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Date: Saturday 9th December 2023
Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET
Venue: Carrow Road
Over 2.5 Goals
2-1 to Norwich
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This EFL Championship clash between Norwich City and Preston North End is scheduled for Saturday 9th December 2023. Read this Norwich City vs Preston North End preview and analysis for more details, which includes our best free predictions for the clash.
Norwich City vs Preston North End predictions and top betting tips
The Canaries welcome Preston to Carrow Road for another match from the Championship. The away side sits in the eighth position while Norwich occupies thirteenth position, although there are just two points between Norwich and Preston. Preston enters this match, losing all of their previous three matches while Norwich has won three of their previous five.
Both teams to score prediction: Yes
For our first prediction, we at Football Ground Guide predict that both teams will find the back of the net. Preston has failed to keep a clean sheet in all of their previous fourteen matches and has conceded eight times in their previous three matches. In comparison, The Canaries have scored in all of their previous thirteen matches with four being scored in their previous two. The head-to-head record shows us that five of the previous six meetings have seen both teams find the back of the net.
Total goals prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
For our second prediction, we at Football Ground Guide predict that the total number of goals in this encounter will be 2.5 or more. Norwich and Preston do tend to score plenty of goals but are also conceding plenty. Four of Preston's previous five matches have seen 2.5 goals or more while seven of Norwich's previous eight have seen 2.5 goals scored. The head-to-head record shows us that five of the previous six meetings have seen 2.5 goals or more scored.
Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Norwich City
For our third prediction, we at Football Ground Guide predict that Norwich will win by two goals to one. Norwich will have a home advantage in this fixture and will use that to their advantage as they face an out-of-form Preston side. Preston away from their ground has not been great and has lost four of their nine away matches, scoring just nine goals and conceding fifteen times. Norwich has won three of their last four matches, all of which saw them win by a goal margin of one.
Norwich City vs Preston North End preview
Norwich City preview
Norwich City currently sits in the thirteenth position in the Championship on twenty-six points. The Canaries have won eight times this season, drawn twice, and lost nine times scoring thirty-four goals.
Preston North End preview
Preston North End is just outside of the Championship playoffs in eighth position. Preston has won eight and drawn four of their nineteen matches.
FAQs regarding Norwich City vs Preston North End
What was Norwich City's last result? 2-1 win against Bristol City.
What was Preston North End's last result? 2-0 defeat against QPR.
Who is the player to watch? Gabriel Sara.