The top end of the table meets the bottom end as Swansea prepare to face off against Birmingham in the Championship. Birmingham lie 1st in the table on 38 points after 38 matches. 31 points ahead after 37 matches, Swansea find themselves in 3rd place.
It is top against bottom and Swansea should prove to be too strong for Birmingham.
Stats and facts for Birmingham and Swansea.
- Birmingham conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches;
- Birmingham conceded the last 12 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Birmingham’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Birmingham conceded the last 7 matches in a row.
- Swansea City scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Swansea City conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Swansea City’s last 3 of 5 matches.
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Form Birmingham vs Swansea
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Birmingham enjoy steady progress.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Birmingham in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings Birmingham were trashed by Bristol City in a 3-0 defeat and went on to a 2-1 win against Reading. Their latest game produced a 3-0 defeat against Watford.
Birmingham hoping to bounce back
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Swansea in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings Swansea claimed a 1-0 win against Luton and went on to a 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth. Their latest game produced a 1-0 defeat against Cardiff.
In a match between two seemingly equal sides, with both in equal shape, it looks like a game that could go either way. Thus, a draw could be the value pick.
Birmingham v Swansea Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Yet another stalemate?
The most recent outing in the Championship between Birmingham and Swansea took place in July 2020. The match failed to produce a winner with the score reading 0-0 after the final whistle. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet 4 times in the last 7 matches between Birmingham and Swansea. Both teams to score paid out 3 times in those 10 meetings. Birmingham go into their upcoming match against Swansea with a 1-4-2 record in recent meetings in the Championship.
Placed 1st in the table Birmingham have amassed 38 points after 38 matches. On 69 points Swansea are ranked in 3rd place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Birmingham to win pays out at 3.30, the best prize for a draw is 3.10, while an away win for Swansea returns you odds 2.30. Birmingham won 2 of their last 10 home league games whereas Swansea lost 3 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 51%. This equals odds 1.95 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Speculating in the opposite outcome that at least one side keeps a clean sheet pays out at 1.75. The last 10 home league games for Birmingham averaged 2.8 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Swansea the average total goals were 2.6 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 42%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.40 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.50. Birmingham’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.8 goals a game. 6 of Birmingham’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Swansea’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.6 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Swansea went over 2.5 goals.