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Reading v Birmingham City Tips, Predictions and Odds

Reading play Birmingham City in matchday 17 of the Championship on Wednesday 9th December, 7:45pm at Madejski Stadium. The hosts currently sit in 5th place in the table having lost against Birmingham City 1-2 last time out, while the visitors are in 16th after their 1-2 win against Reading.

Read on for all of our free football predictions and betting tips for this fixture.
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S WIN/DRAW/WIN BETTING TIP:
Reading have a 51% chance of beating Birmingham City

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Reading
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Draw
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Birmingham
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Home/draw
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Home/away
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WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Reading have won 40% of their last 20 home league games and Birmingham have lost 25% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Birmingham won away in the league was 1 game ago against Bristol C. The last time Reading lost a home league game was 3 matches ago against Stoke.

Reading last kept a clean sheet at home in their last game, and have kept 8 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Birmingham last failed to score away in the league 3 games ago and have missed the net in 10 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 8 league games Reading has won at home, they scored first 8 times. Of the 5 away games Birmingham has lost, they conceded first 5 times.

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Reading 7TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
21
Conceded
25
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
12 / 20
Clean sheets
8 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Won
8
D
4
Lost
8
Goals: Scored
32
Conceded
29
Games: Scored
17 / 20
Conceded
12 / 20
Clean sheets
8 / 20
Failed to score
3 / 20
Won
10
D
3
Lost
7
Birmingham 18TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
15
Conceded
18
Games: Scored
10 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
10 / 20
Won
5
Draw
10
Lost
5
Goals: Scored
14
Conceded
22
Games: Scored
12 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
8 / 20
W
4
Draw
8
Lost
8
LAST TIME OUT:
Reading lost their last Championship match 1-2. Birmingham City won their's 1-2.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Reading 1-2 Birmingham City
Reading's last match was in the Championship against Birmingham City on Wednesday 9th December at Madejski Stadium. They lost the game 1-2 with a goal from Yakou Meite.

Reading's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Rafael
DEF: Omar Richards, Michael Morrison, Tom Holmes, Liam Moore
MID: Josh Laurent, Ovie Ejaria, Yakou Meite, Andy Rinomhota, Michael Olise
FWD: Lucas Joao

In the Championship this season, this Reading XI has played 191 matches and scored 33 goals.

This Championship line-up has 671 all-time Championship appearances and 82 goals.

Reading 1-2 Birmingham City
Birmingham City's last match was in the Championship against Reading on Wednesday 9th December at Madejski Stadium. They won the game 1-2 with 2 goals from Jon Toral.

Birmingham City's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Neil Etheridge
DEF: Joe Redmond, Kristian Pedersen, Harlee Dean, Marc Roberts
MID: Ivan Sanchez, Jon Toral, Ivan Sunjic, Maikel Kieftenbeld
FWD: Jeremie Bela, Scott Hogan

In the Championship this season, this Birmingham City XI has played 166 matches and scored 10 goals.

This Championship line-up has 749 all-time Championship appearances and 43 goals.

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