Brentford vs Burnley EPL Betting Prediction

Brentford vs Burnley Prediction 3/16/2024

Brentford (7-16-5) travel to face off against Burnley (3-20-5) on Saturday, March 16th. This match will be played at Turf Moor in Burnley. Both Brentford and Burnley will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous matches. The match is scheduled for 11:00 AM ET.

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Brentford Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Brentford traveled to take on Arsenal in their last match, falling by a score of 2-1. This came on the heels of a +1300 money line payout, and the three combined goals were just below the over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Yoane Wissa was the only player for Brentford to score, doing so on his only shot on goal. Overall, the club took four shots on goal and nine shots overall. Wissa also had three total shots.

On the defensive end, Brentford allowed a total of 17 shots and six shots on goal, with four of these finding the back of the net. Mark Flekken made four saves, and the defenders finished with just three blocks.

Through 28 matches, Brentford has a record of 7-16-5, which has them in 15th place in the EPL. They have struggled on the road, going just 3-10-1. Over their last four matches, they have gone 0-3-1. Following this match vs. Burnley, they will return home to take on Manchester United on March 30th. In the EPL standings, they are three points behind Crystal Palace and three points ahead of Everton.

Burnley Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Burnley will be looking to get back on the winning track after playing to a 2-2 draw against West Ham United. This draw came on the road and despite the over/under line being 2.5 goals, the four combined goals fell just short of this figure. Heading into the match, the draw payout for Burnley was +460.

On offense, Burnley scored just one time on their four shots on goal. Overall, they took 11 shots and four corners. David Datro Fofana was the only player to find the net for Burnley, with one of their offensive own goals being the difference in the match.

James Trafford will finish with two saves on West Ham United’s four shots on goal. As a defensive unit, Burnley intercepted 12 passes and blocked six shots. Despite giving up two goals, they were just a few minutes away from the win.

Through 28 matches, Burnley has just 14 points, putting them in 19th place in the EPL. They are tied with Sheffield United, but have a better goal differential. Burnley has struggled at home, going just 1-11-2, and overall they are just 3-20-5. They have been favored in just three matches, going 2-0-1, and have been the underdog in 25 matches, going just 1-20-4. Their last win came on January 20th, and since then they are 0-3-1. After this match vs. Brentford, they will travel to take on Chelsea FC on March 30th.

Brentford Offense Breakdown

Yoane Wissa has been the top scorer for Brentford this season, finding the back of the net seven times, which is 28th in the EPL. Neal Maupay is second on the team in goals scored, with six, and he is 22nd in the league in shots on goal. Bryan Mbeumo has been the top playmaker for Brentford, as he is 71st in the EPL in assists and 29th in goals scored. Overall, Brentford is 11th in the EPL in goals scored, and they have had fewer corner kicks than their opponents in 57.1% of their matches.

Burnley Offense Breakdown


Through 10 matches this season, Burnley has scored 0.9 goals per match, which is 19th in the EPL. Zeki Amdouni has been their top scorer, finding the net four times, which is 64th in the league. He also leads the team in shots on goal, ranking 26th in the EPL. Lyle Foster has three assists and four goals, both of which are tops on the team. Burnley’s passing percentage is 79.5%, which is 12th in the league.

Brentford Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Burnley, the Brentford defense is giving up 1.9 goals per match, which is 17th in the EPL. Over their last seven matches, they have given up 2.3 goals per match. They are 15th in blocked shots and 2nd in interceptions. Keeper Mark Flekken is 8th in the EPL with 88 saves and has four clean sheets this season. Over their last seven matches, they have given up two goals to Arsenal and Chelsea, and four goals to West Ham and Liverpool.

Burnley Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Brentford, Burnley’s defense is giving up the second-most goals in the EPL at 2.2 per match. Over their last four matches, they have given up 12 goals (3.0 per match). They are also 19th in blocked shots and 17th in interceptions. Keeper James Trafford is second in the EPL with 106 saves and has two clean sheets this season.

Brentford vs Burnley Prediction

Our projections for this Brentford vs. Burnley EPL matchup have it being a 2-1 win for Brentford on the road. Coming into the match, Brentford has been slightly better on offense, both in terms of goals scored and shots on goal. Our top projected goal scorer for the match is Ivan Toney for Brentford, who has been given a +110 payout to score a goal. On the other side, Jay Rodriguez has the best odds to score for Burnley.

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