Everton vs AFC EPL Betting prediction

EPL Everton vs AFC Bournemouth Prediction 3/30/2024

Everton (8-13-7) travel to face off against AFC Bournemouth (9-11-8) on Saturday, March 30th. This match will be played at Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth. AFC Bournemouth is coming off a win in their previous match, while Everton will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the AFC Bournemouth. The match is scheduled for 11:00 AM ET.

Everton vs AFC Bournemouth

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Everton Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Everton will be looking to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to Manchester United. This loss came on the road, and they were the heavy underdog at +310. The two goals scored were right on the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, Everton took a total of 23 shots and six shots on goal but could not find the back of the net. Dwight McNeil was the most active shooter for Everton, taking five shots. As a club, they had eight corner kicks.

Jordan Pickford finished with six saves on Man U’s 15 total shots. He didn’t get much help from an Everton defense that allowed eight shots on goal while blocking 10 shots and intercepting 10 passes.

Everton is looking to snap a two-match losing streak as they head to take on AFC Bournemouth. Overall, Everton is 8-13-7, which has them sitting 16th in the EPL. They have struggled both at home (3-7-4) and on the road (5-6-3). Over their last four matches, they are 0-2-2, with their last win coming on February 9th. They will look to get back on track before heading to take on Newcastle United FC on April 2nd.

AFC Bournemouth Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, AFC Bournemouth hosted Luton Town FC in a high-scoring thriller, coming out on top by a score of 4-3. The over/under line going into the match was 3.5 goals, and the offensive unit for Bournemouth took a total of 24 shots.

Leading the way for Bournemouth’s attack was Antoine Semenyo, who scored two times on his five total shots. Overall, ten of Bournemouth’s shots were on target, with Semenyo and the other strikers getting their looks.

Neto was between the sticks for Bournemouth, and despite making one save, he gave up three goals. Luton Town’s offensive unit took a total of eight shots, four of which were on target. Bournemouth’s defenders finished with four interceptions and eight blocked shots.

In the EPL standings, AFC Bournemouth is currently in 13th place, three points behind Fulham FC. Overall, they have a record of 9-11-8. At home, they have struggled, going just 4-5-5. Over their last four matches, they have gone 2-1-1, including a win over Luton Town FC. After this match vs. Everton, they will be back in action on April 2nd, taking on Crystal Palace FC at home.

Everton Offense Breakdown

Everton has struggled to find the back of the net this season, scoring just 1.0 goal per match, which is 18th in the EPL. Abdoulaye Doucour√© is the team’s top scorer, finding the net six times, which is 38th in the EPL. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 28th in the league. Dwight McNeil is the team’s leader in assists, dishing out five, which is 40th in the EPL. He has also scored two goals this season.

AFC Bournemouth Offense Breakdown

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Currently 10th in the EPL in goals per match, AFC Bournemouth has scored more than their season average in three straight matches. Dominic Solanke is their top scorer with 15 goals, which is third in the EPL. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 7th in the league. Marcus Tavernier is their leader in assists with four, and he is also 5th on the team in goals.

Everton Defense Breakdown

Everton’s defense has been up and down over their last six matches, but they are coming off a match where they allowed two goals to Manchester United. Overall, they are 4th in the EPL in goals allowed at 1.4 per match. Jordan Pickford is 3rd in the EPL with eight clean sheets, and he is 9th in saves. Overall, Everton is 11th in blocked shots and 3rd in interceptions. They are also 3rd in the EPL in fewest fouls committed.

AFC Bournemouth Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Everton, AFC Bournemouth’s defense is currently 16th in the EPL, allowing 1.9 goals per match. Over their last three matches, they have given up an average of 1.7 goals per match. They are 7th in the EPL in blocked shots and interceptions. Keeper Neto is 8th in the EPL with six clean sheets and 7th in saves. Their most recent match against a bottom-10 scoring offense was a 3-0 loss to Luton Town FC.

Everton vs AFC Bournemouth Prediction

Given that Everton comes in with the EPL’s 4th ranked defense, we like them to pull off the upset on the road against AFC Bournemouth. The money line for Everton is sitting at +215. Our projections have this one finishing with a score of 2-1 in favor of AFC Bournemouth. Look for Antoine Semenyo to have the best chance to score for Bournemouth, while Dominic Calvert-Lewin is being given the best odds to score for Everton.

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