Middlesbrough and Birmingham play each other in the EFL Championship on 16.01.2021 at 13:30. The stadium for the match on Saturday is Riverside Stadium. This clash involves the team now in 7th against the 18rd place side. At the moment, the sportsbooks see Middlesbrough as the victor of the game. The highest odds for bets on a home win is at William Hill, where the odds are 1.85. If you bet 10€, you get 18,50€ back (profit = 8,50€).
Betway has the hightest odd (4.75) so far the highest odds for a an away win for Birmingham. In their last comparisons, Middlesbrough managed to win five matches, and one game ended in a tie. Birmingham won one match.
Current statistics of Middlesbrough FC
Middlesbrough FC recently won a game 1:3 against FC Wycombe. In the 25 games of the recent six months, the home team has managed to win 12 games. At their own stadium, Middlesbrough was able to win seven matches, 2 times the duel ended with a tie and two games were lost. In the current season, Middlesbrough won 70% (7 out of 10) of the matches in their own stadium. 1 times it was enough to score one point, while 1 times the guests took all points. In total, Middlesbrough has won 10 out of 22 season games. While it was enough to draw six games, six matches ended without points.
In the second 45 minutes of the game, coach Neil Warnock’s team can score more goals on average. Middlesbrough currently achieves an average of 1,50 goals per match at home and concedes 0,40 goals. This results in a total of 1,90 goals per game. A look at last season’s goal record shows Middlesbrough FC at home with an average of 0,87 goals. The average number of goals conceded per home match is 1,26. The most frequent scores at their home stadium last season were 0:1, 1:0 or 1:1. The most frequent final score in their own stadium last season was 1:0, 3:0 or 2:1.
Current statistics of Birmingham City Football Club
In their last match, Birmingham lost 0:2 against Blackburn. This season, the team has been successful 3 out of 11 away games so far (27.27%). Birmingham has won five games and lost thirteen games in the last 6 months, with nine matches ending in a draw. In games in away stadium three victories were achieved. Four matches were lost while six matches ended without a winning team.
Aitor Karanka’s team scores 0,82 away goals per game this season, mainly after the half-time break. When Birmingham plays in front of foreign fans, there is an overall average of 1,55 scored goals per match. Last season, Birmingham averaged 0,91 goals for and 1,43 against in away games. Last last season, away matches most often ended 1:1, 0:1 or 1:0. In the current season, Birmingham’s away matches have usually ended 0:0, 2:1 or 1:1.
Betting tips on Middlesbrough vs Birmingham
The over/under average for both teams is 2,0 goals. We therefore recommend a bet on Under 2.5 goals at the current best odds of 1.57 with William Hill. The weak goal record of the two teams suggests a bet against both teams to score. With 1.63, Unibet currently offers the highest odd for this bet.
After this match, Nottingham Forest, Norwich City and Blackburn Rovers are up next for Middlesbrough. The away team, on the other hand, will have to deal with FC Preston North End, FC Wycombe Wanderers and Coventry City.