since July: -6.

Change in points total for Chelsea: 0.

Chelsea’s expected position in the table based on points prediction: 1st.

Southampton’s percentage of league minutes played last season by players who are still at the club: 99.

Sunderland’s percentage of league played last season by players still at the club: 66.2.

Premier League teams for which the number final third touches predicted a more accurate goal-total in the following season: 17.

Average number of open play crosses it takes to score a goal (from Jan Vecer’s research h/t Michael Cox): 91.47

Rank of Sevilla among single club suppliers of incoming EPL transfers this window so far: 1.

Number of players which have left Sevilla for the Premier League: 7.

Total in millions of pounds of transfer fees paid to Sevilla by EPL clubs: 61.6.

Total number of players that have left Sevilla in total this summer: 13.

Rank among five different forecast models for the likelihood of Cyrstal Palace’s relegation: 1st.

Rank for the likelihood of Hull’s relegation: 2.