Blackburn Rovers vs Millwall
English League Championship
Date: Saturday, 11th August 2018
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Ewood Park (Blackburn).
Blackburn takes on Millwall in their first home game for the new season. Both sides failed to win their opening games and will be eager to get a victory.
Blackburn managed to get a point away at Ipswich last round. The team played well and even managed to get a turnaround. Still it was not enough to get all the points as Ipswich managed to level the score in the last seconds of the game.
Following their promotion from League 1 Blackburn will want to establish themselves back in the Championship. The team showed promise in the first game and looks ready for the long and exhausting season.
Millwall showed yet again that they are one of the best hosts in the entire league.
The Lions face ambitious Middlesbrough side at home making it as hard as possible for the visitors. They looked like a certain victors but Middlesbrough managed to score 2 goals in the last minutes of the game to level from 2-0 to 2-2.
The Lions are likely to be contenders for top 6 again with their wonderful home form. On the road its slightly different story though as they look a bit vulnerable.
Blackburn vs Millwall: Head-to-head
- Blackburn are unbeaten at home in 11 games
- Blackburn won their last 2 games against Millwall at home
- Blackburn are unbeaten in 5 games against Millwall – 3 victories and 2 draws
- 4 of the last 5 direct clashes saw both teams finding the net and over 2.5 goals
Blackburn vs Millwall: Predictions
Blackburn were strong at home in League 1 and we can expect similar performance this time around.
They will be eager to get their first victory of the season against one of the better teams from last year.
Millwall won’t give up easily and they got quality squad. It will be hard to separate this teams which makes the draw a juicy opportunity.
Blackburn vs Millwall: Bet Tips
Draw at 9/4 (3.25)
BTTS: Yes at 9/10 (1.90).