Burnley – Southampton : Preview & Prediction
Burnley and Southampton meet at Turf Moor in a match for the 28th round of the Barclays Premier League. Burnley won away by (0-1) the last time they faced in this edition of the league on 04-11-2017. The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins and 2 losses in the last 5 games. Although this is a game between the 7th and 18th of the overall standings, it is actually a game between the 13th ranked home games and the 12th as a visitor.
Review of Burnley
The home team is currently in 7th place with 36 points, after 9 wins, 9 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, tied at home for Manchester City by (1-1). In the last match, lost out to Swansea City by (1-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. For the championship, Burnley had 14 points out of 30, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in their last 10 games at their home stadium. In matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 7 of their 13 matches. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of their last 10 games in this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In his home games there is a tendency to few goals, since 11 of his last 13 games in the competition finished with Less than 2.5 goals. In 27 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 13 times and never managed to turn the score. In the last 13 home games in this competition there are 1 highlights: scored 4 of his 9 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Burnley is going through a lot of difficulties this season and is currently recording eleven straight games without proving the taste of the win for all competitions. Still it is important to note that the local team managed a 1-1 draw against Manchester City in the last round at their stadium. The team led by Sean Dyche demonstrates several flaws in the style of play, especially in the offensive sector: standing balls and defense-attack transition. As it has in its games, the Burnley must present itself with a more cautious strategy, exploring only the counterattacks. Chris Wood is Burnley’s best finisher in this competition with 4 goals scored. For this game the manager of the house does not have Bardsley, Walters, Brady and Defour, all injured.
Analysis of Southampton
After 5 wins, 11 draws and 11 losses, the visiting team is in 18th place, having won 26 points. In the last match, they lost to Liverpool at home (0-2), after having won in the previous match in a match against West Bromwich by (2-3). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it has achieved similar results at home and abroad. In the last match he played for the FA Cup, he beat West Bromwich out (1-2). In the last 10 away games the Southampton have won 1, 4 draws and 5 losses, having won 7 points out of 30. The team has conceded goals in 9 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In 27 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in 14 games in which he suffered the first goal.
come to this game with a win at West Bromwich by 1-2, thus guaranteeing passage to the next phase of the English League Cup. We must point out that the visitors are having a great time, having only 2 losses in the last 10 games. Despite playing away from home, coach Mauricio Pellegrino should keep the team 4-2-3-1 privileging possession and the attacks organized through the sides: Redmond is a very fast and strong player in the offensive transition. For this game the coach can not count on Austin, Davis, Boufal and Yoshida, all injured.
Burnley – Southampton : Betting Tips
Burnley – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / NO – Odds: 1.70
UNDER 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70