Reading vs Brentford Predictions

Richard McTiernan 11 Apr 2019
  • Reading are 20th and need another win to stay out of the bottom three

  • Brentford have little to play for but pride

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Former Reading manager Jose Gomes who has been replaced by Mark Bowen (PA Images)

Reading vs Brentford Match Prediction

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Reading vs Brentford Match Info

Date: Saturday 13th April 2019
Kick-off: 3:00pm
Venue: Madejski Stadium, Reading

Reading vs Brentford Head-to-Head

Last Three Results:
29 September 2018 – Brentford 2-2 Reading- Championship
20 January 2018 – Reading 0-1 Brentford – Championship
16 September 2017 – Brentford 1-1 Reading- Championship

Full Head-to-Head Record:
Reading wins: 36
Draws: 25
Brentford wins: 29

Reading vs Brentford Stats

  • Reading have lost just one of their last seven at home
  • Brentford have won just one of their last six on the road
  • The Bees have lost just one of the last six head-to-heads

Reading vs Brentford Match Preview

Reading were involved in a remarkable game against Norwich in midweek at Carrow Road that ended in a 2-2 draw.  They were one up until the 86th minute when they conceded and then again in the 88th minute they battled until the end and in the seventh minute of injury-time rescued a point.  The result leaves them 20th and still just two points above Rotherham in 22nd.

At the Madejski, the Royals have won four, drawn two and lost just one of their last seven league fixtures. Four of the last five at this ground have seen both teams score and the same number of matches going under 2.5 goals.  Yakou Meite and Mo Barrow have netted in two of their last three appearances at this ground.

Brentford ended a five-game winless run on Wednesday evening as they registered a 2-0 home success over Ipswich.  They are slotted into 14th and a top-half finish is likely to be the target for Thomas Frank and his side.  The London outfit now face three of the next four games against teams in the bottom six.

Away from Griffin Park, the Bees are without a win in three and have managed to win on just two occasions this season.  They are struggling for goals on the road failing to net in any of their last three on their travels.  Five of the last six Brentford have played away from their own place have seen a total of exactly two or three goals.

The visitors are always respected by the bookmakers though given their away day woes this season and how they have nothing to play for this means the hosts are a touch of value.  Reading have beaten Preston, Forest and Blackburn here recently and we think they look the value for three points.

Yakou Meite and Mo Barrow both have two from their last three appearances and either one would appeal in the to score at any time market but it is the latter at bigger odds who gets our nod.

Reading vs Brentford  Betting Tips

Reading to win at 23/10 with Bet365

Mo Barrow anytime scorer at 5/2 with  PaddyPower

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    Reading vs Brentford Predictions

    Reading vs Brentford Match Info Date: Saturday 13th April 2019 Kick-off: 3:00pm Venue: Madejski Stadium, Reading Reading vs Brentford Head-to-Head Last Three Results: 29 September 2018 – Brentford 2-2 Reading- Championship 20 January 2018 – Reading 0-1 Brentford – Championship 16 September 2017 – Brentford 1-1 Reading- Championship Full Head-to-Head Record: Reading wins: 36 Draws: 25 Brentford…