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READING v CARDIFF CITY
Madejski Stadium where Reading play football in the
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Reading Cardiff City Tips, Predictions and Odds

Reading host Cardiff City in matchday 3 of the Championship on Sunday 18th August, 12:00pm at Madejski Stadium. The hosts currently sit in 24th place in the table having beaten Cardiff City 3-0 last time out, while the visitors are in 17th after their 3-0 loss 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:
Cardiff City have a 40% chance of beating Reading
Reading
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Cardiff
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 40% of their last 20 home league games and Cardiff has lost 70% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Cardiff won away in the league was 2 games ago against Man Utd. The last time Reading lost a home league game was 1 matches ago against Sheffield Weds.

Reading last kept a clean sheet at home 2 games ago, and have kept 5 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Cardiff last failed to score away in the league 3 games ago and have missed the net in 10 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 8 league games Reading has won at home, they scored first 7 times. Of the 14 away games Cardiff has lost, they conceded first 12 times.

Reading
17TH
l
H
0 - 2
w
H
3 - 0
l
H
1 - 3
d
H
0 - 0
d
H
0 - 0
w
H
2 - 1
Reading have won 8, drawn 6 and lost 6 of their last 20 home games
27
F
28
A
Cardiff
14TH
d
H
1 - 1
d
H
0 - 0
l
H
3 - 0
l
H
3 - 2
w
H
0 - 2
l
H
1 - 0
Cardiff have won 4, drawn 3 and lost 13 of their last 20 away games
15
F
32
A

FORM STATS

Reading v Cardiff 10 game form stats.
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10 GAME FORM STATS
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READING
17TH
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CARDIFF
14TH
Attacking
RDG
CAR
Games won
2
3
Games scored
8
6
Scored first
6
5
Clean sheets
2
2
Goals scored
11
11
Avg goals scored
1.1
1.1
Avg shots per game
11.0
9.0
Avg shots per goal
10.0
8.0
Conversion rate for
12%
11%
Defensive
RDG
CAR
Games lost
4
7
Games conceded
8
8
Conceded first
2
5
Games failed to score
2
4
Goals conceded
15
16
Avg goals conceded
1.5
1.6
Avg shots per game
16.0
14.0
Avg shots per goal
11.0
9.0
Conversion rate
10%
12%
RDG
CAR
Form Stats Ranking
11
3
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 10 of their last 20 home games. Cardiff have conceded at least 2 goals in 11 of their last 20 away games.

Reading have conceded 1 goal or less in 12 of their last 20 home league games. Cardiff have scored 1 goal or less in 15 of their last 20 away league games

Reading
17TH
0-2
1-3
0-3
1-4
0-2
0-1
0-0
0-0
1-1
0-0
2-2
2-2
2-1
2-1
3-2
2-1
3-2
3-0
2-0
3-1
Cardiff
14TH
3-0
2-0
2-0
2-0
3-0
3-1
4-1
3-2
1-0
2-1
3-2
1-0
1-0
1-1
0-0
0-0
1-2
0-1
0-2
0-2
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
There is a 51% 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

55% of Reading's last 20 home league games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 6, drew 2 and lost 3 of those games.

35% of Cardiff's last 20 away league games ended with both teams scoring, they won 1, drew 6 and lost 0 of those games.

The last time Reading failed to score at home in the league was a 0-0 draw to Birmingham in May this year.

The last time Cardiff kept a clean sheet away in the league was in a 2-0 win against Man Utd in May this year.

Reading
17TH
Both teams to score
In Reading's last 20 home games both teams have scored 11 times, and both teams have not scored 9 times.
Avg. goals for:
1.35
Avg. goals against:
1.4
Cardiff
14TH
Both teams to score
In Cardiff's last 20 away games both teams have scored 7 times, and both teams have not scored 13 times.
Avg. goals for:
0.75
Avg. goals against:
1.6
THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
There is a 53% 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 2.7 goals a game. Cardiff's last 20 away league games have averaged 2.5 goals a game.

Reading have scored on average at home in the league 1.4 goals a game and conceded on average 1.4 goals.

Cardiff have scored on average away in the league 0.8 goals a game and conceded on average 1.7 goals

Reading
17TH
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:
1.4
Cardiff
14TH
Over / under 2.5 goals
In Cardiff's last 20 away games there have been over 2.5 goals 8 times, and under 2.5 goals 12 times.
Avg. goals for:
0.75
Avg. goals against:
1.6
READING v CARDIFF CITY FIXTURE HISTORY:
Reading
0%
0.00
Draw
0%
0.00
Cardiff
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 40% of their last 20 home league games and Cardiff has lost 70% of their last 20 away league games.

The last time Cardiff won away in the league was 2 games ago against Man Utd. The last time Reading lost a home league game was 1 matches ago against Sheffield Weds.

Reading last kept a clean sheet at home 2 games ago, and have kept 5 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Cardiff last failed to score away in the league 3 games ago and have missed the net in 10 of their last 20 away league games.

Of the 8 league games Reading has won at home, they scored first 7 times. Of the 14 away games Cardiff has lost, they conceded first 12 times.

DRAW
H
2 - 2
RDG
H
2 - 1
DRAW
H
1 - 1
DRAW
H
1 - 1
CAR
H
1 - 2
DRAW
H
0 - 0

LAST TIME OUT:
Reading won their last Championship match 3-0. Cardiff City lost their's 3-0.

LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

Reading 3-0 Cardiff City

Reading's last match was in the Championship against Cardiff City on Sunday 18th August at Madejski Stadium. They won the game 3-0 with 2 goals from George Puscas and a goal from John Swift.

Reading's last starting line-up was:

GLK: Rafael
DEF: Matthew Miazga, Liam Moore, Michael Morrison, Andy Yiadom, Omar Richards
MID: Ovie Ejaria, Pele, John Swift
FWD: Lucas Joao, George Puscas

In the Championship this season, this Reading XI has played 23 matches and scored 5 goals.

This Championship line-up has 341 all-time Championship appearances and 29 goals.

Reading 3-0 Cardiff City

Cardiff City's last match was in the Championship against Reading on Sunday 18th August at Madejski Stadium. They lost the game 3-0.

Cardiff City's last starting line-up was:

GLK: Alex Smithies
DEF: Aden Flint, Sean Morrison, Joe Bennett, Will Vaulks
MID: Leandro Bacuna, Marlon Pack, Joe Ralls, Nathaniel Mendez Laing
FWD: Robert Glatzel, David Hoilett

In the Championship this season, this Cardiff City XI has played 24 matches and scored 2 goals.

This Championship line-up has 524 all-time Championship appearances and 53 goals.