Leeds United vs Blackburn Rovers
England – League Championship
Date: Tuesday, 13 September 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK
Venue: Elland Road, Leeds.
Leeds United suffered another defeat at the weekend, this time at the Elland Road to the inform Huddersfield. The pressure keeps mounting on their new manager Gary Monk, who only took charge at the beginning of the season. They managed just 1 win from their 6 matches so far and lost 4 matches during the period. They are currently 22nd in the league table.
Blackburn Rovers are rock bottom of the league table and are still searching for their first win of the season. They struck late to earn a point at Queens Park Rangers in their last round fixture, which is only the match they avoided a defeat. The Rovers finished 15th last season and were not that far away from the relegation zone. Judging by their performances so far this season, they are heading in the worst possible direction.
Leeds United vs Blackburn Rovers: Head-to-Head Stats
Blackburn Rovers have defeated Leeds United in their last three league matches at the Elland Road, scoring 7 goals against 1 conceded. Also the Rovers are undefeated in the last 5 trips to Leeds in all competitions.
In the 8 league fixtures since 2012, Blackburn have dominated Leeds with 5 wins and 2 draws. The sole defeat came in their meeting at Blackburn last season.
Leeds United vs Blackburn Rovers: Prediction
This is a tricky fixture and would have come at the worst possible point for both sides involved. Leeds United, despite being the hosts haven’t won in their last five home matches against Blackburn Rovers. While Blackburn haven’t won in their 6 league matches this season. On the basis of the recent head-to-head record, Blackburn can be tipped as favourites, but their current run of form put them on even with Leeds.
As a result of the above analysis, betting on full time result involves high amount of risk. It is better to back both teams to score, also avoid betting on over/under goals.
Leeds United vs Blackburn Rovers: Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score at 5/6 (1.83).
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