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Peterborough vs Reading prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 26 December 2023

Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

Venue: Weston Homes Stadium

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

​Peterborough vs Reading: Top free betting tips

Are Reading’s troubles on the road set to continue? Our Peterborough vs Reading prediction is for a convincing home win. 

Peterborough remain in the top 2 after securing 6 wins in the last 8 rounds (D1 L1). The Posh continue to defend very well on home turf. They kept clean sheets in 6 of their last 7 home league games. Reading remain in the relegation zone but their confidence is back after losing just once in the last 6 rounds (W3 D2). 

Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 goals

In all of Peterborough’s last 8 home games, there were 3 or more total goals scored. Reading saw 8 of their last 9 away matches go over 2.5 goals. This is why with our first Peterborough vs Reading prediction we back the over 2.5 goals market. 

Correct outcome prediction: Peterborough to win

With our next Peterborough vs Reading prediction, we give the hosts the win. The Posh are on a run of 5 consecutive wins heading into this match. At the same time, Reading’s away form had been awful all season – W1 D1 L8. 

​​​Correct score prediction: 3-0 to Peterborough

Our final Peterborough vs Reading prediction is as always the correct score. We back the Posh to secure a decisive 3-0 win in this match. This was the exact scoreline in favour of Peterborough in their last 2 home matches. Also, the Posh scored at least 3 goals in 3 of their last 4 home games vs Reading. 

Weston Home Stadium, home to Peterborough / Peterborough vs Reading prediction
Motorpoint Stand

Peterborough vs Reading: What the fans think

Peterborough fans continue to travel in great numbers

​​Reading fans happy with Femi Azeez's form

How far will Reading’s fans travel to Peterborough?

The driving distance between Reading and Peterborough is only 115 miles (185km) and normally it would take around 2 hours and 20 minutes to cover it. On Boxing Day the journey could be even shorter as the roads are expected to be relatively quiet. Also, there will certainly be no road works anywhere on the way. 

​Peterborough vs Reading: Tickets

The price of the tickets varies between £24.00 and £32.00 for adults with the traditional concessions for seniors, youngsters and service personnel in place. 

Important note for the away fans! Reading supporters can no longer buy tickets for this game, as of 5 pm on Saturday, 23 December, via any of the usual ways or their website. The fans of the Royals who still want to attend the match can do it though. They can buy tickets from the Ticket Offices at the stadium on the day of the game for an extra cost of £2.00 per ticket. 

​​​FAQs: Peterborough vs Reading

  • Who is Reading’s top goalscorer? This honour is shared between Sam Smith and Harvey Knibbs, both have scored 5 league goals each. 
  • What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in August Peterborough stole a 1-0 away win vs Reading.

Iskra Zecheva

For over 16 years now, Iskra had been a freelance sports writer. Football and scouting, being among the main fields of her expertise. She has dined with kings, queens and some of the most famous sports figures of the past and the present. Iskra is also a member of the largest independent union of investigative journalists. She has minority ownership at several sports clubs and knows first-hand the pains of supporting a 'small-scale' football club.

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