Birmingham vs Preston – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 18, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 18, 2023

The Championship clash at St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium this coming Saturday sees home team Birmingham battling it out for three points with Preston. With 37 points after 27 games, Preston currently sit 13th in the Championship standings. Birmingham play catch-up as they recorded 32 points in 27 matches, putting them up as 18th before their upcoming clash.

Birmingham vs Preston Stats

  • In 7 of the last 9 Birmingham matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Birmingham have lost the last 4 matches in a row
  • Birmingham have not won 7 of the last 8 matches
  • In 4 of the last 5 home matches Birmingham played, both teams scored
  • Birmingham have conceded in 8 of the last 9 matches
  • Preston have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Preston have scored in 7 of the last 8 away matches
  • In 5 of the last 7 Preston away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Preston have won 3 of the last 4 away matches
  • Preston have conceded in 6 of the last 8 away matches

Birmingham vs Preston Lineups

Birmingham vs Preston Preview

In their last three games, Birmingham lost 1-3 against Middlesbrough, got defeated 4-2 by Bristol City before winning 1-2 against Forest Green. Birmingham claimed just a single measly home win from a possible six in the Championship, which also saw them drawing two and losing three matches, in which they scored seven and conceded ten goals.

Despite losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last three matches for Preston. They first took out Stoke by 0-1 before downing Huddersfield by 3-1. The winning streak came to an end against Norwich, who ran out 0-4 winners. Preston performed a very admirable four wins in six Championship away matches, drawing none but losing twice as well. They scored ten times, while also conceding eight goals.

Birmingham vs Preston H2H

Birmingham ended up winning 0-1 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium. Birmingham go into their upcoming match against Preston with a 30% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 3-3-4 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current Championship Standings

Full Time Betting

Birmingham won three of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium. They drew four and lost three as well, while Preston won six of their last 10 games away. They drew one and lost three. Of their previous 10 matches at St Andrew’s Trillion Trophy Stadium, five had over 2.5 goals for Birmingham. In five of the previous 10 league games away for Preston the match had over 2.5 goals.

Both Teams to Score

The last time the pair played each other, Birmingham came out the other side as 0-1 winners and surely won’t mind a repeat of that result.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals happened one time in the past ten encounters between Birmingham and Preston, with Birmingham scoring 0.8 goals on average per game. Preston averaged 0.7 goals, while both teams scored two times. Over 2.5 goals came out eight times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Birmingham, who scored an average of 1.3 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten games for Preston, who scored 1.4 times on average in those matches.

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About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.