Burnley vs MK Dons
English FA Cup
Date: Saturday, 9 January 2021
Kick-Off at 15.00 UK
Venue: Turf Moor, Burnley.
3rd round of the FA Cup always draws a lot of attention because EPL and Championship join the draw. Burnley will welcome League One side MK Dons at Turf Moor on Saturday, carrying the role of big favorites priced at 1.50 odds to win the match. The Clarets have finally started playing better in the Premier League lately, securing victories versus Arsenal, Wolves and Sheffield United which allowed them to finally exit the relegation zone.
Next divisional game is scheduled just a couple of days after this FA Cup clash, so the question is if head manager Sean Dyche is going to use the main roster. All in all, there are plenty of solid betting opportunities available.
Burnley vs MK Dons Head-to-head
- There were four head to head clashes between these two opponents so far and every single one was won by Burnley FC.
- The most recent one took place in 2015 when both were members of the Championship. Clarets took convincing 5-0 win.
- Total number of goals so far is 14, which averages 3.50 per duel.
Burnley vs MK Dons Prediction
MK Dons have scored at least one goal in 75% of previous games versus Burnley. They are not looking so good this season in League One, occupying the 16th place after collecting only 25 points from 21 games.
The form has been on the rise though. The last two appearances ended with two victories against Bristol Rovers 2-0 and Swindon Town 4-1. This team was defeated only once in the last six games across all competitions.
Burnley’s burning issue number one is poor efficiency. They have scored only nine goals in 15 EPL games, which is making them the second worst offense in the league.
Clarets scored at least one goal in four out of last six games though, so we feel confident in picking home win here. Besides that, we wouldn’t be surprised to see MK score at least one goal.
Burnley vs MK Dons Bet Tips
Home win @ 1.50
Both teams to score @ 1.80.