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MIDDLESBROUGH v BIRMINGHAM CITY
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Middlesbrough v Birmingham City Tips, Predictions and Odds

Middlesbrough host Birmingham City in matchday 24 of the Championship on Saturday 16th January, 12:30pm at Riverside Stadium. The hosts currently sit in 7th place in the table having lost against Birmingham City 0-1 last time out, while the visitors are in 19th after their 0-1 win against Middlesbrough.

Read on for all of our free football predictions and betting tips for this fixture.
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S WIN/DRAW/WIN BETTING TIP:
Middlesbrough have a 54% chance of beating Birmingham City

PREDICTIONS & ODDS:

M'Boro
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Birmingham
0%
0.00
Home/draw
0%
0.00
Home/away
0%
0.00
Away/draw
0%
0.00

WIN/DRAW/WIN KEY STATISTICS:

M'Boro have won 35% of their last 20 home league games and Birmingham have lost 25% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Birmingham won away in the league was 3 games ago against Reading. The last time M'Boro lost a home league game was 5 matches ago against Norwich.

M'Boro last kept a clean sheet at home in their last game, and have kept 6 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 10 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 7 league games M'Boro has won at home, they scored first 7 times. Of the 5 away games Birmingham has lost, they conceded first 5 times.

View KickOff's top Championship tipsters here >
M'Boro 9TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
23
Conceded
22
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Won
7
Draw
6
Lost
7
Goals: Scored
27
Conceded
16
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
11 / 20
Clean sheets
9 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Won
10
Draw
5
Lost
5
Birmingham 21ST
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
16
Conceded
17
Games: Scored
10 / 20
Conceded
12 / 20
Clean sheets
8 / 20
Failed to score
10 / 20
Won
5
Draw
10
Lost
5
Goals: Scored
15
Conceded
28
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
W
4
Draw
6
Lost
10
Championship table
Results by position & upcoming fixtures
LEAGUE TABLE + Win/Draw/Win
Won
Draw
Lost
M'Boro
Won
Draw
Lost
Scores
Birmingham
HOME AWAY TEAM PLD W D L GD PTS HOME AWAY
 
0-1
 
0-0
 Norwich3321752270 
 
1-3
 
1-0
 
1-4
 
0-0
 Brentford3318962663 
 
1-0
Apr 5
Apr 5
 
1-0
 Watford3317971960 
 
0-1
Mar 20
 
2-1
Mar 6
 Swansea3117861759 
Apr 2
 
0-0
 
0-0
 
0-2
 Reading3316611854 
Mar 17
 
1-2
 
1-1
Apr 2
 Bournemouth33141091552 
 
1-3
 
3-2
 
2-1
Apr 10
 Barnsley3215611251 
 
1-2
Mar 6
 
1-1
 
1-1
 Cardiff33148111450 
May 1
 
3-2
-
-
 M'Boro H3313812347 
 
1-4
 
0-1
Mar 13
 
1-0
 Stoke33111210145 
Apr 10
 
1-1
 
1-3
 
0-1
 Bristol C3314316-945 
Mar 13
 
0-1
 
3-0
Mar 20
 Millwall339168243 
 
0-0
 
2-0
Mar 16
 
3-0
 Preston3313416-543 
 
0-1
 
1-2
 
1-0
May 1
 Luton3211813-1041 
 
0-1
 
1-1
 
0-1
 
0-0
 Blackburn3211714840 
 
0-2
May 8
 
1-0
 
1-2
 Nottm Forest33101013-440 
Apr 20
 
0-0
Apr 17
 
1-1
 QPR31101011-540 
 
2-1
 
0-0
 
3-0
 
2-1
 Derby3210814-838 
 
0-4
Apr 24
 
2-1
 
3-2
 Huddersfield3310617-1236 
 
2-1
Mar 2
 
2-0
Mar 2
 Coventry3381114-1435 
 
1-1
 
0-0
 
0-1
 
1-4
 Birmingham A3381015-1634 
-
-
 
0-3
Apr 21
 Rotherham318518-929 
 
1-1
Apr 17
Apr 24
 
2-1
 Sheff Wed329716-1528 
 
0-1
 
0-1
May 8
 
1-3
 Wycombe325819-3023 
 
1-2
 
0-0
M'Boro v Birmingham expected goals and 2020/21 Championship performance
M'Boro
XG (expected goals)
Birmingham
1.5
0.8
Attack rating
17%
better
MID
BIR
+ view stats
Games scored22
+14%
19
Failed to score11
+21%
14
Scored first14
14
Goals scored38
+34%
25
Avg. scored1.2
+33%
0.8
Shots per game11.0
+9%
10.0
Shots per goal10.0
+23%
13.0
Conversion rate10%
+20%
8%
KickOff rating
+17%
Defence rating
7%
better
MID
BIR
+ view stats
Games conceded22
+4%
23
Clean sheets11
+9%
10
Conceded first15
+13%
13
Goals conceded35
+15%
41
Avg. conceded1.1
+8%
1.2
Shots per game9.0
+18%
11.0
Shots per goal9.0
9.0
Conversion rate11%
11%
KickOff rating
+7%
M'Boro
Average points per game
Birmingham
1.4
1.0
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S CORRECT SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 14% chance of the full time result being 1-0

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:

M'Boro have scored 2 goals or more in 7 of their last 20 home games. Birmingham have conceded at least 2 goals in 4 of their last 20 away games.

