Swansea enjoy home advantage when visitors Middlesbrough swing by for a clash in the Championship on Saturday. Swansea lie 4th in the table on 62 points from 32 matches. 12 points behind following the first 34 games Middlesbrough find themselves in a admirable 9th place.
Stats and facts for Swansea and Middlesbrough.
- Swansea City scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Swansea City’s last 2 of 4 matches;
- Swansea City scored the last 6 matches in a row at home.
- Middlesbrough conceded in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Middlesbrough’s last 5 of 7 matches;
- Middlesbrough scored in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Both teams scored in Middlesbrough’s last 6 of 8 matches.
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Form Swansea vs Middlesbrough
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Swansea in nice flow.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Swansea in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their previous 3 matches Swansea claimed a 1-0 win against Coventry and went on to a 3-1 defeat against Bristol City. Their latest match served up a 2-1 win against Stoke.
Middlesbrough hope to boost points tally.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Middlesbrough in recent weeks as results have performed as expected. In their previous 3 matches Middlesbrough were easily beaten 3-1 by Bristol City and went on to a 1-1 draw with Cardiff. Their latest match served up a 2-1 win against Coventry.
It is a match up between two seemingly equal sides, with both in similar shape recently. Swansea are still favored by the bookies to win the match at odds 2.45.
Swansea v Middlesbrough Fixture History
Swansea were left reeling when Middlesbrough took a 2-1 win in their latest Championship encounter. It served as pay back for the 3-0 defeat Swansea handed out in the reverse match. Swansea have gained a slight advantage on their upcoming opponent in their 9 most recent matches. Games which have had a tendency too offer quite a few goals by the way. With 5 wins in 9 meetings in the Championship Swansea will be hopeful of adding to their points tally when taking on Middlesbrough.
Swansea lie 4th in the table on 62 points after 32 games. 12 points behind after 34 games, Middlesbrough find themselves in a commendable 9th place.
Full Time Betting
Swansea are favorites with the bookmakers to win their upcoming match. Betting on a home win will pay out at 2.45, as bookies predict Swansea are in with a 41% chance of beating Middlesbrough. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.00 on offer, while an away win for Middlesbrough pays out at 3.10. Swansea won 6 of their last 10 home league games whereas Middlesbrough lost 4 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 50% in this match. This equals odds around 2.00, while going the other way and betting on both teams NOT to score pays out odds 1.80. The bookies estimate the chance of this outcome paying out lies at 56%. The last 10 home league games for Swansea averaged 1.7 goals per game with BTTS paying out 3 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Middlesbrough the average total goals were 2.7 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 1.7 goals a game. 4 of Swansea’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Middlesbrough’s last 10 away league games averaged 2.7 goals per game. 8 of the last 10 away matches for Middlesbrough went over 2.5 goals.