Our prediction for this Championship match:
After dropping two points in a 2-2 draw with Rotherham United, Bournemouth will be aiming to return to winning ways in the Championship when they host Preston at their Vitality Stadium. The Cherries have been scoring goals for fun of late, and they are likely to stick to their attacking style of play against Preston. The good news for the hosts is that important attacker Joshua King could return to the starting XI following his period of isolation due to positive test for coronavirus.
Jack Stackey, though, remains in the recovery room for the hosts. The Lilywhites obviously struggle at the back, with the team conceding seven goals in total in back-to-back defeats to Blackburn (0-3) and Watford (1-4). Preston are not enjoying a season to remember, and we do not believe that they are capable of spoiling Bournemouth’s party at Vitality Stadium. Joe Rafferty is banned, while Billy Bodin, Andrew Hughes, Josh Harrop, and Louis Moult are sidelined with injury.