Swansea welcome Cardiff for a clash in the Championship at Liberty Stadium this coming Saturday. Placed 3rd in the table Swansea have amassed 69 points after 36 games. On 55 points Cardiff are ranked in 9th place with as many matches as the home side.
It has been a few rounds since Cardiff last taste of success in the Championship and they should expect no presents from upcoming opponents Swansea.
Stats and facts for Swansea and Cardiff.
- Swansea City has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
- Swansea City scored in the last 15 of 17 matches;
- Swansea City conceded in the last 6 of 8 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Swansea City’s last 4 of 6 matches.
- Cardiff City did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Cardiff City unbeaten the last 7 matches in a row when playing away;
- Cardiff City scored in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Cardiff City’s last 3 of 5 matches.
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Form Swansea vs Cardiff
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Swansea paddling along.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Swansea in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their 3 latest outings Swansea split the points in a 1-1 draw against Blackburn and went on to a 1-0 win against Luton. Their latest game produced a 3-0 defeat against Bournemouth.
Cardiff in nice flow.
Results have pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Cardiff who have been neither awesome nor poor. In their 3 latest outings Cardiff ended with a 0-0 draw against Huddersfield and went on to a 2-1 defeat against Watford. Their latest game produced a dull 0-0 draw at Stoke.
In a match between two seemingly equal sides, with both in equal shape, it looks like a game that could go either way. Thus, a draw could be the value pick.
Swansea v Cardiff Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
The last time the pair played each other Swansea came away as 2-0 winners back in December 2020 in a match in the Championship. 4 times in the last 9 matches between Swansea and Cardiff over 2.5 goals came out as a winning bet. Both teams found the back of the net 4 times in those 10 meetings. Swansea have a 4-3-2 advantage in the Championship against Cardiff.
Placed 3rd in the table Swansea have amassed 69 points after 36 games. On 55 points Cardiff are ranked in 9th place with an equal amount of matches to their name.
Full Time Betting
Swansea are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 2.50, as bookies predict Swansea are in with a 40% chance of beating Cardiff. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.00 on offer, while an away win for Cardiff pays out at 3.00. Swansea won 6 of their last 10 home league games whereas Cardiff lost 2 of their last 10 away league games.
The prices available with the bookmakers indicate the chance of both teams to score (BTTS) is as low as 49% in this match. This equals odds around 2.05, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.75. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 57%. The last 10 home league games for Swansea averaged 1.8 goals per game with BTTS paying out 4 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Cardiff the average total goals were 2.4 with 6 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
According to the bookmakers the chance of this match having over 2.5 goals is just 40%. Should you fancy a punt, there are odds around 2.50 available if you bet OVER 2.5 goals. Going the opposite direction and betting on under 2.5 goals pays out at odds 1.57. Swansea’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 1.8 goals a game. 5 of Swansea’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Cardiff’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.4 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Cardiff went over 2.5 goals.