Cardiff City vs Blackburn Rovers – Preview, Tips and Odds

England: Championship
Cardiff
Full Time
0:1
Blackburn
Highlights and Stats


Cardiff City will welcome Blackburn Rovers on Saturday at for a match of the 27th round of Championship. The hosts in this tie are in the 20th place in the standings with 23 points, while their next opponents are up on the 3rd spot with 46 points.

Cardiff City vs Blackburn Rovers Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2021/09/25Last 20 Games
Cardiff
loss
  • ?
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
Blackburn
win
  • ?
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome

Worth Mentioning

The last match between the sides concluded in a home win for Blackburn Rovers, with the final score of 5:1. The two opponents faced each other on the 25th of September 2021. Cardiff City failed to win any of the last six games against Blackburn Rovers, recording 4 draws and 2 losses. Playing at home turned out advantageous in the latest 10 face-to-face clashes. The hosts went all guns on their opponents and secured 3 victories and remained unscathed in 9 of 10. The squads were unable to come up with a winner in many of the latest head-to-head meetings, as draw was the outcome in 6 of the preceding 10 duels on the field. The last five encounters between the two clubs ended with three producing over 2.5 goals and three witnessing goals at both ends of the pitch. Over this span of time, Cardiff City proved successful in keeping two clean sheets, and Blackburn Rovers prevented their opponents from scoring on two occasions. From a statistical point of view, those matches produced an average of 3.00 goals.

Cardiff City vs Blackburn Rovers Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

CardiffBlackburn
  • Goals

    1.40
    1.20
  • Fouls

    10.88
    8.13
  • Corners

    4.38
    5.13
  • Offsides

    1.63
    1.25
  • Cards

    2.13
    1.63
  • Posession

    45%
    55%

Cardiff City Form

  • ?
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Lhome

Cardiff City registered a 1:1 stalemate when hosting in a FA Cup match against Preston North End that went down on January 9th. At the moment, the outfit is on a streak of five successive matches without recording a win, with a total of 2 losses and 3 draws recorded in the process. The visiting sides performed better across the last Cardiff City 10 encounters, as they recorded 5 victories for the period, with the hosts enjoying only 2 triumphs. Out of the last five Cardiff City meetings, three produced over 2.5 goals and four witnessed goals at both ends. Within this time frame they were not able to keep a single clean sheet and the team failed to score a goal on just one occasion. From a statistical point of view their last 5 outings produced an average of 3.20 goals per game.
  • Goals
    1.20
  • Fouls
    12.30
  • Corners
    3.70
  • Offsides
    1.70
  • Cards
    2.30
  • Posession
    46%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
FA Cup2022/01/09Cardiff CityPreston North End11 D
Championship2022/01/02West Bromwich AlbionCardiff City11 D
Championship2021/12/30AFC BournemouthCardiff City30 L
Championship2021/12/11Birmingham CityCardiff City22 D
Championship2021/12/04Cardiff CitySheffield United23 L
Championship2021/11/27Luton TownCardiff City12 W
Championship2021/11/24Cardiff CityHull City01 L
Championship2021/11/20Preston North EndCardiff City12 W
Championship2021/11/06Cardiff CityHuddersfield Town21 W
Championship2021/11/03Cardiff CityQueens Park Rangers01 L

Blackburn Rovers Form

  • ?
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Waway

The latest match of Blackburn Rovers was against Wigan Athletic on Saturday, with the outcome being a 3:2 defeat away from home. The club is currently on a run of two consecutive meetings without a triumph, losing 1 and finishing in a draw on 1 occasion. Performing at home proved advantageous throughout the last ten Blackburn Rovers clashes, as the visitors left the ground empty-handed six times and were victorious in only two cases. Just two of those last 10 encounters were draws. Three of their most recent five battles on the pitch produced more than 2.5 goals with two seeing both of the teams netting goals. Within this time frame Blackburn Rovers were successful in keeping three clean sheets and failed to score in just one game. The total goals scored across the squad’s last five outings amounted to 14.
  • Goals
    1.90
  • Fouls
    11.78
  • Corners
    4.44
  • Offsides
    3.00
  • Cards
    2.89
  • Posession
    43%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
FA Cup2022/01/08Wigan AthleticBlackburn Rovers32 L
Championship2022/01/02Blackburn RoversHuddersfield Town00 D
Championship2021/12/29Blackburn RoversBarnsley21 W
Championship2021/12/18Blackburn RoversBirmingham City40 W
Championship2021/12/11AFC BournemouthBlackburn Rovers02 W
Championship2021/12/04Blackburn RoversPreston North End10 W
Championship2021/11/27Stoke CityBlackburn Rovers01 W
Championship2021/11/24Blackburn RoversPeterborough United40 W
Championship2021/11/20Bristol CityBlackburn Rovers11 D
Championship2021/10/30Derby CountyBlackburn Rovers12 W

