Burnley welcome Fulham to Turf Moor this Saturday in the Premier League. The visitors will be looking for a big three points to move up the table whereas Burnley need a win to get closer to safety.
- Burnley vs Fulham to end in a draw @ 5/2 on William Hill
- Over 1.5 goals @ ¼ on Paddy Power
- Only one team to score @ EVS on William Hill
These odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.
Fulham’s quest for three points would push them even closer to the top half of the Premier League table but Burnley desperately need the win to close in on Luton and bring down the gap to Premier League safety.
Burnley currently sit 19th in the Premier League after 21 games. The Clarets have three wins, three draws and 15 losses, leaving them on just 12 points, two above bottom Sheffield United but four points from Luton and five points from safety.
The Clarets have been quiet in front of goal this season, scoring 21 goals in 21 games, averaging a goal a game with their top scorer Zeki Amdouni having four goals, the lowest of the top scorers in the league. Similarly, Burnley have conceded 42 goals in 21 games, conceding an average of two goals a game and keeping just two clean sheets.
Fulham, on the other hand, currently sit 13th in the Premier League. In 21 games, Fulham have seven wins, three draws and 11 losses which leaves them on 24 points, eight points above the relegation zone and five points from the top half of the table.
The Cottagers have a middling 28 goals in 21 games, giving them 1.33 goals on average a game, ranking their attack 13th in the league. The other end of the pitch is a problem for The Cottagers. In 21 games, Fulham have conceded 36 goals and have kept five clean sheets.
Burnley and Fulham have met 100 times in their histories, with the first meeting coming back in 1907. Burnley have the better record in the fixture with 49 wins in comparison to Fulham’s 31 wins, the other 20 games ending in a draw.
In the last five games in the fixture, Burnley have been on the winning side four times with the other meeting ending in a share of the points. However, in only two of the last five games have both teams scored.