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READING v BIRMINGHAM CITY
Madejski Stadium where Reading play football in the
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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
15TH
d
H
1 - 1
w
H
1 - 0
w
H
3 - 0
l
H
2 - 3
l
H
0 - 1
w
H
3 - 0
Reading have won 9, drawn 4 and lost 7 of their last 20 home games
27
F
25
A
Birmingham
18TH
d
H
1 - 1
w
H
1 - 2
d
H
1 - 1
l
H
3 - 0
w
H
2 - 3
d
H
1 - 1
Birmingham have won 5, drawn 6 and lost 9 of their last 20 away games
21
F
31
A

FORM STATS

Reading v Birmingham 10 game form stats.
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10 GAME FORM STATS
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READING
15TH
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BIRMINGHAM
18TH
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
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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
15TH
1-4
0-2
1-3
0-3
2-3
0-1
1-2
1-1
0-0
0-0
1-1
1-0
2-1
1-0
2-1
2-1
3-2
3-0
3-0
3-0
Birmingham
18TH
3-0
4-2
3-0
3-0
1-0
1-0
3-2
3-2
1-0
1-1
1-1
1-1
1-1
0-0
1-1
1-2
2-3
0-1
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
15TH
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:
1.35
Avg. goals against:
1.25
Birmingham
18TH
Both teams to score
In Birmingham's last 20 away games both teams have scored 11 times, and both teams have not scored 9 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.05
Avg. goals against:
1.55
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
15TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Reading's last 20 home games there have been over 2.5 goals 12 times, and under 2.5 goals 8 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.35
Avg. goals against:
1.25
Birmingham
18TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Birmingham's last 20 away games there have been over 2.5 goals 9 times, and under 2.5 goals 11 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.05
Avg. goals against:
1.55
READING v BIRMINGHAM CITY FIXTURE HISTORY:
Reading
0%
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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

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.

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.