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Leeds vs Birmingham prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: Monday 1st January 2024
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: Elland Road

Leeds United vs Birmingham City top free betting tips

Despite challenging for the automatic promotion spots for most of the season, Leeds United, at the time of writing, find themselves in fourth position with nine points separating Leeds and second-placed Ipswich Town. Leeds have lost three of their previous five matches despite winning six of seven previous to that. This match they come up against a massively out-of-form Birmingham side who have won just twice in fourteen matches. Wayne Rooney will be desperate to earn a victory against Leeds United, especially with his Manchester United links.

East and Revie Stands
The East Stand and Revie Stand at Leeds United's Elland Road stadium.

Correct outcome prediction: Leeds United to Win

This match should be a comfortable victory for Leeds United. Despite winning just once in their previous five matches, a meeting against Birmingham City who has won twice in their previous fourteen matches should be the perfect chance for Leeds to restart their hunt for the automatic promotion spots. The likes of Rutter, Summerville and James should be way too much for a shaky Birmingham defence to handle.

Total goals prediction: Over 3.5 Goals

The way Leeds United play they are always going to concede plenty of chances but also create a lot as well. Only Leicester, Ipswich and Southampton have scored more times than Leeds have and only Leicester and Middlesbrough have created more big chances than Leeds have. They have shown this season just how many chances they can create due to the pace of their attacks and against a slow Birmingham side, they should be able to create plenty of chances.

Correct score prediction: 3-1 to Leeds United

Despite Birmingham's awful form, they are still capable of scoring goals which they have shown in recent weeks with seven goals being scored in their previous five matches, and up against this Leeds side who concede a lot of chances, they should take one of those. On the other hand, Leeds United have one of the best attacking players in the Championship with Crysencio Summerville, his pacy and trickery will be too much for this Birmingham defence to handle.

Leeds United vs Birmingham City: What do the fans think?

This Leeds fan is calling for a change in the dugout

An unhappy Birmingham fan has his say

​How far will Birmingham‘s fans travel to Leeds?

The journey from the Midlands to West Yorkshire will see Birmingham fans on the road for around four hours covering just over 200 miles.

Leeds United vs Birmingham City: Tickets

No tickets are remaining in the home section with Leeds United fans ensuring the home sections were sold out.

Birmingham has been given the full allocation for this match which is 2,018 tickets. Adult tickets are priced between £28-30.

FAQs regarding Leeds United vs Birmingham City

What was Leeds United's last result? 1-0 defeat against West Brom.
What was Birmingham's last result? 0-0 draw against Bristol City.
Who is the player to watch? Crysencio Summerville.


Callum Jones-Bowman

Callum is fairly new to writing having been a football scout since 2019 but since having a baby with his wife in late 2022, he has chosen this new career path to ensure he can be a hands on father while still being involved in his biggest passion - football.

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