Preston North End vs Norwich City Betting Tips & Predictions

Preston enjoys home advantage when visitors Norwich swing by for a clash in the Championship on Friday. Preston is placed 16th with 44 points from 38 matches. Norwich occupies a position as 1st in the league on a meagre 83 points.

Four straight defeats have put a serious dampener on the mood around Preston. They could be in for another rout against Norwich.

Stats and facts for Preston and Norwich.

  • teamlogoPreston North End has lost the last 3 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoPreston North End did not win the last 5 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoPreston North End has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches;
  • teamlogoPreston North End conceded in the last 10 of 12 matches.
  • teamlogoNorwich unbeaten the last 10 matches in a row;
  • teamlogoNorwich has won the last 5 matches in a row when playing away;
  • teamlogoNorwich has won in the last 9 of 10 matches;
  • teamlogoNorwich has won in the last 5 of 6 matches when playing away.

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Form Preston vs Norwich

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

Preston hoping for fresh start.

The mood around Preston is gloomy at the moment on the back of 3 straight defeats. In their previous 3 matches Preston lost 1-0 to Wycombe and went on to a 2-0 defeat against Middlesbrough. Their latest match served up a 1-0 defeat against Luton.

Norwich looking formidable.

Norwich look to have found a rich vein of form right now with yet another win in the league last week. In their last 3 matches Norwich won 2-1 against Sheffield Wednesday, followed by a 2-0 win against Nottingham F.. Their most recent match brought a 1-1 draw with Blackburn.

On the back of these results and with Preston performing poorly, siding with Norwich at odds 1.67 is the obvious way to go.

Preston v Norwich 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

Preston and Norwich had to settle for a point each in their most recent Championship match which finished with a 2-2 scoreline. Recent meetings between the two have not been action-packed when it comes to goals as 7 of the last 10 matches had under 2.5 goals scored. In addition, at least one team managed a clean sheet in 5 of the last 10 matches. Each side claimed 3 wins in their last 10 meetings in the Championship, while 4 matches ended in a draw. A very equal encounter seem to be on the cards here with a draw being the high value bet.

Current standings

Preston are placed 16th with 44 points from 38 games. Norwich occupy a position as 1st in the league on a meagre 83 points.

Full Time Betting

The bookmakers are offering following odds for this match: Preston to win pays out at 5.50, the best prize for a draw is 3.50, while an away win for Norwich returns you odds 1.67. Preston won 3 of their last 10 home league games whereas Norwich lost 2 of their last 10 away league games.

BTTS

The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 50% in this match. This equals odds around 2.00, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.80. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 56%. The last 10 home league games for Preston averaged 1.4 goals per game with BTTS paying out 2 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Norwich the average total goals were 2.2 with 4 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 50%. This equals odds 2.00 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 1.73. Preston’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.4 goals a game. 2 of Preston’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Norwich’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.2 goals per game. 3 of the last 10 away matches for Norwich went over 2.5 goals.

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