With both teams placed mid-table Bournemouth and Middlesbrough have a chance to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in the Championship. Bournemouth lie 7th in the table on 59 points after 37 games. 3 points behind after 38 matches, Middlesbrough find themselves in 9th place.
Stats and facts for Bournemouth and Middlesbrough.
- Bournemouth scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Bournemouth’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Bournemouth conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Both teams scored in Bournemouth’s last 5 of 7 matches.
- Middlesbrough scored in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Middlesbrough conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Middlesbrough’s last 2 of 4 matches.
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Form Bournemouth vs Middlesbrough
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Bournemouth hoping to bounce back
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Bournemouth in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their 3 latest outings Bournemouth lost 3-2 to Barnsley and went on to a 3-0 win against Swansea. Their latest game produced a 3-0 defeat against Southampton.
Middlesbrough looking for more.
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Middlesbrough in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their previous 3 matches Middlesbrough hammered Stoke in a 3-0 win and went on to a 2-0 win against Preston. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against Millwall.
It is a match up between two seemingly equal sides, with both in similar shape recently. Bournemouth are still favored by the bookies to win the match at odds 2.10.
Bournemouth v Middlesbrough Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Bournemouth have the edge
The most recent outing in the Championship between Bournemouth and Middlesbrough took place in March 2015. The match failed to produce a winner with the score reading 1-1 after the final whistle. The last 5 matches between Bournemouth and Middlesbrough over 2.5 goals was a winning bet 2 times. Both teams to score paid out with the bookies 2 times in those 10 meetings. Bournemouth enjoy a 1-4-0 advantage in the Championship against Middlesbrough.
Placed 7th in the table Bournemouth have amassed 59 points after 37 matches. On 56 points Middlesbrough are ranked in 9th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Bournemouth to win pays out at 2.10, the best prize for a draw is 3.30, while an away win for Middlesbrough returns you odds 3.60. Bournemouth won 5 of their last 10 home league games whereas Middlesbrough lost 4 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 51%. This equals odds 1.95 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.75. The last 10 home league games for Bournemouth averaged 2.5 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Middlesbrough the average total goals were 2.7 with 7 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 44%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.25 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.57. Bournemouth’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.5 goals a game. 7 of Bournemouth’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Middlesbrough’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.7 goals per game. 7 of the last 10 away matches for Middlesbrough went over 2.5 goals.