Fulham - Bournemouth

Regular Season - 24
Kickoff: 2024-02-10 05:00

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Fulham - Bournemouth Predictions

Prediction: Draw or Bournemouth
Best odds: 1.64

In the upcoming Premier League clash, Fulham will host Bournemouth at Craven Cottage in London, promising an intriguing battle as both sides sit neck and neck with 25 points each. The predictions hint at a slight edge for the visitors, with a "Double chance: draw or Bournemouth" advice, but in football, the margins are thin, and the outcome often defies the odds.

Key Players - Fulham

Fulham will be looking to their attacking force to break down Bournemouth's defense. Carlos Vinícius Alves Morais, with a rating of 6.62, has been a crucial player for the Cottagers. His ability to find the net, as evidenced by his 2 goals from 9 shots, will be vital. Alongside him, Bobby Armani De Cordova-Reid, rated at 6.71, has been more prolific with 4 goals and a higher total of 13 shots. His contribution could be the differentiator.

The defense will rely on the steady presence of Timothy Michael Ream, whose rating of 6.75 reflects his consistency. With 840 passes, albeit without key passes, his role in building play from the back and maintaining possession cannot be overstated.

Key Players - Bournemouth

Bournemouth's hopes may rest on the shoulders of Justin Dean Kluivert, who has a rating of 6.60. His attacking prowess, with 2 goals and 12 key passes, shows he can be a game-changer. In the midfield, David Robert Brooks, with a 6.74 rating and a valuable assist to his name, will be expected to orchestrate play and create opportunities.

Leading the line, Kieffer Roberto Francisco Moore, also rated at 6.74, will be a target man for Bournemouth. His physical presence and goal-scoring ability, evidenced by his goal tally, could pose a threat to Fulham's defensive line.

Recent Form

Fulham's recent form has been inconsistent, with their last five league games resulting in a mixed bag of results: one win, one draw, and three losses. Bournemouth, on the other hand, has shown resilience with two wins in their last four matches, despite two losses. This recent form gives Bournemouth a psychological edge with a form rating of 69 compared to Fulham's 31.

Head-to-Head History

The head-to-head record leans in favor of Bournemouth. The last three encounters have seen Bournemouth win twice, including a convincing 3-0 victory on December 26, 2023, and a 2-1 win on April 1, 2023. The teams shared the spoils with a 2-2 draw on October 15, 2022, at Craven Cottage.

Prediction

Taking into account the teams' recent form, head-to-head history, and key player performances, the prediction leans towards an away advantage for Bournemouth. The statistical analysis gives Bournemouth a 45% chance of either winning or drawing, with both teams having a 45% chance of securing the win. The form of players like Justin Dean Kluivert and David Robert Brooks could be pivotal for the visitors, while Fulham will hope Carlos Vinícius and Bobby De Cordova-Reid can exploit Bournemouth's defense.

With both teams having a similar goals difference and points in the league, the match is expected to be tightly contested. However, Bournemouth's attacking threat and better form might give them the upper hand. The prediction also suggests a low-scoring affair, with under 2.5 goals for both teams.

In conclusion, the match could very well end in a draw, but with Bournemouth's recent performances and the potential impact of their key players, the visitors might just edge it. The final advice is a double chance: draw or Bournemouth, with a slight inclination towards an away victory at Craven Cottage.

Prediction probabilities

Strength

50%
50%

Attacking Potential

40%
60%

Defensive Potential

56%
44%

Poisson Distribution

63%
37%

Stregth H2H

25%
75%

Goals H2H

36%
64%

Wins the game

45%
55%

Fulham - Bournemouth Head to Head

Premier League standings

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1 Arsenal players, news and schedule Arsenal 31 22 5 4 75 24 51 71
2 Liverpool players, news and schedule Liverpool 31 21 8 2 72 30 42 71
3 Manchester City players, news and schedule Manchester City 31 21 7 3 71 31 40 70
4 Aston Villa players, news and schedule Aston Villa 32 18 6 8 66 49 17 60
5 Tottenham players, news and schedule Tottenham 30 17 6 7 62 44 18 57
6 Manchester United players, news and schedule Manchester United 31 15 4 12 45 46 -1 49
7 West Ham players, news and schedule West Ham 32 13 9 10 52 56 -4 48
8 Newcastle players, news and schedule Newcastle 31 14 5 12 65 52 13 47
9 Chelsea players, news and schedule Chelsea 29 12 7 10 53 50 3 43
10 Brighton players, news and schedule Brighton 31 11 10 10 51 49 2 43
11 Wolves players, news and schedule Wolves 31 12 6 13 44 49 -5 42
12 Bournemouth players, news and schedule Bournemouth 31 11 8 12 45 55 -10 41
13 Fulham players, news and schedule Fulham 32 11 6 15 47 51 -4 39
14 Crystal Palace players, news and schedule Crystal Palace 31 7 9 15 36 54 -18 30
15 Everton players, news and schedule Everton 31 9 8 14 32 42 -10 29
16 Brentford players, news and schedule Brentford 32 7 8 17 45 58 -13 29
17 Nottingham Forest players, news and schedule Nottingham Forest 31 7 8 16 39 53 -14 25
18 Luton players, news and schedule Luton 32 6 7 19 45 65 -20 25
19 Burnley players, news and schedule Burnley 32 4 7 21 32 67 -35 19
20 Sheffield Utd players, news and schedule Sheffield Utd 30 3 6 21 28 80 -52 15