Reading vs West Bromwich Albion – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: October 12, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 13, 2022

Reading come up against visiting side West Bromwich Albion in a Championship fixture on Saturday at Select Car Leasing Stadium. Looking at the Championship standings, the current difference between the sides is 11 points and 17 places.

Reading vs West Bromwich Albion Stats

  • Reading have scored in 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Reading played, both teams scored
  • Reading have scored in 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Reading have conceded in 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Reading have not lost 5 of the last 6 home matches
  • West Bromwich have not won 12 of the last 14 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 matches West Bromwich played, both teams scored
  • West Bromwich have conceded in 13 of the last 15 matches
  • West Bromwich have not won the last 7 away matches in a row
  • West Bromwich have conceded in the last 7 away matches in a row

Reading vs West Bromwich Albion Lineups

Reading vs West Bromwich Albion Preview

Judging by their last three matches, we can expect a bit of everything from Reading at the moment. Against Huddersfield, they came out on top in a 3-1 win, before drawing 1-1 against Norwich. Most recently, they were left reeling in a 2-1 defeat against QPR. Reading won four of their last six Championship matches on home soil, while drawing once and losing once. They conceded 6 and scored 10 goals. Reading scored 12 goals, while also conceding 7 at Select Car Leasing Stadium so far this season. This places them in the top three when it comes to scoring on home soil in the Championship.

In their previous three games, West Bromwich Albion lost 2-3 and 1-0 against Swansea and Preston, respectively, before drawing 0-0 with Luton. West Bromwich Albion are winless in their last six away games in the Championship, in which they drew 4 and lost 2. They conceded 8 goals while scoring 6 themselves. No team have split the points as many times on their travels as West Bromwich Albion have this season in the Championship. They have so far collected no less than 4 draws.

Reading vs West Bromwich Albion H2H

West Bromwich Albion celebrated a 1-0 win as well as a 1-0 victory in the last two matches played against Reading. All in all, West Bromwich Albion have a fine reading on Reading in previous seasons with a 5-4-1 advantage going into this match. The bookies have West Bromwich Albion to win this match at the best price odds of 2.26.

Current table in the Championship

Full Time Betting

Reading racked up 5 wins from a possible 10 across all tournaments at the Select Car Leasing Stadium, as well as drawing 2 and losing 3. West Bromwich Albion won 2 of their previous 10 away, drew 5 and lost 3 times. While Reading managed to keep a clean sheet in 2 of their last 10 games at Select Car Leasing Stadium, West Bromwich Albion kept a clean sheet in 2 of their last 10 away games.

Both Teams to Score

West Bromwich Albion won 1-0 and 1-0 in the two most recent meetings with Reading, and go into their upcoming match with a psychological advantage.

Over/Under Tips

Less than three came out 3 times in the past 10 encounters between West Bromwich Albion and Reading, as both teams not to score was a winning bet 5 times. Reading performed 0.6 goals on average, whereas West Bromwich Albion averaged 1.3 goals. Reading scored an average of 1.3 goals in their last 10 matches in which over 2.5 goals happened 6 times. Over 2.5 goals happened in 4 of the visitor’s last 10 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.