Our betting experts preview the EFL Cup match between Bradford and Middlesbrough and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
The third-round EFL Cup game at The University of Bradford Stadium on Tuesday sees visitors Middlesbrough facing home side Bradford.
Bradford vs Middlesbrough Preview
Bradford remained unbeaten in their last three matches, beginning with a 1-1 draw against Grimsby. They then had another draw, this time 1-1 against Harrogate Town, before securing a 1-4 victory over Newport. In the EFL Cup, Bradford only managed two wins in their last six home matches. They have also experienced four losses, resulting in a total of seven goals scored and 16 goals conceded.
Middlesbrough earned four points in their last three matches, losing 2-1 to Blackburn, drawing 1-1 with Sheffield Wednesday, and winning 2-1 against Southampton. In the EFL Cup away matches, Middlesbrough had an impressive record of four wins in six games, with no draws but two losses. They scored 15 goals and conceded 14.
Bradford vs Middlesbrough Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Bradford and Middlesbrough. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Bradford have not lost the last 12 home matches in a row
- Bradford have scored in 17 of the last 19 home matches
- In 7 of the last 9 home matches Bradford played, both teams scored
- Bradford have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
- Bradford have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches
- Middlesbrough have conceded in the last 10 matches in a row
- In the last 6 Middlesbrough away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 5 of the last 6 away matches Middlesbrough played, both teams scored
- In 5 of the last 6 Middlesbrough away matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- Middlesbrough have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
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Bradford vs Middlesbrough Betting Tips
Going undefeated through their last 10 matches at The University of Bradford Stadium, Bradford won four and drew six. Middlesbrough won three of their previous 10 away games, in which they drew four and lost three.
Both teams to score
Amazingly, Bradford scored the first goal of the match in just three out of the last ten games at home. Interestingly, Middlesbrough scored the opening goal of the match in just zero of their last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last four away games Middlesbrough played. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Bradford managed to keep a clean sheet in two of the last 10 games, Middlesbrough kept their opponent from scoring in zero of their last 10 matches.
Bradford saw over 2.5 goals in three of their last ten matches, as they scored an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Middlesbrough, who managed to score 1.3 times in those matches.
Match predictions: Bradford vs Middlesbrough
To sum up, the upcoming match between Bradford and Middlesbrough seems to be a good betting opportunity.