With both teams placed mid-table Blackburn and Bristol City have a chance to gain some ground on their upcoming opponent in the Championship. Blackburn lie 14th in the table on 44 points after 36 matches. 4 points ahead after 36 matches Bristol City find themselves in a decent 12th place.
Stats and facts for Blackburn and Bristol City.
- Blackburn Rovers did not win the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Blackburn Rovers’s last 6 of 8 matches;
- Blackburn Rovers conceded in the last 9 of 11 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Blackburn Rovers’s last 5 matches in the row.
- Bristol City has won the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Bristol City conceded in the last 17 of 19 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Bristol City’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Bristol City’s last 5 when playing away matches in the row.
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Form Blackburn vs Bristol City
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Blackburn hoping for fresh start.
Blackburn go into this encounter on the back of some poor performances in the league. In their 3 latest outings Blackburn earned a 2-0 win over Millwall and went on to a 1-1 draw with Swansea. Their latest game produced a 1-0 defeat against Brentford.
Bristol City paddling along.
One can’t really point a finger on the results for Bristol City in past rounds as they have performed according to their level. In their last 3 matches Bristol City went down 2-1 in a match against Bournemouth, followed by a 2-0 defeat against Queens P.R.. Their most recent match brought a 3-0 win against Birmingham.
In a match between two sides performing almost identical in recent weeks, we still favor Blackburn to first make a breakthrough.
Blackburn v Bristol City Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Don’t expect goals
Blackburn were left reeling when Bristol City took a 1-0 win in their latest Championship encounter. It served as pay back for the 3-1 defeat Blackburn handed out in the reverse match. Recent meetings between the two have not been action-packed when it comes to goals as 7 of the last 10 matches had under 2.5 goals scored. In addition, at least one team managed a clean sheet in 4 of the last 10 matches. The pair have been evenly matched in recent times with 4 wins for each side in their last 10 matches in the Championship. Thus, the draw could prove the tasty bet here with 2 matches finishing all square.
Blackburn lie 14th in the table on 44 points from 36 games. 4 points ahead following the first 36 matches Bristol City find themselves in a expectable 12th place.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies Blackburn are favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.75 as bookies predict Blackburn to have a 57% chance of beating Bristol City. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.50 on offer, while an away win for Bristol City pays out at 4.75. Blackburn won just 2 of their last 10 home league games. Bristol City lost 7 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 56%. This equals odds 1.80 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 2.00. The last 10 home league games for Blackburn averaged 2.4 goals per game with BTTS paying out 8 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Bristol City the average total goals were 3.1 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 54%. This equals odds 1.85 if you wish to place a bet on OVER 2.5 goals. Speculating in the opposite outcome of under 2.5 goals pays out at 1.85. The last 10 home league games of Blackburn had an average of 2.4 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 3 went over 2.5 goals. Bristol City’s last 10 away league games averaged 3.1 goals per game. Meanwhile, 7 of Bristol City’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.