The prices from the bookmakers certainly reflect the form put on show lately by Bournemouth. Swansea could be in for a whacking, as Bournemouth has looked in awesome shape. Bournemouth have taken the lead in the Championship after collecting 37 points from their initial 16 encounters. Swansea trail by 23 points after 16 rounds, leaving them as number 11 in the table. From a rather disappoiting position in the table Swansea could really do with a win when going up against Bournemouth. Bournemouth enter their next Championship match averaging a decent 1.6 goals per game in their last 10 matches.
They scored a moderate total of 16 goals, while also conceding 5 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.5 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 6 times. Ahead of their upcoming Championship match, Swansea have an ample average of 1.6 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a tolerable 16 goals, while also conceding 10 goals. That amounts to an average of 1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 5 times.
Facts and figures for Bournemouth vs Swansea in Championship.
- Bournemouth has won in the last 5 of 6 matches;
- Bournemouth has won in the last 5 of 6 matches at home;
- Bournemouth scored in the last 16 of 18 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Bournemouth's last 8 at home matches in the row.
- Swansea has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Swansea's last 7 of 9 matches;
- Swansea scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Swansea's last 5 matches in the row.
Current form — Bournemouth v. Swansea
Bournemouth continue to sparkle
Bournemouth look to have found a rich vein of form right now with yet another win last week. In their last 3 matches Bournemouth first took out Huddersfield by 3-0, before downing Reading by 2-0. The winning streak came to an end against Preston, who ran out 2-1 winners.
Swansea on a roll
Swansea will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Swansea look back on their last 3 matches with 6 points to show from their efforts. Against Birmingham they were left emptyhanded in a 2-1 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Peterborough in a 3-0 win. They followed that up with a 1-2 win against Coventry in their most recent outing.
According to the bookmakers, Bournemouth are favourites to win. If one is in favour of the away win, the odds are currently at 6.00 on the visitors. This means the bookies predict, they are in with a 17% chance of beating Swansea. Placing your bet on Swansea, the best price at the time of writing lies at 1.60.
Bournemouth v. Swansea — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Bournemouth came away as winners back in March 2021 in a match in the Championship. Bournemouth head into their upcoming match against Swansea with a 50% winning record in recent Championship meetings. In 2 encounters, that amounts to a 1-1-0 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 0%.
Current table in the Championship
As the current Championship standings shows us, the difference between the two teams is 14 points. Even though Swansea cannot overtake Bournemouth in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Bournemouth, who are now number 1 with 37 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Saturday.
Top scorers markets
It is difficult to look past Joel Piroe, when searching for a goalscorer. He seems unstoppable and hit the target 4 times in the last 6 matches for Swansea. His season total reads 9 goals right now.
With 5 goals in the last 6 matches for Bournemouth, Dominic Solanke is the player to look out for, as he will be gunning for more goals on Saturday.