M'Boro have conceded 1 goal or less in 15 of their last 20 home league games. Birmingham have scored 1 goal or less in 15 of their last 20 away league games

View all of this weekend’s correct score predictions here >
M'Boro 9TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
0 - 3
1 - 3
1 - 3
MID -2
or more
0 - 1
0 - 1
0 - 1
0 - 1
MID -1
goal
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 2
2 - 2
x
1 - 0
1 - 0
2 - 1
2 - 1
MID +1
goal
2 - 0
3 - 0
3 - 0
MID +2
or more
3 - 0
MID -2
or more
1 - 0
0 - 1
2 - 1
3 - 2
MID -1
goal
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
x
1 - 0
1 - 0
0 - 1
2 - 1
2 - 1
MID +1
goal
2 - 0
3 - 0
3 - 0
1 - 3
1 - 4
MID +2
or more
Birmingham 21ST
20 league games
Away
Overall
2 - 0
2 - 0
BIR -2
or more
1 - 0
1 - 0
3 - 2
BIR -1
goal
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 2
x
0 - 1
0 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 2
BIR +1
goal
1 - 3
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
1 - 1
x
0 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 2
2 - 1
BIR +1
goal
BIR +2
or more
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 56% 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

45% of M'Boro's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 2, drew 2 and lost 5 of those games.

40% of Birmingham's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 3, drew 1 and lost 4 of those games.

The last time M'Boro failed to score at home in the league was a 0-1 loss to Norwich in November 2020.

The last time Birmingham kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 0-0 draw against Nottm Forest in December 2020.

View all of this weekend’s both teams to score predictions here >
M'Boro 9TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Goals: Scored
23
Conceded
22
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Yes
9
No
11
Goals: Scored
27
Conceded
16
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
11 / 20
Clean sheets
9 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Yes
8
No
12
Birmingham 21ST
20 league games
Away
Overall
Goals: Scored
16
Conceded
17
Games: Scored
10 / 20
Conceded
12 / 20
Clean sheets
8 / 20
Failed to score
10 / 20
Yes
8
No
12
Goals: Scored
15
Conceded
28
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
Yes
10
No
10
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
There is a 58% 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

M'Boro's last 20 home league games have averaged 2.3 goals a game. Birmingham's last 20 away league games have averaged 1.7 goals a game.

M'Boro have scored on average at home in the league 1.2 goals a game and conceded on average 1.1 goals.

Birmingham have scored on average away in the league 0.8 goals a game and conceded on average 0.9 goals

View all of this weekend’s over / under 2.5 goals predictions here >
M'Boro 9TH
20 league games
Home
Overall
Avg: Scored
1.2
Conceded
1.1
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
14 / 20
Clean sheets
6 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Over
9
Under
11
Avg: Scored
1.4
Conceded
0.8
Games: Scored
14 / 20
Conceded
11 / 20
Clean sheets
9 / 20
Failed to score
6 / 20
Over
9
Under
11
Birmingham 21ST
20 league games
Away
Overall
Avg: Scored
0.8
Conceded
0.9
Games: Scored
10 / 20
Conceded
12 / 20
Clean sheets
8 / 20
Failed to score
10 / 20
Over
5
Under
15
Avg: Scored
0.8
Conceded
1.4
Games: Scored
11 / 20
Conceded
15 / 20
Clean sheets
5 / 20
Failed to score
9 / 20
Over
9
Under
11
MIDDLESBROUGH v BIRMINGHAM CITY FIXTURE HISTORY:
Middlesbrough have won 10 of the previous 20 stagings of the fixture

PREDICTIONS:

Leagues games at M'Boro since 1993
M'Boro
Birmingham
Goals: Scored
28
11
Games: Scored
13 / 15
8 / 15
Clean sheets
7 / 15
2 / 15
MID
11
D
3
BIR
1
All league games since 1993
M'Boro
Birmingham
Goals: Scored
48
39
Games: Scored
24 / 31
22 / 31
Clean sheets
9 / 31
7 / 31
MID
15
D
7
BIR
9

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

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Middlesbrough 0-1 Birmingham City
Middlesbrough's last match was in the Championship against Birmingham City on Saturday 16th January at Riverside Stadium. They lost the game 0-1.

Middlesbrough's last starting line-up was:

 
GLK: Marcus Bettinelli
DEF: Dael Fry, Marc Bola
MID: Sam Morsy, Marcus Tavernier, George Saville, Lewis Wing, Paddy McNair, Marvin Johnson, Anfernee Dijksteel
FWD: Chuba Akpom

In the Championship this season, this Middlesbrough XI has played 192 matches and scored 13 goals.

This Championship line-up has 516 all-time Championship appearances and 43 goals.

Middlesbrough 0-1 Birmingham City
Birmingham City's last match was in the Championship against Middlesbrough on Saturday 16th January at Riverside Stadium. They won the game 0-1 with a goal from Scott Hogan.

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 186 matches and scored 11 goals.

This Championship line-up has 630 all-time Championship appearances and 34 goals.

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