Cardiff City vs Huddersfield Town Match Preview and Prediction
Huddersfield Town travel to Cardiff City Stadium to go up against Cardiff City on Wednesday 21 August. Kick-off is 7:45pm (UK time) for this Championship match.
See the drama unfold live on Sky Sports Red Button.
Keep reading for the preview, match prediction and betting tip.
The tip given in this preview is a cautious one.
Betting Odds for Cardiff City vs Huddersfield Town
Cardiff City are 2.05 with Ladbrokes; the draw is available at 3.5 with Bet Victor and Huddersfield Town have a top price of 4.0 with Unibet.
For those interested in the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.12 from the trading room at Unibet. The most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.75 with Bet Victor.
Last but not least, the bets for the BTTS market. "Yes" can be backed at 1.87 with Coral; "No" is currently available at 1.95 for account holders at Bet Victor.
Head To Head
The FTG archives show that Cardiff City played Huddersfield Town in January. It was a Premier League match. The match was a draw, with a final score of 0-0.
In the last decade of FTG data, the two sides have gone head-to-head 11 times. Cardiff City have run out winners in 6 of the match-ups when they've met, while their opponents, Huddersfield Town have not won. There have been 5 draws.
In their head-to-head, there has been an average of 2.36 goals per match. Cardiff City have scored an average of 1.64 and Huddersfield Town have scored an average of 0.73 per match.
Looking specifically at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won none of the matches between these sides. The home side has secured the win 54% of the time.
Cardiff City have 3 points in the Championship and they are in 19th place.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 43 matches. They have 12 wins; 4 draws; and 27 losses. This gives Cardiff City a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 27%-9%-62%.
In this period, they have an average of 0.93 goals for, and 1.84 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 36% (8 wins) from 22 home fixtures. 9% (2) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 54% (12) resulting in a loss.
When at home in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.18 and they have conceded 1.95 on average.
Do they look like a value play given these stats?
Huddersfield Town have 1 point in The Championship. They are in 21st place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 46 matches. They have 5 wins; 10 draws; and 31 losses. This gives Huddersfield Town a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 10%-21%-67%.
During this recent year, they average 0.67 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.72.
A look at their away record in this time. They have a win rate of 12% (3 wins) from their last 24 away fixtures. 25% (6) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 62% (15) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 0.75 and they have conceded 1.88 on average.
In recent form, they have a total of 12 goals in their last ten matches; 2 of these matches have been wins. There have been 8 occasions when both Huddersfield Town and their opponents have scored; and there has been 3 matches with three goals or more.
Frog has found insufficient evidence to make this side the value play in their match against Cardiff City. The price cannot be justified.
Frog's betting tip for Cardiff City vs Huddersfield Town
The decision for this one is backing Cardiff City for the win, but this is not one of today's best picks.