Cardiff begin life in the Premier League with an away match against Bournemouth. Opta presents the vital statistics.
"Bournemouth won 5-3 the last time they hosted Cardiff in a league match, back in December 2014. Matt Ritchie gave the Cherries the lead after just 39 seconds."
Bournemouth have lost just one of their last eight league clashes with Cardiff (W4 D3), with their last meeting coming in March 2015 in the Championship (1-1). The draw is [3.6].
Bournemouth won 5-3 the last time they hosted Cardiff in a league match, back in December 2014. Matt Ritchie gave the Cherries the lead after just 39 seconds. A Bournemouth win is [1.93].
Bournemouth have lost all three of their matchday one Premier League fixtures, the worst such 100% losing record in the competition. Cardiff are [4.7] to inflict another defeat.
Cardiff have lost just one of their last 10 opening fixtures to a league season (W5 D4). You can lay Bournemouth at [1.95].
In their previous Premier League campaign, Cardiff won just two of their 19 away games. Bournemouth are [1.4] in the Draw No Bet market.
Bournemouth have never lost a Premier League home game against a newly promoted side, winning six and drawing two of their eight matches. The draw half-time/Bournemouth full-time double result is [4.9].
This will be Cardiff manager Neil Warnock's first match against Bournemouth since October 1999 when he was Bury manager (2-2 in the third tier). In total, he's won five of his 10 previous meetings with the Cherries (D4 L1). Cardiff are [3.4] in the Draw No Bet market.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has never lost a league game against Cardiff as manager, though five of the six previous meetings have ended level (W1 D5 L0). Cardiff are [2.04] to back Double Chance.