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Championship: Swansea vs Blackburn – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the Championship game between Swansea and Blackburn who meet up this coming Saturday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Swansea and Blackburn are desperate for points to improve their standings in the table, with relegation looming. The teams clash this coming Saturday at Swansea.com Stadium, with much riding on the outcome in this Championship battle.


Form: Swansea vs Blackburn

Swansea Form

Swansea suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches, as they were run over by Leeds in a 0-4 defeat. Ipswich also proved too hard to handle, as they won 1-2, before Swansea were able to strike back last time out in a 1-2 win against Sunderland. Swansea managed to win two of their past six home matches in the Championship. In the remaining four, they drew zero and lost four, as they scored five and conceded 11 goals.

Blackburn Form

Having collected three points from their previous three matches without winning, Blackburn are on the lookout for a win again. Against Cardiff, they settled for a 0-0 draw, before splitting the points with Norwich in a 1-1 draw. In their latest match, they once again had to settle for a single point after drawing 1-1 against Newcastle. Blackburn are winless in their last six away games in the Championship, in which they drew two and lost four. They conceded 13 goals while scoring five themselves.

Betting stats and facts for Swansea and Blackburn

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Swansea and Blackburn. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Swansea have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches in the Championship
  • Swansea have lost the last 4 home matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Swansea have lost the last 4 home matches in a row in the Championship while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Swansea have lost 6 of the last 8 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Swansea have not won 10 of the last 12 home matches in the Championship
  • Blackburn have conceded in 23 of the last 25 matches
  • In 10 of the last 12 matches Blackburn played, both teams scored
  • Blackburn have conceded in 20 of the last 22 matches in the Championship
  • Blackburn have not won 14 of the last 16 matches in the Championship
  • In 10 of the last 12 Blackburn away matches in the Championship, the sum of goals was over 2.5

Players on top: Swansea vs Blackburn

Look no further than Ronald Pereira, when searching for a marksman currently in good shape. He hit the target twice lately for Swansea in the Championship, while Sammie Szmodics managed two goals in the last half dozen matches for Blackburn in this tournament. No doubt, both are looking to add to their total once again.

Betting markets: Swansea vs Blackburn

Full-time result

Swansea claimed three wins, drew two and lost five of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Blackburn won two, drew two and lost six of their last 10 games away.

Both teams to score

Swansea scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Interestingly, Blackburn scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Swansea managed to keep a clean sheet in two of the last 10 games, Blackburn kept their opponent from scoring in one of their last 10 matches.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Swansea’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of one goal during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Blackburn, who managed to score 1.4 times in those matches.

Recommended tip: Swansea vs Blackburn

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

Swansea vs Blackburn: Who wins the game?