Preston North End vs Birmingham City – Preview, Tips and Odds

England: Championship
Preston
Full Time
2:1
Birmingham
Highlights and Stats


Deepdale will be the venue of the game between Preston North End and Birmingham City that will unfold on Tuesday, as part of the 7th round in Championship. The home side in the pending showdown sits in 1st spot in the standings after collecting 16 points. Their opponents from Birmingham City are occupying 6th place with 11 points.

Preston North End vs Birmingham City Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2023/01/21Last 20 Games
Preston
win
  • ?
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
Birmingham
loss
  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Whome

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Worth Mentioning

The last meeting between the teams ended in a win for Preston North End, who prevailed with 2 to 1 away from home back in January, 2023. Prior to this match, Birmingham City had not suffered a loss in three successive games against Preston North End, registering a total of 1 win and 2 draws. The visitors were the ones who performed better in the latest clashes, winning 5, while the hosts recorded only 3 triumphs throughout the previous 10 encounters. No more than 2 of the 10 latest clashes ended in draws. As many as two of the previous five matches saw both sides hitting the back of the nets and one finished with over 2.5 goals. Over this span of time, Preston North End proved successful in keeping two clean sheets, and Birmingham City prevented their opponents from scoring in two of the games. Those encounters finished with 7 goals scored in total.

Preston North End vs Birmingham City Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

PrestonBirmingham
  • Goals

    1.25
    1.00
  • Fouls

    12.13
    10.56
  • Corners

    3.94
    6.13
  • Offsides

    2.00
    1.69
  • Cards

    1.75
    2.06
  • Posession

    52%
    48%

Preston North End Form

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

On September 16th Preston North End ended in a 2:1 win against Plymouth Argyle at home in a Championship encounter. The club is riding a streak of five consecutive victories and has gone unbeaten throughout the course of the last seven games. During the most recent 10 matches of Preston North End, the teams involved were not really affected by playing at home or away, as they ended in a total of 4 triumphs for the hosts and 3 wins for the visitors. Three of Preston North End’s last five meetings featured over 2.5 goals, with both teams hitting the targets in three of them. During these the team was successful in maintaining two clean sheets, and scored at least a single goal in all games. Based on statistics, their most recent 5 encounters ended with an average of 2.40 goals.
  • Goals
    1.50
  • Fouls
    14.10
  • Corners
    4.30
  • Offsides
    2.30
  • Cards
    2.20
  • Posession
    41%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Championship2023/09/16Preston North EndPlymouth Argyle21 W
Championship2023/09/02Stoke CityPreston North End02 W
Championship2023/08/26Preston North EndSwansea City21 W
Championship2023/08/19Sheffield WednesdayPreston North End01 W
Championship2023/08/12Preston North EndSunderland21 W
Carling Cup2023/08/08Preston North EndSalford City22 D
Championship2023/08/05Bristol CityPreston North End11 D
Championship2023/05/08Preston North EndSunderland03 L
Championship2023/04/29Sheffield UnitedPreston North End41 L
Championship2023/04/19Swansea CityPreston North End42 L

Birmingham City Form

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

In their previous match, Birmingham City met Watford on Saturday and it finished in a 2:0 defeat away from home. The team is on a dry run, without tasting success in three games, suffering 2 losses and registering 1 draw in the process. Playing on homeground had no considerable impact in Birmingham City’s last ten meetings, as the hosts recorded 4 wins while the guests triumphed on 4 occasions. Only two of the club’s last 10 encounters resulted in draws. Two of their most recent five outings produced more than 2.5 goals with three seeing both of the teams netting goals. Within this timeframe Birmingham were successful in keeping one clean sheet and failed to score in just one match. During their last five games, the teams involved netted 13 goals in total.
  • Goals
    1.10
  • Fouls
    12.50
  • Corners
    4.40
  • Offsides
    1.00
  • Cards
    2.80
  • Posession
    43%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Championship2023/09/16WatfordBirmingham City20 L
Championship2023/09/02Birmingham CityMillwall11 D
Carling Cup2023/08/29Birmingham CityCardiff City13 L
Championship2023/08/26Birmingham CityPlymouth Argyle21 W
Championship2023/08/19Bristol CityBirmingham City02 W
Championship2023/08/12Birmingham CityLeeds United10 W
Carling Cup2023/08/08Cheltenham TownBirmingham City02 W
Championship2023/08/05Swansea CityBirmingham City11 D
Championship2023/05/08Birmingham CitySheffield United12 L
Championship2023/04/29Coventry CityBirmingham City20 L