Formations and Lineups

Cardiff

Formation:5-3-2
  • G25Alex Smithies
  • D17Cody Drameh
  • D2Mark McGuinness
  • D5Aden Flint
  • D16Curtis Nelson
  • D38Perry Ng
  • M6Will Vaulks
  • M15Ryan Wintle
  • M8Joe Ralls
  • F19James Collins
  • F29Mark Harris
25 Alex Smithies 17 Cody Drameh 2 Mark McGuinness 5 Aden Flint 16 Curtis Nelson 38 Perry Ng 6 Will Vaulks 15 Ryan Wintle 8 Joe Ralls 19 James Collins 29 Mark Harris

Blackburn

Formation:3-4-1-2
  • G1Thomas Kaminski
  • D26Darragh Lenihan
  • D25Jan Paul van Hecke
  • D16Scott Wharton
  • M2Ryan Nyambe
  • M8Joe Rothwell
  • M27Lewis Travis
  • M20Adetayo Edun
  • F21John Buckley
  • F7Reda Khadra
  • F22Ben Brereton Díaz
1 Thomas Kaminski 26 Darragh Lenihan 25 Jan Paul van Hecke 16 Scott Wharton 2 Ryan Nyambe 8 Joe Rothwell 27 Lewis Travis 20 Adetayo Edun 21 John Buckley 7 Reda Khadra 22 Ben Brereton Díaz

Match Details

CardiffvsBlackburn
  • 90+4`
    M. Pack
  • 90+1`
    T. Kaminski
  • 90`
    S. Gallagher
  • 85`
    (in) B. Johnson(out) L. Travis
  • 79`
    (in) D. Ayala(out) B. Brereton
  • 78`
    (in) R. Colwill(out) C. Drameh
  • 76`
    R. Nyambe
  • 73`
    J. Collins
  • 66`
    (in) I. Davies(out) M. Harris
  • 66`
    (in) M. Pack(out) W. Vaulks
  • 65`
    (in) S. Gallagher(out) R. Khadra
  • 59`
    R. Nyambe
  • 59`
    P. Ng
  • 56`
    D. Lenihan
  • 50`
    L. Travis
  • 42`
    J. P. van Hecke
  • 41`
    C. Drameh
  • 14`
    0 - 1
    J. RothwellR. Khadra

Players Ratings

CardiffvsBlackburn
  • 8Joe Ralls
    7.7 / 10
  • 16Curtis Nelson
    7.2 / 10
  • 6Will Vaulks
    6.9 / 10
  • 15Ryan Wintle
    6.9 / 10
  • 29Mark Harris
    6.9 / 10
  • 21Marlon Pack
    6.9 / 10
  • 39Isaak Davies
    6.7 / 10
  • 5Aden Flint
    6.6 / 10
  • 19James Collins
    6.6 / 10
  • 17Cody Drameh
    6.3 / 10
  • 38Perry Ng
    6.3 / 10
  • 25Alex Smithies
    6.2 / 10
  • 2Mark McGuinness
    6.2 / 10
  • 27Rubin Colwill
    6.2 / 10
  • 8Joe Rothwell
    7.5 / 10
  • 26Darragh Lenihan
    7.3 / 10
  • 25Jan Paul van Hecke
    7.3 / 10
  • 20Adetayo Edun
    7.3 / 10
  • 16Scott Wharton
    7.2 / 10
  • 1Thomas Kaminski
    6.9 / 10
  • 21John Buckley
    6.9 / 10
  • 9Sam Gallagher
    6.9 / 10
  • 5Daniel Ayala
    6.7 / 10
  • 22Ben Brereton Díaz
    6.6 / 10
  • 7Reda Khadra
    6.3 / 10
  • 2Ryan Nyambe
    6.2 / 10
  • 27Lewis Travis
    6.2 / 10
  • 4Bradley Johnson
    6.2 / 10

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