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Birmingham City v Preston North End Tips, Predictions and Odds

Birmingham City host Preston North End in matchday 25 of the Championship on Wednesday 20th January, 7:45pm at St. Andrew's Stadium. The hosts currently sit in 17th place in the table having lost against Preston North End 0-1 last time out, while the visitors are in 13th after their 0-1 win against Birmingham City.

Read on for all of our free football predictions and betting tips for this fixture.
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S WIN/DRAW/WIN BETTING TIP:
Birmingham City have a 37% chance of beating Preston North End

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Birmingham
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Preston
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00

WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Birmingham have won 10% of their last 20 home league games and Preston have lost 40% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Preston won away in the league was 2 games ago against Derby. The last time Birmingham lost a home league game was 1 match ago against Blackburn.

Birmingham last kept a clean sheet at home 6 games ago, and have kept 2 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Preston last failed to score away in the league 1 games ago and have missed the net in 6 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 2 league games Birmingham has won at home, they scored first 2 times. Of the 8 away games Preston has lost, they conceded first 7 times.

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Birmingham 21ST
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
19
Conceded
41
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
18 / 20
Clean sheets
2 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
W
2
Draw
6
Lost
12
Goals: Scored
15
Conceded
27
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
Won
5
Draw
5
Lost
10
Preston 13TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
27
Conceded
28
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Won
8
D
4
Lost
8
Goals: Scored
24
Conceded
27
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Won
9
D
1
Lost
10
Championship table
Results by position & upcoming fixtures
LEAGUE TABLE + Win/Draw/Win
Won
Draw
Lost
Birmingham
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Preston
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
 
1-3
 
1-0
 Norwich3220752067 
Apr 2
 
2-2
 
1-0
Apr 5
 Brentford3318962663 
Apr 10
 
2-4
 
0-1
Mar 20
 Watford3317971960 
 
0-1
 
4-1
Apr 2
 
0-0
 Swansea3117861759 
 
0-1
Apr 5
Mar 17
 
1-2
 Reading3316611854 
 
0-0
 
0-3
 
1-3
 
3-2
 Bournemouth33141091552 
Mar 6
 
2-3
 
1-2
Mar 6
 Barnsley3215611251 
May 1
 
2-1
May 1
 
3-2
 Cardiff33148111450 
 
0-1
 
4-0
 
1-4
 
0-1
 M'Boro3313812347 
 
3-0
Mar 16
Apr 10
 
1-1
 Stoke33111210145 
 
0-1
Apr 17
Mar 13
 
0-1
 Bristol C3314316-945 
 
1-0
 
2-0
 
0-0
 
2-0
 Millwall339168243 
 
0-2
Mar 2
 
0-1
 
1-2
 Preston A3313416-543 
-
-
 
0-1
 
1-1
 Luton3211813-1041 
Mar 20
 
3-0
 
0-2
May 8
 Blackburn3211714840 
 
0-3
 
1-2
Apr 20
 
0-0
 Nottm Forest33101013-440 
 
0-1
May 8
 
2-1
 
0-0
 QPR31101011-540 
 
0-0
 
0-2
 
0-4
Apr 24
 Derby3210814-838 
Apr 20
 
0-1
 
2-1
Mar 2
 Huddersfield3310617-1236 
 
3-0
 
1-2
 
1-1
 
0-0
 Coventry3381114-1435 
 
2-0
Apr 24
-
-
 Birmingham H3381015-1634 
 
1-2
 
0-1
 
1-1
Apr 17
 Rotherham318518-929 
 
1-2
 
2-1
 
0-1
 
0-1
 Sheff Wed329716-1528 
 
1-0
 
1-0
 
1-2
 
0-0
 Wycombe315818-2823 
 
2-2
Mar 13
Birmingham v Preston expected goals and 2020/21 Championship performance
Birmingham
XG (expected goals)
Preston
1.2
1.2
Attack rating
BIR
PNE
15%
better
+ view stats
Games scored19
+5%
20
Failed to score14
+7%
13
Scored first14
14
Goals scored25
+32%
37
Avg. scored0.8
+27%
1.1
Shots per game10.0
10.0
Shots per goal13.0
+31%
9.0
Conversion rate8%
+27%
11%
KickOff rating
+15%
Defence rating
5%
better
BIR
PNE
+ view stats
Games conceded23
+4%
22
Clean sheets10
+9%
11
Conceded first13
+24%
17
Goals conceded41
+2%
42
Avg. conceded1.2
+8%
1.3
Shots per game11.0
+8%
12.0
Shots per goal9.0
9.0
Conversion rate11%
+18%
9%
KickOff rating
+5%
Birmingham
Average points per game
Preston
1.0
1.3
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S CORRECT SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 13% chance of the full time result being a 1-1 draw

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

H 1-0
0%
0.00
D 0-0
0%
0.00
A 0-1
0%
0.00
H 2-0
0%
0.00
D 1-1
0%
0.00
A 0-2
0%
0.00
H 2-1
0%
0.00
D 2-2
0%
0.00
A 1-2
0%
0.00
H 3-0
0%
0.00
D 3-3
0%
0.00
A 0-3
0%
0.00
H 3-1
0%
0.00
D 4-4
0%
0.00
A 1-3
0%
0.00
H 3-2
0%
0.00
A 2-3
0%
0.00
H 4-0
0%
0.00
A 0-4
0%
0.00
H 4-1
0%
0.00
A 1-4
0%
0.00
H 4-2
0%
0.00
A 2-4
0%
0.00
H 4-3
0%
0.00
A 3-4
0%
0.00
H 5-0
0%
0.00
A 0-5
0%
0.00
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CORRECT SCORE KEY STATISTICS:

Birmingham have scored 2 goals or more in 3 of their last 20 home games. Preston have conceded at least 2 goals in 10 of their last 20 away games.

