Burnley play twice in Double Gameweek 37. We take a look at their underlying stats and investigate the ownership percentages for the Burnley players. Ahead of matches against Spurs and Aston Villa, we assess the best investment options from the Clarets.
Burnley’s defeat to Aston Villa in Gameweek 36 was a blow in their battle for Premier League survival. The Claret’s have two difficult fixtures in Gameweek 37. A trip to Tottenham followed by the reverse of the Gameweek 36 fixture against Aston Villa.
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Burnley have scored just 32 goals this season, only Norwich have scored fewer. However, in the last six Gameweeks they have scored 10 goals. This is eighth across the Premier League clubs and a marked improvement on the season as a whole.
Manager Sean Dyche was sacked just ahead of Gameweek 33. Between Gameweek 1 and 32 Burnley managed 307 goal attempts, the fewest in the Premier League. Gameweeks 33-36 has seen them create 70 chances, only three clubs have created more in this period.
Between Gameweek 1-32 Maxwel Cornet was Burnley’s top scorer with seven goals. Since Gameweek 33 the goals have been more evenly spread. However, no Burnley player has scored more than one goal in this period.
Budget enabler Josh Brownhill is top for attacking returns since Gameweek 33 with three. Only three Burnley players have more than one attacking return in this period.
Burnley have kept two clean sheets since Gameweek 33, only three teams have kept more.
However, the injury to James Tarkowski could be an issue for Burnley. Tarkowski was substituted in Gameween 33 with a hamstring issue and is currently flagged in the game. With Ben Mee also injured Burnley could have a central defensive headache ahead of the Double Gameweek.
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Since Gameweek 33 Nathan Collins is Burnley’s most threatening defender with eight goal attempts. Only Weghorst and McNeil have had more than the defender. Connor Roberts has created the most chances of all the defenders in the same period with six.
Ownership ahead of Double Gameweek 36
Weghorst is Burnley’s most heavily owned player, however he is owned by just 4.5% of the game. He is however owned by 22.08% of the top 10k.
This makes owning any Burnley player a differential ahead of Double Gameweek 37.
Burnley are one of only five teams to double in Gameweek 37. This makes them an attractive option on paper. However, the fixtures look difficult for a clean sheet with matches against Spurs and Aston Villa. Investing in the likes of Cornet or Brownhill however could be wise, given Burnley need to score goals to try and stay in the league.
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