A Countdown To Boxing Day: Which Premier League Clubs Have The Best Festive Record?

Boxing Day is among the best days of the football season for fans. The real Christmas Day for any fan of the sport. This year see every single game streamed live on Amazon prime which will be a real feast of football!

Every year we take a break from the turkey sandwiches and enjoy a punt on the match, although some clubs have more success than others.

If you’re looking to have a bet on the football this Christmas, then it’s well worth analysing which clubs generally see the most success on Boxing Day. This year there are 9 games on boxing day starting with Spurs v Brighton at 12.30 and finishing with the top 2 clash – Leicester v Liverpool at 8 pm. This is then followed by Wolves v Manchester City at 7.45 on the 27th of December.

The Top 4

Rank Team Win Percentage
1 Manchester United 57.6%
2 Brighton 49.3
3 Huddersfield 46.75
4 Liverpool 45.98

If you’re looking to load up your mobile betting app over the next few days it’s perhaps no surprise to learn that Manchester United have the best record in the Premier League when it comes to Boxing Day victories.

The Red Devils have won over 57% of games played the day after Christmas and will take on Newcastle at home in a 5.30 pm fixture.

United will, of course, be clear favourites for this tie against a side who have struggled so far this season.

However, the relative newcomers, alongside Brighton have two of the best records in the country, ahead of the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City.

The seaside club will take on the Gunners in the early evening television game in what could be a real thriller given the form of Arsenal.

Liverpool makes up the top four and will welcome former manager Rafael Benitez on Boxing Day.

The Strugglers

Rank Team Win Percentage
17 Leicester City 34.48
18 Newcastle United 32.97
19 Burnley 30.59
20 West Ham 30

West Ham currently has the worst record in the Premier League but have been in fine fettle of late and have managed to avoid Boxing Day completely, which those superstitious fans will be certainly pleased with.

Burnley face a tough game away to Everton, who have a 44.94% win ratio on Boxing Day, while Leicester take on Manchester City at the King Power.

Of course, since Manchester City were taken over their form on Boxing Day has seen a significant lift and the top mobile betting apps will undoubtedly still side with the current Champions.

Newcastle will also struggle once again against another of the Premier League favourites, Liverpool who will be desperate to keep the pressure on their Mancunian rivals.

The Full List

Here’s the full list of current Premier League teams and their win percentages on Boxing Day…

Rank Team Win Percentage
1 Manchester United 54.84
2 Brighton 49.3
3 Huddersfield 46.75
4 Liverpool 45.98
5 Everton 44.94
6 Manchester City 44.21
7 Chelsea 44.05
8 Tottenham 43.59
9 Arsenal 43.37
10 Fulham 40.51
11 Bournemouth 40
12 Crystal Palace 38.89
13 Wolves 37.76
14 Southampton 36.49
15 Watford 36.23
16 Cardiff City 35.53
17 Leicester City 34.48
18 Newcastle United 32.97
19 Burnley 30.59
20 West Ham 30

Boxing Day Fixtures

Below you can find the full set of fixtures for Boxing Day 2018…


Fulham v Wolves


Burnley v Everton

Crystal Palace v Cardiff City

Leicester City v Manchester City

Liverpool v Newcastle United

Manchester United v Huddersfield

Tottenham v Bournemouth


Brighton v Arsenal


Watford v Chelsea