Birmingham vs Brentford
Date: 2nd January 2017, Monday.
Kick-off: 15:00 UK
Venue: St. Andrew’s Stadium, Birmingham.
Birmingham City earned a point at Barnsley with a brilliant comeback after going down to 2 goals goals in the first half. This will definitely bring some confidence into the team that has started to fall off from the promotion race. Their last six matches produced only one win and one draw, while they were defeated six times. This has pushed them to 11th position in the league table.
Meanwhile, Brentford were held to a goal-less draw by Norwich City on matchday 24. They are in some spot of bother after managing just 2 wins from their last 9 league games. The Bees are currently 15th in the standings and 5 points behind Birmingham.
Birmingham vs Brentford: Head-to-head
- The first leg clash of the current season at Brentford resulted in a 2-1 win for Birmingham.
- The last four meetings between these two sides are all won by Birmingham City.
- Birmingham City are unbeaten in the last 9 matches against Brentford in all competitions with 8 wins and 1 draw.
Birmingham vs Brentford: Prediction
Birmingham are in desperate need for a win and will coming with confidence after finishing strong in the 2-2 draw against Barnsley. Moreover, Brentford are their boogie team, who have managed just 1 draw from their last 9 meetings. There is little to separate between the team looking at the form guide. But on the basis of head-to-head stats, you can confidently pick Birmingham to win in this Championship tie.
We have seen in the past few weeks that both teams have plenty of issues in their defense. Also, six of the last 7 matches of Birmingham City have seen at least 3 goals. So, over 2.5 goals is an alternative pick for this game.
Birmingham vs Brentford: Bet Tips
Birmingham to win at 2.50 (3/2)
Over 2.5 goals at 1.90 (9/10).