Middlesbrough vs Bournemouth Preview, Tips and Odds

The teams of Middlesbrough and Bournemouth will face each other on Saturday at Riverside Stadium for a game of the 2nd round of Championship. Boro are currently on 15th position in the table with no points, while The Cherries are on the 3rd place with three points.

Middlesbrough vs Bournemouth Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Middlesbrough loss 2 W/ 4 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
Bournemouth win 3 W/ 4 D/ 2 L 0 W/ 2 D/ 2 L

Last game between the teams: 2017-10-24 EFL Cup: Bournemouth – Middlesbrough 3:1; Jack Simpson 49′, Callum Wilson 75′(penalty), Benik Afobe 83′; Marcus Tavernier 56′
Last game at this venue: 2016-10-29 Premier League: Middlesbrough – Bournemouth 2:0; Gaston Ramirez 39′, Steward Downing 56′

Worth Mentioning

The most recent encounter between the two teams was back in 2017, when they faced each other in a match of EFL Cup, with Bournemouth progressing to the next round after a 3:1 victory. The Cherries are on a run of two back-to-back victories in the H2H clashes. None of the nine matches between the sides was won by the visiting teams, who scored just a single goal across the last six meetings. Three of the last five games featured over 2,5 goals, while only one witnessed goals at both ends.

Middlesbrough vs Bournemouth Stats

As of 16/09 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Middlesbrough loss 6 W/ 0 D/ 4 L 2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L
Bournemouth draw 4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L 2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Last Game Middlesbrough: 2020-09-15 EFL Cup: Middlesbrough – Barnsley 0:2; Patrick Schmidt 22′, Jordan Williams 34′
Next Game Middlesbrough: 2020-09-26 Championship: QPR – Middlesbrough
Last Game Bournemouth: 2020-09-15 EFL Cup: Bournemouth – Crystal Palace 0:0( Bournemouth won after penalties)
Top Performers Bournemouth: Arnaut Groeneveld 1 goal, Jefferson Lerma 1 goal, Jack Stacey 1 goal.
Next Game Bournemouth: 2020-09-22 EFL Cup: Manchester City – Bournemouth

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Middlesbrough 18-15 6 6 2
Bournemouth 19-18 7 7 2

Worth Mentioning

Middlesbrough came up against Barnsley on Tuesday in a match of EFL Cup’s last-64 stage and crashed out of the competition, as they lost 0:2 at home on the night. Boro are on a run of two back-to-back defeats, as they lost on the opening round of the Championship to Barnsley with 1:0 and have gone on 180 minutes without scoring. No draw has been registered in the team’s last sixteen encounters, with only four of those matches ending in wins for the home sides. Two of Middlesbrough last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, and only the same two also witnessed goals at both ends.
Bournemouth's last game was against Crystal Palace on 15/09 at Vitality Stadium. Both sides failed to come up with a winner during the regular 90 minutes, but the Cherries prevailed on penalties to reach the last-32 stage of the EFL Cup. The team is unbeaten in three matches and had scored three goals in each of the previous two. All but one of Bournemouth’s last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals, and also four witnessed goals at both ends.

Middlesbrough vs Bournemouth News

Missing Players Middlesbrough: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing Players Bournemouth: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Middlesbrough vs Bournemouth Predictions

Both teams to score – 1.83 @ bet365