Opta Stats: Burnley v Watford

Will Sean Dyche be applauding his Burnley players after their match with Watford?
Will Sean Dyche be applauding his Burnley players after their match with Watford?
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Watford could move into the top half of the table with the right result against Burnley. Opta rates their chances.

"Sean Dyche’s side have conceded just five goals in their last 16 home league games, and never more than once in a match in that time."

Under 2.5 goals is 1.784/5.

Five of the last six league meetings between these sides have ended level (Watford winning the other), including each of the last four. The draw is 3.259/4.

The Clarets are unbeaten in their last eight home league meetings with Watford (W4 D4), since a 2-3 defeat in April 2004. Burnley are 3.1511/5 to win.

Troy Deeney has scored in three of his last five games against Burnley. Deeney is 3.02/1 to find the net.

Deeney currently has 98 goals in all competitions for Watford. You can back him at 6.05/1 to open the scoring.

Only Luther Blissett, Tommy Barnett, Ross Jenkins and Cliff Holton
have previously reached the century for the club. Over 2.5 goals is 2.166/5.

Watford have had the oldest starting XI on average in the opening five matchdays of the 2016-17 Premier League season (29y 281d). The draw half-time/Burnley full-time double result is 7.06/1.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche managed Watford between June 2011 and July 2012, taking charge of 49 games in all competitions, winning 17 of these (34.7%). Burnley are 5.04/1 to add to Dyche's tally by winning half-time/full-time.

Watford have scored 3+ goals in consecutive Premier League games for the first time. Over 3.5 goals is 4.3100/30.

Sean Dyche's side have conceded just five goals in their last 16 home league games, and never more than once in a match in that time. Under 2.5 goals is 1.784/5.

Burnley have lost both of their Premier League games played on a Monday (vs Everton in December 2009 and Chelsea in August 2014). Watford are 2.68/5 to win.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL

Staked: 55 pts
Returned: 57.69 pts
P/L: +2.69 pts

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