Under 2.5 goals at Birmingham City vs Fulham 8/11 for Wednesday’s Championship contest
Market: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 8/11 @ 888sport
Two sides who find themselves battling it out at the top of the Championship standings, Birmingham will welcome Fulham to the Midlands on Wednesday night.
Starting with the hosts, managing to pick up what was a deserved victory over the weekend, Birmingham are already battling it out in the play-off chase. In their opening six Championship matchups, they have recorded three wins, two draws and just a single defeats, scoring nine and conceding just three in return. Managing to muster a points tally of 11, the Blues open the midweek fixtures sat seventh in the standings and just a single point adrift of breaking into the top-six. Likewise, it should also be noted that the Blues hold the best-defensive record in the division so far. As for their recent run of results, last seen picking up a 2-0 victory against Derby on home soil, Birmingham have collected seven points from their last three Championship contests. It’s also worth highlighting that the midweek hosts have seen five of their six second-tier matchups finish with under 2.5 goals.
As for the visitors, hit with what was a shock defeat over the weekend, there is no doubt that Fulham will be desperate to make an immediate return to winning ways here. In their opening six Championship matchups so far this season, they have recorded four wins, one draw and just a single defeat, scoring 13 and conceding four in return. Managing to muster a points tally of 13 out of a possible 18 and opening the midweek fixtures sat second in the table, it should also be noted they hold the second-best defensive record in the division. However, last seen over the weekend getting hit with a shock 1-0 defeat away at a struggling Blackpool, Fulham saw their eye-catching five-match winning run across all formats come to an abrupt end. In a battle between two sides who have largely impressed with their displays at the back, we’re backing under 2.5 goals here.
Bet: Under 2.5 goals at Birmingham City vs Fulham 8/11 for Wednesday’s Championship contest @ 888sport