Brentford vs Reading
England – Championship
Date: Saturday 29th September 2018
Kick off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Griffin Park (Brentford).
As expected Brentford exited the Carabao Cup after losing to Arsenal by 3-1 at the Emirates in midweek. Now they will turn their attentions to Championship football.
Brentford will take on Reading and the home side come into this game having no wins now in their last two games which is a come down after starting the season quite positively.
They are in 7th place and just three points behind Leeds Utd the leaders so there is every motive to be confident for this game.
At Griffin Park they a fantastic record where they are unbeaten and have won all 4 of their games, scoring 11 goals and only conceding 2.
Reading are in 20th place and are currently on a win one week lose the next and the inconsistency of their season so far is really dragging them down.
Away from home they actually have a better record where 5 from their 8 points have come and they have a current record of 3 games without defeat on the road.
This has included draws against Blackburn and Aston Villa and a win over Preston. Last weekend they beat Hull 3-0.
Brentford vs Reading: Head to Head
- The last time the teams played this fixture ended 1-1.
- Reading have not won at Griffin Park since 2015.
- Reading have only won 1 match from the past 5 meetings between the two teams.
Brentford vs Reading: Prediction
We are going all the way for a home win in this game. Brentford have a fantastic record at Griffin Park and it shouldn’t be stopped by a team who have struggled and are in 20th position.
Brentford enjoyed their game v Arsenal in midweek it wasn’t important to win but more important to learn from the experience and the players have a more togetherness than their opponents.
Brentford vs Reading: Bet Tips
Brentford to beat Reading at 1.44 (4/9)
Anytime goal-scorer: Neal Maupay (Brentford) at 1.83 (5/6).