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Reading vs Blackburn: Recommended bets

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Our betting experts preview the Championship match between Reading and Blackburn and offer team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Reading enjoy home advantage when visitors Blackburn swing by this coming Wednesday for a clash in the Championship. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.

Blackburn will be looking to increase the gap on Reading after their Championship clash in Lancashire. However, the hosts will be eager to prevent that as they will surely want to keep their upcoming opponent close.

Position in the Championship table: Reading vs Blackburn

Let’s have a look at the present situation in the Championship table. Reading are currently hold position number 20 as they have recorded three points in three matches. The visitors are number one at the moment after having scored nine points in three games so far. The difference between the two teams is currently six points and 19 spots. It will be interesting to see how the two clashing teams split the points in this upcoming match.

Latest form and fixture history of Reading against Blackburn

Reading struggling for results

Reading will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results. The Royals have lost twice in their opening three games (W1) and crashed to a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Rotherham United last time out.

Blackburn are looking formidable

Blackburn seem untouchable at the moment, having won all three of their opening games. The Rovers have scored six times and conceded just once. They overcame West Brom by a 2-1 scoreline in their previous outing to extend their winning run to four matches.

Fixture history: Reading vs Blackburn

Blackburn got knocked out when Reading took a 1-0 win in their latest Championship encounter. It served as payback for the 2-0 defeat, the Rovers handed out in the reverse match.

Highlights from the last time Reading and Blackburn met:

Betting stats and facts for Reading and Blackburn

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

  • In the last 4 home matches in a row Reading played, both teams scored
  • Reading have scored in 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Reading have conceded in 9 of the last 11 home matches
  • Reading have lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Reading have conceded in the last 5 matches in a row
  • Blackburn have won the last 6 matches in a row
  • Blackburn have not lost the last 8 matches in a row
  • Blackburn have scored in the last 8 matches in a row
  • Blackburn have scored in 9 of the last 10 away matches
  • Blackburn have not lost 7 of the last 8 away matches
  • Reading have scored in 11 of the last 12 matches versus Blackburn
  • In 7 of the last 8 Reading home matches versus Blackburn the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Reading have won 5 of the last 6 home matches versus Blackburn
  • Reading have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches versus Blackburn
  • Reading have scored in the last 6 home matches in a row versus Blackburn

Players to zoom in on in Reading vs Blackburn

In spite of scoring only one goal recently, Shane Long is one of the players from Reading that is expected to hit the net again quite soon. Similarly, Blackburn have Lewis Travis on top of the list with three goals to his account at this point, but equally more goals are expected from him.

Best betting tips: Reading vs Blackburn

In conclusion, we present betting tips for this game between Reading and Blackburn, which are based on the above-mentioned stats and facts. Besides the main prediction for this match, we have some low and high-risk alternatives as well.