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Wolves v Brentford betting tips: Wolves bid to find a finish

| 13.09.2021
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Preview and odds for Saturday’s Premier League clash

Wolves host promoted Brentford on Saturday lunchtime and we examine the odds to find some Wolves v Brentford betting tips.

Wanderers snapped a run of six straight Premier League defeats with a 2-0 win at Watford last weekend while Brentford slipped to their first reverse of the season, losing to a late goal at home to Brighton.

This match, which takes place at Molineux, kicks off at 12.30pm BST and is live on BT Sport.

Wolves v Brentford match odds

Wolves had not been playing badly despite three successive 1-0 defeats – to Leicester, Tottenham and Manchester United – to open their season.

So it was no great shock to see them defeat Watford and they are 19/20 to gain a win over a Brentford side that have started Premier League life brightly.

The Bees have earned five points form four outings, losing their unbeaten run when defeated by a last-gasp Leandro Trossard goal last weekend.

It was only the second goal they have conceded this season and Thomas Frank’s side sit 10th in the table, two points above Wolves in 14th.

Having gained draws at Crystal Palace and Aston Villa on their first two road trips, Brentford are 18/5 to win while the draw is available at 11/5 in the Wolves v Brentford betting tips.

Wolves v Brentford head-to-head

Wolves have won three of their last four league games against Brentford (D1), prevailing 3-0 at Molineux in their last meeting in January 2018.

The Bees have managed just one win in their last five trips to Molineux (D1 L3), where goals have been at a premium lately.

All four of their Premier League outings yielded less than three goals and seven of the last 10 meetings with Brentford have similarly seen fewer than three goals. It is 1/2 this will be the case again.

 

None of the 10 top-flight meetings between Wolves and Brentford have been draws (five wins each), although the sides last met in the top tier in 1946-47.

It is 2/1 for a Brentford win in the Draw No Bet market in the Wolves v Brentford betting tips.

Wolves have faced three sides who are expected to challenge for the Champions League spots and since their return to the top flight, they have won six of eight games against promoted sides (D1 L1).

It is 9/5 they win to nil again.

Wolves v Brentford key battles

Wolves have had plenty of opportunities in their games and few players create more chances for his colleagues than Raul Jimenez.

That is good news for Adama Traore, who has had a frustrating time, squandering good openings against Leicester and Tottenham.

Yet he is a handful in the leanest of times and it won’t be long before he gets off the mark in the Premier League this season. Traore is 14/5 to score at any time while Jimenez is 7/5 to net at any stage.

Whether they can break down Brentford is what most of their fans will be wondering.

For while the Bees have had just nine shots on target in four games, only Manchester City have a lower expected goals against number than Brentford.

The Bees are 13/5 to keep a clean sheet against a side that have lost their last three home games in the Wolves v Brentford betting tips.

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All odds and markets are correct as of the date of publication

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Simon Milham