Burnley vs Stoke City: Preview and Predictions

Burnley vs Stoke City-EPL-Match Preview-4th April 2017

Burnley vs Stoke City
English Premier League
Date: Tuesday, 4th April 2017
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Turf Moor, Burnley.

Burnley are heavily reliant on home results for staying in English Premier League beyond the 2016/17 season. After 30 match-days, 29 out of their 32 points have come at Turf Moor. This has been enough to keep them at bay from the relegation zone. But they are at 15th spot in the league table with only a 5 point separation from the bottom three.

The 2-0 home defeat to Tottenham is only their 4th at Turf Moor this season and the first since the 2-1 defeat to Manchester City on November. However, Burnley’s overall form is pretty poor as they are without a win in the last 8 in all tournaments, with 5 losses and 3 draws.

Stoke City were comfortable defeated by an inform Leicester on Saturday to hand them back-to-back league defeats. They sit 9th in the league table, but only 4 points above 15th placed Burnley. Moreover, they have only managed 2 wins in their last 9 matches with 4 losses and 3 draws.

The Potters’ is one of the worst in the league among the teams in the top half. The lost in 6 of the last 8, managing 4 points from a win and a draw. Also, they haven’t scored in the last four on the road.

Burnley vs Stoke City: Head-to-head

Last five meetings between the two are in the Premier League, Stoke City won 3 as against Burnley’s 1, with 1 match ending in draw.

Stoke eased to a 2-0 win when the teams met for the reverse leg on December 2016.

The Potters are unbeaten in their last four trips to Turf Moor. The latest three are draws, with a win in the last match on the series.

The record is pretty even if we look at the last 9 matched between the two at the Turf Moor as Stoke and Burnley share 3 wins and 3 draws.

Burnley vs Stoke City: Prediction

This point has been repeated many time for Burnley’s matches this season. They are a reliable bunch while playing at the Turf Moor after having troubled the elite teams in the league.

On the other hand, Stoke are one of the most inconsistent sides in the league. While they are at their best, they can trouble anyone, but they are known for doing the exact opposite.

Judging by the current form, Burnley is the team we can trust with our money and hope they do a good job on Tuesday’s Premier League match.

Burnley vs Stoke City: Bet Tips

  • FT – Burnley to win at 2.45 with Unibet
  • Under 2.5 goals at 1.65 with Unibet.

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