Preston 7/4 to beat Blackburn in Saturday’s Championship showdown
Market: Preston win
Odds: 7/4 @ Bet 365
Enjoying undoubtedly their brightest spell of the season, Preston will travel to a struggling Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon.
Starting with the hosts, enduring a very worrying run of form in the second half of the season, Blackburn have begun freefalling down the Championship table. In their 35 games this season, they have recorded 11 wins, 11 draws and 13 defeats, scoring 47 and conceding 55 in return. Now sat four points adrift of the top half of the table, no side outside of the relegation zone holds a worse defensive record than Blackburn. As for their recent run of form, the hosts have failed to win any of their last six league outings, losing five of those contests.
As for the visitors, enjoying their brightest spell of the campaign, Preston will have their sights set on a very surprising playoff push at the back end of the season. In their 35 Championship games this season, they have won 12, drawn 12 and lost 11, scoring 54 and conceding 49 in return. With a points tally of 48, Preston sit six points adrift of the top half climbing into the top-six. As for their recent run of results, the Whites are unbeaten in their last nine matches across all competitions and have also won their last four consecutive matches away from Deepdale.
Bet: Preston 7/4 to best Blackburn in Saturday’s Championship showdown @ Bet 365