Bournemouth – Bristol City PREDICTION (28.10.2020)

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Bournemouth – Bristol City SOCCER PICKS

AFC Bournemouth and Bristol City face at Vitality Stadium, in a match for the 8th round of the Championship. There is only record of 1 direct confrontation in the last 3 years between these two teams, on 07-27-2018, which ended with a draw (1‑1). Pay attention to the home factor, as AFC Bournemouth tends to achieve different results at home and away.

AFC Bournemouth :

The home team is currently in 4th position, with 13 points won, after 3 wins and 4 draws. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Cardiff City, by (1‑1). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Watford, by (1‑1). This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 6 victories, 4 draws and 5 defeats in his stadium. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, AFC Bournemouth won 4, drew 3 and lost 3.

For this competition, they did not lose any of the last 7 matches. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 5 of the last 7 matches, so they have not presented great defensive strength, but their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 6 of the last 7 matches for this competition.

Bournemouth comes to this game after a draw, by 1×1, in the visit to the Watford stadium, thus continuing without winning in this English second division. Coach Jason Tindall generally favors maintaining ball possession and organized attacks, however in this game he must play directly on the counter. Notably, forward Dominic Solanke is one of Bournemouth’s best scorers, with 2 goals scored. For this game, the coach cannot count on David Brooks due to physical problems.

Bristol City :

After 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss, the visiting team is currently in 2nd position, with 14 points won. In their last match, they tied Swansea City at home by (1‑1), after having lost in the previous match at home, in a match against Middlesbrough, by (0‑1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 18 goals scored and 17 suffered; against 6 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium, with 22 goals scored and 14 suffered. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Bristol City won 3, drew 2 and lost 5. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 5 of the last 7 matches, so they have not presented great defensive strength, But his attack has scored regularly, since he has scored goals in 6 of the last 7 matches for this competition. In 10 games, he never got the comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 20 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 11 of their 25 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).

Bristol City comes to this game after a draw, on a ball, in the reception to Swansea, thus adding the third consecutive game without a win in this competition: the only goal of the team was signed by Nahki Wells. In this away game, coach Dean Holden will have to play with the usual tactical system at 3-5-2, with Nakhi Wells and Chris Martin being the most offensive references: the first player is Bristol City’s top scorer, with 3 goals marked. Alfie Mawson is not available for this game, due to physical problems.


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