Sheffield Wednesday vs Bristol City
England – Championship
Date: Monday, 22nd April 2019
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Hillsborough (Sheffield).
Bristol has a game in hand, and is already in possession of a playoff spot. They can consolidate their Premier League chances further with a great showing in this tie. The fact that they are on the road might be detrimental to their objective, but still, staying true to their character, will fight for it till the end.
Sheffield needs to put in a near-perfect end to their league campaign if they are to be included in the post season proceedings. Considering that Bristol holds the final playoff position, Wednesday is taking on a direct rival, a team whom they are trying to replace. As such, this fixture is monumentally important to them.
Sheffield Wednesday vs Bristol City Head-to-head (h2h)
- Seven of the last ten games had three or more goals.
- Six of the last nine had goals from either direction.
- Two of the last four meetings at this venue had the BTTS option and O 2.5 Goals option checked.
- Four of the last six encounters had four or more goals.
Sheffield Wednesday vs Bristol City Prediction
The tie is crucial for either team in participation. While Bristol will be looking to climb ahead in the table, and prevent themselves from being opened up to fire from teams below, due to their play-off position, Wednesday is one of those teams doing the chasing. In another sense – this is a virtual playoff final.
The match will display the intensity and intent of the players from the first whistle itself. Moreover, most games between these sides have resulted in huge scores and with contribution from either side.
To be precise, seven of the last ten ties had over 2.5 goals, while six of the last nine saw goals from either side. Going on, four of the last six meetings had four or more goals, and two of the last four at this stadium had five or more goals each.
Just the reverse fixture of this tie also stood true to this character of the teams. Likewise, in this crucial phase of the season, count on these two warriors to battle it out like they mean it. Expect at least three goals, and for both sides to take part in it.
Sheffield Wednesday vs Bristol City Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score @ 1.75
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.96.