Betting tips for Bournemouth VS Sheffield Utd 10.08.2019
The Bournemouth, which finished in 14th place last season, begins the new campaign against a newly promoted home team, just as it did last season when it defeated Cardiff City 2-0. That was the first time he won his first game in the top category, as well as the first time he won his first home game in the Premier League (PL) after losing the previous three.
The Eddie Howe team started last season undefeated in their first five home games in the PL (G3, E2) and during this streak never allowed goals before the break. Their home games averaged 2.89 total goals per game during the 2018/19 PL and 36.84% of those games ended with more than 3.5 goals.
Sheffield United returns to the first division of England after an absence of 12 years and in fact, recorded two promotions in the last three seasons. The "Blades" will seek to end a miserable record when they open a season away from home, since they have lost each of their last five games of that type without being able to score. In the last four he has even been disadvantaged to rest.
However, the team led by Chris Wilder finished the 2018/19 campaign in an unbeaten run of nine games away from home (G4, E5) and went at a disadvantage to rest only three times during the league campaign, in addition to averaging 1.74 points per meeting as a visitor. Both teams scored in 43.48% of their away games.
Players to follow: Callum Wilson was Bournemouth's top scorer during last season with 14 goals in the PL. He scored in his first two games in that campaign.
Sheffield's record signing, Oliver McBurnie, scored four goals in his first six games last season, including one against his new team on the first day.
Statistics to consider: There were more than 2.5 goals at rest in 21.05% of Bournemouth home games in the PL during the past season.
Sheffield has lost only one of its last 18 league games.
In addition, Sheffield has won the last seven league clashes against Bournemouth although this will be the first match between the two in the top category.