Opta Stats: Stoke City v Everton

Can in-form Stoke continue their hot streak when they face Everton? Opta delivers their statistical analysis.

Stoke are unbeaten in five home league meetings with Everton, though four have ended level (W1). The last three meetings with the Toffees at the Britannia Stadium have ended 1-1. Another 1-1 draw is 7.26/1.

The Toffees have only mustered three goals in their last five trips to the Britannia Stadium in the Premier League. Under 2.5 goals is 1.75/7.

Peter Crouch has scored 46 headed Premier League goals, the joint-most in Premier League history along with Alan Shearer. Crouch is 2.8815/8 to score.

Four of Crouch’s last six Premier League goals have been from headers, including each of the last three. Crouch is 7.613/2 to score first.

Everton have dropped more points (17) from winning positions in the Premier League than any other team in the top flight this season. The Everton half-time/draw full-time double result is priced at 19.018/1.

27% of Everton’s goals have been netted in the final 15 minutes, a league-high proportion in that period of the game. The draw half-time/Everton full-time is 8.27/1.

The Toffees have conceded a league-high 61% of their goals in the second-half of matches this season. The odds of the second-half containing more goals than the first are 2.111/10.

Stoke have lost just three of their last 13 league matches (W7 D3 L3) and those defeats came against three of the current top four in the league. They are 2.546/4 to win.

Everton have conceded the same number of goals so far this season as they did in the whole of 2013-14. Over 2.5 goals is 2.47/5.