Sheffield Wed vs Reading Prediction & Tips
Sheffield Wednesday and Reading meet at Hillsborough Stadium in a match for the 44th round of the Championship. The two teams drew 0-0 on 25-11-2017, the last time they faced each other in this league edition. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time they played at this stadium was on 26-01-2018, in a FA Cup game that ended with Sheffield Wednesday’s 3-1 victory. The goals of the match were scored by A. Nuhiu (29 ‘and 53’) and G. Boyd (61 ‘) for Sheffield Wednesday and C. Dawson (87’ Autogolo) for Reading. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Sheffield Wednesday
The home team is currently in 16th place with 50 points, after 12 wins, 14 draws and 17 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost out to Queens Park Rangers by (4-2). In the last match, he won out for Hull City by (0-1). This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 14 goals scored and 20 conceded, against 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 defeats at home, with 19 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the last 10 league home games, Sheffield Wednesday has won 2, 2 draws and 6 losses, having won 8 points out of 30. The team has conceded goals to their opponents in 9 of the last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 43 games in this competition, only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 18 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Sheffield Wednesday enters this motivated round after a 0-1 away win at the Hull field trip: Rhodes, at 18 minutes, scored the only goal of the game, allowing his team to score three points. Sheffield Wednesday usually plays in a 5-3-2, where the two most advanced players are Rhodes and Forestieri. The home club when it invests in the offensive process usually performs through the right side, taking advantage of the depth offered by the right side Hunt. One of the great qualities of Sheffield Wednesday is the aerial game, as its players have a lot of skill in this aspect. Coach Jos Luhukay will not be able to count on Sam Hutchinson for being injured.
After 10 wins, 13 draws and 20 losses, the visiting team is in 19th place, having won 43 points. In the last match, they drew with Sunderland at home (2-2), after their previous match lost out in a match against Fulham (1-0). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 away games for the league, Reading scores 1 win, 3 draws and 6 losses, having won 6 points out of 30. In his league games as a visitor, the most frequent result at half-time was 0-0 (8 out of 21 matches). The team conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, so it has not shown great defensive solidity, but its attack has marked regularly, since it managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 43 games in this competition, he never managed to get back on the board in the 23 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Reading come into this round after a 2-2 home draw at the Sunderland front. Unlike the opponents of this round, Reading usually plays in a 4-3-3 where the three most advanced players are Barrow, Bodvarsson and Aluko. The visiting club when it invests in the offensive process, usually performs through the right side, taking advantage of the depth offered by right-back Gunter. It is likely that Swift, Kelly and Edwards will play in the most central area of the field. Coach Paul Clement will not be able to count on Jordan Obita and Callum Harriott for being injured. We remember that Leandro Bacuna will also be out for being suspended.
Sheffield Wed – Reading FREE TIPS
Sheffield Wed – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90