Birmingham – Derby PREDICTION & TIPS
Birmingham City and Derby County meet at St. Andrew’s Stadium in a match for the 27th round of the Championship. The two teams tied (1-1) on 23-09-2017, the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league. The history of direct matches at this stage favors the visiting team, which in the last 5 games has won 2, drawn 2 and lost 1. In fact, in the last match in this stadium, in a game for Championship, 08-04-2017, Derby County managed to win, by (1-2). The goals of the game were scored by Che Adams (68 ‘) for Birmingham City and T. Kuszczak (3’ Autogolo) and T. Ince (90 ‘) for Derby County. Particular attention needs to be paid to the home / off condition as Birmingham City presents different results at home and away.
Analysis of Birmingham City
After 6 wins, 5 draws and 15 losses, the home team is in 23rd place, having won 23 points. In the last game, he beat Reading (0-2), having won (1-0) at home in a game against Leeds United. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when they play with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with 10 goals scored and 23 conceded; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 defeats in his stadium, with 10 goals scored and 15 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a home win with Burton for (1-0). For the league, Birmingham City had 13 points out of 30, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in their last 10 games at their stadium. In their home league matches the most frequent result in the break was 0-0 (6 out of 13 matches). The team conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition, so they have not been very strong defensively. In their home games for this competition there is a tendency towards few goals, since in 10 of the last 13 that disputed there were less than 3 goals. In 26 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 14 times and only got 1 turnaround.
Birmingham enter this motivated game after a 1-0 home win against Burton in the FA Cup: Gallagher, in the 56th minute, signed the only goal of the match. The whole of the house usually works in a 4-3-3, privileging a style of game of constant transitions, trying to take advantage of some mistake of the adversary. The three arrows aimed at the “enemy” goal will be Gallagher, Boga and Maghoma, and the player responsible for defining and guiding his team is Englishman Davis. It is possible that in the most central zone of the terrain Kieftenbeld, Gardner and Davis work. The manager of the house will not be able to count on Jenkinson for being injured.
Derby County Analysis
The visiting team is currently in 2nd place with 49 points, after 14 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate game, he won out against Ipswich Town for (1-2). In the last game, they drew at home against Sheffield United for (1-1). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this meeting after a defeat away with Manchester United by (2-0). For the championship, Derby County had 19 points out of 30, after 5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in their last 10 away games.
For this competition, you have not lost as a visitor for 9 games. In his league appearances as a visitor the most frequent result in the break was 0-1 (5 out of 13 matches). Defensive solidity has been one of his strengths as he has only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 games and his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 26 games in this event, he only achieved 1 turnaround in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 13 away games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: suffered 5 of his 14 goals in the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Derby enter this unmotivated meeting after a 2-0 loss to the Manchester United stadium in the FA Cup. Like the “enemy” of this round, the visiting team chooses to play a traditional 4 -3-3, where the three most advanced players are Winnall, Russell and Weimann. By acting out of doors, one guesses that the Derby takes a more defensive posture, in order not to get out of balance. Coach Gary Rowett should have all the players at his disposal for this day.
Birmingham – Derby FREE TIPS
Birmingham – Win @ 3.55
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90