Birmingham 17/20 to beat Sheffield Wednesday in Saturdays Championship clash
Market: Birmingham win
Odds: 17/20 @ Bet 365
Hoping to climb within touching distance of the playoff positions, Birmingham will welcome Sheffield Wednesday to St. Andrew’s on Saturday afternoon.
Starting with the hosts, while it was a slow start to the season for Birmingham, the Blues have bounced back and have begun rising up the Championship table. In their opening 14 games, the hosts have won nine, drawn eight and lost just twice, scoring 16 and conceding 13 in return, no team in the bottom half of the table holds a better defensive record. Although Birmingham sit 12th in the table, a win on Saturday could see them jump to just a single point adrift of the playoff positions. As for their recent form, the Blues have now won their last three matches on the bounce and have not lost a match since August.
As for the visitors, while it was an impressive start to the season for Sheffield Wednesday, the Owls have hit a poor run of form and have begun slipping down the table. After 14 Championship matches, they have won five, drawn four, and lost five, scoring 20 and conceding 23 in return they now hold the second worst defensive record in the division. As for their recent form, Wednesday have now lost their last two on the bounce and have also recorded just one win in their last five Championship matches.
Bet: Birmingham 17/20 to beat Sheffield Wednesday in Saturdays Championship clash @ Bet 365