Brentford enjoys home advantage when visitors Cardiff swing by for a clash in the Championship on Tuesday. Placed 4th in the table, Brentford have amassed 74 points after 41 matches. On 60 points, Cardiff is ranked in 8th place with as many matches as the home side.
It has been a few weeks since Cardiff’s last taste of success in the Championship, and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Brentford.
Stats and facts for Brentford and Cardiff.
- Brentford unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row;
- Brentford did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Brentford unbeaten the last 5 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Brentford’s last 6 of 8 matches.
- Cardiff City did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Cardiff City’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Cardiff City conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Cardiff City’s last 2 of 4 matches.
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Form Brentford vs Cardiff
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Brentford paddling along.
One can’t really point the finger at the results for Brentford in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their 3 latest outings, Brentford split the points in a 0-0 draw against Birmingham and a 5-0 win against Preston. Their latest game produced a dull 0-0 draw at Millwall.
Cardiff continue to look blunt.
The mood around Cardiff is pretty low right since a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. In their last 3 matches, Cardiff was defeated 1-0 by Nottingham F., followed by a 2-2 draw against Blackburn. Their most recent match brought a 1-1 draw against Reading.
Being both the bookmaker’s favourite at odds 1.70 and with stronger performances lately than Cardiff has put on a show, Brentford seems the natural pick.
Brentford v Cardiff Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The last time the two sides faced off against each other, Brentford came away as 3-2 winners on the road at Cardiff City Stadium back in December 2020 in the England – Championship. Betting on both teams to score would have made you a handsome profit in recent times. Both teams found their way to a goal in 9 of their previous 10 matches. Cardiff has a 5-2-3 advantage in the Championship against Brentford.
Brentford lies 4th in the table with 74 points after 41 matches. 14 points behind after 42 matches, Cardiff finds themselves in 8th place.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies, Brentford is the favourite to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.70 as bookies predict Brentford to have a 59% chance of beating Cardiff. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.70 on offer, while an away win for Cardiff pays out at 5.00. Brentford won 6 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast, Cardiff lost 1 of their last 10 away league games.
Looking at the bookmakers’ prices, the chance of this match seeing both teams to score (BTTS) lies at 53%. This equals odds 1.90 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 1.87. The last 10 home league games for Brentford averaged 2.8 goals per game, with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Cardiff, the average total goals were 2.4, with 5 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers, the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 49%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.05 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.75. Brentford’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.8 goals a game. 5 of Brentford’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Cardiff’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.4 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Cardiff went over 2.5 goals.