Birmingham vs Preston
Date: Saturday, 1st December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK / 16.00 CET
Venue: St. Andrews stadium, Birmingham.
Two teams from the mid-table of the league table take on each other as part of their 20th round in the English Championship. Preston travels to Birmingham and hopes to take the three points. The match is scheduled to take place on Saturday at St. Andrews Stadium.
Birmingham occupies the 12th spot on the table after posting 24 points against their name. The record reads 5 wins, 9 draws and 6 losses. They have scored 25 goals and conceded 24 in the process.
Preston is at the 15th spot in the table. They have 22 points on the board. Preston have won 15 matches, drew seven and lost the remaining seven. They managed to score 31 goals and conceded 32 in return.
Birmingham lost their last league match against Aston Villa, on the road. The match ended in a scoreline of 4-2. Birmingham scored the first goal in the 28th minute. But Aston Villa scored 3 goals unanswered against the visiting defense. Though Birmingham was able to pull 1 goal back, Aston Villa returned the favor later in the second half.
Preston played out a draw against Middlesbrough in their last match day. The final scoreline was 1-1. The first goal was scored by Preston in the 43rd minute.
The halftime ended with Preston leading by one goal. But Middlesbrough equalized in the first minute of the second half. Both teams tried the level best for a winner but were disappointed.
Birmingham vs Preston Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last 5 wins in a row, in head to head matches, are in the name of Preston.
- The last seven head-to-head matches in a row had both teams on the score sheet.
- Four of the last five head-to-head matches had over 2.5 match goals.
- Birmingham is winless in their last three matches.
- Preston is on a run of nine unbeaten games.
- At home, Birmingham has not lost in their last 10 attempts.
- Preston has lost five of their last 10 games on the road. They have won only two matches during this stretch.
- Six of the total 7 head-to-head matches at this Stadium had both teams on the score sheet and had over 2.5 match goals.
Birmingham vs Preston Prediction
Matches between these teams have always been high goal-scoring affairs. In this season both teams have been very impressive in front of the goal. Preston has scored 31 goals so far in their league season, while the league-toppers Norwich has scored 32 goals.
Birmingham has a goal difference of plus one while Preston has a goal difference of negative 1. This sure that both teams excel at goal scoring as well as in conceding them. It is very reasonable to back both teams to score bet.
Six of the total 7 head-to-head matches at this stadium had both teams on the score sheet and over 2.5 match goals. Birmingham has scored 14 goals in their last 6 home matches. Preston has managed to get on the scoresheet in their last 5 away matches in a row. Excluding two matches at this Stadium between these 2 teams, every single one had at least four goals.
Birmingham vs Preston Betting Tips
Both teams to score at 1.80 (4/5)
Over 2.5 match goals at 2.00 (1/1).