Norwich City vs Reading Prediction & Betting Tips

Norwich take on Reading for a match in the Championship on Saturday at Carrow Road. Norwich are 1st with 93 points after 44 games. Reading ranks as 7th in the table on 69 points.

Reading aim to spring a surprise when clashing with Norwich on Saturday after a series of matches without defeat.

Stats and facts for Norwich and Reading.

  • teamlogoNorwich scored in the last 15 of 17 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was OVER 3.5 in Norwich’s last 3 of 5 matches;
  • teamlogoNorwich conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches;
  • teamlogoTotal goals was UNDER 3.5 in Norwich’s last 2 of 4 matches.
  • teamlogoReading did not win the last 4 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoReading unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoReading did not win the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoReading scored in the last 10 of 12 matches.

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Form Norwich vs Reading

The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Norwich paddling along.

One can’t really point a finger on the results for Norwich in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their last 3 matches Norwich were easily beaten 3-1 by Bournemouth, followed by a 1-0 defeat against Watford. Their most recent match brought a 3-1 win against Queens P.R..

Tough-to-beat Reading.

The mood around Reading is pretty low right since a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. In their last 3 matches Reading ended with a 1-1 draw against Cardiff, followed by a dull 0-0 draw at Luton. Their most recent match brought a 2-2 draw with Swansea.

Being both the bookmakers favorite at odds 1.60 and with stronger performances lately than Reading has put on show, Norwich seem the natural pick.

Norwich v Reading Fixture History

The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.

Norwich look to extend superior advantage:

The last time the two sides faced off against each other Norwich came away as 2-1 winners on the road at Madejski 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 10 of their previous 10 matches. Norwich usually enjoy playing Reading, taking all 3 points against them 6 times in the last 10 meetings in the Championship.

Current standings

Placed brilliantly 1st in the table Norwich have amassed 93 points after 44 matches. On 69 points Reading are ranked in 7th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.

Full Time Betting

According to the bookies Norwich are favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.60 as bookies predict Norwich to have a 63% chance of beating Reading. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.90 on offer, while an away win for Reading pays out at 5.50. Norwich won 6 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Reading lost 3 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

The chance of both teams to score (BTTS) in this match is as high as 57%, judging by the odds on offer with the bookmakers. This equals a decent payout of odds 1.75 if you wish to place a bet on BTTS. Accordingly betting on a “NO” in the BTTS market pays out at odds 2.05. The last 10 home league games for Norwich averaged 2.6 goals per game with BTTS paying out 3 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Reading the average total goals were 1.3 with 3 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.

Over/Under Betting

Looking at the prices on offer by the bookmakers, the chance of this match going over 2.5 goals is 56%. This equals odds 1.80 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 2.05. The last 10 home league games of Norwich had an average of 2.6 goals per match. Of their last 10 home matches 4 went over 2.5 goals. Reading’s last 10 away league games averaged 1.3 goals per game. Meanwhile, 1 of Reading’s last 10 away matches offered over 2.5 goals.

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