Blackburn vs Sheffield Wednesday
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 26 December 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Ewood Park.
The Riversiders used to one of the best teams in the competition, and were fighting for a spot in the top-most tier.
However, a tough schedule in the last few weeks, which saw them locking horns against some of the top-most teams in the table, have resulted in them dropping considerable points.
As such, they are desperate for points, and will give their 100% on the pitch for a win this weekend.
Luckily, they are at home, where they have maintained their high standard of playing, despite taking on tough opponents. Moreover, they are pitted against one of the worst teams in the league this Saturday as well.
The Owls are placed second to last in the table, and only Derby have scored fewer goals than them in the whole competition. On top of that, they have also been one of the absolute worst teams in road games in the Championship.
Going on, they also have an inferior h2h record against this rival in recent years.
As such, expect Blackburn to be the better team at Ewood Park this weekend.
Blackburn vs Sheffield Wednesday: Head-to-head (h2h)
- The latest encounter between the two had ended in a 0-5 win for Tony Pulis’s men, on the road.
- They had scored a total of 13 goals from the preceding four games alone.
- They had won three of the former four meetings.
- At this stadium, the hosts had registered 11 of the past 14 wins.
- The guests are on a losing run at this venue after 2016.
Blackburn vs Sheffield Wednesday: Prediction
Tony Mowbray’s men lost 1-0 on the road the last match-day, against Stoke. In the meantime, Pulis’s men won 1-0 at home against Coventry.
However, the Riversiders were unbeaten in eight of their last eleven overall matches, and they had won four of their past five appearances at home. They had also scored two or more in all of these four fixtures at the Ewood Park.
On the other hand, their counterparts had lost four of their last five games, and they were winless in 17 of their previous 20 matches. On the road, they had also lost eight of their past ten fixtures.
On top of all that, Mowbray’s men also have a great h2h record against this opponent at home.
Taking into account these observations, expect Blackburn to make light work of Sheffield this weekend.
Blackburn vs Sheffield Wednesday: Betting Tips
To Win: Blackburn @ 1.75 (3/4)
Over 0.5 First Half Goals @ 1.40 (2/5).