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Reading v Blackpool Tips, Predictions and Odds

Reading play Blackpool in matchday 3 of the FA Cup on Saturday 4th January, 3:01pm at Madejski Stadium.

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 Blackpool

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Reading
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Draw
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Blackpool
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Home/draw
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Home/away
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Away/draw
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WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Reading has won 50% of their last 20 home cup games and Blackpool has lost 25% of their last 20 away cup games.

The last time Blackpool won away in the cup was 9 games ago against Doncaster. The last time Reading lost a home cup game was 3 matches ago against Birmingham.

Reading last kept a clean sheet at home in their last game, and have kept 7 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Blackpool last failed to score away in the cup 5 games ago and have missed the net in 7 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 10 cup games Reading has won at home, they scored first 9 times. Of the 5 away games Blackpool has lost, they conceded first 3 times.

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Reading
20 games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
28
Conceded
25
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Won
10
D
3
Lost
7
Goals: Scored
26
Conceded
21
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Won
8
Draw
5
Lost
7
Blackpool
20 games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
23
Conceded
26
Games: Scored
13 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
7 / 20
W
4
Draw
11
Lost
5
Goals: Scored
29
Conceded
25
Games: Scored
15 / 20
Conceded
16 / 20
Clean sheets
4 / 20
Failed to score
5 / 20
Won
7
Draw
7
Lost
6
LAST TIME OUT:
Reading drew their last FA Cup match 2-2. Blackpool drew their's 2-2.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Reading 2-2 Blackpool
Reading's last match was in the FA Cup against Blackpool on Saturday 4th January at Madejski Stadium. They drew the game 2-2 with goals from Sam Baldock and Danny Loader.

Reading's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Sam Walker
DEF: Omar Richards, Teddy Howe, Matthew Miazga, Andre Burley
MID: Jordan Obita, Andy Rinomhota, Michael Olise
FWD: Garath McCleary, Lucas Boye, Sam Baldock

In the FA Cup this season, this Reading XI has played 75 matches and scored 7 goals.

This FA Cup line-up has 482 all-time FA Cup appearances and 45 goals.

Reading 2-2 Blackpool
Blackpool's last match was in the FA Cup against Reading on Saturday 4th January at Madejski Stadium. They drew the game 2-2 with goals from Nathan Delfouneso and Armand Gnanduillet.

Blackpool's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Mark Howard
DEF: Ollie Turton, Curtis Tilt, Ben Heneghan, Calum MacDonald
MID: Matty Virtue, Callum Guy, Jay Spearing, Liam Feeney
FWD: Nathan Delfouneso, Armand Gnanduillet

In the FA Cup this season, this Blackpool XI has played 11 matches and scored 30 goals.

This FA Cup line-up has 226 all-time FA Cup appearances and 100 goals.

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