The English premier league gets underway this weekend in its matchday 27. Among the matches scheduled to be played is Bournemouth vs. WolverHampton. The action will kick-off at 18.00GMT at the Vitality Stadium on 23rd February 2019. The match is expected to be an entertaining one owing to both teams’ intrigues. Due to both teams’ strength, the match is most likely to end in a draw.
The Cherries has suffered back to back defeats to Cardiff City and Liverpool in their last two league fixtures. They are, however, eyeing a third home win in a row. In their last home premier league fixture, they outclassed the embattled Chelsea to a 4-0 merciless defeat. The Cherries are looking to entertain their home fans once more by collecting all the 3 points at their home turf and diminish their 0-3 defeat by Liverpool. Currently, they occupy position 11 of the league table standings.
At number 7, the Wolves have been having their good and tough times in the English top flight league in the 2018/2019 season. With a 4 match run without defeat, the Wolves are looking to extend this streak to 5 when they travel to Bournemouth’s side. They are not ready to let Bournemouth spoil their day by conceding defeat.
The two teams are all well equipped for a win come Saturday. With this in mind, each is going to play it tough. Wolverhampton stands a better chance of winning against Bournemouth. However, knowing that Bournemouth is not easy to beat at home, a draw is thus a possibility. Wolverhampton so far enjoys three points from their December first leg meeting where they defeat
Bournemouth vs Wolverhampton Head to Head
The two sides have met a few times at 3. Of the three matches, Bournemouth won twice while Wolverhampton won once. Here is a look into how their three meetings went in terms of scores:
Wolverhampton 2-0 Bournemouth, Bournemouth 2- 1 Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton 1-2 Bournemouth.
Lewis Cook and Simon Francis are all ruled out for this season due to cruciate ligament injuries. Bournemouth’s Saturday squad will also miss the services of Jefferson Lerma, Junior Stanislas, Callum Wilson and David Brooks who are all nursing various injuries.
The travelers have an easy time with their injury table. The only man missing to make their squad complete is Bright Enobakhare who is nursing a calf injury.
Prediction and Odds
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Both teams are under pressure to bag the points. Knowing that they lost 0-2 to the travelersin their first leg of the season, Bournemouth is going to use this chance to revenge against the loss. However, Wolverhampton is not going to make things easy for them owing to their relative good performance. Putting this into consideration, we are left to consider a draw for the fixture.