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CARDIFF CITY v READING
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Cardiff City v Reading Tips, Predictions and Odds

Cardiff City host Reading in matchday 3 of the Championship on Saturday 26th September, 3:00pm at Cardiff City Stadium. The hosts currently sit in 14th place in the table having beaten Nottingham Forest 0-2 last time out, while the visitors are in 1st after their 2-0 win against Barnsley.

Read on for all of our free football predictions and betting tips for this fixture.
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S WIN/DRAW/WIN BETTING TIP:
Cardiff City have a 46% chance of beating Reading

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Cardiff
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Reading
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00

WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

Cardiff have won 35% of their last 20 home league games and Reading have lost 30% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Reading won away in the league was 1 game ago against Derby. The last time Cardiff lost a home league game was 1 match ago against Sheffield Weds.

Cardiff last kept a clean sheet at home 3 games ago, and have kept 6 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Reading last failed to score away in the league 7 games ago and have missed the net in 5 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 7 league games Cardiff has won at home, they scored first 5 times. Of the 6 away games Reading has lost, they conceded first 6 times.

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Cardiff
14TH
l
H
0 - 2
l
H
0 - 2
w
H
3 - 0
w
H
2 - 1
l
H
2 - 3
d
H
0 - 0
Cardiff have won 7, drawn 8 and lost 5 of their last 20 home games
26
F
22
A
Reading
1ST
w
H
0 - 2
l
H
4 - 3
w
H
0 - 1
w
H
0 - 5
l
H
2 - 1
w
H
1 - 3
Reading have won 8, drawn 6 and lost 6 of their last 20 away games
31
F
20
A
Cardiff City v Reading 10 game form stats.
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10 GAME FORM STATS
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CARDIFF
14TH
|
READING
1ST
Attacking
CAR
RDG
Games won
6
4
Games scored
7
8
Scored first
7
5
Clean sheets
3
5
Goals scored
15
16
Avg goals scored
1.5
1.6
Avg shots per game
7.0
8.0
Avg shots per goal
5.0
5.0
Conversion rate for
21%
20%
Defensive
CAR
RDG
Games lost
4
5
Games conceded
7
5
Conceded first
3
4
Games failed to score
3
2
Goals conceded
12
15
Avg goals conceded
1.2
1.5
Avg shots per game
8.0
9.0
Avg shots per goal
7.0
6.0
Conversion rate
17%
14%
CAR
RDG
Form Stats Ranking
9
8
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S CORRECT SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 12% 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:

Cardiff have scored 2 goals or more in 9 of their last 20 home games. Reading have conceded at least 2 goals in 4 of their last 20 away games.

Cardiff have conceded 1 goal or less in 13 of their last 20 home league games. Reading have scored 1 goal or less in 11 of their last 20 away league games

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Cardiff
14TH
0-2
0-2
2-3
0-1
0-1
0-0
2-2
2-2
1-1
0-0
1-1
0-0
1-1
2-1
2-1
3-2
1-0
3-0
2-0
4-2
Reading
1ST
2-0
4-3
2-1
1-0
1-0
1-0
1-1
1-1
0-0
1-1
2-2
1-1
0-1
1-2
0-2
0-5
1-3
0-3
0-2
1-3
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 51% chance of 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

50% of Cardiff's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 4, drew 1 and lost 5 of those games.

50% of Reading's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 3, drew 2 and lost 5 of those games.

The last time Cardiff failed to score at home in the league was a 0-2 loss to Sheffield Weds in September this year.

The last time Reading kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 2-0 win against Derby in September this year.

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Cardiff
14TH
Both teams to score
In Cardiff's last 20 home games both teams have scored 10 times, and both teams have not scored 10 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.3
Avg. goals against:
1.1
Reading
1ST
Both teams to score
In Reading's last 20 away games both teams have scored 10 times, and both teams have not scored 10 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.55
Avg. goals against:
1
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
There is a 52% 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

Cardiff's last 20 home league games have averaged 2.4 goals a game. Reading's last 20 away league games have averaged 2.6 goals a game.

Cardiff have scored on average at home in the league 1.3 goals a game and conceded on average 1.1 goals.

Reading have scored on average away in the league 1.6 goals a game and conceded on average 1 goal

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Cardiff
14TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Cardiff's last 20 home games there have been over 2.5 goals 8 times, and under 2.5 goals 12 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.3
Avg. goals against:
1.1
Reading
1ST
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Reading's last 20 away games there have been over 2.5 goals 8 times, and under 2.5 goals 12 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.55
Avg. goals against:
1
CARDIFF CITY v READING FIXTURE HISTORY:

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

Cardiff
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Reading
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00
DRAW
H
1 - 1
DRAW
H
0 - 0
RDG
H
0 - 1
CAR
H
2 - 0
CAR
H
2 - 1
CAR
H
3 - 1

LAST TIME OUT:
Cardiff City won their last Championship match 0-2. Reading won their's 2-0.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Nottingham Forest 0-2 Cardiff City
Cardiff City's last match was in the Championship against Nottingham Forest on Saturday 19th September at The City Ground. They won the game 0-2.

Cardiff City's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Alex Smithies
DEF: Jordi Osei-Tutu, Joe Bennett, Curtis Nelson, Sean Morrison
MID: Leandro Bacuna, Joe Ralls, Marlon Pack, Sheyi Ojo
FWD: David Hoilett, Kieffer Moore

In the Championship this season, this Cardiff City XI has played 81 matches and scored 7 goals.

This Championship line-up has 791 all-time Championship appearances and 72 goals.

Reading 2-0 Barnsley
Reading's last match was in the Championship against Barnsley on Saturday 19th September at Madejski Stadium. They won the game 2-0.

Reading's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Rafael
DEF: Omar Richards, Michael Morrison, Liam Moore
MID: Felipe Araruna, Josh Laurent, Ovie Ejaria, John Swift, Andy Rinomhota, Michael Olise
FWD: Lucas Joao

In the Championship this season, this Reading XI has played 54 matches and scored 8 goals.

This Championship line-up has 594 all-time Championship appearances and 51 goals.

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