Burnley vs Bristol City
FA Cup – Fourth Round
Date: Saturday, 28 January 2017
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Turf Moor (Burnley).
Burnley reached the fourth round of FA Cup after defeating fellow Premier League side Sunderland by a 2-0 margin at home in the replay.
Sean Dyche’s men are 13th in the league standings and they have an amazing home record for a team that has just got promoted to English top flight football. They are the fourth best home team in Premier League after picking 8 wins and 1 draw from the 12 matches so far, while suffering 3 defeats. They will be coming into the FA cup fixture on the back of 5 straight home wins.
Bristol City on the other hand defeated lower league side Fleetwood Town 1-0 in the previous round. Their league form is rather disappointing are just 2 points away from the relegation zone. The most alarming stats can be found in their away record as they lost in 6 of their last 7 away games.
Burnley vs Bristol City: Head-to-head stats
Burnley were victorious in each of the last four meetings against Bristol City. And they are unbeaten in the last five. While Bristol had fair amount of success in the meetings before that.
The home record is even better as Burnley have 4 wins and 2 draws in the last 7 meetings, while Bristol managed one win.
Burnley vs Bristol City: Prediction
With the backing of h2h record and an excellent home record this season, Burnley can be backed to win this fixture. The odds of 1.67 is a decent offer considering the high probability of conversion rate. Meanwhile, over 2.5 goals is an alternate option as the last four meetings between these two sides produced an average of 4.5 goals.
Burnley vs Bristol City: Bet Tips
- Burnley to win and Over 2.5 goals at 8/5 (2.60)
- First Half – Burnley to win at 5/4 (2.25).