Reading vs Blackpool Prediction & Match Preview

Reading vs Blackpool Championship Prediction by LeagueLane

Reading vs Blackpool Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in EFL Championship on Saturday, 25 February 2023.

Blackpool’s game plan backfired as they lost to Blackburn by 1-0. Manager Mick McCarthy’s side registered zero shots on target and now they will play against Reading. Do note that they are winless in four of their last five outings.

On the other hand, Reading lost their fifteenth game against Cardiff. However, they have a solid unbeaten record at home starting in October. They have won maximum points from their home fixtures this season.

Reading vs Blackpool Head-to-head stats

The most important point to note is that Blackpool are on a three-game winning streak against this team. On this ground, it is a different story as Reading have won every meeting starting in 2002 with just one exception. Blackpool won the July fixture last time by 1-0. Callum Connolly was the goal-scorer in that match.

Who will win the match between Reading and Blackpool?

The chances are high that Reading will win this game. They are unbeaten in their last six home matches. At the same time, Blackpool are on a five-game losing streak in their away matches in all competitions. Another interesting fact is that Blackpool have the same number of points as Wigan, who are at the bottom of the table.

How many goals can be expected?

Reading have scored exactly two goals in each of their last five home matches. At the same time, the visitors have scored only one goal in their last four matches combined. Considering all this, it will be wise to back over 2.5 goals for this game.

Reading vs Blackpool Prediction

Reading are a different team when they play at Select Car Leasing Stadium. They recently defeated Rotherham and we can back them to seal a win against Blackpool. The key point to observe is that Blackpool have lost their last five away games. Therefore, the first tip is that Reading will win this game – the odd for this tip will be at 1.95 odd.

Moving on, our second tip for this game is that over 2.5 goals will be scored – the odd for this tip will be 1.90. This fixture has been a high-scoring one at Select Car Leasing Stadium since the last eight years. Also, the host are in good goal-scoring form since the beginning of this month.

Reading vs Blackpool Betting Tips

  • Reading to win @ 1.95
  • Over 2.5 goals @ 1.90.