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Reading v Cardiff City Tips, Predictions and Odds

Reading play Cardiff City in matchday 42 of the Championship on Friday 16th April, 6:00pm at Madejski Stadium. The hosts currently sit in 7th place in the table having drawn against Cardiff City 1-1 last time out, while the visitors are in 8th after their 1-1 draw 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 48% chance of beating Cardiff City

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Reading
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Draw
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Cardiff
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WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Reading have won 60% of their last 20 home league games and Cardiff have lost 25% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Cardiff won away in the league was 2 games ago against Swansea. The last time Reading lost a home league game was 5 matches ago against M'Boro.

Reading last kept a clean sheet at home 3 games ago, and have kept 8 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Cardiff last failed to score away in the league 1 games ago and have missed the net in 5 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 12 league games Reading has won at home, they scored first 12 times. Of the 5 away games Cardiff has lost, they conceded first 5 times.

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Reading 7TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
32
Conceded
22
Games: Scored
17 / 20
Conceded
12 / 20
Clean sheets
8 / 20
Failed to score
3 / 20
Won
12
D
1
Lost
7
Goals: Scored
24
Conceded
18
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
12 / 20
Clean sheets
8 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Won
8
Draw
6
Lost
6
Cardiff 8TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
23
Conceded
21
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
12 / 20
Clean sheets
8 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Won
9
Draw
6
Lost
5
Goals: Scored
29
Conceded
22
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Won
8
Draw
6
Lost
6
LAST TIME OUT:
Reading drew their last Championship match 1-1. Cardiff City drew their's 1-1.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Reading 1-1 Cardiff City
Reading's last match was in the Championship against Cardiff City on Friday 16th April at Madejski Stadium. They drew the game 1-1 with a goal from Yakou Meite.

Reading's last starting line-up was:

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

In the Championship this season, this Reading XI has played 332 matches and scored 42 goals.

This Championship line-up has 848 all-time Championship appearances and 90 goals.

Reading 1-1 Cardiff City
Cardiff City's last match was in the Championship against Reading on Friday 16th April at Madejski Stadium. They drew the game 1-1 with a goal from Kieffer Moore.

Cardiff City's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Alex Smithies
DEF: Will Vaulks, Perry Ng, Ciaron Brown, Aden Flint, Curtis Nelson
MID: Tom Sang, Joe Ralls, Marlon Pack
FWD: Harry Wilson, Kieffer Moore

In the Championship this season, this Cardiff City XI has played 271 matches and scored 34 goals.

This Championship line-up has 581 all-time Championship appearances and 69 goals.

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