The best football predictions site

Reading vs Brentford Predictions & Betting Tips

Read all of our free predictions, team analysis and betting tips for Reading vs Brentford

today.

Betting prediction:

The most likely scenario for this challenge will be Brentford not to win. Although the visiting team is above the league table, Reading registers seven consecutive games without losing, counting for the Championship. It should also be noted that the home team won the last two clashes at its stadium. In this way, Reading is expected to demonstrate its quality and end up scoring at least one point.

Betting tip

Double chance, Reading or Draw

Odd 1.76

Match preview

Reading and Brentford meet at Madejski Stadium, in a match for the 24th round of the Championship. Brentford got a home win by (3‑1), in the last league head‑to‑head, played in 19‑12‑2020. At this stadium, the head‑to‑head history indicates total balance between these two teams, since there is a record of 2 wins for each team in the last 4 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 30‑06‑2020, in a match for the Championship, Brentford won by (0‑3). The goals of the match were scored by J. Dasilva (64′ ), J. Valencia (90′ ) and B. Mbeumo (23′ ) for Brentford.

Analysis of Reading

The home team faces Brentford, in a match for the 24 round, which had been delayed, after 14 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses in the league so far. In the last 10 home league matches Reading has a record of 6 wins and 4 losses, so they have won 18 points out of 30 possible. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their home matches, since 9 of the last 13 for this competition have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 27 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 9 times and have only turned the score around in 1.

Reading comes to this match after a 0-0 away draw against Stoke. The home team usually plays in a traditional 4-3-3, favoring a faster playing style, with constant transitions, attacking, preferably, through the central aisle. It should be noted that, in this tactical formation, the three most advanced players are Ovie Ejaria, Lucas João and Michael Olise, thus combining various skills to create dangerous situations. Note that coach Veljko Paunovic will not be able to count only on George Puscas because he is injured.

Analysis of Brentford

The away team plays against Reading a match for the 24 round, which had been delayed, after 15 wins, 9 draws and 3 losses in the league so far. In the last 10 away league matches Brentford has a record of 6 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, so they have won 21 points out of 30 possible.

In this competition, they haven’t lost any of the last 9 away matches. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 0‑0 (5 out of 13 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 27 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 9 times but have turned the score around in 4.

Brentford comes to this clash motivated after a 1-4 away win over Middlesbrough: Toney, Janelt and Jensen signed the goals for this beautiful victory. The visiting team usually plays in a 4-3-3, favoring a faster playing style, attacking through the side aisles. The three players that will target the opposing will be Sergi Canós, Ivan Toney and Tariqe Fouse, and the players responsible for defining and conducting the attacks of their team are Saman Ghoddos and Mathias Jensen. It is possible that the most defensive midfielder on the ground is the German Vitaly Janelt. Coach Thomas Frank is expected to have only one absence for this round: Shandon Baptiste is still in the medical department.

Betting tip

Double chance, Reading or Draw

Odd 1.76

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

See all the latest football predictions