Middlesbrough vs Preston – Middlesbrough enters this game following a 1-1 Championship stalemate with Stoke City. Middlesbrough had 49% of the control in that game and 3 of their 9 shots on goal were successful.
Chuba Akpom was the lone performer for Middlesbrough to register a goal (23′). On the other end, Stoke City made 11 goal-scoring efforts, with 5 of them going in. For Stoke City, Ki-Jana Hoever struck in the 45th minute.
Recently, games involving Middlesbrough have frequently been entertaining affairs with lots of scoring expected. With an average of 3.5 goals per game over their most recent six meetings, both teams have scored a total of 21 goals, with Middlesbrough taking responsibility for 15 of them. However, there is no guarantee that this trend will continue into the match.
Middlesbrough has lost all three of their league games against Preston North End, according to their past performances. In their past 10 home league games, they are unbeaten. They’ll be hoping to continue this success here.
The prior match between Preston North End and Rotherham United ended in a 1-2 Championship victory for the hosts. In that game, Preston North End had 54% of the control and 3 of their 7 shots on goal were successful.
Tom Cannon and Ched Evans both scored goals for Preston North End. Rotherham United, on the other hand, had 6 attempts on goal, with 1 of those being on target. Rotherham United’s Hakeem Odoffin struck in the 35th second.
The Preston North End defense has put on a string of strong performances, leaving them with 2 goals against in their last 6 games altogether. Meanwhile, their own attack squad has accrued 6 points. Preston North End has won all three of its prior away league games heading into this match.
Middlesbrough vs Preston – Betting Analysis
Looking at their most recent head-to-head matches, which date back to January 1, 2020, Middlesbrough has won 2, Preston North End has won 4, and there have been no draws.
Over the span of those games, they combined to score 18 goals, with 7 of those goals coming from The Boro and 11 from The Lilywhites. Three goals are scored on average per contest.
The result of their most recent league encounter, which took place on Championship Match Day 18 on October 29, 2022, was Preston North End 2-1 Middlesbrough.
Preston North End had a 51% control advantage and 4 of their 13 shots on goal were successful. Emil Riis (35′) and Jordan Storey (91′) tallied the goals.
Middlesbrough’s 9 attempts on goal, 1 of which were on target, were at the other end. Chuba Akpom struck after 7′. Gavin Ward served as the judge for the game.
Middlesbrough manager Michael Carrick will be grateful that his team is fully injury-free and that he has a full complement of players to choose from.
Ryan Lowe, the manager of Preston North End, has no real concerns about his players’ fitness going into this match because he has a fully healthy group to choose from.
We believe Middlesbrough will see a lot of the ball and take advantage of numerous scoring chances. Preston North End will also have difficulty scoring, despite the fact that we do believe they will occasionally pose a threat.
What are the top odds for this match?
Turning to the betting odds in the WDW market, the win for Middlesbrough is best priced at 1.56, going for a drawn result is 4.18 and selecting the winning team to be Preston North End will get you 6.2. Those are the best of the prices available at the current time.