Leeds vs Blackburn Prediction & Match Preview

Leeds United vs Blackburn Rovers
England – Championship
Date: Wednesday, 26th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Elland Road (Leeds).

Leeds welcomes Blackburn to their home ground for the 24th round of the English Championship. The match is scheduled for Wednesday, at the Elland Road.

Blackburn is 14th in the table after recording 31 points till now. They won 7 games, drew 10 and lost 6. They found the net a total of 29 times and conceded 34 times.

Leeds occupies the 1st spot in the league table and got 48 points till now. They registered 14 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses. Leeds scored a total of 39 goals in all their matches this season and conceded 20.

Last week, Leeds won against Aston Villa, away from home. The match ended 2-3. Meanwhile, Blackburn lost against Norwich, at home, in their last fixture, and the final score was 0-1.

Leeds vs Blackburn Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Blackburn won the last h2h match against Leeds.
  • Leeds won their last 6 matches.
  • Blackburn was winless in 8 of their last 10 games.
  • Leeds was unbeaten in 16 of their last 18 home-ties.
  • Blackburn was winless in 8 of their last 10 fixtures on the road.

Leeds vs Blackburn Prediction

The hosts are easily the best team in the entire competition. They have already acquired a six-point cushion to be directly promoted to the Premier League next season, and a 13-point safety net to ensure participation in the playoffs. They are right now in a great form and has won the last five league matches in a row, and remained unbeaten in the last ten games.

No other team has a better home record than Leeds, and they are sure to win this game and take the three points from this tie. Leeds will not want to tinker with the comfort of the safety cushion at the top of the table that they have laid for themselves.

Most of Leeds’s goals come in the second half. To be precise, they found the target in their last eight attempts at home, in a row. On the other hand, Blackburn concedes a lot in the late stages of the game. Six of their last eight away matches and their last six overall ties consecutively saw their defense being breached in the latter half of the game. Expect a goal by Leeds in the second half.

Leeds vs Blackburn Betting Tips

  • Leeds to Win @ 1.62 (5/8)
  • To Score in Second Half: Leeds @ 1.40 (2/5).

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