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The Championship match at John Smith's Stadium on Saturday sees home side Huddersfield fighting it out with Middlesbrough.
All Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Huddersfield will be looking for an improved result here after a 1-0 Championship losing effort in their last game against Queens Park Rangers.
In that game, Huddersfield Town had 41% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For their opponents, Queens Park Rangers got 22 shots at goal with 5 on target. Luke Amos (81') was the scorer for Queens Park Rangers.
Huddersfield Town have been quite ineffective in attack in recent times. Their goals record equals just 4 versus opponents over the course of their previous six outings. In those games, Huddersfield Town have also seen the tally of goals against them total 7.
Ahead of this meeting, Huddersfield Town have not been beaten in their last 5 home league matches.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Preston North End in Championship action, Middlesbrough will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Middlesbrough had 53% possession and 18 attempts on goal with 6 on target. The scorer for Middlesbrough was Paddy McNair (33'). Preston North End had 7 shots at goal with 2 on target. Ched Evans (77') and Emil Riis Jakobsen (81') scored for Preston North End.
The numbers tell their own story, and Middlesbrough have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 9 goals in all. Defensively, Middlesbrough have been far from perfect. Such a trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this game, though.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Middlesbrough:
- are winless against Huddersfield Town when having played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 28/11/2015 shows that Huddersfield have won 1 of them and Middlesbrough 4, with the tally of drawn games standing at 1.
A combined sum of 14 goals were produced between them in these games, with 4 for The Terriers and 10 coming from The Boro. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
The previous league game featuring these clubs was Championship match day 30 on 16/02/2021 when it finished Middlesbrough 2-1 Huddersfield Town.
That time, Middlesbrough had 43% possession and 11 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Goals were scored by Duncan Watmore (31') and Ashley Fletcher (45').
Huddersfield Town got 16 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Isaac Mbenza (9') scored.
The referee was Jeremy Simpson.
Team News: Huddersfield
The Huddersfield manager Carlos Corberán has a full complement, with no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash with a completely injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Middlesbrough
With a fully injury-free squad to choose from, the Middlesbrough boss Chris Wilder has no fitness worries to report before this match.
We are of the inclination to think that Middlesbrough and Huddersfield Town should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. We’re therefore tipping a very even match with a 1-1 scoreline when all is said and done.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: John Smith's Stadium (24,121)
Captain: Jonathan Hogg
Chairman: Phil Hodgkinson
Manager: Carlos Corberán
Competitions: Championship position 7
⭐ Key Player: Danny Ward
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Danny Ward was born in Bradford, England. After having made a senior debut playing for Bolton Wanderers in the 2009 - 2010 season, the talented Forward has scored 4 league goals in the Championship 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 16 appearances.