Middlesbrough vs Reading Prediction & Match Preview

Middlesbrough vs Reading Championship Prediction by LeagueLane

Middlesbrough vs Reading Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in EFL Championship on Saturday, 4 March 2023.

Middlesbrough’s five-game winning streak suffered a dent as they lost to West Brom by 2-0. Now they will re-group and aim for a win as they take on Reading at Riverside Stadium.

At the same time, Reading are facing an injury crisis. The team led by Paul Ince have picked up just two wins in their last seven outings. To make matters worse, their away form is riddled with losses as they have lost five consecutive games.

Middlesbrough vs Reading Head-to-head stats

The past records show that the Boro have won seven of the last ten head-to-head matches. These two teams clashed back in August and Reading won that game by 1-0. Tyrese Fornah was the goal scorer for the current visitors in that game. On this ground, the visitors have not won a single game in the last eight years.

Who will win the match between Middlesbrough and Reading?

The hosts are the favourites to win this fixture. In the last five years, they have won this fixture numerous times. Nevertheless. Reading’s situation is not looking good as they have lost their last five away games starting in January.

How many goals can be expected?

With just one exception, the last four encounters have ended with less than two goals being scored. Both teams will play defensively and are less likely to leave space behind them. The primary objective for Paul Ince’s team is to not lose any more points as it will take them closer to the relegation zone. Therefore, the chances are high that this game will end with less than three goals.

Middlesbrough vs Reading Prediction

The hosts have won their last three home matches by scoring at least two goals. Back in January 2022, they won this fixture by scoring two goals. Therefore, our first tip for this game is that Middlesbrough will win this game by 2-0 – the odd for this tip will be at 6.50 odd.

Moving on, our second tip for this game is that under 2.5 goals will be scored– the odd for this tip will be priced at 2.00 odd. On this ground, this fixture has been a low-scoring one in the last three years.

Middlesbrough vs Reading Betting Tips

  • Correct Score: Middlesbrough 2-0 @ 6.50
  • Under 2.5 goals @ 2.00.