Mid-placed Bournemouth travel to Goodison Park to face struggling Everton in a round 38 game, which kicks-off this coming Sunday. The home side need a win to ease their trouble at the wrong end of the table.
Everton know the score on Sunday. A win will see them remain in the Premier League. A draw is not enough should Leicester beat West Ham at the King Power Stadium. Bournemouth have nothing at stake as their place in the Premier League is secured.
Everton scored 13 goals, conceded 19 and fought their way to one clean sheet in their previous ten matches.
Bournemouth are currently decent goalscorers, as they managed a bearable 12 goals in the past ten outings for an average of 1.2 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of 16 goals, and while Bournemouth claimed two clean sheets, they conceded an average of 1.6 goals per match.
Bournemouth got the better of Everton in their most recent meetings, as they first won 3-0, then 3-1.
Everton vs Bournemouth Prediction
Everton added four points to the standings in their previous three matches, where they first beat Brighton 1-5. They were then defeated 0-3 against Manchester City, before drawing 1-1 against Wolverhampton. Everton claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Premier League, which also saw them drawing one and losing four matches, in which they scored four and conceded 13 goals.
They went into the season as candidates for the drop, and unfortunately for Everton, they have lived up to expectations. As the season draws to a close, they are still in with a chance of escaping relegation, though.
Bournemouth were unable to pick up a single point in their last three matches, as they were first beaten 1-3 by Chelsea. Next up, Crystal Palace won 2-0, before losing 0-1 against Manchester United. Bournemouth won three of a possible six away matches in the Premier League, as well as playing zero draws and suffering three defeats. They scored seven while also conceding ten times.
We are opting for a draw, as Everton have settled for a point after 90 minutes in several recent matches. Bournemouth could be satisfied with taking a point back home.
Everton won 13 points from their last ten encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won three, scored 11 and let in 13 goals. Bournemouth recorded six wins from their last 11 games against teams placed in the bottom six and collected 19 points. They scored 18 goals while conceding 16. Everton so far pulled off a record of seven wins, 12 draws and 18 defeats in the Premier League this season. Bournemouth have a record of 11 wins, six draws and 20 defeats in the Premier League.
Everton vs Bournemouth Stats
- Everton have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- Everton have lost the last 3 home matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- In the last 4 Everton matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Everton have scored in 11 of the last 13 home matches
- Everton have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 10 of the last 12 Bournemouth away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Bournemouth have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
- Bournemouth have won 3 of the last 4 away matches
- In 3 of the last 4 Bournemouth away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Bournemouth have scored in 5 of the last 7 matches
Everton vs Bournemouth Squads
The 51-year-old Dyche will select the starting eleven against Bournemouth from this squad. The statistics represent goals scored and matches played in the Premier League this season:
Andy Lonergan (0/0), Asmir Begovic (0/1), Jordan Pickford (0/36), Ben Godfrey (0/13), Conor Coady (1/23), James Tarkowski (1/37), Mason Holgate (0/8), Michael Keane (1/12), Nathan Patterson (0/19), Ruben Vinagre (0/2), Seamus Coleman (1/23), Vitalii Mykolenko (0/34), Yerry Mina (2/6), Abdoulaye Doucoure (4/24), Amadou Onana (1/32), Andros Townsend (0/0), Dwight McNeil (7/35), Idrissa Gana Gueye (0/32), James Garner (0/15), Tom Davies (0/19), Alex Iwobi (2/37), Demarai Gray (4/32), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (2/17), Ellis Simms (1/10), Neal Maupay (1/27).
Here is the full team squad of Bournemouth. The 40 year-old Gary O'Neil will select his starting lineup from the following players:
Darren Randolph (0/0), Mark Travers (0/11), Neto (0/27), Adam Smith (0/36), Ben Greenwood (0/0), Chris Mepham (0/26), Illia Zabarnyi (0/4), Jack Stacey (0/10), Jack Stephens (0/17), Jordan Zemura (0/19), Lloyd Kelly (0/22), Marcos Senesi (2/30), Matias Vina (2/11), Ryan Fredericks (0/12), Dango Ouattara (1/18), David Brooks (0/5), Hamed Traore (0/7), Jefferson Lerma (5/36), Joe Rothwell (0/20), Junior Stanislas (0/0), Lewis Cook (0/28), Marcus Tavernier (5/23), Philip Billing (7/35), Ryan Christie (1/31), Antoine Semenyo (1/11), Dominic Solanke (6/32), Jaidon Anthony (3/29), Kieffer Moore (4/26).
Everton vs Bournemouth Team News
Everton could have up to five missing players for various reasons for their upcoming match against Bournemouth this coming Sunday.
Alex Iwobi, Nathan Patterson, Michael Keane, James Garner and Andros Townsend nurses various injuries and won't take part for Everton against Bournemouth at Goodison Park.
Bournemouth have six players on the injured and absent list ahead of the match on Sunday against Everton. Adam Smith is ineligible for selection in the Bournemouth squad, as he is suspended.
Names like Junior Stanislas, Ryan Fredericks, Marcus Tavernier, Neto and David Brooks most likely won't be deemed fit enough to play Everton.
Everton vs Bournemouth Lineups
Everton vs Bournemouth H2H
Bournemouth got the better of Everton in their most recent meetings, as they first won 3-0, then 3-1. Bournemouth look back on five wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Everton. The home side has a 40% win rate in these encounter for a total record of 4-1-5. No doubt worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Everton vs Bournemouth Results
In seven of the previous ten matches between Everton and Bournemouth both teams scored.
Everton vs Bournemouth Betting Tips
Everton won three of their last 10 games on home soil without allowing a goal.
Over 2.5 goals came up eight times in the previous ten encounters between Everton and Bournemouth, as Everton scored 1.7 goals on average per game and Bournemouth averaging 1.9 goals. Both teams scored in seven times of these matches. Everton scored an average of 1.3 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Bournemouth's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.2 goals in these matches.