Middlesbrough is chasing the first place in the Championship after Bournemouth recorded only a draw in the match against Huddersfield. Now they will travel to Birmingham to finally top the table and put some distance between them and the other Premier League hopefuls. You can bet on this and other matches via the best betting platform for multiple bookmakers.
Middlesbrough exited the FA Cup after a 0-2 loss against Arsenal. Middlesbrough is also on an unbeaten run of eight matches in the Championship, and can’t afford any missteps as Derby County are just one point behind them.
Birmingham has a tendency of scoring goals from direct free kicks and their last 5 matches played at home against Boro have seen over 2.5 goals. The hosts are currently on the 13th place in the Championship with 38 points and are unable to win in 6 matches. However, in those winless matches, they only managed to concede 5 goals, including their latest unexpected loss against relegation-threatened Millwall.
Boro’s hero from the clash with Manchester City, Lee Tomlin is confident in his team’s abilities to make it to Premier League, and the bookies have him and Leadbitter with 2.87 as anytime goalscorers. Birmingham has 3.80 odds to win, Middlesbrough 2.10 which is the exact betting market we’re going to bet on with 7 units with William Hill, the leading gambling operator worldwide.
Birmingham: Team’s Formation
Middlesbrough: Team’s Formation
Prediction for the match: Middlesbrough to win outright.