Blackburn vs Reading – After losing to Stoke City in the Championship last time out by a score of 3-2, Blackburn Rovers will be hoping to improve on their previous performance here.
Blackburn Rovers had 50% of the control in that contest and 2 of their 9 shots on goal were successful. Sam Gallagher (90′) and Ben Brereton Dáz (86′) scored goals for Blackburn Rovers.
Against them, Stoke City made 14 efforts at goal, with 5 of them finding the back of the net. Tyrese Campbell (75′) and Ki-Jana Hoever (24′, 43′) both scored goals for Stoke City.
Blackburn Rovers have scored in each of their last six games, a streak of six straight games with at least one goal. During that time, they have accrued 10 while also giving up a total of 5.
Blackburn Rovers’ prior records indicate that they have lost both of their league encounters with Reading.
In their previous five league home games, they are undefeated.
Reading and their traveling supporters are hoping for a better outcome after losing their most recent Championship contest against Millwall.
Reading had 60% of the ball in that game but only made two efforts at scoring with none of them going in. 1 of Millwall’s 8 shot efforts on goal was successful. For Millwall, a goal was made by Andreas Voglsammer (11′).
Reading has been scored against in six of their last six games, with 10 goals total from their opponents. The statistics speak for themselves.
In their defense, Reading hasn’t been playing well. Let’s see if that pattern continues in the upcoming game. Reading had lost its last seven league games on the road coming into this encounter.
Blackburn vs Reading – Betting Analysis
Examining their previous head-to-head matches going back to 18/07/2020 reveals that Blackburn Rovers has won two of these and Reading has won four, with 0 games being tied.
During this time, the two teams combined for 20 goals, of which 8 were scored by Rovers and 12 by The Royals. 3.33 goals are scored on average during a contest.
The two teams’ most recent division encounter took place on Championship Match Day 4 on August 17, 2022, with Reading defeating Blackburn Rovers 3-0.
Reading had a 35% possession rate and made 12 shots on goal, scoring on seven of them. Tom McIntyre (14′), Junior Hoilett (61′), and Lucas Joo (78′) tallied the goals.
Blackburn Rovers, their adversaries, made 8 efforts on goal, with only one of them being successful. Keith Stroud served as the match official.
With a fully healthy squad to choose from, Blackburn Rovers boss Jon Dahl Tomasson will be relieved to not have any fitness concerns before this game.
Paul Ince, the manager of Reading, has no concerns about his physical condition going into this game because he has a completely injury-free group to choose from.
Blackburn Rovers should be able to generate a respectable number of opportunities and shots on goal, in our opinion. Reading, in contrast, will struggle to locate shooting opportunities, despite the fact that we occasionally see them as dangerous.
What are the top odds for the game?
In terms of the bookies’ odds in the full-time result market, a win for Blackburn Rovers is best priced at 1.86, backing a drawn result is 3.56 and selecting victory for Reading will get you 4.5. They’re the best returns offered as of now.