Bournemouth – Stoke : Preview & Prediction
Bournemouth and Stoke play at Vitality Stadium in a 26th round match of the Barclays Premier League. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 21-10-2017, Bournemouth won away by (1-2). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years between the two teams could not be more balanced, since there was 1 tie and 2 wins for each team of the last 5 times that they met. In this match the home factor could play a decisive role, as Stoke has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
Review of Bournemouth
The home team is currently in 10th place with 28 points, after 7 wins, 7 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for West Ham for (1-1). In the last match, he won away to Chelsea by (0-3). This is a team little affected by the house factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 15 goals scored and 23 conceded, against 5 victories , 5 draws and 5 defeats at home, with 21 goals scored and 21 conceded. For the championship, Bournemouth won 15 points out of 30, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in their last 10 matches at their stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 5 of their 12 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards goals, since 8 of his last 12 games by the competition finished with More of 2.5 goals. In 25 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 13 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard.
Coming from an excellent away win, the Bournemouth team arrives confident for this next round of the competition. The team knows that in order to win, they will have to repeat the same performance in the last round, where they did not give their opponents a chance. The team is aiming to pressure your opponent, and so try to create good goals moves, and try to convert them efficiently. In the last round the team managed to beat the Chelsea team away from home by 3-0. The coach should not miss out on this game.
After 6 wins, 6 draws and 13 losses, the visiting team is in 16th place, having won 24 points. In the last match, they drew with Watford at home (0-0), after their previous home win in a game against Huddersfield Town (2-0). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 2 wins, 3 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with a total of 13 goals scored and 35 conceded. Already inside the home, it won 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, with a total of 20 goals scored and 23 conceded. In the league, Stoke had 5 points out of 30, after 1 win, 2 draws and 7 losses in their last 10 away games.
For this competition, you do not win as a visitor makes 7 games. The team allowed their opponents’ goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In 25 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 16 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 12 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: scored 4 of his 10 goals between minutes (46′-60 ‘).
Stoke City’s plan is to add as many points as you can from now on to get away from the sticking zone so you know you need to get good results both inside and out. In this round the team must find many difficulties, since it will have a good team ahead and that should not make life easier. In the final round, the team ended up only in the draw, in the home, with the Watford team for the score of 0 x 0. The commander should take to the field a team with more defensive posture and looking to leave in the counterattacks.
Bournemouth – Stoke : Betting Tips
Bournemouth – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70