EFL Championship: Game Week 17
Stadium: Madejski Stadium
22nd October 2022
Reading is set to host Bristol on Saturday at Madejski Stadium. Reading has lost four of their last six league games against Bristol City. Would Bristol be able to beat Reading this time?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Reading’s performance at home is phenomenal this season (W5 L2 D1) as they managed to win on 5 occasions out of 8. They lost their last home game against West Brom (0-2).
They played a draw against Norwich (1-1) at home earlier. In their eight home league games, Reading has scored 12 goals against their visitors and conceded 9 in return.
Reading’s away performance is poor this season as they managed (W2 L5) to win on two occasions out of seven. With 22 points in 15 games, Reading is sitting in the 10th position. They have scored 17 goals so far this season and conceded 23 in return.
Thomas Ince is the team’s top scorer with 3 goals and 2 assists followed by Lucas Joao (3) and Tom McIntyre (2) respectively 2nd and 3rd place.
Reading’s possible lineup
Lumley; Yiadom, Holmes, McIntyre; Mbengue, Ndiaye, Hendrick, Hoilett; Ince, Fornah; Maite.
Bristol City form
Bristol's away performance is a matter of concern this season (W2 L4 D2) as they just managed to win twice out of seven league games. They registered their 2nd away win of the season by defeating West Brom (2-0) in the last match.
Earlier they lost three away games in a row against Birmingham (0-3), Burnley (1-2), and Norwich City (2-3). In their eight away league games, they have scored 12 goals against their hosts and conceded 13 in return.
Their performance at home is as per expectations this season as they just managed (W4 D1 L3) to win on four occasions out of eight league games. With 21 points in 16 games, Bristol is sitting in the 12th position. They have scored 25 goals so far this season and conceded 24 in return.
Nahki Wells is the team’s top scorer with 7 goals followed by Tommy Conway (5) and Robert Atkinson (3) respectively 2nd and 3rd place.
Bristol’s possible lineup
O’Leary; Vyner, Klose, Atkinson; Sykes, Scott, James, Williams, Dasilva; Semenyo, Wells.
Reading vs Bristol City expert tips
Bristol has defeated Reading 3 times (W5 L2) in their 5 meetings at Madejski Stadium. But their current away performance tells a different story. On the other end, Reading looks promising with their home performance. After analyzing all the facts, we are anticipating Bristol to win the game or the game to end in a draw. In this match, we can expect more than 2.5 goals as historically both teams have scored more than 3 goals in a face-off.