Premier League: points needed to avoid relegation/win the league

Since the 1995/6 season, when the Premiership was reduced to 20 teams, the best-placed relegated team (that in 18th-place) in the top flight has had:

This is the number of points that you’d need to exceed to stay in the league. This season, 39 looks certain to get you relegated.

At the top, the second-placed team (the number to exceed to win the league) has had:

This season it looks like being a mere 73.

So this season has seen more competitiveness from the lower teams, leaving less spoils for the top teams.


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