Bournemouth vs Stoke City
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 26 February 2022
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Vitality Stadium.
Hoping to win 4 successive league games for the first time since October, the Cherries will be hosting the Potters at Vitality Stadium this weekend afternoon for the 35th Round of Championship.
After winning the last three league games in a row, Bournemouth are second in the league chasing the leaders Fulham for a potential Premier League promotion. Stoke City will be looking to keep up the momentum against the hosts, as they have lost only once from the last 5 fixtures.
Bournemouth vs Stoke City Head-to-head (h2h)
- Past 5 h2h games saw Bournemouth with 4 wins while Stoke City won once.
- Their past 3 meetings saw only the winning the side to get on to the scoreboard.
- Bournemouth have won 5 of their last 7 league matches against Stoke and won 1-0 earlier this season.
Bournemouth vs Stoke City Prediction
The Cherries are at the 2nd spot on the standing with 58 points from 30 games. They won 17 times in the league while drawing on 7 and losing on 6 other occasions. They scored 49 in total while conceding a sum of 26 which shows their sublime attacking front.
Bournemouth’s third consecutive victory came last week against Blackpool by 2-1. They have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 7 goals during that time.
On the other side, the Potters reside at the 14th position on the table with 44 points. Of the 32 matches played, they won 12 games while drawing on 8 and losing on a dozen other occasions. Their total goals to conceding ratio stands at 41:36 so far in the league.
The previous fixture for Stoke City has ended in a defeat in the hands of Luton by 1-2. In their last half-dozen outings, the visitors have bagged the sum of 11 goals while also managing to score on each one of those occasions. During that period, they have seen 7 goals go against them.
The visitors have drawn each of their last two on the road games in the league, while they last had a longer such run was in January 2021 when they recorded 6 successive draws.
We feel that a home win is probable this Saturday as the home side are undefeated in 78% of the games played at home this season. Also, the visitors failed secure to win since the last 3 games away from home.
Bournemouth vs Stoke City Betting tips
Bournemouth to win @ 1.73 odds.
BTTS @ 1.80 odds.
Full time correct score Bournemouth 3-1 @ 12.50 odds.