Blackburn vs Middlesbrough Intro
We’re past the halfway point of the season and both Blackburn and Middlesbrough will be looking to continue their early season form. Blackburn, in particular, have impressed and sit amongst the league leaders. Middlesbrough lag slightly behind, but that could all change depending on the result at Ewood Park. Kick off is on Monday January 24, 2022 at 7:45 PM.
In preparation for matchweek 28, Tony Mowbray’s Blackburn have earned 49 points and sit in the third place in the Championship table. Chris Wilder and his Middlesbrough sit in the 7th position, having taken 42 points so far. There is a distinct points difference between Blackburn and Middlesbrough in the Championship table. The two teams may only be parted by 4 places, but there’s 7 points between them.
Blackburn vs Middlesbrough Form
The last five games have been good to Blackburn. They have picked up 10 points even though they lost to Hull along the way. At the same time, Middlesbrough remain undefeated in five with the victory over Reading and have now picked up 13 points in that time. Last five home games have yielded 13 points for Blackburn, which only shows how good their home form is. Middlesbrough have gathered 8 points from the five away games played in Championship.
Blackburn vs Middlesbrough H2H
Middlesbrough really has a job on its hands to catch up with Blackburn in the H2H in this fixture. Blackburn has 14 victories compared to Middlesbrough’s 8 from 34 meetings. Blackburn has won one more game than Middlesbrough in the last six meetings and also leads the way in the historical H2H.
Blackburn vs Middlesbrough Analysis
Blackburn’s last match suffer a defeat. Hull was their last opponnent. When the referee blew fulltime, the score was 0-2. With that game now a memory, Tony Mowbray’s men will narrow their focus to this week’s challenge : Middlesbrough in Championship. Against Hull, Blackburn claimed 52% of the ball. In terms of shots on goal, Blackburn struck a total of 10 shots in attack while in defence conceding 11 shots to Hull. Meanwhile, Middlesbrough earned 3 points in winning their last match. In that match, Chris Wilder’s men faced Reading. After 90 minutes, the score was 2-1. In their match against Reading, Middlesbrough claimed 63% of the ball. Looking at shots on goal, Middlesbrough has those following stats: 9 shots in attack and 8 shots conceded.
Blackburn vs Middlesbrough Odds
As far as the betting odds go, the bookmakers’ favourite is Blackburn.