Birmingham vs Bournemouth
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 7 November 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: St. Andrew’s Stadium.
The Blues have recorded a total of just three wins this whole season, are placed just in a modest mid-table position. All three of their wins had come against struggling teams, and on top of that, they have not had that much success in home games as well.
On the other hand, the Cherries are one of the best teams in the competition at the moment, and they also are had just been relegated from the Premier League.
On top of all that, they have a phenomenal h2h record against this rival, and especially so at this stadium. It also needs to be mentioned that Jason Tindall’s men have scored goals in plenty against this rival over the years.
As such, expect Bournemouth to deliver a great performance at the St. Andrew’s Stadium this weekend.
Birmingham vs Bournemouth: Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last time these two teams locked horns, the Cherries recorded a 1-2 win on the road.
- They are on a five-match winning run.
- They have scored a total of 20 goals from the previous five encounters.
- At this stadium, the visitors have a 100% winning record from 2014.
- The combined scorecard for the past four games at this venue is 4-16, in favor of the guests.
Birmingham vs Bournemouth: Prediction
Aitor Karanka’s men lost 1-2 at home the last match-day, against Wycombe. Do note that Wycombe are one of the worst teams in the whole competition.
In the meantime, Tindall’s men lost 1-0 on the road against Sheffield Wednesday.
Going on, the Blues were winless in seven of their last nine overall fixtures, and remained so in 22 of their former 27 appearances at home. They had also failed to score goals in three of their past six fixtures.
On the contrary, their counterparts were unbeaten in 12 of their last 15 overall fixtures, and these three losses had come against some of the best teams in Europe – Manchester City, Benfica etc.
Furthermore, on the road, they were invincible in five of their last seven fixtures as well.
In addition, the Cherries are on a five-match winning run against this rival, and they had scored a total of 20 goals in the process. And at this venue, they also have a 100% winning record in the past decade.
Taking all these observations into account, expect Bournemouth to have a huge upper hand this weekend.
Birmingham vs Bournemouth: Betting Tips
Draw No Bet: Bournemouth @ 1.50 (1/2)
Bournemouth to Win Either Half @ 1.44 (4/9).