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Ace Football previews the Championship round 44 match between Middlesbrough and Leeds and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Middlesbrough face Leeds at Riverside Stadium in one of the last matches of the season, as only three rounds remain in this current Championship campaign.

Two places behind the league-leaders, Leeds claimed 87 points from 43 rounds, while Middlesbrough amassed 63 points. They now rank as number 9 in the Championship standings.


Form: Middlesbrough vs Leeds

Middlesbrough Form

Middlesbrough look in good shape before their upcoming match, as they seek to remain unbeaten. They started by taking out Swansea in a 2-0 win, before a 2-2 draw followed against Hull. Their most recent outing resulted in a 1-1 draw in a hard fought encounter with Ipswich. Middlesbrough claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the Championship. They also drew one and lost two, as they scored eight and conceded five goals.

Leeds Form

Leeds only managed to gain a single point in their past three games, which kicked off with a 2-1 defeat against Coventry. A 0-0 draw with Sunderland followed, before Blackburn ran out 0-1 winners. Leeds won half their previous six away matches in the Championship, as well as seeing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored 12 goals whilst conceding five.

Betting stats and facts for Middlesbrough and Leeds

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Middlesbrough and Leeds played across all tournaments.

  • In 13 of the last 15 Middlesbrough matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 12 of the last 14 Middlesbrough matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 12 of the last 14 Middlesbrough home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Middlesbrough have not lost the last 8 matches in a row
  • Middlesbrough have not lost the last 8 matches in a row in the Championship
  • Leeds have not lost 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Leeds have scored in 23 of the last 25 matches
  • Leeds have not lost 16 of the last 17 matches in the Championship
  • Leeds have scored in the last 11 away matches in a row
  • Leeds have scored in 19 of the last 21 matches in the Championship

Players on top: Middlesbrough vs Leeds

It is a great season for Emmanuel Latte Lath, who currently has 12 league goals to his name during this season. Middlesbrough will rely on his services to gun down Leeds.

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Full-time result

Middlesbrough won four of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing three and losing three as well. Leeds won six from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost two in this run. Middlesbrough have gone through an impressive 9 games now without losing even once. Leeds have not lost to Middlesbrough in 5 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Middlesbrough scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Leeds scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten away from home. Of the previous 10 outings, Middlesbrough scored the opening goal six times, whereas their opponents were first on target in five of their last 10 games.

Total goals

Middlesbrough saw over 2.5 goals in two of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.4 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Leeds, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches.

Recommended tip: Middlesbrough vs Leeds

To summarize, the upcoming Championship clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Middlesbrough vs Leeds mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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