The fun end of the table meets the lower end of the Premier League, when Wolves face off against Burnley. It is a match that offers both sides the opportunity to either consolidate or improve on their position in the Premier League. Ranked as number 6 Wolves have scraped together 20 points from 13 matches. With 9 points, The Clarets earned themselves a place as number 18 in the Premier League following 13 encounters.
Although entering the match as outsiders, Burnley will be keen on keeping their recent momentum as unbeaten in the Premier League going. While in for a tough assignment at Molineux Stadium, the current form offers hope for the visitors of coming away with a point.
Wolves are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts on Wednesday claimed a steady 12 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 1.2 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 4 times in this run.
Burnley travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 1.3 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 13 goals, while also conceding 16 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.6 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times. Let's get into some predictions!
Stats and facts for Wolves and Burnley.
- Wolves has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Wolves's last 4 of 6 matches;
- Wolves scored in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Wolves conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
- Burnley unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Burnley did not win the last 7 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Burnley's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Burnley conceded the last 7 matches in a row when playing away.
Current form — Wolves v. Burnley
Wolves continue to collect points
Wolves will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Wolves have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. Against Crystal Palace, they came out empty-handed in a 2-0 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 1-0 win against West Ham. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 0-0 draw against Norwich.
Burnley hope to boost points tally.
One can't really point a finger on the results for The Clarets in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. Burnley looks solid right now after going 3 matches unbeaten. They laid the groundwork by beating Brentford with a 3-1 scoreline before settling for a point in a 1-1 draw against Chelsea. Their latest match once again had them share the points, this time in a 3-3 draw against Crystal Palace.
Form on both sides makes this seem like a relatively equal contest on paper. Wolves have grabbed the role as fairly big favourites, though, with the bookies offering odds of 1.83 for a win. Should your betting strategy prefer a higher price, the odds for an away win are 4.50. Adding a draw to the accumulator will get you odds 3.50.
Wolves v. Burnley — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, The Clarets came away as winners in a Premier League, back in abril 2021. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Burnley will get you odds 4.50, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with an 22% chance of beating Wolves. You can get a price of 1.83, should you wish to add Wolves to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy. Wolves enter the match against Burnley with a 3-2-3 record in their previous 8 encounters in the Premier League. This amounts to a 38% winning ratio for Wolves, with Burnley victorious in 38% of the last 8 encounters. Over 2.5 goals only came out as a winning bet 3 times in the past 8 matches between Wolves and Burnley. Both teams found the back of the net 4 times in those 8 matches.
Current standings in the Premier League
Looking at the current Premier League standings, Wolves and Burnley are currently 11 points and 12 places apart. Wolves will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Burnley on Wednesday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, The Clarets will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Wolves and Burnley.
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Raul Jimenez. He is one of the Wolves players, who is showing decent form right now. He managed to find the back of the net 2 times in his most recent outing. Surely, he will want to add more goals against Burnley.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Maxwel Cornet to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Maxwel Cornet netted 4 goals for Burnley in their latest matches.