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Opta Stats: Sunderland v Burnley

Will Sunderland be celebrating after their match with Burnley?
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Can rock bottom Sunderland beat a Burnley side with the worst away record in the Premier League? Opta gives their statistical verdict.

"Burnley have only ever won one Premier League game in the month of March (P10 W1 D1 L8) and have a worse points per game ratio in this month than any other side in the history of the competition (0.40)."

Sunderland are [1.86] in the Draw No Bet market.

Burnley have yet to lose to Sunderland in their three meetings this season, winning two and drawing the other. They are [3.05] to win again.

The Black Cats have won five and lost none of their last eight home games against Burnley in all competitions. Sunderland are [2.66] to win.

Jermain Defoe has scored in his last two Premier League appearances against Burnley. Defoe is [2.28] to score.

Defoe has scored in every month of Premier League action between January 2016 and February 2017 (12 successive months) but is yet to score in March 2017. You can back him at [4.65] to score the opener.

Andre Gray is the only Burnley player to score a hat-trick in Premier League history; after he bagged three against Sunderland earlier this season. Gray is [3.4] to score.

Burnley have only ever won one Premier League game in the month of March (P10 W1 D1 L8) and have a worse points per game ratio in this month than any other side in the history of the competition (0.40). Sunderland are [1.86] in the Draw No Bet market.

Burnley have the worst away record in the Premier League this season; winning just two points from 42 available (W0 D2 L12). You can back Sunderland [1.48] Double Chance.

The lowest points tally collected away from home in a single Premier League season is three; set by Derby County in 2007-08. Burnley have five away games remaining this season - including this match. They are [3.35] to equal Derby's total by drawing.

Sunderland have allowed their opponents 99 shots on target more (176) than they have attempted themselves (77) this season in the Premier League; the biggest differential in the league. Burnley are [4.7] to win to nil.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season P/L

Staked: 397 pts
Returned: 385.52 pts
P/L: -11.48 pts

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