Sheffield Wed vs Middlesbrough – Prediction, and Match Preview
Sheffield Wednesday had 46% of the possession in that game and five shots on goal, but none were successful. Ipswich Town, their adversaries, had 12 total attempts, five shots on goal with only one of them being successful. Ipswich Town scored with Conor Chaplin (45′).
Sheffield Wednesday has only seldom been able to hold out for the entire 90 minutes of recent games. The truth is that Sheffield Wednesday’s defense has been breached in five of their last six games, resulting in nine goals being scored.
Sheffield Wednesday has not won at home in the previous three league games entering this fixture.
Middlesbrough will be looking to redeem themselves after losing to Blackburn Rovers in their previous Championship match.
Middlesbrough controlled 45% of the possession in that game and made 20 total attempts, six efforts on goal, scoring on only one of them. Matt Crooks scored for Middlesbrough in the 55th second.
Blackburn Rovers, on the other hand, made 15 total attempts, eight shots at goal, with two of them finding the back of the net. Blackburn Rovers’ goal came from Sammie Szmodics (31 and 49 seconds).
The statistics speak for themselves: Middlesbrough have allowed goals in six of their last six games, totaling 13 goals from their opponents.
Middlesbrough’s weaknesses have been revealed in the back. While that would be interesting, we’ll just have to wait to see if the pattern holds true in the upcoming match.
Middlesbrough had lost all seven of their league games played away from home coming into this match.
Sheffield Wed vs Middlesbrough – Betting Analysis
In their previous meetings, which date back to October 19, 2018, no club has emerged as the victor overall, with Sheffield Wednesday winning three of those games, Middlesbrough winning three, and 0 games ending in regulation time.
Middlesbrough enjoyed 45% of the game’s possession and five of its 14 shots on goal were on goal. Yannick Bolasie (20′), Josh Coburn (73′), and Duncan Watmore (81′) scored the goals.
Only one of Sheffield Wednesday’s six shot attempts on goal were successful. Josh Windass scored the goal at 39′. Jarred Gillett served as the referee for the game.
In the end, Middlesbrough should win, therefore Sheffield Wednesday will have their work cut out for them to score against them.
What are the top odds for this match?
Checking the latest betting odds for this match on the full-time result market, a victory for Sheffield Wednesday is best priced at 3.44, going for a drawn result is 3.46, and taking a punt on the win for Middlesbrough will get you 2.2. They’re the best of the market prices offered at the current time.
Sheffield Wed vs Middlesbrough – Head-to-Head
Our Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals