Not considered a powerhouse among England’s football giants, Burnley F.C. has boasted a successful resume over the years, albeit mainly in Second Division completion. Established in 1882, Burnley — or The Clarets as their known to hometown fans — is one of only three teams to win all top four professional divisions of English football. The team captured a Division One title twice, in 1920-21 and 1959-60. Burnley also has three Division Two titles — its latest in 2015-16, which gained them promotion to the Premier League.
The club spent the majority of its early history in England’s top two football divisions, but remained out of the top tier from 1976 to 2009. Burnley also has an FA Cup title to its name and was runners up on two occasions. The club captured a Community Shield in 1973 and shared the trophy in 1960.
George Beel, a former forward who played for Burnley for nine seasons in the 1920s and 1930s, is the franchise’s all-time leading scorer with 178 total goals in 316 appearances. Beel also holds the record for most goals scored in a single season, netting 35 tallies during the 1927-28 campaign.
Former goalkeeper Jerry Dawson played 21 seasons with Burnley F.C. and is the club’s all-time leader in appearances with 522.
Burnley Betting Lines Today
It is crucial to follow Burnley’s every move, whether if it’s during league action or Cup competition, in order to have the upper hand before placing your bet.
Regardless of playing at home or on the road, Burnley will be underdogs against many Premier League clubs this season. However the Clarets should keep games interesting enough to consider putting your money on them.
Be sure to use the next game widget, which provides up-to-date odds, as your tool before betting on Burnley.
Burnley Scores & Schedule
Burnley will have the luxury of opening the Premier League season at home when the Clarets face Swansea on Aug. 13.
The two clubs have only met twice previously, with both wins going Swansea’s way.
Week 2 will bring an even tougher opponent as Burnley hosts Liverpool — a team they’ve never defeated — on Aug. 20.
Three of Burnley’s opening three matches will come on home soil — something to keep in mind before making your final betting decisions.
Burnley Standings Right Now
Burnley F.C. topped the League Championship table en route to winning the crown last season. The Clarets were nearly unbeatable on home soil, where they recorded 15 victories and only lost twice in 23 matches at Turf Moor stadium.
Be sure to keep track of where Burnley and its next opponent sit in the standings before placing your wagers.
How To Win At Burnley Betting
Burnley F.C. capped off a spectacular season by winning the League Championship crown in 2015-16 and moving back to the Premier League for the first time since being relegated last year.
The Clarets coasted to the second division championship after posting a record of 26 victories, 15 draws and just five defeats giving them 93 points, which tied a club record for most in a single season.
They now return to the Premier League after a one-year hiatus and will be looking to stick around a little longer this time around.
According to Bet365.com odds, Burnley is pegged at +150000 to win the Premier League outright this season making them the biggest outsiders to do so along with Hull City and West Brom. The online sportsbook also has Burnley at +10000 to win the FA Cup and the same odds to capture the England EFL Cup.
Bovada pegs Burnley as the odds-on favorite at -125 to be relegated back to the League Championship.
A bright spot for the Clarets will be striker Andre Gray, who led the club with 23 goals and eight assists last season. Bovada has Gray at +6600 to lead the Premier League in scoring during the 2016-17 season. Another player to keep an eye on is striker Sam Vokes, who added 15 goals for Burnley last season and will be looking to repeat the same feat in 2016.
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