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READING v CARDIFF CITY

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    Reading Cardiff City Tips, Predictions and Odds

    Reading host Cardiff City in matchday 4 of the FA Cup on Saturday 25th January, 3:00pm at Madejski Stadium.

    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 45% of their last 20 home cup games and Cardiff has lost 40% of their last 20 away cup games.

    The last time Cardiff won away in the cup was 2 games ago against Carlisle. The last time Reading lost a home cup game was 5 matches ago against Birmingham.

    Reading last kept a clean sheet at home 3 games ago, and have kept 7 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Cardiff last failed to score away in the cup 9 games ago and have missed the net in 5 of their last 20 away league games.

    Of the 9 cup games Reading has won at home, they scored first 8 times. Of the 8 away games Cardiff has lost, they conceded first 7 times.

    Reading home
    l
    H
    0 - 1
    d
    H
    1 - 1
    d
    H
    1 - 1
    d
    H
    2 - 2
    w
    H
    1 - 0
    w
    H
    3 - 0
    Reading have won 8, drawn 5 and lost 7 of their last 20 home games
    26
    F
    23
    A
    Cardiff away
    d
    H
    1 - 1
    d
    H
    1 - 1
    w
    H
    3 - 4
    l
    H
    6 - 1
    w
    H
    1 - 2
    d
    H
    3 - 3
    Cardiff have won 5, drawn 8 and lost 7 of their last 20 away games
    29
    F
    36
    A

    FORM STATS

    Reading v Cardiff 10 game form stats.
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    10 GAME FORM STATS
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    READING
    |
    CARDIFF
    Attacking
    RDG
    CAR
    Games won
    5
    2
    Games scored
    9
    8
    Scored first
    6
    3
    Clean sheets
    4
    2
    Goals scored
    15
    15
    Avg goals scored
    1.5
    1.5
    Avg shots per game
    10.0
    9.0
    Avg shots per goal
    7.0
    6.0
    Conversion rate for
    9%
    9%
    Defensive
    RDG
    CAR
    Games lost
    1
    1
    Games conceded
    6
    8
    Conceded first
    4
    5
    Games failed to score
    1
    2
    Goals conceded
    8
    18
    Avg goals conceded
    0.8
    1.8
    Avg shots per game
    13.0
    12.0
    Avg shots per goal
    16.0
    6.0
    Conversion rate
    6%
    10%
    RDG
    CAR
    Form Stats Ranking
    12
    2
    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 9 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 cup games. Cardiff have scored 1 goal or less in 10 of their last 20 away cup games

    Reading home
    1-4
    0-2
    1-3
    0-1
    2-3
    0-1
    1-2
    1-1
    1-1
    2-2
    0-0
    0-0
    1-0
    2-1
    1-0
    2-1
    2-1
    3-0
    3-0
    3-0
    Cardiff away
    6-1
    4-2
    3-0
    2-1
    1-0
    3-2
    1-0
    1-1
    1-1
    3-3
    2-2
    2-2
    2-2
    1-1
    0-0
    3-4
    1-2
    0-1
    0-2
    0-2
    THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE BETTING TIP:
    There is a 55% 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 cup games have ended with Both teams scoring. They won 4, drew 4 and lost 2 of those games.

    60% of Cardiff's last 20 away cup games ended with both teams scoring, they won 2, drew 4 and lost 6 of those games.

    The last time Reading failed to score at home in the cup was a 0-1 loss to Leeds in November 2019.

    The last time Cardiff kept a clean sheet away in the cup was in a 1-0 win against Nottm Forest in November 2019.

    Reading home
    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:
    1.3
    Avg. goals against:
    1.15
    Cardiff away
    Both teams to score
    In Cardiff's last 20 away games both teams have scored 13 times, and both teams have not scored 7 times.
    Avg. goals for:
    1.45
    Avg. goals against:
    1.8
    THE KICKOFF ALGORITHM’S OVER/UNDER 2.5 GOALS BETTING TIP:
    There is a 52% chance of this match having over 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 cup games have averaged 2.7 goals a game. Cardiff's last 20 away cup games have averaged 3.3 goals a game.

    Reading have scored on average at home in the cup 1.4 goals a game and conceded on average 1.3 goals.

    Cardiff have scored on average away in the cup 1.4 goals a game and conceded on average 1.9 goals

    Reading home
    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:
    1.3
    Avg. goals against:
    1.15
    Cardiff away
    Over / under 2.5 goals
    In Cardiff's last 20 away games there have been over 2.5 goals 11 times, and under 2.5 goals 9 times.
    Avg. goals for:
    1.45
    Avg. goals against:
    1.8
    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 45% of their last 20 home cup games and Cardiff has lost 40% of their last 20 away cup games.

    The last time Cardiff won away in the cup was 2 games ago against Carlisle. The last time Reading lost a home cup game was 5 matches ago against Birmingham.

    Reading last kept a clean sheet at home 3 games ago, and have kept 7 clean sheets in their last 20 home games. Cardiff last failed to score away in the cup 9 games ago and have missed the net in 5 of their last 20 away league games.

    Of the 9 cup games Reading has won at home, they scored first 8 times. Of the 8 away games Cardiff has lost, they conceded first 7 times.

    RDG
    H
    3 - 0
    DRAW
    H
    2 - 2
    RDG
    H
    2 - 1
    DRAW
    H
    1 - 1
    DRAW
    H
    1 - 1
    CAR
    H
    1 - 2

    LAST TIME OUT:
    Reading drew their last FA Cup match 1-1. Cardiff City drew their's 1-1.

    LAST MATCH KEY STATISTICS

    Reading 1-1 Cardiff City

    Reading's last match was in the FA Cup against Cardiff City on Saturday 25th January at Madejski Stadium. They drew the game 1-1 with a goal from Yakou Meite.

    Reading 1-1 Cardiff City

    Cardiff City's last match was in the FA Cup against Reading on Saturday 25th January at Madejski Stadium. They drew the game 1-1 with a goal from Callum Paterson.