Cardiff City – West Bromwich Albion, scheduled for Tuesday at 21.45, in the 29th round of the English Second League, has a high stake only for guests looking to consolidate their leadership position.
The hosts, who are in the middle of the standings, have little chance of catching the promotion play-off and are quite quiet regarding the relegation zone, from which they split 15 points.
Cardiff City: Team shape, news and statistics
◽️Cardiff City (13th place, 39 points, goaltender 39-41) have lost only one match at home this season out of 13 matches.
◽️It is the team with the fewest defeats in their own field in the Championship. At the same time, he has the most draws in the championship (12, with one more than West Brom).
◽️Overall, the team is in good shape. If we count all the official matches, Cardiff have lost only one in the last 10 (1-6 at Queens Park Rangers in the championship on January 1).
◽️Otherwise, two wins and seven draws. In 8 of these last 10 games it was GG (both teams scored).
West Bromwich Albion: Team shape, news and statistics
◽️The WBA (1st place, 53 points, goal 50-31) seems to have recovered partially after a series of very bad results, which shattered the advantage it had, at one point, at the top of the standings.
◽️There is still a point in front of the next Leeds, but things will change if the victories do not appear.
◽️Since December 21, West Brom has played 8 games in all competitions, but has won only in the Cup: 1-0 at Charlton and 1-0, three days ago, at West Ham.
◽️In the rest, 4 draws and two defeats in the championship.
◽️With 4 points in the last 6 stages, the WBA has the second worst performance in the Championship in this interval, after the red lantern Luton (1 point).
◽️The leader has scored most goals in the championship, but he also gets enough.
⚽️Statistics of the direct matches Cardiff City vs West Bromwich Albion
▪️In this season’s tournament, the WBA defeated Cardiff 4-2. It was the first game between the two teams in the last 5 years.
▪️The previous clashes had taken place in the Premier League – 2013-2014 edition, when ▪️Cardiff was in the advantage: 1-0 at home, 3-3 away.
▪️In total, 39 games were played.
▪️Cardiff won 13 times, WBA 15 times, 11 times draw.
◾️Although it is the home team and has the advantage of its own land, it starts with the second chance at the bookmakers, which was to be expected, yet it will face a stronger opponent.
◾️The hosts are in the second half of the standings, occupying more precisely the 13th position, being seven points from the dam places.
◾️So far, in 28 stages, they have accumulated 39 points, achieving only nine victories, drawing 12 times, suffering seven defeats, only one on their own.
◾️In all these duels they scored 39 times, receiving two more goals.
◾️Cardiff City have only lost once in the last ten official matches, being defeated by QPR 6-1 away.
◾️It is true, in this interval he has only managed two victories, drawing seven times.
◾️It is the best team in the Championship, if we take its position in the standings, which in this confrontation starts with the first chance, having as much the necessary resources to get points, although playing away.
◾️Being in the first place in the standings, the guests of this match have accumulated 53 points along the 28 stages so far, gaining 14 victories and 11 draws, losing only three times.
◾️As a result of these clashes they scored no less than 50 times, receiving 19 less.
◾️West Brom’s last victory in the championship came a month and a half ago, when they beat Birmingham by 2-3.
◾️Since then he has played six games, losing two of them.
Football Prediction of the Day Cardiff City vs West Brom
The hosts have scored in 7 of the last 8 official matches and should do so now.
On the other hand, the leader has been losing form in the championship in recent weeks, but he urgently needs a victory to keep his position in the standings – so the WBA will come out on top.
Also encouraged by the Cup victory, 1-0 at West Ham three days ago, the guest line-up will claim the 3 points.
Bet Tips: Both teams to score