Formations and Lineups

Preston

Formation:3-4-2-1
  • G1Freddie Woodman
  • D14Jordan Storey
  • D26Jack Whatmough
  • D6Liam Lindsay
  • M44Brad Potts
  • M13Alistair McCann
  • M18Ryan Ledson
  • M23Liam Millar
  • F25Duane Holmes
  • F8Alan Browne
  • F28Milutin Osmajić
1 Freddie Woodman 14 Jordan Storey 26 Jack Whatmough 6 Liam Lindsay 44 Brad Potts 13 Alistair McCann 18 Ryan Ledson 23 Liam Millar 25 Duane Holmes 8 Alan Browne 28 Milutin Osmajić

Birmingham

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G21John Ruddy
  • D12Cody Drameh
  • D5Dion Sanderson
  • D26Kevin Long
  • D23Emmanuel Longelo
  • M34Ivan Šunjić
  • M6Krystian Bielik
  • M45Oliver Burke
  • M11Koji Miyoshi
  • M14Keshi Anderson
  • F28Jay Stansfield
21 John Ruddy 12 Cody Drameh 5 Dion Sanderson 26 Kevin Long 23 Emmanuel Longelo 34 Ivan Šunjić 6 Krystian Bielik 45 Oliver Burke 11 Koji Miyoshi 14 Keshi Anderson 28 Jay Stansfield

Match Details

PrestonvsBirmingham
  • 88`
    (in) G. Gardner(out) K. Bielik
  • 88`
    (in) J. James(out) O. Burke
  • 82`
    (in) S. Hogan(out) K. Anderson
  • 77`
    (in) M. Frokjaer(out) M. Osmajic
  • 72`
    J. Bacuna
  • 71`
    (in) J. Bacuna(out) I. Sunjic
  • 68`
    (in) B. Whiteman(out) R. Ledson
  • 68`
    M. Osmajic
  • 67`
    M. OsmajicA. Browne
    2 - 1
  • 52`
    (in) A. Hughes(out) J. Whatmough
  • 51`
    (in) R. Brady(out) A. McCann
  • 51`
    K. Bielik (o.g.)
    1 - 1
  • 48`
    J. Whatmough
  • 46`
    0 - 1
    J. Stansfield

Players Ratings

PrestonvsBirmingham
  • 8Alan Browne
    8.9 / 10
  • 44Brad Potts
    7.5 / 10
  • 28Milutin Osmajić
    7.5 / 10
  • 6Liam Lindsay
    7.2 / 10
  • 13Alistair McCann
    7 / 10
  • 23Liam Millar
    7 / 10
  • 1Freddie Woodman
    6.9 / 10
  • 14Jordan Storey
    6.9 / 10
  • 18Ryan Ledson
    6.9 / 10
  • 25Duane Holmes
    6.9 / 10
  • 16Andrew Hughes
    6.9 / 10
  • 10Mads Frøkjær-Jensen
    6.6 / 10
  • 4Benjamin Whiteman
    6.5 / 10
  • 26Jack Whatmough
    6.3 / 10
  • 11Robbie Brady
    6.3 / 10
  • 11Koji Miyoshi
    7.7 / 10
  • 26Kevin Long
    7.2 / 10
  • 5Dion Sanderson
    6.9 / 10
  • 28Jay Stansfield
    6.9 / 10
  • 7Juninho Bacuna
    6.9 / 10
  • 19Jordan James
    6.9 / 10
  • 34Ivan Šunjić
    6.7 / 10
  • 6Krystian Bielik
    6.7 / 10
  • 23Emmanuel Longelo
    6.6 / 10
  • 14Keshi Anderson
    6.6 / 10
  • 20Gary Gardner
    6.6 / 10
  • 9Scott Hogan
    6.3 / 10
  • 21John Ruddy
    6.2 / 10
  • 12Cody Drameh
    6.2 / 10
  • 45Oliver Burke
    6 / 10

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