Burnley – Swansea : Preview & Prediction
Burnley and Swansea City play for Turf Moor in a 12th round Barclays Premier League duel. The history of recent direct clashes is favorable to the visiting team, which has 4 wins in the last 4 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 04-03-2017, ended Swansea City’s (3-2) win. Although this is a game between the 7th and 19th of the overall standings, it is actually a game between the 11th placed in home games and the 12th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 7th place, with 19 points earned, after 5 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home to Newcastle by (1-0). In the last match, he won off to Southampton by (0-1). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved better results than at home, having won 11 points as a visitor and only 8 in their stadium. For the championship, the Burnley won 8 points in 15 possible, after 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 5 games that played in his stadium.
In this competition, you have not lost any of the last 4 games in your stadium. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In his home matches there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 33 of the last 45 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 11 games in the competition, never managed to turn the score in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Burnley has been making an English League more than expected, coming from 2 consecutive victories and want to keep up the good stage to try to fight for a place in continental competitions next season. The team is characterized by a low-efficiency attack that has scored only 10 goals and is the seventh worst of the national, but the defense, on the other hand, has suffered only 9 goals and is the fourth less leaked, showing some imbalance between the offensive and defensive. Playing at home as the match on Saturday, Burnley come from 4 games of unbeaten record where they won 2 wins and 2 draws, with 1 of them gone scoreless, 2 of them with only 1 goal and 1 with 2 goals on the scoreboard. For the clash against Swansea, coach Sean Dyche has no problems with the team that won away in the last round and must repeat the lineup.
After 2 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses, the visiting team is in 19th place, having won 8 points. In the last match, they lost with Brighton & Hove Albion at home (0-1), after losing in the previous match in a match against Arsenal, (2-1). This is a team that normally achieves more positive results as a visitor than at home, having won 5 away points and 3 in their stadium, with 4 goals scored and 10 goals conceded at home, against 3 goals scored and 3 conceded. In the last 5 away games for the championship, Swansea City has won 1, 2 draws and 2 defeats, having won 5 points in 15 chances.
For this competition, do not win 7 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 11 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the scoring in the 6 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Swansea City have played poorly in the Premier League, lost 5 of their last 6 matches and need to seek recovery to try to get out of the relegation zone. The bad campaign can be explained mainly by the inefficiency of his attack that has scored only 7 goals and is the second worst of the national, while the defense has been working in a medium way with 13 goals conceded, being the ninth less leaked of the championship. Playing away from home, such as Saturday’s clash, Swansea City have not won 3 games where they have lost 2 and a draw and are the third team to have scored the least goals in this type of situation, but it is the team that conceded the least their domains. For the confrontation with Burnley, coach Paul Clement has no problems in the team considered holder and goes to the field with maximum strength.
Burnley – Swansea : Betting Tips
Burnley – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / NO – Odds: 1.70
UNDER 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70