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Date: 01 January 2024
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: Select Car Leasing Stadium
The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.
Reading vs Exeter: Top free betting tips
Our Reading vs Exeter prediction is for a nervy match between two teams under serious pressure. Will the new year start in a winning fashion for either of these teams?
Reading and Exeter enter 2024 sitting right next to each other in the standings. The Royals remain inside the relegation zone but they are only 3 points behind the Grecians. This makes the coming first test of 2024 huge for both teams.
Total goal prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Exeter saw all of their last 6 matches stay under 2.5 goals. There were no more than 2 goals scored in 3 of Reading’s last 4 home games too. This is why our first Reading vs Exeter prediction is for the game to stay under 2.5 goals.
Correct outcome prediction: Draw
Our next Reading vs Exeter prediction backs the draw as the most likely outcome. The Royals come into this match unbeaten in 5, but 4 of those 5 games produced only draws. The Grecians also record plenty of draws – 3 in their last 6 league outings.
Correct score prediction: 1-1 draw
With our final Reading vs Exeter prediction, we combine the first two free betting tips to give you our view on the likely correct score. We think the game could easily finish in a 1-1 draw. This was the result in 2 of Reading’s last 5 matches. Also, 3 of Reading’s last 5 draws were 1-1 outcomes.
Reading vs Exeter: What the fans think
Reading fans look back at a difficult year
This has been without doubt one of the most difficult and desperate years to be a Reading fan. Let’s take a look back at some of the standout moments from 2023. #readingfc
A THREAD 🧵 pic.twitter.com/omFAIOwCTg
— Talk Reading (@TalkReading) December 31, 2023
Exeter fans pay respects to an ex-player
All at Exeter City are saddened to hear of the passing of former player Lammie Robertson aged 76
Lammie made 132 appearances for the Grecians, scoring 25 times
— Exeter City FC (@OfficialECFC) December 30, 2023
How far will Exeter’s fans travel to Reading?
The fans of the Grecians will hope the worst of storm Hank to have blown over come Monday. Also, all away supporters need to be smart with their party exploits the night before if they want to wake up on time and make it to the stadium on time.
The driving distance between Reading and Exeter is 160 miles (257km) and it should take around 3 hours to cover this distance for any away fans.
Reading vs Exeter: Tickets
The price of a ticket varies from £25.00 to £36.00 depending on which stand it is. There are plenty of tickets still available for both home and away fans but at the time of writing the only option left to buy your tickets is on the day of the game from a Ticket Office.
Exeter fans have bought 1,167 tickets already but the rest of their allocation will be up for sale, all priced at £29.00 each for adults, on matchday from the Away Ticket Office located between gates 9 and 10.
FAQs: Reading vs Exeter
- What was Exeter’s last result? The Grecians drew 0-0 at home vs leaders Portsmouth on Friday.
- What was Reading’s last result? The Royals drew 2-2 away vs Cheltenham on Friday.
- What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in September in an EFL Trophy match, Reading beat Exeter 9-0.