Millwall vs Reading Prediction & Match Preview

Millwall vs Reading
England – Championship
Date: Wednesday, 26th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: The Den (London).

Millwall plays hosts to Reading in this 24th round fixture of the English Championship at the Den. The game takes place on Wednesday.

Reading is the 21st team in the table and has posted 19 points on the board. Their record reads 4 wins, 7 draws and 12 losses. The team scored 27 goals and conceded 36 in return.

Millwall is 22nd in league standings and has 19 points against their name. The team has scored 28 times and got back 39 in return. Millwall won 4 of their games, drew 7 and lost the remaining 12.

The last match-day, Millwall lost against Stoke, on the road. At the end of regulation time, the scoreline read 1-0. Reading lost against Middlesbrough, at home, in their last game, and the final score was 0-1.

Millwall vs Reading Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Reading won the last h2h match against Millwall.
  • Millwall is winless in their last 8 matches.
  • Reading was winless in 9 of their last 10 games.
  • Millwall was unbeaten in 5 of their last 6 home-ties.
  • Reading was winless in 19 of their last 21 fixtures on the road.

Millwall vs Reading Prediction

The hosts, Millwall, have conceded more goals than any other team in the Championship. 39 goals from their 23 matches so far. Reading also is just behind them with a tally of 36 goals from the same number of games. But what makes these teams different from the other bottom-tier teams is the number of goals scored.

Contrary to popular trends, Millwall and Reading have scored almost like a comfortable mid-table team. It’s their shaky defenses that usually let them down.

Two sides in desperate need for points and currently engaged in a fight to avoid the relegation zone. That’s a perfect recipe for a high-scoring match. Both teams will get on the scoresheet easily, and the fans will witness more than 2.5 goals for sure.

In a league of 24 teams, no team has taken part in more matches with 2.5 total goals, than Millwall and Reading. Be it home, or on the road, both these teams take part in ties with over2.5 goals, consistently.  Expect no team to miss out on the action, and also, at least over 2.5 goals in the tie.

Millwall vs Reading Betting Tips

  • Both Teams to Score: YES @ 1.80 (4/5)
  • Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.90 (9/10).