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Sheffield Wednesday will arrive at St. Andrew's Stadium on Saturday for the Championship showdown with home side Birmingham City.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Birmingham City v Sheffield Wednesday, scroll down including the latest game odds.
Birmingham City head into this game following a 1-1 Championship drawn game versus Stoke City.
In that match, Birmingham City had 35% possession and 4 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. The only player to score for Birmingham City was Harlee Dean (65'). Stoke City got 11 shots at goal with 1 on target. Nick Powell (86') scored for Stoke City.
Birmingham City have been quite ineffective in attack in recent times. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 4 vs opponents over the course of their previous 6 fixtures. In those meetings, The Blues have also seen the number of goals that have gone against them total 6. We will have to find out if that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Leading up to this clash, Birmingham City:
- are unbeaten in the league by Sheffield Wednesday in their last 6 matches.
- have not won against Sheffield Wednesday in their previous 3 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Previously, Sheffield Wednesday drew 1-1 in the Championship match with Queens Park Rangers.
In that game, Sheffield Wednesday managed 44% possession and 11 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Queens Park Rangers had 9 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Yoann Barbet (54' Own goal) and Macauley Bonne (96') scored for Queens Park Rangers.
In 6 of the past 6 games featuring Sheffield Wednesday, a notably low volume of goals have been hit between them and their opponents. The overall average goals scored per game during that period comes to just 1.67, with the average goals for The Owls standing at 0.83.
Coming into this contest, Sheffield Wednesday have not emerged victorious against Birmingham City when they've played them away from home in the last 4 matches in the league. They really have not been travelling well at all.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 27/09/2017 tells us that Birmingham City have won 3 of these & Sheffield Wednesday 0, with the tally of draws being 3.
A combined total of 19 goals were scored between them in these games, with 12 of them for The Blues and 7 created by The Owls. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.17.
Team News: Birmingham City
Birmingham City boss Aitor Karanka will be grateful not to have any fitness worries at all before this match with a fully healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Sheffield Wednesday
With a completely injury-free squad ready to go, Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all before this match.
Our feeling is that Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham City could both end up scoring in a what should be a good tussle with little between the two teams.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. That is why we are leaning toward a close game with a 1-1 score draw at the end of this one.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: St. Andrew's Stadium (29,409)
Captain: Harlee Dean
Manager: Aitor Karanka
Competitions: Championship position 8
🔑 Key Player: Jérémie Béla
Mostly used in the Right Wing position, Jérémie Béla was born in France. Having made his senior debut playing for RC Lens in the 2012 - 2013 season, the dangerous Forward has hit 2 league goals in the Championship 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 4 appearances.