Huddersfield vs Preston: Preview and Prediction

Huddersfield vs Preston Match Preview 15th April 2017

Huddersfield vs Preston
England – The Championship
Date: Friday, 14th April 2017
Kick off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: John Smith’s Stadium.

Preston travels to Huddersfield to try and keep their minimal chances for promotion play-offs against one of the best teams in the league.

Huddersfield are sitting on 3rd place 10 points behind the automatic promotion places. Still the team has a game in hand and with a good run of form in the rest of the games they may have some chances. They are not currently showing such a form though. With 3 losses in the last 4 games the team looks more likely to fall further behind than to close the gap. At home Huddersfield have been one of the consistent teams. They got 14 wins in 20 home games which puts them among he best home teams in the league.

Preston fans are still keeping slight hopes to see their team in the promotion play-offs. Still 8 points gap will probably be too much for them. Their away form is also not contributing to their dream. The team puts a decent performances at home but one the road the team looks unconvincing. The team has not won a single trip for 8 games in a row losing 3 and drawing the other 5.

Huddersfield vs Preston: Head to head

Preston has an edge in terms of head to head clashes with 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats.

The 2 victories for Huddersfield were both won on this stadium and both ended 3-1.

The last game between the sides was played in October and Preston grabbed a 3-11 win at their home ground.

Huddersfield vs Preston: Prediction

Huddersfield are a strong side at home while Preston struggles heavily away. This pinpoints towards home victory.

In 3 of the games between the teams the fans saw over 3.5 goals scored and 1 over 2.5. Huddersfield scored 3 goals in both their home games against Preston. Backing them to score at least twice on Friday looks viable choice.

Huddersfield vs Preston: Bet Tips

  • First pick: Huddersfield win for 1.80 at Bet365.
  • Second pick: Huddersfield over 1.5 team goals for 1.99 at Pinnacle.

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