Bristol City – Burton : Preview & Prediction
Bristol City and Burton Albion meet at Ashton Gate Stadium in a match for the 12th day of the Championship. There are only two direct recent matches between these two teams: on 04-03-2017, which ended with a draw for (0-0), and on 13-08-2016, which ended with Bristol City’s victory for ( 1-2).
Bristol City preview
The home team is currently in 4th place, with 20 points conquered, after 5 victories, 5 draws and 1 defeat. In the penultimate game, won at home against Bolton Wanderers by (2-0). In the last game, he won outside Ipswich Town for (1-3). In his last 5 home games for the championship the Bristol City won 3 and tied 2, so he won 11 points in 15 possible.
For this competition, he did not lose in his stadium 5 matches. His attack has marked regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition.
The Bristol come to this day motivated, after a triumph, by 1-3, in the visit to Ipswich: Brownhill, Diedhiou and Reid scored the goals of the victory. The home team is usually in a 4-3-3, preferring offensive transitions and channeling their attacks through the flanks. The two arrows aimed at the rival’s goal will be Paterson and O’Dowda, being that the player responsible for putting the defensive rival in the opposite direction is the Senegalese Diédhiou. It is possible that in the most central area of the land act Smith, Reid and Brownhill.
Burton Albion Preview
After 2 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, the away team is currently in 21st place, with 9 points won. In his last game, he lost to Wolverhampton Wanderers at home (0-4), after having lost at home in a game against Aston Villa by (0-4). In his last game as a visitor for this competition tied for (0-0) against Queens Park Rangers. In his last 5 games as a visitor to the championship the Burton Albion recorded 2 draws and 3 losses, reason why it conquered 2 points in 15 possible.
For this competition, did not win any of the last 5 games as a visitor. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, reason why it was not very strong defensively. This is a team that often feels very difficult to score first. In fact, he only opened the scoring once in the last 11 games for the Championship. In 11 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only got 1 comeback. There is 1 period in the last 9 games as a visitor for all competitions: he suffered 7 of his 18 goals in the minutes (46′-60 ‘).
The Burton come to this unmotivated day, after a heavy home defeat, 0-4, at the reception to Wolverhampton. Unlike the rival of this day, the Burton usually acts in a 3-5-2, in which the two players of the zone more advanced will be Scannell and Akins. The visiting club, when it invests in the offensive process, usually does it through the right flank, taking advantage of the depth offered by Flanagan side. Coach Nigel Clough will not be able to count on Liam Boyce, who is recovering from an injury.
The most likely scenario for this match will be for Bristol to win. The two teams are experiencing completely different moments, with one side being the Bristol, who comes from three consecutive home victories, and the other is the Burton, who is going through a terrible moment of form, with three defeats in the last four performances.
Our betting odds for Bristol City – Burton :
Bristol City – Burton : Betting Tips
Bristol City – Win Odds: 1.40
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 2.00
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 2.10