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Opta Stats: Burnley v Watford

Will Sean Dyche be applauding after Burnley's match with Watford?
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Two of the Premier League's surprise packages meet when Burnley take on Watford. Opta tries to prise them apart.

"Burnley and Watford have met just twice previously in the top-flight, with both sides winning one match apiece last season."

The draw is [3.3].

Burnley and Watford have met just twice previously in the top-flight, with both sides winning one match apiece last season. The draw is [3.3].

Watford are winless in nine league visits to Turf Moor (D4 L5) since a 3-2 win in April 2004, a match in which Sean Dyche played for Watford. Burnley are [2.58] to win.

Burnley have kept four clean sheets at home in the Premier League this season, conceding just three goals and never more than once in a match. They are [3.9] to win to nil.

After a run of six away league games without a goal, Watford have scored at least twice in each of their last eight Premier League away games (once last season, and all seven this term). Over 2.5 goals is [2.18].

Indeed, in their Football League history, only once have Watford ever had a longer such run of scoring multiple goals in consecutive away games - a run of 10 games between February and August 2015. Both teams to score is [1.95].

Watford have won 13 points from seven Premier League away games this season; one more point than in the whole of 2016-17 away from home (12 points from 19 games). The Hornets are [3.15] to win.

Richarlison has been involved in seven goals in seven Premier League away appearances for Watford this season so far (four goals, three assists). The Brazilian is [4.1] to score.

Watford striker Andre Gray scored nine goals in 32 Premier League appearances for Burnley last season - he's only scored two in his 15 league games for the Hornets so far and attempted just four shots on target in 898 minutes. Gray is [3.6] to find the net.

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