Sunday’s Premier League clash between Brentford and Everton is a fixture between two teams struggling to find form. Brentford are winless in five straight games. After a great start to their first-ever Premier League season, the Bees have failed to win five straight matches with four of those games ending in losses.
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Everton are just as inconsistent this season under Rafael Benitez as they were under Carlo Ancelotti last term. Six straight Premier League games have finished without wins for Everton. Four of those six games ended in defeat, including last weekend’s 3-0 loss to Manchester City.
Brentford go into matchday 13 in 14th place in the Premier League. Just four points separate the Bees from the relegation zone ahead of the weekend. Everton have taken 15 points from 36 this season. They are 11th prior to visiting the Brentford Community Stadium. Six points separate the Toffees from the drop.
After a managerial shakeup in the league during the November international break, Everton manager Benitez leads bookies’ best betting odds to be the next man sacked. Leading bookies have Benitez at odds of 4/1 to be the next manager sacked. Will Brentford win and push Benitez closer to the Goodison Park exit?
Brentford vs Everton Betting Odds
Everton are at the bottom of the Premier League form table. The Toffees took just two points from the last 18 on offer in the league. Just four goals were scored by Everton during that six-game time span. The defence conceded 12 to opponents. Bookies’ best betting odds on an Everton win at full-time are at 12/5.
Brentford took four points from the last 18 available. They did little better than Everton. The Bees conceded 12 goals and scored eight over the course of their last six fixtures. Brentford are at the best betting odds of 13/10 to win at full-time versus Everton.
These teams have no recent history; therefore, no trends can be found. The Bees are on a three-match home losing streak in the league, which doesn’t bode well for a win on Sunday against Everton. However, Everton have lost back-to-back away matches and are winless in their last four road games.
Benitez’s team is tanking. Despite leading bookies’ best betting odds to be the next manager sacked, there is no evidence that owner Farhad Moshiri is ready to fire the ex-Liverpool coach. With Newcastle United, Aston Villa, Norwich City, and now Manchester United changing coaches, the market for a new manager is limited of high-quality bosses.
Brentford vs Everton Team News
Brentford manager Thomas Frank has eight players on the injury list going into the game this weekend. Forward Yoane Wissa, Mathias Jorgensen, and Mathias Jensen are all suffering from injuries, but could be passed fit to play versus Everton. The trio would be a massive boost to Brentford’s available squad.
While the trio is likely to be passed fit, Mads Sorensen, David Raya, Kristoffer Ajer, Julian Jeanvier, and Joshua Dasilva are all ruled out of the game. Goalkeeper Raya’s absence will have a major impact on the team. Raya has missed Brentford’s last three games with a knee injury. The Bees conceded seven times without Raya in net.
Benitez could be without up to eight players as well. Dominic Calvert-Lewin is ruled out once more due to a thigh injury. He is due back for matchday 14, however. Mason Holgate, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Richarlison, Yerry Mina, Tom Davies, Andre Gomes, and Demarai Gray are all ruled out of the fixture due to their injuries respectively.
Everton have not been helped by fitness issues and with eight players ruled out of the game, Benitez’s squad will be stretched thin.
Brentford vs Everton H2H
Neither Brentford nor Everton are in form going into the match on Sunday. Injuries have taken their toll on both squads. Brentford are winless in five straight games and Everton are winless in six straight matches. Both clubs are desperate to win Sunday’s game and move up the Premier League table. As it stands, relegation to the Championship is a possibility for both teams. Everton have the better squad on paper, but playing at home, Brentford could snatch points.
Brentford vs Everton Predictions
Both teams to score: YES @ 10/11 - BET NOW
Nine of Brentford’s 15 matches in all competitions finished with both teams scoring goals. Eight of Everton’s 14 matches in all competitions ended with both teams finding the back of the net. Our betting tips prediction is for Brentford and Everton to both score goals on Sunday. Both teams are desperate for points, which should make this an attacking game. Five straight Brentford games in all competitions ended with both teams scoring goals. The scoring should continue.
Ivan Toney to score anytime @ 17/10 - BET NOW
Ivan Toney got on the scoresheet for Brentford on matchday 12 with a goal against Newcastle United. He nearly scored a second, but the goal was chalked off for being offside. The striker has three goals in 12 appearances for the Bees this season. Adjusting to the Premier League has been difficult for the ex-Newcastle United man. Our betting tips prediction is for Toney to score anytime against an Everton defence that has conceded 19 times.
Over 2.5 goals @ 6/5 - BET NOW
Brentford have played some high-scoring games in 2021-22. Nine of their 15 games in all competitions finished with over 2.5 goals. Five straight matches played by Brentford finished with more than 2.5 goals scored.
Nine of Everton’s 14 matches in all competitions finished without over 2.5 goals scored. Our betting tips prediction is for Brentford and Everton to combine for over 2.5 goals on Sunday.
Neither team is in form going into the game. The Bees are coming off of a 3-3 draw away at Newcastle United. Everton lost 3-0 to Manchester City. Playing at home could help Brentford and Frank could have several players back from injuries. Our betting tips prediction is for a Brentford win or draw at full-time.
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