Middlesbrough vs Birmingham – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 3, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 3, 2022

The Championship game at Riverside Stadium on Wednesday sees visitors Birmingham facing home side Middlesbrough. Middlesbrough are 22nd in the table on ten points after 11 matches, while Birmingham rank are 15th with 13 points after 11 matches played.

Middlesbrough vs Birmingham Stats

  • Middlesbrough have not won 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Middlesbrough have not lost 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Middlesbrough have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Middlesbrough have scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Middlesbrough have scored in 6 of the last 8 matches
  • Birmingham have conceded in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Birmingham have not won 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Birmingham have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Birmingham have not won 6 of the last 8 away matches
  • Birmingham have not lost the last 3 matches in a row

Middlesbrough vs Birmingham Lineups

Middlesbrough vs Birmingham Preview

A draw is the best Middlesbrough can show from their last three games, where they came up short in a 2-3 defeat against Cardiff. A 0-0 draw with Rotherham followed before they were defeated 1-0 by Coventry. Middlesbrough managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Championship. In the remaining four, they drew three and lost one, as they scored eight and conceded seven goals.

In their previous three outings, Birmingham won by 2-3 against West Bromwich, drew 0-0 with Coventry, before also drawing 1-1 against Sheffield United. Birmingham claimed two wins against two draws and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches reads six goals conceded and five scored.

Middlesbrough vs Birmingham H2H

Birmingham lost 2-0 against Middlesbrough in their latest encounter. This served as payback for the 2-0 defeat, Birmingham handed out in the match before. Middlesbrough tends to have the upper hand against Birmingham, grabbing all three points six times in ten matches. The bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 1.66.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Riverside Stadium saw Middlesbrough winning five, drawing three and losing two of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Birmingham won three of their 10 most recent away games, drew two and lost five. Whereas Birmingham scored the opening goal in two of their last 10 away games, Middlesbrough scored the first goal six times in 10 at Riverside Stadium.

Both Teams to Score

Middlesbrough beat Birmingham by 2-0 in their most recent match, while Birmingham claimed a 2-0 win in the match prior to that. Both teams to score only came out four times in the previous ten games between Birmingham and Middlesbrough. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.72 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams to not score paid out six times in the past ten encounters between Birmingham and Middlesbrough, whereas under 2.5 goals happened three times. Middlesbrough scored an average of 1.4 goals a game, with Birmingham averaging 0.8 goals in this run. Middlesbrough witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged one goal a game. Over 2.5 goals came up in three of the last ten matches Birmingham played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.1 goals in these matches.

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