The Premier League clash at Elland Road on Sunday sees Leeds hosting opponents Brentford. Leeds step onto the pitch at 15th in the Premier League table on 15 points following 14 rounds. Brentford are number 12 in the standings with 16 points after 14 matches.
Highly expected to claim all 3 points on Sunday against Brentford, Leeds should finish the round ahead of the former in the table.
Leeds are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts this coming Sunday claimed a steady 9 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 0.9 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 9 goals, or an average of 0.9 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 3 times in this run.
Brentford travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 1.4 goals per game in their last 7 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 14 goals, while also conceding 17 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.7 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 2 times.
Facts and figures for Leeds vs Brentford in Premier League.
- Leeds unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Leeds's last 6 of 8 matches;
- Leeds scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Leeds conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
- Brentford did not win the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Brentford conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches;
- Brentford scored in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Brentford's last 4 of 6 matches.
Current form — Leeds v. Brentford
Leeds looking for more.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Leeds in recent weeks as results have been as expected, whether positive or negative. Leeds have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. First, they went down 2-1 against Tottenham, before picking up a 0-0 draw against Brighton. Their latest match brought a 1-0 win in their encounter with Crystal Palace.
Brentford can build on recent win
Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Brentford who have performed more or less according to expectations. Brentford have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. They first shared the points in a 3-3 draw with Newcastle, before claiming 3 points in a 1-0 win against Everton. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Tottenham.
Leeds have put stronger performances on display in recent games and with the advantage of familiar surroundings, we call a home win here. The bookmakers currently settle the price for a home win at 1.95. Should your betting strategy prefer the long shot, the odds for an away win are 3.80. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 3.60.
Leeds v. Brentford — fixture history
Having never shared a spot in the Premier League before, this is the first time Leeds comes up against Brentford.
Current standings in the Premier League
Glancing at the Premier League table, it is obvious this match is vital for the opposing teams. There is currently only 1 points between them. To put that into perspective, Leeds have an opportunity to catch up or even climb past visitors Brentford in the league standings on Sunday. Brentford ranks as number 12 on 16 points before this round 15 clash. They will do their best to at least maintain the current gap to their upcoming opponents. All in all, there is much at stake and a lot to be thrilled about.
It is difficult to look past Raphinha, when on the search for a marksman. He seems to be on a strong run, as he hit the target 3 times lately for Leeds. Ivan Toney has managed to score 2 times in the last half dozen matches for Brentford. It is safe to say that they will both be looking to add to their total here once again.