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Preston vs Middlesbrough prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: Wednesday 14th February 2024
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK, 20:45 CET
Venue: Deepdale
TV: Sky Sports Red Button

Preston North End vs Middlesbrough: Top free betting tips

Preston North End have won three of their previous five matches, losing just once against Leeds United at Elland Road. previous to these five matches, Preston has won just one of their six matches before that, losing five times including losses to lowly Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea City. Middlesbrough are in awful form which can be partly excused due to their massive injury crisis with no recognised strikers fit and then multiple other players still out, including first-choice goalkeeper Seny Dieng.

Deepdale Stadium Layout Plan
Interior view of Preston North End's Deepdale Stadium.

Correct outcome prediction: Draw

For our first Preston North End vs Middlesbrough prediction we are predicting that both teams will take home a point each. Middlesbrough's away record is much better than their home form, but Preston does find themselves in good form as they welcome Middlesbrough to Deepdale. Preston is unbeaten in three matches, drawing 1-1 against Millwall before a 3-2 victory over Ipswich Town and then a 2-0 victory over Cardiff City in their most recent match.

Total goals prediction: Under 2.5 Goals

Three of Preston's previous three matches ended with fewer than 2.5 goals being scored with a 2-0 victory over both Bristol City and Cardiff City as well as a 1-1 draw against Millwall. Four of Middlesbrough's previous seven matches also ended with fewer than 2.5 goals being scored with two 1-1 draws against Sunderland and Rotherham United, then two 1-0 scorelines, one being a 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa and then a 1-0 victory over Chelsea.

​​​​Correct score prediction: 1-1 Draw

Our final Preston North End vs Middlesbrough prediction is yet again an attempt to predict the correct final score. Combining the first two predictions, we conclude this preview with a 1-1 draw between Preston North End and Middlesbrough.

Two of Middlesbrough's previous three Championship matches ended 1-1 with just one of Preston's previous three matches ending in a draw. There is usually a winner when these two sides meet but we can see this match being the first draw since October 2019.

Preston North End vs Middlesbrough: What the fans think

Preston celebrates Andrew Hughes making his 200th appearance for Preston

This Middlesbrough fan is questioning Michael Carrick

How far will Middlesbrough's fans have to travel to Preston?

The driving distance between Middlesbrough and Preston is just over two hours with 121 miles separating the two stadiums. Trains are an option for this journey but with the journey taking almost four hours we believe the best way of getting to the match would be a private vehicle or the club's official supporters coaches.

Preston North End vs Middlesbrough: How to purchase tickets?

Middlesbrough has received an allocation of 3,000 tickets, which as of the time of writing, are not sold out with the remaining tickets still on sale via Middlesbrough's website. Adult tickets are priced at £30.

The ticket prices for Preston North End fans range between £30 and £34.

FAQs regarding Preston North End vs Middlesbrough

What was Preston North End's previous result? 2-0 win against Cardiff City.
What was Middlesbrough's previous result? 2-1 defeat against Bristol City.
What was the last head-to-head result? 4-0 to Middlesbrough.


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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