Blackburn vs Wolves
England League Championship
Date: Saturday, 29th October 2016,
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK
Venue: Ewood Park (Blackburn).
It is a battle between two teams at the bottom half of the table and close to relegation zone when Blackburn Rovers welcome Wolverhampton Wanderers into the Ewood Park for Saturday’s Championship fixture.
Blackburn Rovers currently occupy the final relegation spot after managing just 3 wins from their 14 matches so far. Most of the misery this term owes to a poor start to the campaign as they went on for the first 7 matchdays without a win. They managed to pull cover some ground in recent weeks by picking up 3 wins and a draw in their last 7. Still, they are lacking the consistency to play at this level of the league.
Wolves had a good start to the season with a 4 match unbeaten run. But they are now in tatters as they are on a 5 match winless run, with 4 of those being defeats. They made quite a slide down the league table and are currently 18th in the table and just 4 points separate them from Blackburn. They were only able to pick up 4 wins this season and drawn 4 and lost 6 so far from this 14 games. Interestingly, most of those defeats have come at a narrow 1-goal margin.
Blackburn vs Wolves: Head-to-Head Stats
The two championship fixtures of last season saw Wolves maintaining an unbeaten record with a 2-1 win in the corresponding fixture at Ewood Park and a goal-less draw at home.
Wolves are on a six-match unbeaten run against the Rovers with 4 wins and 2 draws. And all the defeats have happened in the Championship fixtures.
Blackburn have also lost in 4 consecutive home games against Wolves, with their last home win dated back to the 2010 Premier League season.
Blackburn vs Wolves: Prediction
The overall forms of both teams are nothing to write about. But if you look at the home versus away form, Blackburn are a slightly better side. They defeated Nottingham Forest 2-1 in the last match at Ewood Park and also held Ipswich to goal-less draw in the previous fixture.
Wolves does have a good head-to-head record over Blackburn, but their recent run of results indicated they are on the slowly descending. With a four match win-less run away from home, we do believe the hosts have a real chance to edge a win here.
Blackburn vs Wolves: Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score and Blackburn to win at 5/1 (6.00)
Correct Full-Time Score: 2-1 for Blackburn at 10/1 (11.00)
Over 2.5 goals at 2.15 (8/7).