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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.

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M'Boro
7TH
l
H
0 - 1
w
H
1 - 0
w
H
3 - 0
w
H
2 - 1
w
H
3 - 0
l
H
0 - 1
M'Boro have won 7, drawn 5 and lost 8 of their last 20 home games
21
F
21
A
Birmingham
19TH
w
H
0 - 1
d
H
0 - 0
l
H
3 - 2
w
H
1 - 2
w
H
0 - 1
d
H
1 - 1
Birmingham have won 6, drawn 9 and lost 5 of their last 20 away games
16
F
16
A
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
Jan 30
Norwich2516541453
Feb 23
 
1-0
 
2-1
Mar 6
Swansea2413741646
Apr 2
 
0-0
Feb 6
 
0-0
Brentford2312831644
 
1-0
Apr 5
Apr 5
 
1-0
Watford2412751143
 
0-1
Mar 20
 
0-0
Feb 20
Reading241347943
Mar 17
 
1-2
 
1-1
Apr 2
Bournemouth2511951742
 
1-3
Feb 6
-
-
M'Boro H2411671039
 
1-4
 
0-1
Mar 13
 
1-0
Stoke259106437
Apr 10
 
1-1
Feb 23
 
0-1
Bristol C2411310-136
Mar 13
 
0-1
Mar 16
 
3-0
Preston2511212-235
 
0-1
 
1-2
 
2-1
Apr 10
Barnsley2510411-534
 
1-2
Mar 6
Jan 24
 
0-0
Blackburn249691133
 
0-2
May 8
 
1-0
May 1
Luton259610-633
Feb 13
 
1-1
Feb 16
 
3-2
Huddersfield259412-731
 
2-1
Mar 2
Feb 27
 
1-1
Cardiff248511229
May 1
 
3-2
 
3-0
Mar 20
Millwall246117-329
 
0-0
Feb 17
Apr 17
 
1-1
QPR24699-727
Feb 27
 
0-0
 
0-1
 
1-4
Birmingham A256811-1226
-
-
 
2-0
Mar 2
Coventry246810-1226
Jan 30
 
0-0
 
1-0
 
1-2
Nottm Forest256712-925
Apr 20
 
0-0
 
3-0
Feb 13
Derby245712-1022
 
0-4
Apr 24
Jan 27
Apr 21
Rotherham225512-920
 
1-1
Apr 17
Apr 24
 
2-1
Sheff Wed236710-819
 
0-1
Feb 20
May 8
 
1-3
Wycombe233614-1915
 
1-2
Feb 2
M'Boro v Birmingham expected goals and 2020/21 Championship performance
M'Boro
XG (expected goals)
Birmingham
1.5
0.8
Attack rating
23%
better
MID
BIR
+ view stats
Games scored16
+13%
14
Failed to score8
+27%
11
Scored first12
+8%
11
Goals scored30
+40%
18
Avg. scored1.3
+46%
0.7
Shots per game12.0
+17%
10.0
Shots per goal10.0
+29%
14.0
Conversion rate11%
+27%
8%
KickOff rating
+23%
Defence rating
18%
better
MID
BIR
+ view stats
Games conceded15
+12%
17
Clean sheets9
+11%
8
Conceded first9
9
Goals conceded20
+33%
30
Avg. conceded0.8
+33%
1.2
Shots per game9.0
+25%
12.0
Shots per goal11.0
+9%
10.0
Conversion rate9%
+18%
11%
KickOff rating
+18%
M'Boro
Average points per game
Birmingham
1.6
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
7TH
1-3
1-3
0-3
0-1
0-1
0-1
0-1
0-1
0-0
1-1
2-2
1-1
1-1
1-0
2-1
1-0
2-1
3-0
3-0
2-0
Birmingham
19TH
2-0
2-0
3-2
1-0
1-0
0-0
1-1
0-0
0-0
1-1
0-0
0-0
2-2
0-0
0-1
1-2
0-1
1-2
0-1
1-3
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
7TH
Both teams to score
In M'Boro's last 20 home games both teams have scored 8 times, and both teams have not scored 12 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.05
Avg. goals against:
1.05
Birmingham
19TH
Both teams to score
In Birmingham's last 20 away games both teams have scored 7 times, and both teams have not scored 13 times.
Avg. goals for:
0.8
Avg. goals against:
0.8
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
7TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In M'Boro's last 20 home games there have been over 2.5 goals 8 times, and under 2.5 goals 12 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.05
Avg. goals against:
1.05
Birmingham
19TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Birmingham's last 20 away games there have been over 2.5 goals 5 times, and under 2.5 goals 15 times.
Avg. goals for:
0.8
Avg. goals against:
0.8
MIDDLESBROUGH v BIRMINGHAM CITY FIXTURE HISTORY:

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
DRAW
H
1 - 1
MID
H
1 - 0
MID
H
2 - 0
DRAW
H
0 - 0
MID
H
2 - 0
MID
H
3 - 1

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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