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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: St. Andrew's Stadium (30009 seats)

Birmingham City have some lost ground to recover from their 17th position, and the job starts versus Blackpool. Read more!

Insights:
  • Birmingham City have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Blackpool have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

It's no vacation for neither Birmingham nor Blackpool as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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Birmingham City form and stats

When playing at home in the Championship, Birmingham City have managed 3 wins, 2 draws and suffered 4 defeats from 9 games.

S. Hogan was the last player to score a league goal for Birmingham City and it's becoming a more and more distant memory as Birmingham City haven't scored in 267 minutes.

Birmingham shared the glory with Coventry City in their last match, an away game that ended all square 0-0. The goalie Matija Šarkić was named most valuable player of the team in that game, scoring 8.1 out of ten. Šarkić stopped the opponent with five saves and topped it up with a clean sheet.

A defeat was the result before that one, 0-2 away at Hull City.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Birmingham handle that role? We have found seven games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are two wins, two draws and three defeats.

Birmingham are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 9 goals in 9 games. It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Birmingham's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 12 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Blackpool form and stats

Playing away, Blackpool have won 3 games, drawn 4 and suffered 2 defeats in the Championship this season. The last three matches for Blackpool have all ended in a draw.

Blackpool delivered a 0-0 draw playing at home against West Bromwich Albion (placed 3rd) in their previous match; a Championship game. Midfielder Keshi Anderson was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 7.9. Anderson hit four key passes and dribled past the opponent 3 of 3 times.

Preceding that game, the 1-1 draw paying a visit to Swansea City.

We have checked recent matches where Blackpool have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those eight games were three victories, three draws and two defeats.

Blackpool find the net regularly in their away games. 13 goals from 9 away fixtures in the league. As opposed to that, Blackpool have seen the ball go into their own net 12 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Birmingham City-Blackpool H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Birmingham City three wins, Blackpool two wins, five draws. four of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

BirminghamS. Hogan
S. Hogan
6 goals
BlackpoolJ. Yates
J. Yates
5 goals
BlackpoolS. Lavery
S. Lavery
5 goals

Birmingham City missing players

Blackpool missing players

Birmingham City Blackpool
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
19 9 3 Played P 3 9 19
6 3 1 Won W 1 3 7
5 2 1 Drew D 2 4 6
8 4 1 Lost L 0 2 6
18 9 2 Scored S 5 13 20
21 12 4 Conceded C 4 12 21
79% 78% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 95%
68% 78% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 89% 68%
37% 56% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 56% 37%
11% 11% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 22% 11%
11% 11% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 11% 5%
21% 33% 33% BTTS BTTS 100% 89% 53%
47% 44% 33% Clean Sheets C S 0% 11% 26%
53% 44% 67% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 26%
 
3.9 5.4 5.7 Corners for (avg) C F 4.7 4 4.2
5.2 4.6 7.7 Corners against (avg) C A 3.7 5.2 5.3
1.9 1.6 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.7 1.7 1.7
3 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
11.8 13.1 13 Shots (avg) S ( 12 9.4 10.1
3.4 3.6 4.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.7 3.2 3.1
28% 28% 15% Goal Efficiency G E 36% 45% 34%
 
10.7 9.2 9 Shots against (avg) S A 10.7 11.7 12.8
3.2 3.6 3.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.3 3.8 3.8
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Birmingham City have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Birmingham City have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Blackpool have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Blackpool have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Blackpool haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Fulham 18 13 2 3 48 15 9 7 1 1 23 6 9 6 1 2 25 9 33 41
2 AFC Bournemouth 18 12 4 2 33 13 9 6 2 1 21 9 9 6 2 1 12 4 20 40
3 West Bromwich Albion 19 9 6 4 27 16 9 6 3 0 16 5 10 3 3 4 11 11 11 33
4 Coventry City 19 9 5 5 25 21 10 7 2 1 19 8 9 2 3 4 6 13 4 32
5 Stoke City 18 9 4 5 24 19 9 6 2 1 15 8 9 3 2 4 9 11 5 31
6 Queens Park Rangers 18 8 5 5 30 24 9 5 3 1 15 8 9 3 2 4 15 16 6 29
7 Huddersfield Town 18 8 4 6 22 20 9 6 1 2 13 9 9 2 3 4 9 11 2 28
8 Blackburn Rovers 18 7 6 5 29 27 9 5 2 2 19 16 9 2 4 3 10 11 2 27
9 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 20 21 10 4 2 4 7 9 9 3 4 2 13 12 -1 27
10 Millwall 18 6 8 4 18 18 9 4 3 2 10 9 9 2 5 2 8 9 0 26
11 Luton Town 19 6 7 6 26 24 9 4 3 2 15 10 10 2 4 4 11 14 2 25
12 Nottingham Forest 19 6 6 7 24 23 10 2 3 5 10 15 9 4 3 2 14 8 1 24
13 Swansea City 18 6 6 6 21 23 9 4 4 1 11 5 9 2 2 5 10 18 -2 24
14 Preston North End 19 6 6 7 21 25 9 4 3 2 12 10 10 2 3 5 9 15 -4 24
15 Middlesbrough 19 6 5 8 21 22 10 4 2 4 14 12 9 2 3 4 7 10 -1 23
16 Sheffield United 19 6 5 8 23 26 9 3 2 4 13 11 10 3 3 4 10 15 -3 23
17 Birmingham City 19 6 5 8 18 21 9 3 2 4 9 12 10 3 3 4 9 9 -3 23
18 Bristol City 18 5 5 8 20 28 9 1 5 3 7 10 9 4 0 5 13 18 -8 20
19 Cardiff City 18 5 3 10 19 32 9 2 1 6 7 14 9 3 2 4 12 18 -13 18
20 Reading 19 7 2 10 23 30 10 4 2 4 15 15 9 3 0 6 8 15 -7 17
21 Hull City 18 4 3 11 13 22 9 2 2 5 7 11 9 2 1 6 6 11 -9 15
22 Peterborough United 18 4 3 11 17 34 9 3 3 3 12 10 9 1 0 8 5 24 -17 15
23 Barnsley 18 2 5 11 13 29 9 2 2 5 7 12 9 0 3 6 6 17 -16 11
24 Derby County 18 4 9 5 16 18 9 3 5 1 11 9 9 1 4 4 5 9 -2 0

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.