Leeds v Birmingham Prediction & Betting Tips, 19th October 201916th October 2019 / lee
Leeds v Birmingham Championship Preview, 19th October 3.00pm
Leeds have lost two of their last three league games and need to regroup just a little bit. They get back into action at Elland Road on the weekend when they take on mid-table Birmingham. The Blues snapped a three-match losing streak just before the international break with a victory over Middlesbrough. Read our Leeds v Birmingham betting tips for more.
Leeds v Birmingham Betting Odds*
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on October 15th, 2019 at 7:25 p.m.)
Leeds News and Form
The form of Leeds had taken a bit of a tumble with a W1 D1 L2 record in their last four played. They have returned a win in two of their five at Elland Road, which is a bit below par for what was expected of them (D2 L1). In their last home fixture though they claimed an important 1-0 home win over West Brom, who are currently sitting top of the Championship table. Leeds have conceded only three goals in their five home fixtures this season.
They boast the best defensive record in the second tier, conceding only 7 goals in 11 fixtures. The two wins at Elland Road so far for them have been by a 1-0 scoreline. All three of their defeats, home and away, have been by one goal margin only. Leeds are yet to be losing at half time in a home game in this campaign. The Whites have opened the scoring in a high percentage of games, 8 of 11 to be precise and have been leading at the half time break in five fixtures.
Leeds v Birmingham Head to Head
Birmingham beat Leeds twice in last season’s campaign
The Blues are on a three-match winning streak against Leeds
Leeds have lost two of their last three at home against Birmingham (W1)
Both teams have scored in one of the last four meetings
Birmingham News and Form
Birmingham got themselves a 2-1 home win over Middlesbrough just before the international break, which was a massive relief for them. They had lost three in a row before that. It moved them on a W5 D1 L5 record for the season. Four of those five losses happened out on the road. It has been back to back losses for the Blues on their Championship travels, suffering one goal margin defeats at Derby and then Wigan.
Birmingham have failed to score in three of their six away games, tallying only the three goals away from St Andrews. They have already visited two of the current top five this season and have lost both fixtures against Nottingham Forest and Swansea by a 3-0 scoreline. Birmingham have conceded 7 of their 10 away goals in the second period of fixtures. Half of their away goals conceded have been between the 61st-75th minute, so it may be worth watching that period with in-play betting.
Leeds v Birmingham Tips & Odds
Who will win – Leeds v Birmingham Predictions
Leeds need to get themselves going again and with Birmingham having suffered some poor results out on the road just before the international break, there’s a good chance that the Whites can deliver the home success. Leeds to win to nil.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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