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Championship: Middlesbrough vs Swansea – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Championship round 41 match between Middlesbrough and Swansea and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Middlesbrough are in with a good chance of adding three nice points to their total in round 41 of the Championship this coming Saturday. They will be disappointed if they do not beat Swansea, whom they welcome on home soil at Riverside Stadium.

Ranked as number 9 in the Championship standings, Middlesbrough, have so far collected 58 points this season, while Swansea collected 47 points. This puts them up as number 15 after 40 rounds.


Form: Middlesbrough vs Swansea

Middlesbrough Form

Middlesbrough went through their last three matches undefeated, but started by drawing 0-0 with Blackburn. Another draw followed, this time 1-1 against Southampton, before they beat Sheffield Wednesday by 2-0. Middlesbrough claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the Championship. They also drew two and lost two, scored seven goals and conceded six.

Swansea Form

In their previous three matches, Swansea won 2-0 against Cardiff, drew 1-1 with Sheffield Wednesday before losing 0-1 against Queens Park Rangers. Swansea won twice, while also recording two draws, and two defeats in their last six away matches in the Championship. The scoreline from these matches says seven goals conceded and six scored.

Betting stats for Middlesbrough and Swansea

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Middlesbrough and Swansea. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • In 11 of the last 12 Middlesbrough matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 10 of the last 11 Middlesbrough matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 10 of the last 12 Middlesbrough home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 6 of the last 7 Middlesbrough matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 6 of the last 7 Middlesbrough matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • Swansea have scored in 15 of the last 17 away matches in the Championship
  • Swansea have conceded in 13 of the last 14 away matches
  • In 9 of the last 10 Swansea matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 10 Swansea matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Swansea have conceded in 12 of the last 13 away matches in the Championship

In-form players: Middlesbrough vs Swansea

Jamal Lowe shows decent form right now for Swansea, as he scored two goals in his last six games in the Championship. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Middlesbrough, who are strong favourites this coming Saturday. Siding with Emmanuel Latte Lath also look a nice prospect as he scored three goals in his last six Championship matches.

Betting markets: Middlesbrough vs Swansea

Full-time result

Middlesbrough claimed all three points three times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured defeat in four of the games in this run. Swansea won two of their last 10 games away, while drawing four and losing four in this series of matches. Middlesbrough are without defeat in 6 matches on the spin. Middlesbrough have beaten Swansea in 3 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Middlesbrough scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Swansea got the opening goal in five out of their last ten away games. Swansea managed two wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches. Middlesbrough have scored in 7 consecutive league meetings with Swansea.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out three times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Middlesbrough, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Swansea, who managed to score one time in those matches.

Recommended tip: Middlesbrough vs Swansea

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 Swansea mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

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