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host the visiting Huddersfield
at St. Andrew's Stadium in the Championship fixture on Wednesday. Our Birmingham City v Huddersfield predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
Birmingham City will play in this game after a 3-3 Championship tied result against Hull City. In that match, Birmingham City had 62% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. For Birmingham City, the goalscorers were Gary Gardner (47', 88') and Dan Crowley (60'). On the other side, Hull City had 12 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Josh Magennis (2'), James Scott (16') and Herbie Kane (67') scored for Hull City.
Pep Clotet's Birmingham City have netted a sum total of 6 times over their prior half-dozen outings. At the other end, the number of goals that have been scored against them in that time amounts to 9.
Taking a look at their past results, Birmingham City:
- have not been beaten in the league by Huddersfield Town in their previous 4 games.
- have not won at home in their last 4 league matches. Things will have to change soon.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Nottingham Forest in Championship action, Huddersfield will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Huddersfield Town managed 59% possession and 13 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for Huddersfield Town was Karlan Grant (90'). On the other side, Nottingham Forest had 14 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Lewis Grabban (43', 46') and Ryan Yates (85') scored for Nottingham Forest.
The stats don’t lie, and Huddersfield have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 11 goals overall. At the back, The Terriers can certainly do much better. In any event, time will tell whether such a trend shall be sustained in this game.
Going into this encounter, Huddersfield Town are without a win away from home in their last 5 league games.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head meetings stretching back to 23/04/2016, there has been little to separate the clubs with Birmingham City winning 1 of those games, Huddersfield 1 and 4 being drawn in regulation time.
15 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 7 of them from The Blues and 8 coming from The Terriers. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
The last league game between these sides was Championship match day 17 on 23/11/2019 when the final score was Huddersfield Town 1-1 Birmingham City. That day, Huddersfield Town had 47% possession and 17 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Fraizer Campbell (55'). On the other side, Birmingham City had 10 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Marc Roberts (78') was the scorer. The match was refereed by Keith Stroud.
Team News: Birmingham City
Birmingham City manager Pep Clotet does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
We think that The Blues will probably kick off with a 4-4-2 formation for the game, handing starts to Lee Camp, Kristian Pedersen, Jake Clarke-Salter, Harlee Dean, Maxime Colin, Jérémie Bela, Jude Bellingham, Gary Gardner, Dan Crowley, Lucas Jutkiewicz and Scott Hogan.
Team News: Huddersfield
Owing to a fully healthy squad to pick from, Huddersfield boss Danny Cowley does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash.
There’s a good chance that The Terriers might utilise a 4-2-3-1 formation, going with Jonas Lössl, Demeaco Duhaney, Christopher Schindler, Richard Stearman, Harry Stefano Toffolo, Trevoh Chalobah, Jonathan Hogg, Emile Smith-Rowe, Lewis O'Brien, Alex Pritchard and Karlan Ahearne-Grant.
We’re thinking that Huddersfield should be able to score a goal against this Birmingham City lineup, however that probably won’t quite be enough to avoid a loss. We can see both teams to score in a 2-1 winning margin for Birmingham City at the end of the match. Looking forward to this.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: St. Andrew's Stadium (29,409)
Captain: Harlee Dean
Manager: Pep Clotet
Competitions: Championship position 16
🔑 Key Man: Scott Hogan
Usually taking up the Striker position, Scott Hogan was born in Salford, England. After having played his first senior match for Hyde FC in the 2012 - 2013 season, the skilful Forward has hit 9 league goals in this Championship 2019 - 2020 campaign so far from a total of 22 appearances.