Preston vs Norwich – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: January 9, 2023
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: January 9, 2023

Preston take on visitors Norwich at Deepdale in a Championship tie this coming Saturday. The two teams enter the match at Deepdale with just a single point separating them in the Championship standings.

Preston vs Norwich Stats

  • In 14 of the last 15 Preston home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 7 of the last 9 Preston matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Preston have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Preston have lost the last 3 home matches in a row
  • Preston have conceded in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • In 15 of the last 17 Norwich away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 8 Norwich matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Norwich have conceded in 13 of the last 15 matches
  • Norwich have scored in 10 of the last 11 away matches
  • In 5 of the last 7 away matches Norwich played, both teams scored

Preston vs Norwich Lineups

Preston vs Norwich Preview

In the previous three matches, Preston lost 2-0 against West Bromwich, beat Stoke by 0-1 and won 3-1 against Huddersfield. 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 ten goals.

Struggling Norwich got away with only one point from their previous three league games, and they claimed it in a 1-1 draw with Reading. Then Watford proved too strong in a 0-1 defeat, just like Blackburn who won 0-1. Norwich, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn one and lost three in their last six away in the Championship.

Preston vs Norwich H2H

The last time the pair played each other, Preston came out the other side as 2-3 winners and surely won’t mind a repeat of that result. Preston picked up three wins in their previous ten matches against Norwich, while the latter claimed three wins in these, with the remaining finishing a draw. The bookies’ best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 3.30.

Current Championship Standings

Full Time Betting

Preston claimed four wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing one and losing five. Norwich won five of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost three of these matches. In their previous 10 matches away from home, Norwich claimed three wins to nil.

Both Teams to Score

Preston ran out 2-3 winners the last time these two rivals played each other and are definitely planning to claim three points again this coming Saturday. As both teams found their way to the goal seven times in their previous ten matches, betting on BTTS naturally would have been profitable. Odds on both teams finding the back of the net are best priced at 1.83 with the bookies.

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 1.3 goals, with Norwich averaging 1.3 goals in these games. Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times in this run of matches. Preston performed an average of 1.6 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Norwich’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.9 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.