Brentford vs Cardiff City
Date: Monday 26th December, 2016
Kick-off: 13:00 UK
Venue: Griffin Park (London).
The Brentford and Cardiff City will battle it out on Boxing Day at Griffin Park as the two teams hope to get back to winning ways having lost their last outings.
Brentford were unlucky in their last outing, they were unable to hold Leeds United as they lost the game in final minutes. Bartley’s 89th minutes strike was enough to deny Brentford a point the game and hand Leeds all 3 points. Brentford are still in the mid-table, they are on 14th position with 28 points, and they are 9 points below the play-off spots.
Meanwhile, Cardiff City’s 3-game unbeaten run came to an end last week as they were beaten 3-4 at home by Barnsley. They are lingering around the drop zone, they are in the 20th position with 23 points. Cardiff have been poor on the road this season, they picked up just 9 points on the road this season. Furthermore, they are currently winless in their last 3 away games with 2 defeats and a draw. A win in this game will ensure they don’t slip into the drop zone as 2016 ends.
Brentford vs Cardiff City: Head to Head Statistics
There is not much difference between the two teams in their previous 17 meetings. Brentford have won 8 times in the past while Cardiff have won 6 times. At Griffin Park, the home team are boastful with 6 wins, they have drawn once and lost twice to Cardiff City.
Brentford vs Cardiff City: Prediction
The game won’t be easy for any of the two sides, with their recent forms looking like a mixed bag. However, Brentford looked better in performance compared to their visitors.
The game could go either way, and we are not expecting high inflow of goals.
Brentford vs Cardiff City: Bet Tips
Brentford to win first-half at 2.80 (9/5).