Brentford vs AFC Bournemouth EPL Betting Prediction

EPL Brentford vs AFC Bournemouth Prediction 5/11/2024

Brentford (9-18-9) travel to face off against AFC Bournemouth (13-14-9) on Saturday, May 11th. This match will be played at Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth. Brentford is coming off a draw while AFC Bournemouth is coming off a loss. The match is scheduled for 10:00 AM ET.

Brentford vs AFC Bournemouth

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Brentford Is Coming Off A Draw

Brentford played to a 0-0 draw in their last match vs. Fulham FC. This match took place on their home pitch, and even though they didn’t get the win, they were slight money line favorites at +106.

The over/under heading into the match was at 3.5 goals, and since the two clubs didn’t score a single goal, the payout for the under was positive. This is despite the fact that the draw was the exact outcome that occurred in their previous matchup vs. Fulham FC.

On offense, Brentford took a total of seven shots and three shots on goal. Bryan Mbeumo was the only player on the club to take more than one shot on goal, with the club also finishing with seven corner kicks.

In the EPL standings, Brentford is currently 16th, one point behind Everton. Over their last three matches, they have gone 1-1-1, including a 5-1 win over Luton Town. Overall, they are 9-18-9, and on the road, they have struggled, going just 4-12-2. Following this match, they will return home to take on Newcastle United on May 19th.

AFC Bournemouth Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Coming into their last match, Bournemouth was the heavy underdog on the road against Arsenal. The over/under line was 3.5 goals, which was just above the three goals scored in the match. This was despite Bournemouth taking just two shots on goal and seven overall.

Justin Kluivert was the overall leader for Bournemouth in shots, taking three shots total. Alex Scott was the only player to take a shot on goal and he finished without a goal on his one shot attempt.

On the defensive end, Bournemouth allowed a total of 24 shots, with six of these being corner kicks. Mark Travers made six saves on the nine shots on goal he faced. The club’s defenders blocked two shots and intercepted nine passes.

In the EPL standings, AFC Bournemouth is currently in 10th place with a record of 13-14-9. Over their last six matches, they have gone 2-3-1. At home, Bournemouth has a record of 7-5-6. Following this match against Brentford, they will be on the road to take on Chelsea FC on May 19th. In the standings, they are one point behind West Ham United and one point ahead of Brighton & Hove Albion.

Brentford Offense Breakdown

Yoane Wissa has been the top scorer for Brentford this season, finding the back of the net 10 times, which is 26th in the EPL. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is 28th in the league. Bryan Mbeumo is the club’s leader in assists, with five, and he is also second on the team in goals scored. As a club, Brentford is 12th in the EPL in goals scored, and they have scored in 55.6% of their matches. Their passing percentage is 17th in the league, and they are 16th in the EPL in corners.

AFC Bournemouth Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, AFC Bournemouth has been averaging 1.4 goals per match, which is 10th in the EPL. They are also 10th in shots on goal per match. Dominic Solanke is the team’s top scorer, and his 18 goals are 5th in the EPL. He also leads the team in shots on goal. Marcos Senesi is the team’s leader in assists, and his four assists are 57th in the EPL.

Brentford Defense Breakdown

Mark Flekken and the Brentford defense have been playing well of late, as they have given up just two goals over their last four matches. This includes a clean sheet against Fulham FC, who is 11th in scoring this season. Overall, Brentford is 12th in the EPL in goals allowed, and they are 15th in blocked shots. Flekken is 9th in the league in saves and clean sheets.

AFC Bournemouth Defense Breakdown

Over their last seven matches, AFC Bournemouth has given up an average of 1.4 goals per match. They have been able to keep two clean sheets during this stretch, but they have also given up three goals twice. Overall, they are 15th in the EPL in goals allowed per match at 1.8. They are also 8th in the league in fouls committed. Keeper Neto is 7th in the league in clean sheets with seven.

Brentford vs AFC Bournemouth Prediction

Looking at our projections for this EPL matchup between Brentford and AFC Bournemouth, we are going to take Bournemouth on the money line at +100. Our projections have this one finishing with a final score of 3-2 in favor of Bournemouth. They are coming in with the edge in terms of shots on goal and our top projected scorer for the match is Antoine Semenyo.

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