Preston vs Bristol City – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 31, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 31, 2023

The Championship tie at Deepdale on Saturday sees home team Preston up against Bristol City. The two teams enter the match at Deepdale with seven points separating them in the Championship standings.

Preston vs Bristol City Stats

  • Preston have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Preston have conceded in 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • In the last 3 Preston matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 3 Preston home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Preston have lost 4 of the last 5 home matches
  • In the last 5 matches in a row Bristol City played, both teams scored
  • Bristol City have conceded in 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • Bristol City have conceded in 13 of the last 15 matches
  • In 8 of the last 9 Bristol City away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 7 of the last 8 Bristol City matches the sum of goals was under 3.5

Preston vs Bristol City Lineups

Preston vs Bristol City Preview

In their previous three games, Preston lost 4-0 against Norwich and beat Birmingham 1-2, before losing 3-0 against Tottenham. Preston only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent Championship matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew zero and lost four, as they scored six and conceded 12 goals.

In their last three matches, Bristol City drew 1-1 with Swansea, 1-1 with Blackburn and beat West Bromwich by 3-0. In their last six away matches in the Championship, Bristol City won twice, while also recording three draws. They endured one defeat in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying five goals conceded and seven scored.

Preston vs Bristol City H2H

The last time the pair played each other Bristol City came away as 2-1 winners, and rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind this coming Saturday. Looking back over their last ten encounters serves to emphasize how equally paired the two teams usually are. Visitors Bristol City claimed a win in two of the previous ten matches. Hosting side Preston won three of these, as the bookies’ best betting odds on a home win are at 2.26.

Current Championship Standings

Full Time Betting

Preston won four of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments while drawing zero and losing six as well. Bristol City won three from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew three and lost four in this run. Preston managed two wins without conceding a single goal in the previous 10 matches at home.

Both Teams to Score

Bristol City ended up winning 2-1 in the most recent meeting between these two rivals. Rest assured they have a similar outcome in mind at Deepdale.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Preston managed an average of 1.2 goals, with Bristol City averaging 1.2 goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Preston’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Bristol City’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches.


About Josh Stewart

Josh lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and works as a website editor. He has previously worked for several prominent online sites and, as a former professional golfer, specialises in sports and iGaming. Josh has almost a decade of experience as a freelancer and has received excellent reviews from current and previous clients.