Reading vs Preston – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: November 2, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: November 2, 2022

The Championship clash at Select Car Leasing Stadium this coming Friday sees home team Reading battling it out for the win against Preston.

Reading vs Preston Stats

  • Reading have scored in 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • Reading have not won 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Reading have not lost 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • Reading have scored in 7 of the last 9 matches
  • Reading have conceded in 5 of the last 6 home matches
  • Preston have scored in 7 of the last 8 matches
  • Preston have scored in 8 of the last 10 away matches
  • In 3 of the last 4 away matches Preston played, both teams scored
  • Preston have won 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Preston have not lost 5 of the last 7 away matches

Reading vs Preston Lineups

Reading vs Preston Preview

Paul Ince’s Reading added four points to the standings in their previous three matches, where they first beat Bristol City 2-0. They were then defeated 2-1 against Burnley, before drawing 0-0 against Luton. Reading claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Championship. They also drew one and lost two, as they scored eight and conceded eight goals.

Preston look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Blackpool, they were left empty-handed in a 4-2 defeat, but they avenged themselves by beating Middlesbrough in a 2-1 win. They followed that up with a 1-0 win against Swansea in their most recent outing. In their last six Championship away matches, Preston have three wins, they’ve drawn one and lost one too. They scored eight while also conceding eight times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.

Reading vs Preston H2H

Reading hope to extend their grip on Preston, whom they outclassed in their last two meetings, winning 2-1 and 3-2, respectively. Preston look back on two wins in their previous matches against their next opponent in the shape of Reading. The home side has a 70% win rate in these encounters for a total record of 7-1-2. No doubt 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

In their last 10 matches at Select Car Leasing Stadium across all tournaments, Reading won six times, drew one and lost three times. Preston claimed five wins, two draws and three defeats in their last 10 games away. Reading claimed three wins without allowing a goal against in their last 10 games on home soil.

Both Teams to Score

Reading no doubt look forward to their next match, as they ran out 2-1 and 3-2 winners when last playing Preston. At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet six times in the last ten matches between Preston and Reading. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.83 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Over 2.5 goals came up five times in the previous ten encounters between Reading and Preston, as Reading scored 1.4 goals on average per game and Preston averaged one goal. Both teams scored four times in these matches. Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Reading, who scored an average of 1.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals appeared in four of the last ten matches that Preston played across all tournaments this season. They scored 1.1 times on average in the process.


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.