Cardiff vs Bournemouth Preview, Tips and Odds

Cardiff will take on Bournemouth on Saturday in another game of the 25th round in the Premier League. The hosts are 18th and in the relegation zone with 19 points, four behind 17th placed Burnley. Bournemouth on the other hand are 10th with 33 points and should feel safe about spending another season in the topflight as the lead over their next opponents is a healthy 14 points.

Cardiff vs Bournemouth Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast H2H gamesLast games home/away
CardiffLoss4 W/ 4 D/ 7 L0 W/ 2 D/ 2 L
BournemouthWin7 W/ 4 D/ 4 L2 W/ 2 D/ 0 L

Last game between the teams: 11.08.2018 Bournemouth – Cardiff 2:0; Ryan Frazer 24′, Callum Wilson 90′; Callum Wilson missed a penalty in the 34′
Last game at this venue: 17.03.2015 Cardiff – Bournemouth 1:1; Bruno Ecuele 62′; Harry Arter 16′

Worth mentioning: Three of the last five H2H meetings featured over 2,5 goals and saw both sides scoring, but the two most recent games ended in Bournemouth wins garnered with a clean sheet. The two Cardiff victories against Bournemouth came on the road, as they have never beaten the Cherries at the Cardiff City Stadium. Only the most recent of the four meetings at this venue did not produce over 2,5 goals, while also in three of the games both sides were able to hit the back of the net.

Cardiff vs Bournemouth Stats

As of 31.01Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
CardiffLoss2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L
BournemouthWin3 W/ 1 D/ 6 L0 W/ 0 D/ 5 L

Last game Cardiff: 29.01.2019 Arsenal – Cardiff 2:1; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 66′ (penalty), Alexandre Lacazette 83′; Nathaniel Mendez-Laing 90′
Last game Bournemouth: 30.01.2019 Bournemouth – Chelsea 4:0; Joshua King 47′, 74′, David Brooks 63′, Charlie Daniels 90′

Top performers Cardiff: Callum Paterson 4 goals, Victor Camarasa 3 goals 2 assists, Josh Murphy 3 goals.
Top performers Bournemouth: Callum Wilson 10 goals 5 assists, Joshua King 8 goals 3 assists, David Brooks 6 goals 4 assists.

Last 10 gamesGoals scored:concededOver 2,5 goalsGoal/GoalClean sheets

Worth mentioning: Cardiff were about to record seven game streak where only one of the teams was able to score, until Mendez-Laing scored deep into added time in the midweek game at Arsenal. Just three of these games featured over 2,5 goals. The Bluebirds have scored just four goals in their last five home games, while conceding nine. Bournemouth were on a run of five games without a win prior to their triumph against West Ham, but now they have recorded back-to-back victories garnered with clean sheets. The Cherries are on a poor run away from home, having lost all of the last seven visits.

Cardiff vs Bournemouth News

Missing players Cardiff: Ashley Jazz Richards, Sean Morrison.
Missing players Bournemouth: David Brooks, Jefferson Lerma, Callum Wilson, Simon Francis and Lewis Cook.

Cardiff vs Bournemouth Predictions

Cardiff to win – 2.90 @ bet365

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