Stoke City v Birmingham City Tips, Predictions and Odds
Stoke City play Birmingham City in matchday 4 of the Championship on Sunday 4th October, 3:00pm at bet365 Stadium. The hosts currently sit in 16th place in the table having drawn against Birmingham City 1-1 last time out, while the visitors are in 9th after their 1-1 draw against Stoke City.
PREDICTIONS & ODDS:
WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:
Stoke have won 55% of their last 20 home league games and Birmingham have lost 40% of their last 20 away league games.
The last time Birmingham won away in the league was 8 games ago against Barnsley. The last time Stoke lost a home league game was 1 match ago against Bristol C.
Stoke last kept a clean sheet at home 2 games ago, and have kept 9 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Birmingham last failed to score away in the league 1 games ago and have missed the net in 9 of their last 20 away league games.
Of the 11 league games Stoke has won at home, they scored first 10 times. Of the 8 away games Birmingham has lost, they conceded first 7 times.View KickOff's top Championship tipsters here >
LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS
Stoke City's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Morgan Fox, Harry Souttar, James Chester, Josh Tymon, Thomas Smith|
|MID:||Sam Clucas, Tashan Oakley-Boothe, John Mikel Obi|
|FWD:||Steven Fletcher, Lee Gregory|
In the Championship this season, this Stoke City XI has played 56 matches and scored 4 goals.
This Championship line-up has 172 all-time Championship appearances and 21 goals.
Birmingham City's last starting line-up was:
|DEF:||Kristian Pedersen, George Friend, Harlee Dean, Maxime Colin|
|MID:||Jon Toral, Adam Clayton, Ivan Sanchez, Ivan Sunjic|
|FWD:||Jeremie Bela, Lukas Jutkiewicz|
In the Championship this season, this Birmingham City XI has played 72 matches and scored 6 goals.
This Championship line-up has 566 all-time Championship appearances and 68 goals.