Stoke vs Reading Prediction & Match Preview

Stoke City vs Reading EFL Championship Prediction and Match Preview by LeagueLane

Stoke vs Reading Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in Championship on Saturday, 21 January 2023.

Stoke have lost the last three consecutive outings. The only positive result they got this month was their win against Hartlepool in the third round of the FA Cup. They will have to bring back their winning momentum if they wish to reach the top ten.

On the other hand, Reading are lacking consistency. They are winless in their last three outings and as a result, they find themselves in the fourteenth position on the table. It is worth knowing that they held QPR to a draw last time.

Stoke vs Reading Head-to-head stats

The past records shows that, five of the last nine head-to-head matches have ended in a stalemate. The visitors won both fixtures last year. The last time Reading won at this ground was way back in 2005.

Who will win the match between Stoke and Reading?

It is evident that both teams are struggling to win in the league this season. The visitors are winless in four of their last five outings. At Bet365 Stadium, three of the last four meetings ended in a stalemate. Therefore, it is likely that this game will end in a draw.

How many goals can be expected?

The last three head-to-head matches ended with more than two goals being scored. In the last two years this has been a high-scoring fixture.

Both teams have scored in the last three consecutive meetings. Also, both teams are in decent goal-scoring form since the beginning of this month.

Stoke vs Reading Prediction

The last time Stoke won a league game was nearly a month ago, the same applies to Reading as well. It is evident that both teams are finding it difficult to win matches. Another point to note is that the last time Reading won this fixture at Bet365 Stadium was more than seventeen years ago. Therefore, our first tip for this game is that it will end in a draw– at 3.60 odd.

Our next tip for this game is that Both teams to score – the odd for this tip will be at 2.00. Both teams have scored in the last three meetings starting in 2021.

Stoke vs Reading Betting Tips

  • Match Result: Draw @ 3.60
  • Both teams to score @ 2.00.