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Blackburn vs Cardiff prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 21st October 2023
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: Ewood Park

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

Blackburn vs Cardiff: top free betting tips

After a much-needed victory over Queens Park Rangers, Blackburn Rovers go up against Cardiff City on Saturday, 21 October. The Bluebirds enter Ewood Park after a draw and a defeat against Watford and Middlesbrough respectively in the EFL Championship.

Total goals prediction: Over 3.5 goals

Two of the previous three H2Hs of these two sides at Ewood Park have finished with Over 3.5 Goals. Despite losing three of their last five games, Blackburn have found the back of the net 13 times in that course. On the other hand, Cardiff City notched just six goals in the same number of games. However, the Bluebirds’ defence has been caught napping as they have conceded 11 goals in their previous five fixture away from Cardiff City Stadium. Following these stats, we predict this game to feature a total of Over 3.5 Goals.

Both teams to score prediction: Yes

Blackburn and Cardiff have shared BTTS outcomes in two of their last three H2Hs at Ewood Park. The Riversiders have rattled the net in each of their last five fixture in front of the home fans. But they have been unable to keep a single clean sheet in that course. On the other hand, Cardiff have scored in four of their previous five road fixtures while conceding goals in four games. Hence, we predict both teams to be able to get on the score sheet in this game.

Correct score prediction: 3-1 to Blackburn

Cardiff City have scored just one goal in two of their last four league outings while remaining goalless in one match. But Blackburn’s offence has been impressive as they have scored three or more goals in three of their previous five games. The Riversiders have also notched five goals per game in two of their last three H2Hs against Cardiff at Ewood Park, conceding only three in total. Given these numbers, we imagine a 3-1 lead for Blackburn before the full-time whistle. 

Blackburn vs Cardiff: form, recent games, and news

Blackburn preview

Blackburn Rovers brought an end to their losing streak in the EFL Championship against Queens Park Rangers with a brilliant 0-4 lead. Sigurdsson recorded a double for the Rovers while Tyrhys Dolan and Sammie Szmodics made the other two changes. The team has an ideal training regimen as they focus on sustaining their winning form against Cardiff.

Cardiff preview

Cardiff City kept a 1-0 lead in the first half against Watford through Mark McGuinness’ strike in the 26th minute. However, Issouf Bayo opened the scoring for Watford in the 54th minute to cost Cardiff two points with a 1-1 draw. Central midfielder Aaron Ramsey will miss out on the upcoming challenge against Blackburn due to a knee injury.

FAQs regarding Blackburn vs Cardiff

Blackburn vs Cardiff

Who is the referee for this match? Robert Madley.
What was Blackburn's last result? 4-0 Win over QPR.
What was the last Head to Head result? 5-2 to Blackburn.

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