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Date: 30th September 2023
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: Ashton Gate Stadium
Bristol City to win
Under 2.5 goals
2-1 to Bristol City
The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.
Bristol City vs Stoke: Top free betting tips
After getting knocked out of the EFL Cup against Bournemouth, Stoke City lined up against Bristol City in Round 9 of the EFL Championship. The fixture is scheduled to take place at Ashton Gate Stadium on Saturday, 30 September. The Robins will be aiming to recapture their winning form after losing the previous league match against Leicester City.
Match result prediction: Bristol City to win
Bristol City have registered two victories in the previous four league outings while concluding one with an equal score against West Brom. Meanwhile, Stoke City are winless in the last five games in the EFL Cup and Championship and suffered four defeats. The Potters have also conceded three defeats in their four league fixtures away from Bet365 Stadium this season. Moreover, three of the recent five H2Hs of these two sides have witnessed Bristol on the winning side. Therefore, we back Bristol City to have the upper hand and take three points in this game.
Total goals prediction: Under 2.5 Goals
Four of the recent five H2Hs of these two sides at Ashton Gate Stadium have concluded with Under 2.5 Goals. Bristol City have found the back of the net seven times in the previous five league outings, scoring four of them in a single game against Plymouth. But Stoke City have been dismal on their scoring end, notching just three goals in the same duration. Additionally, Bristol have also conceded just four goals in their last five Championship fixtures. Given this, we predict this game to feature a total of Under 2.5 Goals.
Correct score prediction: 2-0 to Bristol City
Bristol City have scored more than once in two of their previous four games in the EFL Championship. However, Stoke City have failed to find the back of the net in three of the four league outings away from Bet365 Stadium this season. The Potters have also been unable to score goals in two of the last four home and away meetings with Bristol. Moreover, Stoke City have conceded multiple goals in four of their previous five fixtures. Based on these statistics, we believe to see a 2-0 lead for Bristol in this encounter.
Bristol City vs Stoke: Form, recent games, and news
Bristol City preview
Bristol City broke their streak of undefeated games against Premier League relegated side Leicester City by a 1-0 defeat. Jamie Vardy scored the decisive goal for the Foxes by converting a penalty in the 67th minute to lead his team to a narrow win. Tommy Conway and two other players will miss out on the upcoming fixture due to injuries.
Conceding two goals in the second half against Bournemouth, Stoke City got eliminated from the EFL Cup with a 2-0 defeat. Dominic Solanke opened the scoring for Bournemouth in the 51st minute and Joe Rothwell extended the lead three minutes later. Stoke’s readiness has dealt a blow with six players being on the injury list before Round 9.
FAQs regarding Bristol City vs Stoke
Who is the referee for this match? Jeremy Simpson.
Who is the Bristol City player to watch? Samuel Bell.
Who is the Stoke player to watch? Andre Filipe Cunha Vidigal.