Leeds United vs Brentford Match Preview and Prediction
Coming up on Wednesday evening (UK time), in a Championship match-up, Leeds United will play Brentford at Elland Road with a 7:45pm start.
It will be televised by Sky Sports Red Button in the UK.
Keep reading for full preview, match prediction and recommended bet.
Frog's projections for this fixture are very near to the market prices, so this is a small stakes play.
Betting Odds for Leeds United vs Brentford
Backers of the home team can get 1.62 about Leeds United with Bet Victor; the fans of the away side can get 6.0 to get with Brentford by registering with William Hill. For the stalemate, Unibet will give you 4.3 for a draw.
With the O/U 2.5 Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.73 via William Hill and the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.15 via Bet Victor.
Last but not least, the best available odds for the BTTS market. "Yes" is available at 1.75 with Betfair Sportsbook. Otherwise, "No" can be supported at 2.15 at Bet Victor.
Head To Head
In terms of recent performance, