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Ace Football previews the League One round 45 match between Burton and Reading and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

The penultimate round of the League One season presents an interesting battle between Burton and Reading. The match takes place this coming Saturday at Pirelli Stadium.

Sitting bottom of the table, Burton have claimed 43 points after 44 rounds, while Reading have amassed 50 points. This places the latter as number 17 in the League One at the moment.


Team form: Burton vs Reading

Burton Form

Burton are currently performing inconsistently, as they lost against Oxford by a 0-4 score, before winning 1-2 against Stevenage. They were back on the losing side in a 1-2 defeat against Cheltenham. Burton did not win any of their last six League One matches at the Pirelli Stadium. They came through these matches with a record of zero draws and six defeats, in which they conceded 14 and scored three goals.

Reading Form

Reading are unbeaten in their last three matches, which began with a 1-1 draw against Lincoln City. Then, they took out Bristol Rovers 0-2, followed by a 2-2 draw with Barnsley. In their last six away matches in the League One, Reading won twice, while also recording one draw. They endured three defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying 14 goals conceded and 11 scored.

Betting stats for Burton and Reading

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

  • Burton have lost the last 7 home matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Burton have lost the last 7 home matches in a row in the League One while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Burton have lost 5 of the last 7 home matches without scoring a goal
  • Burton have lost 5 of the last 7 home matches in the League One without scoring a goal
  • Burton have lost the last 7 home matches in a row
  • Reading have scored in 36 of the last 37 matches
  • Reading have scored in 31 of the last 32 matches in the League One
  • Reading have conceded in 23 of the last 25 away matches in the League One
  • Reading have scored in 20 of the last 22 away matches
  • Reading have conceded in 19 of the last 21 away matches

Players in form: Burton vs Reading

Having scored just once lately in the League One, John Brayford will be eager to hit the target again, and the upcoming game presents an opportunity to step up. Reading hope Lewis Wing can inflict some damage on their upcoming opponents by adding to his tally of four League One goals in his last six League One games.

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Full-time result

Burton won just one of their last 10 games at home, while drawing one. They lost eight at Pirelli Stadium in this run of matches. Reading won three of their last 10 away games, whilst drawing three and losing four.

Both teams to score

Burton scored the first goal of the match in four games from a possible ten. Reading scored the opening goal in five of a possible ten games. Reading will feel optimistic about scoring this coming Saturday with Burton managing a measly one clean sheet in the previous 10 games. The latter fought their way to three clean sheets in their previous 10 games.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in six of Burton’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 0.7 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Reading, who scored 1.9 times on average in these matches. Burton conceded a goal in their last 9 matches. Reading are on a fine streak of scoring at least one goal in their last 18 matches.

Recommended tip: Burton vs Reading

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

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