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Birmingham Derby betting prediction


Betting suggestion:

Looking at the formations, we think that Birmingham City has a more organized team and players of higher quality compared to the opponent. On the other hand, Derby County has presented many difficulties in their game model and in this game they should not be strong enough to win the three points. In this way, we believe that Birmingham City will win, but we will still protect ourselves in a possible draw.
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Preview

Birmingham City and Derby County face at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium, in a match for the 22th round of the Championship. At this stadium, the head‑to‑head history favours the away team, since they have a record of 3 wins and 1 draw in the last 4 matches. Sure enough, the last time these teams met at this stadium, on 22‑07‑2020, in a match for the Championship, Derby County won by (1‑3). The goals of the match were scored by I. Šunjić (56' ), for Birmingham City, and by L. Sibley (90' ), G. Shinnie (6' ) and M. Whittaker (87' ), for Derby County. Although this is a match between 17th and 22th of the league table, it’s actually a match between the 22th best in home matches and the 17th best in away matches.

Analysis Birmingham

After 5 wins, 8 draws and 8 losses, the home team is in the 17th position, havinf won 23 points so far. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Nottingham Forest by (0‑0), after in the previous match they have lost (1‑4) at home, against Middlesbrough. Interestingly enough, this is a team that has had better results in away matches than at home, since they have won 15 points in away matches and only 8 at their stadium. In the last 10 home league matches Birmingham City has a record of 2 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, so they have won 8 points out of 30 possible.

They haven’t won any of the last 6 home matches for this competition. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 0‑0 (5 out of 10 matches). They have conceded the first goal in 6 of their 21 matches for this competition, and have never been able to turn the score around. In the last 10 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 6 of their 15 goals between minutes (76'‑90').

Birmingham comes to this game after a draw, on the trip to the Nottingham Forest field, thus adding the fourth straight game without winning in this competition. In this game against Derby County, it is to be expected that coach Aitor Karanka favors maintaining the possession of the ball and the paused attacks, however, in some moments of the match he should give the initiative to his opponent. Jérémie Bela is one of Birmingham's top scorers with 2 goals and 4 assists. All players are available for this game.

Confirmed Lineup: Neil Etheridge, Harlee Dean, Kristian Pedersen, George Friend, Maxime Colin, Jérémie Bela, Adam Clayton, Ivan Šunjić, Iván Sánchez, Gary Gardner, Scott Hogan.
Coach: Karanka.

Analysis Derby

The away team is currently in the 22th position of the league, with 16 points won, after 3 wins, 7 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Swansea City, by (2‑0). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Preston North End, by (0‑1). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since they have won 9 points in away matches and 7 at their stadium, with 5 goals scored and 14 goals conceded at home, against 5 goals scored and 9 goals conceded in away matches. Their last away match for this competition ended in a draw by (0‑0) against Brentford. In the last 9 away league matches Derby County has a record of 2 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, so they have won 9 points out of 27 possible. In their away league matches the most frequent result at half‑time was the 0‑0 (5 out of 9 matches). In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 5 of the last 9 matches for this competition have ended ended with Under 1,5 goals. In 20 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 10 times and have never been able to turn the score around. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 4 of their 9 goals between minutes (76'‑90').

Derby County comes to this game after a defeat, by 0-1, against Preston, putting an end to the six consecutive games without losing in this second English division. The visiting team has an unattractive style of play, favoring defensive organization and counterattacks by the flanks: Kamil Jozwiak is very fast and very strong in transporting the ball to the attack. The striker Colin Kazim-Richards manages to stand out with 2 goals scored. For this game mister Wayne Rooney cannot count on Martyn Waghorn, punished, besides Tom Lawrence and Curtis Davies, these injured.

Confirmed Lineup: David Marshall, Graeme Shinnie, Andre Wisdom, Craig Forsyth, Nathan Byrne, Jason Knight, Kamil Jóźwiak, Krystian Bielik, Matthew Clarke, Louie Sibley, Colin Kazim-Richards.

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Frequently asked questions

👉 Which is the recommended bet for the Birmingham City Derby County match?

The tip and bet suggestion for the Birmingham City vs Derby County match, on 29 December 2020, of the preview written by the editors of Betting Academy Ghana, goes to: Draw no bet, Birmingham City ⇒ odd 1.80 at bet365.

👉 In which stadium will the Birmingham City Derby County be played?

The Birmingham City vs Derby County on 29 December 2020 will be played at Birmingham, St. Andrew's Stadium.

👉 Which is the most voted bet for this match?

The most voted bet by tipsters at Betting Academy Ghana, for the Birmingham City Derby County match, on the "match odds" market, was a win by Birmingham City at with 50% of the tips.

 

Championship - 2020/2021

  • 68% 378 / 552 Games

  • Home team wins 41.8%
  • Draws 25.13%
  • Away team wins 33.07%
  • Over 1.5 66.93%
  • Over 2.5 39.68%
  • Over 3.5 16.67%
  • Goals 847
  • Goals /match 2.24
  • Goals /match home 1.22
  • Goals /match away 1.02
  • Both teams score 44.18%
  • Goals after 80' 17.59%
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