In another fixture of matchday 17th of the Premier League, Bournemouth will be hosting Luton Town on Saturday at the Vitality Stadium. Both clubs are at a point differential of 10 points and they both are in desperate need of a win.
Bournemouth are currently in the 14th spot in the point table with 5 wins and 19 points overall. They thrashed Manchester United on Saturday and look in decent form.
On the other hand, Luton Town is struggling in the relegation zone as they are in the 18th spot in the point table with 2 wins and just 9 points. The top bookmakers in India have amazing odds with them.
The Cherries have a good attack and they will get the benefit of Luton Town’s weak defence.
The betting tip is...
Bournemouth to score over 1.5 goals
The Cherries are on an undefeated streak of 5 games and in their previous fixture, they scored a stunning win over the Premier League giants Manchester United by 0-3 at the Old Trafford. With possession of only 31%, Bournemouth took everyone by surprise and showcased a calm and composed style of football.
With an average possession of 42% in the ongoing season, Bournemouth has taken 10.69 shots out of which 12% were converted into a goal. Surprisingly, Bournemouth has 38% wins in the away fixtures than 25% at home. Overall, they have scored 31% wins in the season.
Dominic Solanke is their highest scorer with 8 goals and a single assist. Marcus Tavernier is also a crucial player as he has 3 assists and 2 goals.
Bournemouth has won 4 clean sheets this season out of 16 matches they have been part of. However, they have conceded an average of 1.88 goals in a match and this shows their minor strugglers at the back.
Tyler Adams, Max Aarons, Alex Scott, Lloyd Kelly, Ryan Fredericks, Darren Randolph and Emiliano Marcondes are doubtful to be part of the game because of their respective injuries.
Predicted Lineup: Neto (GK), Smith, Senesi, Zabarnyi, Kerkez, Christie, Cook, Solanke, Kluivert, Sinisterra & Semenyo
With only two wins in the current season, Luton Town is facing the danger of getting relegated from the debut season of the Premier League. The Hatters are travelling to the Vitality Stadium after facing a 1-2 defeat against Manchester City at home.
Luton Town has witnessed losses in 69% of their fixtures and things are getting difficult for the club with every loss. With an average possession of 36%, the Hatters have taken an average of 7.88 shots out of which only 13% were converted into a goal. Elijah Adebayo is their highest score with 4 goals on his name. Carlton Morris is another player to watch out for who has 3 goals and 2 assists on his name.
The Hatters have major problems in their defence as they have not won any clean sheets yet and have conceded goals in the first half in all the fixtures they have been part of.
Dan Potts, Mads Andersen, Reece Burke, Cauley Woodrow, Albert-Mboyo Lokonga, Marvelous Nakamba and Thomas Lockyer are facing injury time.
Predicted Lineup: Kaminski (GK), Bell, Osho, Mengi, Kaboré, Townsend, Barkley, Mpanzu, Doughty, Adebayo & Brown
Bournemouth is a well-balanced team as compared to the visitors. With a win over Manchester United, the Cherries won’t allow anyone to dominate them at their home ground.
Luton Town has shown struggles with their weak defense and inconsistent attack. We predict a win for Bournemouth on Saturday at home.