Championship match prediction: Little separates Queen of the South and Inverness CT in quality

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Competition: Scotland Championship
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Palmerston Park (8690 seats)

There's been ups and downs for these two teams so far this season, occupying positions near the middle of the Championship table so far. Here's the Queen of the South - Inverness CT latest:

Insights:
  • Queen of the South have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Inverness CT is in the best form (4-1-1)

Inverness CT could be less fresh than the hosts in this fixture, as they played a Championship game only four sleeps ago. That game was also an away game, at Greenock Morton. It will be interesting to see if they are fully ready and rested for this match, and/or if some changes in the lineup is necessary.

6 - 2 - 2 with 18-10. What does this mean? Well, these are the statistics for Inverness CT when playing on artifical turf like they will do today. Wins - draws- losses and goals scored-conceded. Inverness CT play their home games on grass so that's why we provide these numbers.

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Queen of the South form and stats

The story so far in the Championship for Queen of the South at their home stadium (Palmerston Park) is 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats.

Queen's previous game was also a home match, the defeat 1-3 versus Hibernian. Before that match, a Championship win away at Hearts.

The match schedule is unforgiving for Queen as they have a new game in only three days, a Championship match thankfully also at home. Raith Rovers are visiting.

A decent goal production from Queen in their home games so far, with 16 goals from 10 league matches. Goals are flowing in at the wrong end for Queen with 20 goals conceded in these matches.

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Inverness CT form and stats

The visitors are W5-D3-L4 on the road this term. That's in the Championship. The visitors have performed well in their home games as well, building a total win streak of four games home and away. Inverness hope to make it five in this match. It’s been three wins in a row for Inverness on their travels, an amazing performance which inspire hopes of making this one the fourth consecutive victory.

It's the second away game in a row for Inverness, but there's smiles all around after the 4-1 victory versus Greenock Morton (placed 9th) in the Championship last time out. Before that one, a nice away victory 3-1 at Ross County.

The travelling fans enjoy Inverness's attacking play in away games, having scored 19 goals in 12 league matches away. Inverness have conceded 14 goals in these away matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Inverness CT - Queen of the South 0-1. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: two wins for Queen, two draws and six wins for Inverness CT. Over 2,5 goals: four times; under 2,5 goals: six games.

Top Goalscorers

Queen of the SouthA. Obileye
A. Obileye
9 goals
QueenC. Shields
C. Shields
9 goals
Inverness CTN. Todorov
N. Todorov
8 goals

Queen of the South missing players

Inverness CT missing players

Queen of the South Inverness CT
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
22 10 1 Played P 2 12 23
9 4 1 Won W 1 5 8
3 2 0 Drew D 0 3 9
10 4 0 Lost L 1 4 6
36 16 1 Scored S 2 19 32
44 20 0 Conceded C 3 14 24
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
91% 90% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 83% 74%
68% 70% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 58% 43%
45% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 25% 26%
36% 30% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 4%
73% 70% 0% BTTS BTTS 50% 67% 61%
18% 20% 100% Clean Sheets C S 50% 33% 30%
9% 10% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 13%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.6 1.7 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.2 1.7
3 2 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
8.4 9.1 5 Shots (avg) S ( 6.5 9.3 8.1
3.8 3.9 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 4.2 3.8
43% 41% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 37% 36%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Inverness CT have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Inverness CT have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Inverness CT have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (13) in Championship
  • Inverness CT haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Inverness CT is in the best form (4-1-1)
  • Queen of the South have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Queen of the South haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Hearts 23 14 5 4 50 24 12 9 1 2 35 16 11 5 4 2 15 8 26 47
2 Raith Rovers 22 10 6 6 39 27 11 6 2 3 22 12 11 4 4 3 17 15 12 36
3 Dundee 22 10 6 6 43 37 11 7 2 2 22 15 11 3 4 4 21 22 6 36
4 Inverness CT 23 8 9 6 32 24 11 3 6 2 13 10 12 5 3 4 19 14 8 33
5 Dunfermline Athletic 22 8 7 7 30 28 11 7 2 2 17 9 11 1 5 5 13 19 2 31
6 Queen of the South 22 9 3 10 36 44 10 4 2 4 16 20 12 5 1 6 20 24 -8 30
7 Ayr United 23 6 8 9 28 30 11 3 4 4 10 11 12 3 4 5 18 19 -2 26
8 Arbroath 23 6 7 10 19 28 12 4 5 3 12 11 11 2 2 7 7 17 -9 25
9 Greenock Morton 23 6 7 10 20 31 12 4 3 5 13 17 11 2 4 5 7 14 -11 25
10 Alloa Athletic 23 4 6 13 27 51 12 2 5 5 16 27 11 2 1 8 11 24 -24 18

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The Scottish Championship is the second level of the Scottish Professional Football League. Ten teams play each other four times for a total of 36 fixtures in a season from August to May. The winner in the league table promotes to the Premiership and a playoff can promote one more team.