Swansea – Birmingham Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips – 19.09.2020

⚽ Swansea – Birmingham Prediction

Swansea – Birmingham Tips and Odds. September 19, 15:00 ENGLAND: Championship – Round 2.

Swansea - Birmingham Prediction

Swansea – Birmingham Preview

  • Swansea City will be keen to build on their 1-0 win at Preston in their league opener by recreating last season’s high-scoring Championship double over Birmingham City, in which the ‘Swans’ netted exactly three goals in both games (W2).
  • The last three league meetings between these sides at the Liberty Stadium have produced an average of 4.67 goals per game, although only one ended in a win for the hosts (W1, D1, L1). However since their relegation from the Premier League, Swansea have won their opening home league game in the following two seasons, winning by a one-goal margin each time.
  • Birmingham’s 1-0 win in their league opener would have been a sigh of relief for the ‘Blues’ after they finished last season on a 14-game winless Championship streak (D7, L7). Like that recent victory, since the start of last season 11 of Birmingham’s 13 league wins have come by a one-goal margin.
  • Notably, the visitors conceded 22 of their 33 away league goals last term in the second half, with 16 of those shipped goals arriving after the 60th minute. Subsequently, Birmingham witnessed a goalless first half in 47.83% of their Championship road trips last term. A low-scoring game could be possible again here, as Birmingham’s last three first away games of a new Championship campaign ended via a 1-0 scoreline (W1, L2), albeit only one was goalless at HT.
  • Players to watch: Swansea’s André Ayew has never lost a Championship game against Birmingham (W2). Seven of his last 16 league goals have been match openers.
  • Birmingham forward Lukas Jutkiewicz has one Championship goal versus Swansea. Nine of his last 14 Championship goals have been headers.
  • Hot streak: Swansea were leading or drawing at HT in 20 of their last 24 Championship home fixtures (HT: W6, D14, L4).
Head-to-head matches: SWANSEA – BIRMINGHAM
08.07.20CHABirminghamSwansea1 : 3
25.08.19CHASwanseaBirmingham3 : 0
29.01.19CHASwanseaBirmingham3 : 3
17.08.18CHABirminghamSwansea0 : 0
29.07.17CFBirminghamSwansea0 : 2

ENGLAND: Championship – Round 2
Swansea – Birmingham
Kick-off: September 19, 15:00
Prediction: Over 1.5 Goals
Odds: 1.45@BWIN

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