Blackburn Rovers welcome Birmingham City to Ewood Park for the weekend’s league meeting. Blackburn have recently gone two matches undefeated but they are still playing catch up to the playoff positions with a six-point deficit. Birmingham, meanwhile, suffered a defeat in the previous matchday but they are still two places above the Rovers with a…
Blackburn Rovers FC vs Birmingham City FC – Betting Tips for the game
Blackburn extended their unbeaten run to two matches last weekend where they secured a 1-1 draw on the road to Middlesbrough. The Rovers managed just one goal from Charlie Mulgrew despite their opponents being down to 10 men for more than two-thirds of the game.
Birmingham, however, suffered a slender 1-0 defeat at the hands of Bristol City at St Andrew’s. Famara Diedhiou netted the winner for the away side shortly after the hour mark of the encounter.
Ewood Park was the destination for the previous meeting between the sides in January 2017 and the game witnessed a 1-1 draw. Our betting tips and predictions anticipate another share of the spoils.
Blackburn Rovers FC vs Birmingham City FC – Match odds
Birmingham are backed at 3.10 for the three points while Blackburn are priced at 2.40 for the same. Blackburn have impressed in front of their supporters with just one league defeat over the past year but their form this term has been patchy with numerous draws. We are fancying another close contest versus Birmingham, who have regularly found the scoresheet on their travels. Our preview predicts a score draw.
Blackburn Rovers win odds: 2.40
Birmingham City win odds: 3.10
Blackburn Rovers FC vs Birmingham City FC – Correct Score odds
In the past five years, Blackburn and Birmingham have faced in the league on 10 occasions and 50 percent of those matches have ended in stalemates. Among those, 1-1 has been a common score on three occasions and we are predicting a similar outcome this weekend with both teams drawing nine of their 21 league games this season. Our correct score prediction would back a 1-1 draw.
Blackburn Rovers FC vs Birmingham City FC – Over/Under 2.5 Goals odds
Blackburn have generally kept the scores down in their stadium with 60 percent of their matches producing a maximum of two goals. Birmingham’s last trip to their Lancashire counterparts produced the same outcome after they settled for a 1-1 scoreline. Our total goals prediction is to go for less than 2.5 goals.
Blackburn Rovers FC vs Birmingham City FC – First Goalscorer odds
Danny Graham could not produce a performance last weekend after his hat-trick effort previously but he is nonetheless the striker to watch for. The 33-year-old has excelled against Birmingham with three goals from just four appearances and he was on the scoresheet in the last encounter between the sides nearly two years ago. Our first goalscorer prediction fancies Graham to return to scoring ways.
Blackburn Rovers FC vs Birmingham City FC – Free bet offers
Below we have all our free bet offers and bonuses for this weekend.
Bet £20 get a £20 Free Bet. New players only. Qualifying bet(s) must have minimum odds of 4/5 and must be settled before triggering free bet
£50 staggered free bet. Place your first bet and get £10 matched. After 5 bets get a free bet of up to £20 based on the average stake of your 5 bets. Then after your 10th bet, get another free bet of up to £20 based on the average stake of your last 5 bets.
Basically, to claim the free bets, place a £10 bet when you join to get £10. Then after 5 £20 bets, you get another £20. This then repeats so you can claim the final £20.
Min. odds of 1/2 (1.5) or greater required to qualify.
Draw at 3.20
Total goals under 2.5 at 1.72