12th Dec 2017 | Premier League

Champions League - They're Having a Laugh

The Clarets won this fixture 1-0 last season and are making it a regular in their spectacular current campaign.

You reach a point where you can’t ignore the evidence in front of you even if the underlying metrics point you in another direction. I am of course talking about Burnley.

A win on Tuesday night would temporarily move Sean Dyche’s team into the Champions League spots and you would have to say that would be a spectacular early Christmas present for the Lancashire club.

Against a Stoke side with the worst defensive record in the division, who have won once in their last six games, they have every chance. But don’t take the best price 13/10 on the home win when 6/1 on 1-0 to the Clarets is available with Bet365.

Burnley have won 5 of their last 13 league games by that scoreline which makes a mockery of the price still available. With Mark Hughes determined to start by improving things at the back it could well happen again.

1pt Burnley to win 1-0 6/1 with Bet365
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 13:03 12th Dec, 2017 but subject to change