Bristol City vs Stoke – Predictions and Free Bets

Published: September 29, 2023
Last Updated: September 29, 2023

When Stoke arrive at Ashton Gate on Saturday to face Bristol City in the Championship, the latter will be hoping to use their home turf to their advantage.

Bristol City vs Stoke Stats

  • In 10 of the last 12 Bristol City matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Bristol City have not lost 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 Bristol City matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Bristol City have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Bristol City have conceded in 5 of the last 6 home matches
  • Stoke have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
  • Stoke have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches without scoring a goal
  • In 9 of the last 11 Stoke away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Stoke have not won 9 of the last 11 away matches
  • Stoke have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches while scoring less than 0.5 goals

Bristol City vs Stoke Squad lists

Bristol City Squad

The 60-year-old Pearson will select the starting eleven against Stoke from these players:

  • Harvey Wiles-Richards (13), Max O’Leary (1), Stefan Bajic (23), Cameron Pring (3), Haydon Roberts (24), Rob Dickie (16), Robert Atkinson (5), Ross McCrorie (2), Zak Vyner (26), Andy King (10), Anis Mehmeti (11), Ayman Benarous (18), Duncan Idehen, Jason Knight (12), Joe Williams (8), Mark Sykes (17), Matthew James (6), Andreas Weimann (14), Ephraim Yeboah, George Tanner (19), Harry Cornick (9), Kal Naismith (4), Nahki Wells (21), Omar Taylor-Clarke (35), Raekwon Nelson, Samuel Bell (20), Taylor Gardner-Hickman, Tommy Conway (15).

Stoke Squad

Listed below is the full squad of Stoke players that the manager Alex Neil will choose from for the upcoming game:

  • Blondy Nna Noukeu (40), Frank Fielding (34), Jack Bonham (13), Mark Travers (1), Ben Wilmot (16), Enda Stevens (3), Junior Tchamadeu, Ki-Jana Hoever (17), Luke McNally (23), Michael Rose (5), Andre Vidigal (7), Ben Pearson (4), Daniel Johnson (12), Joon-Ho Bae (22), Jordan Thompson (15), Josh Laurent (28), Lewis Baker (8), Liam McCarron, Lynden Gooch, Mehdi Leris (27), Nikola Jojic, Sead Haksabanovic, Souleymane Sidibe, Wouter Burger, D’Margio Wright-Phillips (29), Dwight Gayle (11), Peter Etebo, Ryan Mmaee (19), Thibaud Verlinden (23), Tyrese Campbell (10), Wesley (18).

Bristol City vs Stoke Lineups

Bristol City vs Stoke Preview

Bristol City have seen it all in their last three matches, which added four points to their account. They first shared the points in a 0-0 draw with West Bromwich, before claiming 3 points in a 4-1 win against Plymouth. Unfortunately for them, this was followed by a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Leicester. Bristol City claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Championship. They also drew two and lost two, scored eight goals and conceded seven.

A draw is all that prevents Stoke from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They claimed a point in a 2-2 draw against Huddersfield before getting trounced against Hull by a 1-3 score. Last time out, more disappointment followed as Bournemouth ran out 2-0 winners. In their last six Championship away matches, Stoke failed to win even once. In stead, they’ve drawn two and lost four, scoring three while also conceding nine times. Stoke have been terrible at getting on the scoresheet away from home in the Championship. Hitting the target only two times, they have the worst offensive record so far, whilst also allowing six goals against.

Bristol City vs Stoke H2H

The last time these two sides facing off here came up against each other, Bristol City came away with a 1-2 win. They have a similar outcome in mind at Ashton Gate, but face stern opposition, of course. Bristol City have been slightly more successful than Stoke in recent meetings. With a 6-1-3 advantage going into this match, betting on Bristol City has often proved the profitable way to go. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 2.30.

Current Championship standings

Bristol City are placed nine with 12 points after eight matches. Stoke occupy a position as 20 in the league on seven points.

Full Time Betting

Bristol City won six of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Ashton Gate. They drew two and lost two as well, while Stoke won two of their last 10 games away. They drew two and lost six. Bristol City will feel optimistic about scoring on Saturday, with Stoke managing a clean sheet once in the previous 10 away games. The hosts fought their way to three clean sheets in their previous 10 matches played at home.

Both Teams to Score

Bristol City beat Stoke by 2-1 in their most recent match, while Stoke claimed a 2-1 win in the match prior to that. In the past ten matches between home side Bristol City and Stoke both teams found the back of the net four times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.80. Bristol City managed to score at least one goal in their last 4 encounters in the Championship against Stoke. Both teams to score paid out four times in the previous ten matches between home side Bristol City and Stoke. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.80.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams not to score was a winning bet six times in the last ten encounters between Bristol City and Stoke as under 2.5 goals happened three times. Bristol City scored an average of 1.2 goals a game, with Stoke averaging 0.8 goals in this run. In Bristol City’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in three of them. They managed to average 1.4 goals goals per match across all tournaments. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Stoke, who managed to score 1.2 times in those matches.