Burnley face Brighton in a fixture set to go a little under the radar amid the drama of the Premier League’s final matchday.
Sean Dyche’s Clarets have been one of the most in-form sides in the whole division since lockdown. Only Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Wolves have taken more points since the season resumed, and they’re now unbeaten in seven matches since returning to action with a 5-0 defeat to City - their only loss in their last 13.
They’re already confirmed to finish in the top half for only the second time in the Premier League era, while equalling or bettering Arsenal’s result on this final day will see them remarkably finish ahead of Mikel Arteta’s far better-resourced Gunners.
Last time out they put in a professional job to beat bottom-placed Norwich, who were reduced to nine men, 2-0, having drawn three of their prior four matches via a 1-1 scoreline.
They’re also unbeaten in five meetings with Brighton since they were promoted to the Premier League in 2017 - it’s been three draws and two Burnley wins in five meetings. Another draw here is priced at 12/5, while another 1-1 draw for Burnley is available at 6/1.
Brighton have just about done enough to secure their place in the top flight for another year, doing so mathematically in a goalless draw to forget against Newcastle last time out. Graham Potter’s Seagulls have tied 14 games this season - no side has more.
A narrow 1-0 win at Norwich is their only victory in their last seven Premier League games, but point-by-point they’ve inched towards safety.
Given the recent record of these two sides, and the history of meetings between the two, we recommend backing another draw here at 12/5
*All prices correct at the time of writing and subject to change