We are zooming in on Bournemouth and Fulham, as the duo face each other at Vitality Stadium this coming Saturday in what surely will be an exciting Premier League clash.
Bournemouth as well as Fulham suffered disappointing defeats in their most previous match. This could lead to a cautious encounter as neither side naturally fancies losing once again already.
Bournemouth have a hard time getting on the scoreboard these days, as they managed a poorly seven goals in their previous ten matches. That is an average of 0.7 goals per game, in which they conceded 18 goals, or 1.8 goals per game. Furthermore, they fought their way to two clean sheets in this run.
Fulham travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 0.9 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of nine goals, while also conceding ten goals. That amounts to an average of one per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring four times.
Neither Bournemouth nor Fulham managed a breakthrough, when they last faced each other. They ended up settling for a point in a 2-2 draw, and the best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 9/4.
Bournemouth vs Fulham Prediction
Bournemouth lost two of their last three matches, as they went down 3-2 in a meeting with Arsenal. They replied by beating Liverpool 1-0, before losing again, this time 3-0 against Aston Villa. Bournemouth managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Premier League. In the remaining four, they drew two and lost two, as they scored seven and conceded eight goals.
Fulham were unable to pick up a single point in their last three matches, as they were first beaten 3-2 by Brentford. Next up, Arsenal won 0-3, before losing 3-1 against Manchester United. Fulham won three of a possible six away matches in the Premier League, as well as playing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored seven while also conceding four times.
Both Bournemouth and Fulham are having a hard time finding their way to the net. With the teams clashing in this round 29, we find a low scoring match is the natural pick.
Fulham won four of their previous seven outings against teams from the bottom six and claimed 14 points. They scored 11 and conceded eight goals. Bournemouth have a record of six wins, six draws and 15 defeats in the Premier League this season. Fulham are looking at 11 wins, six draws and ten defeats in the Premier League.
Bournemouth vs Fulham Stats
- Bournemouth have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- Bournemouth have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 6 of the last 8 Bournemouth matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 4 of the last 5 home matches Bournemouth played, both teams scored
- Bournemouth have scored in 8 of the last 9 home matches
- In 18 of the last 20 Fulham matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Fulham have scored in 12 of the last 14 away matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Fulham away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Fulham have not lost 7 of the last 9 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 Fulham away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Bournemouth vs Fulham Squads
Gary O'Neil will choose the starting lineup for the upcoming game against Fulham from the players listed below (the information in the brackets refers to goals scored and matches played in the Premier League this season):
Darren Randolph (0/0), Mark Travers (0/11), Neto (0/17), Adam Smith (0/26), Ben Greenwood (0/0), Chris Mepham (0/21), Illia Zabarnyi (0/0), Jack Stacey (0/9), Jack Stephens (0/12), Jordan Zemura (0/19), Lloyd Kelly (0/12), Marcos Senesi (2/23), Matias Vina (0/4), Ryan Fredericks (0/12), Dango Ouattara (0/8), David Brooks (0/1), Hamed Traore (0/5), Jefferson Lerma (3/26), Joe Rothwell (0/12), Junior Stanislas (0/4), Lewis Cook (0/21), Marcus Tavernier (3/17), Philip Billing (6/26), Ryan Christie (1/21), Antoine Semenyo (0/6), Dominic Solanke (3/22), Jaidon Anthony (3/22), Kieffer Moore (4/21).
Here is the full squad of the away team. The 45 year-old Fulham manager Silva will select his starting XI from these players:
Bernd Leno (0/25), Marek Rodak (0/2), Antonee Robinson (0/24), Cedric Soares (0/4), Issa Diop (1/18), Kenny Tete (0/21), Layvin Kurzawa (0/3), Shane Duffy (0/4), Tim Ream (1/27), Tosin Adarabioyo (1/15), Andreas Pereira (2/27), Daniel James (1/17), Harrison Reed (2/26), Harry Wilson (0/18), Joao Palhinha (3/24), Neeskens Kebano (0/12), Sasa Lukic (0/4), Tom Cairney (0/22), Tyrese Francois (0/1), Aleksandar Mitrovic (11/21), Bobby Reid (4/26), Manor Solomon (4/9), Vinicius (2/18), Willian (3/19).
Bournemouth vs Fulham Team News
Bournemouth could have up to six missing players for various reasons for their upcoming match against Fulham this coming Saturday. There is no need for Adam Smith to show up in the Bournemouth dressing room, as he is suspended.
Junior Stanislas, Ryan Fredericks, Marcus Tavernier, Neto and David Brooks are missing from the squad, Bournemouth will field against Fulhamon Saturday.
Fulham have three on the list of injured and absent players before their next match against Bournemouth on Saturday. Aleksandar Mitrovic is ineligible for selection in the Fulham squad, as he is suspended.
Fulham need to do without Shane Duffy and Neeskens Kebano, who are not fit enough to travel to Vitality Stadium.
Bournemouth vs Fulham Lineups
Bournemouth vs Fulham H2H
Their latest encounter was a belter of a game, which finished with a 2-2 scoreline. An uncommon result, but we would not mind a similar goal fest on Saturday. Bournemouth picked up three wins in their previous nine matches against Fulham, while the latter claimed one win in these, with the remaining finishing a draw. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 9/4.
Bournemouth vs Fulham Results
In one of the previous three matches between Bournemouth and Fulham both teams scored.
Bournemouth vs Fulham Betting Tips
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Philip Billing, who is performing well for Bournemouth. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Premier League outings. He'll be out to add more goals against Fulham.The visitors will be looking to Manor Solomon to find the net once again, after managing four Premier League goals for Fulham in recent matches.
Bournemouth won three of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing two and losing five as well. Fulham won five from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew one and lost four in this run. Strap yourselves up for a goals at Vitality Stadium since both teams scored in six of the last 10 home matches for Bournemouth. The same occurred in four of the last 10 league games away from home for Fulham.
Over 2.5 goals happened two times in the past three encounters between Bournemouth and Fulham, with Bournemouth scoring 1.67 goals on average per game. Fulham averaged one goal, while both teams scored one time. Bournemouth witnessed over 2.5 goals in four of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 0.9 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals appeared in four of the last ten matches that Fulham played across all tournaments. They scored 1.3 times on average in the process.