bmouth1718Round 5 of the English Premier League gets underway on Friday night with a coastal derby between Bournemouth and Brighton



Bournemouth Stats:

Bournemouth lost 3-0 at Arsenal last week and are one of 2 sides yet to open their points account this season.

Their 4 defeats include home losses to Watford (2-0) and then Manchester City (2-1)

The goal Bournemouth scored against City is the only time they have found the net this season whilst they have conceded 8 times

Bournemouth won the corner count against Watford 8-5 and against City they lost the corner count 5-2

Bournemouth have run up a total of 6 yellow cards in their 2 home games, 5 of which came in the defeat to City

Brighton Stats:

Brighton were 3-1 winners at home to West Brom last week and they now have 4 points to show from 4 matches

The goals in last week’s win over West Brom were Brighton’s first since winning promotion from the Championship last season

Brighton’s road trips comprise of a 2-0 defeat at Leicester and a 0-0 draw at Watford who played a big chunk of the game with 10 men.

Away to Leicester Brighton lost the corner count 6-2 but with a numberical advantage they won the corner count at Watford 11-3

Brighton have picked up just 1 yellow card in their 2 road trips

Referee: Craig Pawson
Matches3 , Yellows 20, Reds 2

2016 /17 Head to Head (Premier League Only)


The Betting

Match Result:

Bournemouth 11/10

Draw 24/10

Brighton 5/2

Note, odds quoted are an approximate average and are correct at the time of last update but are subject to change


A total goals count of 2-3 has arrived in 3 of 4 Bournemouth matches this season and given they look best watched right now, that goals trend gets the vote to continue here.

Bet: Total goals 2-3 at 19/20

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*Note, every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the stats but errors may occur from time to time.

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