Blackburn Rovers vs AFC Bournemouth Betting Tips & Prediction

With both Blackburn and Bournemouth enjoying the comforts of mid-table, both could make a push for an even stronger position when going toe-to-toe at Ewood Park on 14:00 5th April. Placed 15th in the table Blackburn have amassed 46 points after 39 games. On 62 points Bournemouth are ranked in 7th place with as many matches as the home side.

A win for Bournemouth this coming Monday will see them climb inside the top six in the Championship.

Stats and facts for Blackburn and Bournemouth.

  • teamlogoBlackburn Rovers did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoBlackburn Rovers did not win the last 6 matches in a row at home;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Blackburn Rovers’s last 9 of 11 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Blackburn Rovers’s last 8 matches in the row.
  • teamlogoBournemouth scored in the last 12 of 14 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was OVER 2.5 in Bournemouth’s last 6 of 8 matches;
  • teamlogoBournemouth conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
  • teamlogoBoth teams scored in Bournemouth’s last 6 of 8 matches.

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Form Blackburn vs Bournemouth

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Blackburn in serious trouble

Blackburn go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their previous 3 matches Blackburn split the points in a 0-0 draw against Bristol City and went on to a 1-1 draw against Norwich. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against Wycombe.

Bournemouth looking for more.

Results have been on par, so to speak, for Bournemouth in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their last 3 matches Bournemouth claimed a 3-0 win against Swansea, followed by a 3-0 defeat against Southampton. Their most recent match brought a 3-1 win against Middlesbrough.

It has the look of an equal match up, however Bournemouth still seem better value for a win here than ill-performing Blackburn.

Blackburn v Bournemouth Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

The last time the two sides faced off against each other Bournemouth came away as 3-2 winners on home turf at Vitality Stadium back in September 2020 in the England – Championship. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet 3 times in the last 5 matches between Blackburn and Bournemouth. Both teams to score paid out 3 times in those 5 matches meetings. The two rivals have shared the spoils in recent outings in the Championship. Both have claimed 2 wins in the last 5 encounters with 1 match finishing without a winner.

Current standings

Blackburn lie 15th in the table on 46 points after 39 games. 16 points ahead after 38 games, Bournemouth find themselves in 7th place.

Full Time Betting

Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Blackburn to win pays out at 3.30, the best prize for a draw is 3.40, while an away win for Bournemouth returns you odds 2.15. Blackburn won 2 of their last 10 home league games whereas Bournemouth lost 4 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 60%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.67 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.15. The last 10 home league games for Blackburn averaged 2.1 goals per game with BTTS paying out 7 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Bournemouth the average total goals were 1.7 with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 52%. This equals odds 1.91 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.95. The last 10 home league games of Blackburn had an average of 2.1 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 2 went over 2.5 goals. Bournemouth’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.7 goals per game. Meanwhile, 4 of Bournemouth’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.

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