Stoke City vs Burnley
England Premier League.
Date: Saturday, 3rd December 2016,
Kick-off at 15:00 UK.
Venue: Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent.
Stoke City got back to winning ways with a 1-0 win against Watford on the weekend. However, the overall performance was less than impressive with the winner coming in the form of an own goal from Watford goal-keeper Heurelho Gomes. The Potters were win-less in the previous two with a 1-0 loss to Bournemouth and 1-1 draw against West Ham. They are currently 11th in the league, two places above Burnley.
Burnley fought hard against Manchester City, but eventually surrendered to a double strike from Sergio Aguero. They were leading through an early goal from Dean Marney before the started and finished a 2-1 comeback win for the Citizens. The result put Burnley on a two match unbeaten run and can expect a tough task against an invigorated Stoke City.
Stoke City vs Burnley: Head-to-head Stats
Burnley defeated Stoke City 2-1 in their last visit to the Britannia stadium during the 2014/15 season. They remain unbeaten in 2 matches against Stoke with the return leg ending in a goal-less draw.
At the Britannia stadium, the teams share an even record with the last 5 seeing 2 wins for each alongside a draw.
Stoke City vs Burnley: Predictions
Stoke on the other hand were inconsistent at the beginning of the season. They have now regrouped themselves and were only beaten once in the last 9. Burnley have done relatively well this season, but most of the positive results have come at their home ground. There are win-less on the road and lost 4 of their 5 matches so far. And they have conceded 3 or more goals in each of the four defeats. Britannia stadium is a difficult ground for visiting teams and we can back Stoke City to grab a win in this Premier League fixture.
Stoke City vs Burnley: Bet Tips
Stoke City to win at 1.67 (2/3)
Stoke City to score over 1.5 goals at 8/11 (1.72).