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READING v BIRMINGHAM CITY

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    Reading Birmingham City Tips, Predictions and Odds

    Reading host Birmingham City in matchday 20 of the Championship on Saturday 7th December, 3:00pm at Madejski Stadium. The hosts currently sit in 18th place in the table having lost against Birmingham City 2-3 last time out, while the visitors are in 15th after their 2-3 win against Reading.

    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 43% chance of beating Birmingham City
    Reading
    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

    Reading has won 45% of their last 20 home league games and Birmingham has lost 50% of their last 20 away league games.

    The last time Birmingham won away in the league was 7 games ago against Charlton. The last time Reading lost a home league game was 1 matches ago against Leeds.

    Reading last kept a clean sheet at home 2 games ago, and have kept 7 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Birmingham last failed to score away in the league 4 games ago and have missed the net in 7 of their last 20 away league games.

    Of the 9 league games Reading has won at home, they scored first 8 times. Of the 10 away games Birmingham has lost, they conceded first 8 times.

    Reading
    14TH
    l
    H
    1 - 4
    l
    H
    1 - 2
    d
    H
    0 - 0
    l
    H
    0 - 3
    d
    H
    1 - 1
    w
    H
    2 - 0
    Reading have won 6, drawn 4 and lost 10 of their last 20 home games
    22
    F
    29
    A
    Birmingham
    20TH
    l
    H
    2 - 0
    l
    H
    2 - 0
    l
    H
    1 - 0
    d
    H
    0 - 0
    d
    H
    2 - 2
    d
    H
    0 - 0
    Birmingham have won 5, drawn 7 and lost 8 of their last 20 away games
    20
    F
    27
    A

    FORM STATS

    Reading v Birmingham 10 game form stats.
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    10 GAME FORM STATS
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    READING
    14TH
    |
    BIRMINGHAM
    20TH
    Attacking
    RDG
    BIR
    Games won
    4
    4
    Games scored
    7
    8
    Scored first
    3
    6
    Clean sheets
    2
    1
    Goals scored
    14
    13
    Avg goals scored
    1.4
    1.3
    Avg shots per game
    11.0
    14.0
    Avg shots per goal
    8.0
    11.0
    Conversion rate for
    9%
    7%
    Defensive
    RDG
    BIR
    Games lost
    5
    3
    Games conceded
    8
    9
    Conceded first
    7
    4
    Games failed to score
    3
    2
    Goals conceded
    14
    13
    Avg goals conceded
    1.4
    1.3
    Avg shots per game
    11.0
    12.0
    Avg shots per goal
    8.0
    9.0
    Conversion rate
    8%
    10%
    RDG
    BIR
    Form Stats Ranking
    8
    9
    THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S CORRECT SCORE BETTING TIP:
    There is a 12% chance of the full time result being a 1-1 draw
    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

    Reading have scored 2 goals or more in 8 of their last 20 home games. Birmingham have conceded at least 2 goals in 9 of their last 20 away games.

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

    Reading
    14TH
    1-4
    0-3
    0-3
    1-4
    1-2
    1-2
    0-1
    2-3
    0-1
    1-2
    0-0
    1-1
    1-1
    1-1
    1-0
    2-1
    1-0
    2-0
    3-0
    3-0
    Birmingham
    20TH
    2-0
    2-0
    3-0
    4-2
    1-0
    1-0
    1-0
    3-2
    0-0
    2-2
    0-0
    1-1
    1-1
    1-1
    1-1
    0-1
    1-2
    2-3
    0-1
    1-3
    THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
    There is a 53% chance of both teams to score in this match
    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 Reading's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 5, drew 4 and lost 1 of those games.

    55% of Birmingham's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 3, drew 4 and lost 4 of those games.

    The last time Reading failed to score at home in the league was a 0-1 loss to Leeds in November this year.

    The last time Birmingham kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 1-0 win against Charlton in September this year.

    Reading
    14TH
    Both teams to score
    In Reading's last 20 home games both teams have scored 10 times, and both teams have not scored 10 times.
    Avg. goals for:
    1.1
    Avg. goals against:
    1.45
    Birmingham
    20TH
    Both teams to score
    In Birmingham's last 20 away games both teams have scored 10 times, and both teams have not scored 10 times.
    Avg. goals for:
    1
    Avg. goals against:
    1.35
    THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
    There is a 50% chance of this match having under 2.5 goals
    Over 2.5
    0%
    0.00
    Under 2.5
    0%
    0.00

    OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS KEY STATISTICS

    Reading's last 20 home league games have averaged 2.6 goals a game. Birmingham's last 20 away league games have averaged 3 goals a game.

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

    Birmingham have scored on average away in the league 1.2 goals a game and conceded on average 1.8 goals

    Reading
    14TH
    Over / under 2.5 goals
    In Reading's last 20 home games there have been over 2.5 goals 11 times, and under 2.5 goals 9 times.
    Avg. goals for:
    1.1
    Avg. goals against:
    1.45
    Birmingham
    20TH
    Over / under 2.5 goals
    In Birmingham's last 20 away games there have been over 2.5 goals 7 times, and under 2.5 goals 13 times.
    Avg. goals for:
    1
    Avg. goals against:
    1.35
    READING v BIRMINGHAM CITY FIXTURE HISTORY:
    Reading
    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

    FIXTURE HISTORY KEY STATISTICS

    DRAW
    H
    0 - 0
    BIR
    H
    0 - 2
    DRAW
    H
    0 - 0
    DRAW
    H
    0 - 2
    BIR
    H
    0 - 1
    RDG
    H
    2 - 0

    LAST TIME OUT:
    Reading lost their last Championship match 2-3. Birmingham City won their's 2-3.

    LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

    Reading 2-3 Birmingham City

    Reading's last match was in the Championship against Birmingham City on Saturday 7th December at Madejski Stadium. They lost the game 2-3 with goals from Yakou Meite and Lucas Joao.

    Reading's last starting line-up was:

    GLK: Rafael
    DEF: Omar Richards, Andy Yiadom, Michael Morrison, Liam Moore, Matthew Miazga
    MID: Andy Rinomhota, Pele, Yakou Meite
    FWD: Garath McCleary, George Puscas

    In the Championship this season, this Reading XI has played 149 matches and scored 17 goals.

    This Championship line-up has 598 all-time Championship appearances and 66 goals.

    Reading 2-3 Birmingham City

    Birmingham City's last match was in the Championship against Reading on Saturday 7th December at Madejski Stadium. They won the game 2-3 with goals from Michael Morrison, Jeremie Bela and Alvaro Gimenez.

    Birmingham City's last starting line-up was:

    GLK: Connal Trueman
    DEF: Kristian Pedersen, Harlee Dean, Maxime Colin, Jake Clarke-Salter
    MID: Josh McEachran, Jude Bellingham, Ivan Sunjic, Daniel Crowley
    FWD: Jeremie Bela, Alvaro Gimenez

    In the Championship this season, this Birmingham City XI has played 128 matches and scored 13 goals.

    This Championship line-up has 329 all-time Championship appearances and 18 goals.

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