Stoke vs Birmingham – Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Published: November 3, 2022
Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: November 3, 2022

The Championship game at Bet365 Stadium on Saturday will see visitors Birmingham facing home side Stoke.

Stoke vs Birmingham Stats

  • Stoke have conceded in 9 of the last 10 home matches
  • Stoke have not won 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Stoke have lost the last 3 matches in a row
  • Stoke have not won 6 of the last 8 matches
  • Stoke have conceded in 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Birmingham have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Birmingham have scored in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Birmingham have conceded in 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • Birmingham have scored in 5 of the last 6 away matches
  • Birmingham have not won 3 of the last 4 away matches

Stoke vs Birmingham Lineups

Stoke vs Birmingham Preview

Alex Neil’s Stoke suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches, as they were run over by Coventry in a 0-2 defeat. Norwich also proved too hard to handle, as they won 3-1 before Stoke were able to strike back last time out in a 0-1 win against Wigan. Stoke only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at Bet365 Stadium in the Championship. They also drew one and lost four of these six encounters, in which they scored four and conceded ten goals. Stoke are one of the three worst home sides so far in this Championship campaign. They have only picked up eight points and two wins, scoring eight at Bet365 Stadium whilst conceding 12 as well.

13th-placed Birmingham claimed four points from a possible nine in their last three matches across all tournaments, which opened with a defeat 2-1 against Blackburn. A 2-0 win followed against Queens P.R., before drawing 0-0 with Millwall. Birmingham managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Championship away matches, in which they scored eight while also conceding six times. They also experienced one draw and two defeats.

Stoke vs Birmingham H2H

Stoke and Birmingham had to settle for a point each in their most recent match, which finished with a 2-2 scoreline. The best betting odds on a draw at full-time with the bookies are at 3.50. Stoke go into their upcoming match against Birmingham with a 10% winning record in recent meetings. This gives them a 1-4-5 record in the latest encounters with their next opponent. A record 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

Stoke claimed two wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing four and losing four. Birmingham won three of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost five of these matches. Whereas Birmingham scored the opening goal in three of their last 10 away games, Stoke scored the first goal three times in 10 at Bet365 Stadium.

Both Teams to Score

Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time Stoke played against Birmingham. It finished 2-2 in a great match between the pair. At least one team managed to keep a clean sheet seven times in the last ten matches between Birmingham and Stoke. Odds on both teams not to score are best priced at 1.80 with the bookies.

Over/Under Tips

Both teams not to score was a winning bet seven times in the last ten encounters between Stoke and Birmingham. Under 2.5 goals came out eight times in these with Stoke managing an average of 0.6 goals, and Birmingham 1.1 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet in four of Stoke’s past ten matches across all tournaments. They scored 1.1 goals on average along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.3 times in those matches.

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