Birmingham have conceded 1 goal or less in 8 of their last 20 home league games. Preston have scored 1 goal or less in 12 of their last 20 away league games

View all of this weekend’s correct score predictions here >
Birmingham 21ST
20 league games
Home
Overall
0 - 2
0 - 3
1 - 3
1 - 3
1 - 3
1 - 3
0 - 4
1 - 4
BIR -2
or more
0 - 1
0 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 2
BIR -1
goal
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
3 - 3
3 - 3
x
1 - 0
2 - 1
BIR +1
goal
BIR +2
or more
0 - 2
1 - 3
0 - 4
1 - 4
BIR -2
or more
0 - 1
1 - 0
0 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 2
3 - 2
BIR -1
goal
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
x
0 - 1
0 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 2
2 - 1
BIR +1
goal
BIR +2
or more
Preston 13TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
2 - 0
2 - 0
2 - 0
3 - 0
4 - 1
PNE -2
or more
1 - 0
2 - 1
2 - 1
PNE -1
goal
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 2
x
0 - 1
1 - 2
2 - 3
PNE +1
goal
0 - 2
0 - 2
0 - 3
1 - 3
2 - 4
PNE +2
or more
2 - 0
0 - 2
3 - 0
0 - 3
4 - 1
PNE -2
or more
0 - 1
0 - 1
2 - 1
2 - 1
1 - 2
PNE -1
goal
2 - 2
x
0 - 1
1 - 0
1 - 0
1 - 2
2 - 3
PNE +1
goal
2 - 0
0 - 2
3 - 0
0 - 3
PNE +2
or more
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 51% chance of not both teams to score in this match

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

BTTS yes
0%
0.00
BTTS No
0%
0.00
BTTS + draw
0%
0.00
BTTS + away
0%
0.00
BTTS + home
0%
0.00

BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE KEY STATISTICS

65% of Birmingham's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 1, drew 7 and lost 5 of those games.

50% of Preston's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 4, drew 3 and lost 3 of those games.

The last time Birmingham failed to score at home in the league was a 0-2 loss to Blackburn in January this year.

The last time Preston kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 1-0 win against Derby in December 2020.

View all of this weekend’s both teams to score predictions here >
Birmingham 21ST
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
19
Conceded
41
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
18 / 20
Clean sheets
2 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Yes
13
No
7
Goals: Scored
15
Conceded
27
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
Yes
9
No
11
Preston 13TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
27
Conceded
28
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Yes
10
No
10
Goals: Scored
24
Conceded
27
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Yes
7
No
13
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
There is a 57% chance of this match having under 2.5 goals

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Over 2.5
0%
0.00
Under 2.5
0%
0.00

OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS KEY STATISTICS

Birmingham's last 20 home league games have averaged 3 goals a game. Preston's last 20 away league games have averaged 2.8 goals a game.

Birmingham have scored on average at home in the league 1 goal a game and conceded on average 2.1 goals.

Preston have scored on average away in the league 1.4 goals a game and conceded on average 1.4 goals

View all of this weekend’s over / under 2.5 goals predictions here >
Birmingham 21ST
20 league games
Home
Overall
Avg: Scored
1
Conceded
2.1
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
18 / 20
Clean sheets
2 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Over
12
Under
8
Avg: Scored
0.8
Conceded
1.4
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
Over
9
Under
11
Preston 13TH
20 league games
Away
Overall
Avg: Scored
1.4
Conceded
1.4
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Over
10
Under
10
Avg: Scored
1.2
Conceded
1.4
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
13 / 20
Clean sheets
7 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Over
11
Under
9
BIRMINGHAM CITY v PRESTON NORTH END FIXTURE HISTORY:
Birmingham City have won 5 of the previous 19 stagings of the fixture

PREDICTIONS:

Leagues games at Birmingham since 2000
Birmingham
Preston
Goals: Scored
15
13
Games: Scored
7 / 9
8 / 9
Clean sheets
1 / 9
2 / 9
BIR
3
D
2
PNE
4
All league games since 2000
Birmingham
Preston
Goals: Scored
22
24
Games: Scored
12 / 19
17 / 19
Clean sheets
2 / 19
7 / 19
BIR
5
D
4
PNE
10

LAST TIME OUT:
Birmingham City lost their last Championship match 0-1. Preston North End won their's 0-1.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Birmingham City 0-1 Preston North End
Birmingham City's last match was in the Championship against Preston North End on Wednesday 20th January at St. Andrew's Stadium. They lost the game 0-1.

Birmingham City's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Neil Etheridge
DEF: Maxime Colin, George Friend, Mikel San Jose, Harlee Dean
MID: Maikel Kieftenbeld, Ivan Sunjic, Ivan Sanchez, Jon Toral
FWD: Jeremie Bela, Scott Hogan

In the Championship this season, this Birmingham City XI has played 197 matches and scored 11 goals.

This Championship line-up has 641 all-time Championship appearances and 34 goals.

Birmingham City 0-1 Preston North End
Preston North End's last match was in the Championship against Birmingham City on Wednesday 20th January at St. Andrew's Stadium. They won the game 0-1 with a goal from Scott Sinclair.

Preston North End's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Daniel Iversen
DEF: Ben Davies, Paul Huntington, Andrew Hughes
MID: Alan Browne, Scott Sinclair, Brad Potts, Jayson Molumby, Ryan Ledson, Ben Whiteman
FWD: Emil Riis Jakobsen

In the Championship this season, this Preston North End XI has played 129 matches and scored 17 goals.

This Championship line-up has 639 all-time Championship appearances and 57 goals.

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