With both Cardiff and Blackburn enjoying the comforts of mid-table, both could make a push for an even stronger position when going toe-to-toe at Cardiff City Stadium on 14:00 10th April. Placed 8th in the table Cardiff have amassed 58 points after 40 games. On 46 points Blackburn is ranked in 17th place with as many matches as the home side.
It has been a few rounds since Blackburn last taste of success in the Championship and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Cardiff.
Stats and facts for Cardiff and Blackburn.
- Cardiff City did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Cardiff City’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 2.5 in Cardiff City’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Cardiff City $NON_SCORING in the last 4 of 6 matches.
- Blackburn Rovers did not win the last 6 matches in a row;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Blackburn Rovers’s last 10 of 12 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Blackburn Rovers’s last 9 matches in the row;
- Blackburn Rovers conceded in the last 12 of 14 matches.
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Form Cardiff vs Blackburn
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Cardiff hoping to bounce back
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Cardiff in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings Cardiff ended with a 0-0 draw against Stoke and went on to a 1-0 win against Swansea. Their latest game produced a 1-0 defeat against Nottingham F..
Trouble looms for Blackburn
Blackburn will enter the match hoping to finally end their disappointing run of form in the league. In their last 3 matches Blackburn ended with a 1-1 draw against Norwich, followed by a 1-0 defeat against Wycombe. Their most recent match brought a 2-0 defeat against Bournemouth.
On paper the two sides seem evenly matched, however judging by recent performances Cardiff look the value pick here at odds 2.10.
Cardiff v Blackburn 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
Betting on the draw would have earned you a sound profit the last time Cardiff played Blackburn at Ewood Park. The pair were evenly matched on the day and played out a 0-0 scoreline. A high scoring match is a fairly rare occurence when these two face off as 7 of the previous 10 matches paid out on under 2.5 goals. In total, they have played 10 matches in past seasons with Cardiff enjoying a slight advantage having won 3 matches in the Championship. Blackburn grabbed all 3 points in 1 match while 6 matches ended all square.
Cardiff are 8th with 58 points after 40 matches. Blackburn ranks as 17th in the table on 46 points.
Full Time Betting
Following odds are available for this match with the bookmakers: Cardiff to win pays out at 2.10, the best prize for a draw is 3.40, while an away win for Blackburn returns you odds 3.40. Cardiff won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Blackburn lost 6 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 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 1.90. The last 10 home league games for Cardiff averaged 2.7 goals per game with BTTS paying out 5 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Blackburn the average total goals were 1.7 with 3 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 47%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.15 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.67. Cardiff’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.7 goals a game. 6 of Cardiff’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Blackburn’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.7 goals per game. 2 of the last 10 away matches for Blackburn went over 2.5 goals.