Birmingham – Cardiff : Preview & Prediction
Birmingham City and Cardiff City are at St. Andrew’s Stadium in a match for the 12th day of the Championship. The record of direct matches played in this stadium indicates total balance between these two teams, as there were 2 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 4 games. Indeed, the last time these two teams met in this stadium was on 06-08-2016, for the Championship, which ended in a draw for (0-0).
Birmingham City preview
The home team is currently in 22nd place, with 8 points conquered, after 2 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate game, she won at home against Sheffield Wednesday by (1-0). In the last game, lost out against Hull City by (6-1). For the championship, Birmingham City conquered 7 points in 15 possible, after 2 victories, 1 tie and 2 losses in the last 5 parties that disputed in its stadium. His defense has not been very solid, having suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 11 matches in this competition, he only managed 1 comeback in all 6 matches in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period in the last 8 home matches for all competitions: he suffered 4 of his 9 goals in the minutes (46′-60 ‘).
Birmingham come to this game with a 6-1 defeat at Hull City, putting an end to the two straight games without losing in this competition: the only goal of the team was scored by Sam Gallagher. The team led by Lee Carsley presents major problems in their sectors, having scored on average 0.64 goals and suffered 1.73 goals per game. Jacques Maghoma is the great highlight of Birmingham, with 2 goals scored. Everything indicates that the coach can not count on Jota, Lowe, Adams and Stockdale, players recovering from injury.
Cardiff City preview
After 7 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, the away team is currently in 1st place, with 24 points won. In their last game, they tied with Derby County at home (0-0), after having won at home in a game against Leeds United (3-1) in the previous game. For the championship, Cardiff City conquered 10 points in 15 chances, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 5 games they played as a visitor. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, reason why it has not presented great solidity defensive, But its attack has marked regularly, since it marked goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 11 games in this competition, only managed 1 comeback in all 4 matches in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 6 games at home for all competitions there are 2 periods in the spotlight: he scored 3 of his 6 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘); suffered 3 of his 6 goals between the minutes (61’-75 ‘).
Cardiff come to this day with a scoreless match against the Derby, adding the fourth consecutive game without proving the taste of defeat in this competition. It is important to note that the visitors remain in the top position of the championship. The weak point of Cardiff is mainly in the finals, in their away games, since it marked on average 1.2 goals per game. The defensive line has also presented consistency: suffered on average 1.2 goals per game. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing is the great highlight of the foreign team, with 4 goals and 2 assists. For this game the coach does not have Harris and Healey, both injured.
This game has a great tendency to be balanced, since Birmingham acts at home and Cardiff presents a competent defensive line when playing away from home. It is important to underline that much of the parties of the two teams in these conditions ended with the market ” less than 2.5 goals ” winning. Given this, and taking into account this balance, betting on a game with few goals in the final score is of enormous value.
Our betting odds for Birmingham – Cardiff :
Birmingham – Cardiff : Betting Tips
Birmingham – Cardiff – Draw Odds: 3.00
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 2.00
Under 2.5 Goals – Odds: 2.10