Swansea vs Middlesbrough – Swansea City will be looking to get back on track after losing to Luton Town 1-0 in the previous Championship match.
Swansea City had 58% of the control in that game and 3 of their 10 shots on goal were successful. Luton Town, their adversaries, made 16 efforts on goal with 4 of them being successful. Luton Town struck through Carlton Morris (39′).
In more recent encounters, Swansea City has encountered difficulty breaking down defenses. In their prior six games, they only managed to score four goals against other teams.
Swansea City has also had 10 goals scored against them in those contests. Looking at their previous outcomes, Swansea City’s last 3 league encounters have ended in defeat against Middlesbrough.
They are without a win at home for the previous 2 league matches. Middlesbrough enters this contest off a 5-0 Championship victory over Reading in their previous game.
Middlesbrough had 65% of the possession in that encounter and made 13 attempts on goal, scoring on six of them. Chuba Akpom (24′, 48′), Aaron Ramsey (45′, 51′), and Marcus Forss (76′) scored the goals for Middlesbrough. Reading attempted three goals but only managed one hit.
Goals have been scored 22 times in the previous six games Middlesbrough have played, producing a mean average of 3.67 goals for each match, demonstrating their propensity for productive encounters. Five of these have been handled by the opposing teams. We’ll shortly find out if this game’s trend can continue.
In the previous six league games against Swansea City, Middlesbrough had failed to defeat them when they faced them away from home. They haven’t been moving very well at all.
Swansea vs Middlesbrough – Betting Analysis
Looking at their most recent head-to-head matches dating back to June 20, 2020, we can see that Middlesbrough has won 3, while Swansea City has won 2, with one match ending in a tie.
The two teams tallied for 15 goals during this time, with 8 coming from The Swans and 7 from The Boro. 2.5 goals have been scored on average per contest.
The two teams’ most recent division encounter took place on Championship Match Day 6 on August 27, 2022, with Middlesbrough defeating Swansea City 2-1.
Middlesbrough had 39% of the possession in that game and 3 of their 7 attempts on goal were successful. Goals were made by Riley McGree (14′) and Matt Crooks (30′).
Swansea City made 9 efforts at goal, 4 of which were successful. Jol Piroe scored the goal (79′). Bobby Madley served as the umpire for the game.
There aren’t many personnel concerns, and Swansea City manager Russell Martin only has to deal with one health issue out of a nearly full squad. Due to a ruptured Cruciate Ligament, Steven Benda is no longer eligible.
Only one fitness issue must be resolved by Middlesbrough manager Michael Carrick due to an otherwise fully strengthened group. Due to a knee injury, Aaron Ramsey will not play in this match.
We believe that Boro should score at least once to take the lead in this situation, so Swansea City will really need to work hard to get past their defense.
What are the top odds for this match?
Checking the latest betting odds for this match in the full-time result market, victory for Swansea City can be had for 3.28, backing a drawn result is 3.5 and putting your money on a win for Middlesbrough comes in at 2.24. They’re the best market prices available at the moment.