Preston vs Middlesbrough – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 25, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 25, 2022

The Championship clash at Deepdale this coming Saturday sees home team Preston battling it out for three points with Middlesbrough. The current difference in the Championship standings between the two teams clashing at Deepdale on Saturday is five points.

Preston vs Middlesbrough Stats

  • Preston have not won 8 of the last 9 home matches
  • Preston have not scored in 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • Preston have scored in 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Preston have conceded in 4 of the last 5 home matches
  • Middlesbrough have conceded in 11 of the last 13 away matches
  • Middlesbrough have not won 6 of the last 7 away matches
  • Middlesbrough have lost 4 of the last 5 away matches
  • Middlesbrough have not won 5 of the last 7 matches
  • Middlesbrough have conceded in the last 3 matches in a row

Preston vs Middlesbrough Lineups

Preston vs Middlesbrough Preview

Preston lost two of their last three matches, as they went down 2-0 in a meeting with Stoke. They replied by beating Huddersfield 0-1, before losing again, this time 4-2 against Blackpool. In their last six Championship matches at home, Preston have one win, while they’ve drawn two and lost three. No team have played out as many draws on home soil as Preston so far in the Championship this season. A total of four matches at Deepdale finished all square this season.

Middlesbrough have been all over in their last three matches across all tournaments. Against Blackburn, they came out empty-handed in a 1-2 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 1-4 win against Wigan. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 0-0 draw against Huddersfield. In their last six Championship away matches, Middlesbrough failed to win more than once. Instead, they’ve drawn one and lost four, scoring seven while also conceding nine times.

Preston vs Middlesbrough H2H

Preston won the last two meetings against Middlesbrough, as they followed up a 2-1 win by beating their upcoming opponent by a 4-1 score. Preston have a 40% win rate against Middlesbrough, who won three of these matches. The total record reads 4-3-3, which is worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Preston claimed two wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing four and losing four. Middlesbrough won three of their last 10 away games, as they also drew one and lost six of these matches. Middlesbrough scored the first goal of the match a modest two times in their 10 previous games played away from home. However, Preston were first on target two times in their last 10 outings on home soil.

Both Teams to Score

Preston beat Middlesbrough in their last two meetings, as they followed up a 2-1 win with a 4-1 victory.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Preston managed an average of 1.5 goals, with Middlesbrough averaging 1.2 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet six times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Preston, who scored an average of 0.9 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored one time in those matches.


About Josh Stewart

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