Opta Stats: Watford v Burnley

Burnley manager Sean Dyche.
Will Sean Dyche be applauding Burnley after their match with Watford?

A win for Burnley over Watford would see them close the gap on sixth place. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Watford have won 11 points from their last five home league games (W3 D2), just one fewer than they managed from their first 11 at Vicarage Road this season (W3 D3 L5)."

The draw is 9/43.25.

The home side has won all three Premier League meetings between these teams, with Watford winning this exact fixture 2-1 last season. Watford are 11/102.1 to win.

Burnley are looking to secure their first league double over Watford since the 2010-11 season when they were in the Championship. The Clarets are 5/23.5 to claim victory.

Watford have won 11 points from their last five home league games (W3 D2), just one fewer than they managed from their first 11 at Vicarage Road this season (W3 D3 L5). The draw is 9/43.25.

The Clarets have already won six Premier League away games this season, more than they had in their previous seasons in the competition combined (5). They last won more in a single top-flight campaign back in 1965-66 (9). Burnley are 7/52.42 in the Draw No Bet market.

Indeed, Burnley are looking to secure four consecutive top-flight wins for the first time since November 1968 (a run of six), and three consecutive top-flight away wins for the first time since September 1973. You can back them 5/71.69 Double Chance.

Watford have conceded more goals from penalties than any other Premier League side this season (6). The odds of there being a penalty in the match are 16/54.2.

The Hornets have conceded a league-high 27 goals in the opening 45 minutes of Premier League games this season - as many as Sean Dyche's side have in total in 2017-18. Burnley are 5/16.0 to win half-time/full-time.

Troy Deeney has scored in all four of his league games against Burnley at Vicarage Road - his best such 100% home record for the Hornets. Deeney is 2/13.0 to find the net.

No player has been involved in more Premier League goals for Watford than Richarlison this season (9 - 5 goals, 4 assists). He's 7/24.5 to score.

Chris Wood has been directly involved in five of Burnley's last six Premier League goals (4 goals, 1 assist). Wood is 2/13.0 to score again.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.00 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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