Sheffield Wednesday vs Preston Predictions & Match Preview

Sheffield Wednesday vs Preston
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 22nd December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Hillsborough (Sheffield).

Sheffield Wednesday welcomes Preston as part of their 23rd round commitment in the English Championship. The match takes place on Saturday, at the Hillsborough.

Preston is the 15th team in league standings and has 28 points from their 22 games so far. They won seven games, drew seven and lost the remaining eight. The team managed to score 35 goals and conceded 37 in return. Preston won three of their last five matches in the league, drew one and lost the remaining one. During the time they scored nine goals and let seven past their defense.

Sheffield Wednesday occupies the 18th spot in the table and has amassed 24 points so far in their campaign. Their record reads six wins, six draws, and ten losses. They scored 28 goals and conceded 40. Sheffield Wednesday won one of their last five matches in the Championship. They lost three and drew the remaining one. Sheffield Wednesday scored seven goals and conceded ten in these five fixtures.

Preston won against Millwall in their last game, at home. The final score was 3-2. Browne, Barkhuizen, and Hughes scored the three goals for the home team. Sheffield Wednesday lost against Swansea, last weekend. The match ended 2-1, in favor of the hosts. Matias scored the only goal for Sheffield.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Preston Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Preston lost against Sheffield Wednesday in their last h2h match.
  • Five of the last seven h2h wins belong to Sheffield Wednesday.
  • Eight of the last 10 h2h wins are in the name of the home sides.
  • Sheffield Wednesday won one of their last ten games.
  • Preston lost one of their last 12 fixtures.
  • Sheffield Wednesday won one of their last nine home-ties.
  • Preston remained unbeaten in five of their last six away matches.
  • Sheffield Wednesday is unbeaten against Preston, at this venue, since 2012.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Preston Prediction

The home teams are unbeaten in h2h ties since 2012. Sides hosting the match having won six of the last seven h2h games. Home advantage seems a major deciding factor when these two teams go against each other. Provide a +1 European Handicap advantage to the hosts, and it becomes almost a loaded die, in favor of Sheffield.

The last seven h2h fixtures have a combined scoreline of 14-3, in favor of the hosts. Sheffield won the last h2h match, at this same venue, with a 4-1 scoreline. Sheffield won the last four h2h games in a row, at Hillsborough, and with an 11-3 combined scoreline. Wednesday will easily avoid a loss in the first half against Preston.

Sheffield Wednesday vs Preston Betting Tips

  • EH: +1 for Sheffield Wednesday; Sheffield Wednesday to win @ 1.60 (3/5)
  • Half Time: Double Chance – Sheffield Wednesday or Draw @ 1.40 (2/5).