Burnley vs West Brom
2017/18 English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 19th August 2017
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Dean Court (Bournemouth).
Teams look to build on their winning star to the 2017/18 English Premier League campaign.
Burnley will be on top of their confidence after beating reigning champions Chelsea 3-2. They did benefit from the sending off of Cahill just 15 minutes into the first half. However, credit must be given to Burnley’s disciplined display which helped them score three goals before the break.
Whereas, West Brom can be proud of their defensive display after earning a narrow 1-0 win against Bournemouth. Their opponents managed just 1 shot of goal in the match. However, Tony Pulis still be lamenting his side’s poor finishing. The winning margin could have been wider if his men were able to take the chances well.
Burnley vs West Brom: Head-to-head
West Brom are unbeaten in their last four meetings with Burnley, 2 home wins and a pair of 2-2 away draws.
In the same way, Burnley can boast of an unbeaten home record against the Baggies. Along with the recent back-to-back draws, the Clarets are unbeaten in six games with 2 wins and and 4 draws.
West Brom did manage to score in each of their last 8 visits to Burnley’s home ground. Their last win at the Turf Moor came in the 2001/02 Championship clash. This is the only time an away team has won in 16 league meetings between the two clubs. The home win percentage is 50%.
The last 9 meetings between Burnley and West Brom across all venues and competitions produced 3 of more goals.
Burnley vs West Brom: Predictions
Despite both teams coming on the back of a positive start, Burnley are in a better mood for this fixture. The Clarets have a fantastic home record, while West Brom were one of the worst travelers. We have also seen the sharpness in Burnley’s attacking front, meantime the opposite can be said about the Clarets.