Our betting experts preview the EFL Cup match between Blackburn and Cardiff and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
Blackburn enjoy home advantage, when visitors Cardiff swing by this coming Wednesday for a third-round clash in the EFL Cup. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.
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In their last three matches, Blackburn won 2-1 against Middlesbrough, before losing 1-3 against Sunderland and 4-3 to Ipswich. It has been a bit hit-and-miss for Blackburn but at least mostly hit, as they put four wins on the board in their previous six EFL Cup matches. They didn’t draw any matches, but lost twice, scoring 16 goals while conceding 13.
Cardiff are in splendid form, securing three consecutive wins. They began by defeating Swansea 2-0, followed by a 3-2 victory over Coventry and a 1-0 win against Sunderland. In their last six EFL Cup away matches, Cardiff clinched victory in half of them, with no draws and three losses. They netted nine goals and conceded ten during this period.
Blackburn vs Cardiff Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Blackburn and Cardiff. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 12 of the last 14 Blackburn home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 5 home matches in a row Blackburn played, both teams scored
- In 7 of the last 8 Blackburn matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Blackburn have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- In the last 4 Blackburn home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In the last 7 matches in a row Cardiff played, both teams scored
- In the last 7 Cardiff matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 10 of the last 12 Cardiff away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Cardiff have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
- In the last 4 away matches in a row Cardiff played, both teams scored
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Blackburn vs Cardiff Betting Tips
In the last 10 games played at Ewood Park, Blackburn secured three wins, drew three matches, and suffered four defeats. On the other hand, Cardiff had three victories, two draws, and five losses in their previous 10 away games.
Both teams to score
Blackburn managed to secure the first goal in four out of their last ten games, while Cardiff impressively took the lead in five of their past ten matches. Notably, Blackburn’s home games have seen both teams finding the net in their last seven outings. Additionally, both Blackburn and Cardiff managed to keep clean sheets twice in their most recent 10 games.
In nine out of Blackburn’s ten most recent home matches, there were over 2.5 goals scored, and on average, they scored 2.4 goals during those games. Similarly, in eight of Cardiff’s last ten games, there were over 2.5 goals, with Cardiff scoring an average of 1.9 goals in those matches.
Match predictions: Blackburn vs Cardiff
To sum up, the upcoming match between Blackburn and Cardiff seems to be a good betting opportunity.