Blackpool vs Reading Prediction & Match Preview

Blackpool vs Reading Championship Prediction by LeagueLane

Blackpool vs Reading
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 26 February 2022
Kick-off at 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Bloomfield Road.

Blackpool are looking to record a league double over Reading for the first time since the 1979-80 campaign. Even though they are without a win for the past 4 league fixtures they have 13 points more than the visitors.

Reading won the last 2 league schedules but they were denied 6 points due to Federation decision. They are only 9 points safe from relegation and hare aiming to tale all 3 points as they travel to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road this Saturday.

Blackpool vs Reading Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Past 5 h2h games saw Reading with 2 wins while Blackpool won once and settling for a draw on twice other occasions.
  • In 2020, Reading won against this foe at the 2nd leg of third round of FA Cup.
  • The reverse fixture on last October saw 3-2 in favour of Blackpool.

Blackpool vs Reading Prediction

The Tangerines are at the 15th spot on the standing with 42 points from 33 games. They won 11 times in the league while drawing on 9 and losing on 13 other occasions. They scored 36 in total while conceding a sum of 40 till now in the league.

Blackpool had a 1-2 league loss in their previous game against Queens Park Rangers. The home side has scored in the last 6 games in front of their own fans. It’s possible we will see a couple of goals here, with the last 5 games for them has ended with 2 goals or more being scored.

On the other side, Reading reside at the 21st position on the table with 29 points. Of the 33 matches played, they won 10 games while drawing on 5 and losing on 18 other occasions. Their total goals to conceding ratio stands at 41:63 showing their dreadful defense.

The visitors made back to back victories over Preston and Birmingham. Goals have been seen as many as 20 times in the prior 6 matches in which Reading have taken to the field, giving them an average of 3.33 goals for each fixture.

Reading have won none of their last five away league matches against Blackpool since a 2-0 win back in 2001-02 season. Their victory away to Preston was Veljko Paunovic’s final game in charge which ended their run of 5 games on the road without a win.

We feel that a win for home team is up for cards as the visitors are poor at away fixtures while the hosts are better home winning thrice of the last 5 games at home.

Blackpool vs Reading Betting tips

  • Blackpool to win @ 2.00 odds.
  • BTTS @ 1.72 odds.
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