Bournemouth vs Burnley: Preview & Prediction
Bournemouth plays last home game this season and will be motivated to give the fans a party.
Burnley secured in the last round the 40 points that were the season goal (= survival), and the motivation for this week’s fight can therefore be weak.
Burnley is often very deep and defender without ball at away team (And home ground). It may be dangerous against a team like Bournemouth. (* 1)
Burnley’s defensive success has been highly dependent on the midfielder Mee / Keane. Both are questionable for the match.
Burnley is the league’s second most out of date with just 7 points in the 18-week games played.
Bournemouth was good at opening the compact Burnley defense in reverse combat, and is now at home where one is usually better.
Burnley won the reverse showdown 3-2 and can take confidence from the showdown here.
Burnley’s regular midfielder may be back after missing the last match.
Bournemouth, on the other hand, has the absence of several important players – Especially the central midfield is hard hit.
Burnley is likely to wager on conversions, and if Bournemouth becomes too keen, it may open too much behind.
Bournemouth vs Burnley: Direct Matches
10.12.16 PL Burnley Bournemouth 3 : 2
15.02.14 CHA Bournemouth Burnley 1 : 1
09.11.13 CHA Burnley Bournemouth 1 : 1
29.01.05 FAC Burnley Bournemouth 2 : 0
11.02.00 LO Bournemouth Burnley 0 : 1
Bournemouth vs Burnley: Betting Tips
Bournemouth win – Odds: 1.90
Over 2,5 goals – Odds: 1.75