Opta Stats: Wolves v Cardiff

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo.
Will Nuno Espirito Santo inspire Wolves when they host Cardiff?
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Two promoted teams who have had very different seasons in the Premier League meet, when Wolves take on Cardiff. Opta presents the vital statistics.

"Cardiff have conceded at least three goals in 11 different Premier League games this season, more than any other side."

Over 2.5 goals is [2.06].

Wolves have lost five of their last seven league matches against Cardiff (W2), losing the reverse fixture at the Cardiff City Stadium in November. Cardiff are [8.2] to win.

Cardiff City, 2-1 winners at Molineux in August 2017, are looking to win consecutive away league matches against Wolves for the first time since February 1988. They are [5.7] Draw No Bet.

Wolves have won four of their last five home matches in all competitions (D1), as many as they'd won in their first 12 games at Molineux this season (W4 D3 L5). They are [1.52] to win.

Cardiff have won two of their last four away Premier League games (L2) - as many as in their first 28 in the competition (W2 D6 L20). They are [2.8] in the Double Chance market.

Wolves haven't lost consecutive matches in all competitions since November 2018, when they lost against Huddersfield and Cardiff. The draw is [4.4].

Cardiff have conceded at least three goals in 11 different Premier League games this season, more than any other side. Over 2.5 goals is [2.06].

Wolves failed to register a shot on target in their 0-1 defeat to Huddersfield, only the third time they had failed to do so in a league match under Nuno Espirito Santo (also against Barnsley in January 2018 and Man City in January 2019). Under 2.5 goals is [1.91].

Nuno Espirito Santo's first defeat as Wolves boss was against Cardiff City - the Bluebirds are one of only two teams he has lost more than once against as Wolves boss, along with Huddersfield Town. The draw half-time/Cardiff full-time double result is [17.0].

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock's only previous top-flight league visit to Wolves came in September 2011 as QPR manager, a 3-0 victory - it remains Warnock's biggest away top-flight victory in 71 such games. The Bluebirds are [13.0] to win to nil.

Dan Fitch 2018/19 Season P/L

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Returned: 290.83 pts
P/L: +14.83 pts

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