Reading vs Bristol City – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 19, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 19, 2022

We are zooming in on Reading and Bristol City, as the duo face each other at Select Car Leasing Stadium this coming Saturday in what surely will be an exciting Championship clash. The two teams enter the match at the Select Car Leasing Stadium with just a single point separating them in the Championship standings.

Reading vs Bristol City Stats

  • Reading have scored in 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Reading have conceded in 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Reading have conceded in 7 of the last 8 matches
  • In 3 of the last 4 matches Reading played, both teams scored
  • Reading have not won the last 3 matches in a row
  • In 8 of the last 9 away matches Bristol City played, both teams scored
  • Bristol City have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Bristol City have scored in 13 of the last 15 away matches
  • Bristol City have conceded in the last 9 away matches in a row
  • In 6 of the last 8 matches Bristol City played, both teams scored

Reading vs Bristol City Lineups

Reading vs Bristol City Preview

In their last three matches, Reading lost 2-1 against Queens P.R., 0-2 against West Bromwich and 3-2 against Swansea. Reading won three of their previous six matches at Select Car Leasing Stadium in the Championship. They drew one and suffered two defeats, scoring seven goals to eight against. Reading are among the two best home sides this season in the Championship so far, claiming five wins at the Select Car Leasing Stadium. They scored 12 times along the way, whilst conceding nine goals.

Six points is what Bristol City have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Preston by 2-1. This was followed by a 1-2 defeat against Millwall, before winning 0-2 against West Bromwich. Bristol City, meanwhile, won twice, while they’ve drawn one and lost three in their last six away in the Championship. Bristol City have the worst defensive record away from home in the Championship this season, having conceded an astonishing 16 goals so far.

Reading vs Bristol City H2H

Bristol City beat Reading twice in their most recent meetings, as they claimed wins by 2-1 and 3-2, respectively. All in all, Bristol City have a fine reading on Reading in previous seasons with a 6-1-3 advantage going into this match. The bookies have Bristol City to win this match at best price odds of 3.00.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Select Car Leasing Stadium witnessed Reading winning five of their 10 latest matches across all tournaments here. They drew one and lost four in this run. Bristol City won four of their previous 10 games away, drew two and lost four. While Reading might manage to fight their way to three points on Saturday at Select Car Leasing Stadium, they’ll probably allow their visitors a say in the matter as well. The home side claimed just two wins to nil in their last 10 matches at home.

Both Teams to Score

Bristol City got the better of Reading in the last two h2h meetings, winning by 2-1 and 3-2, respectively. Both teams found the back of the net five times in the past ten matches between home side Reading and Bristol City. Best-priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 1.83.

Over/Under Tips

Less than 2.5 goals came out four times in the past ten encounters between these two while both teams not to score was a winning bet five times. Reading managed an average of 1.2 goals, with Bristol City averaging 1.4 goals. Reading performed an average of 1.1 goals a game in their previous ten matches in which over 2.5 goals came out six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.4 times in those 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.