Birmingham vs Preston
Date: Saturday, 21 September 2019
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: St. Andrew’s Stadium (Birmingham).
Birmingham (Blues) is on an unbeaten run in their home matches which will be tempted with the visit of their rivals. Preston (Lilywhites) has lost the two trips on road in the league and ended up in sharing the spoils with Nottingham Forest in their previous away game.
The Boys in Blues had their home matches laid out with weaker teams and this match will be a test for their streak in the league. Lilywhites had recorded their only two losses in seven matches at away games but the dugout is confident to find their track in the league. The match will surely give some surprising turn of events in the ninety minutes.
Birmingham vs Preston Head-to-head (h2h)
- Preston has won three of the last five meetings and has more wins than the foe (W8 D4 L4).
- The teams share three wins and two draws each at this venue from eight encounters in the last 19 years.
- Six of the eight meetings at home saw both teams scoring a goal in the game.
- The last match played here was won by the host with a 3-0 clean sheet score in the end.
Birmingham vs Preston Prediction
There has been no absence for goals when these two meet often at the Birmingham grounds. The teams have combined contributed to the score in six out of eight clashes held here. Moreover, the host has scored in the previous three home games similar to the guest in their respective away fixtures. So, there are more chances for both the teams to find the back of the net.
Preston has won twice in the last five meetings with Birmingham at the latter’s home ground. Despite having the home advantage the home team was unable to find a victory from 2009 to 2017. Even though their last meeting had a positive result for the Blues, they will still be on the run against the guest. As such, the result of the game is in the hands of the visitors and their tactics in the game.
Birmingham vs Preston Betting Tips
Both teams to score @ 1.83 (5/6)
Double Chance: Draw or Preston @ 1.40 (2/5).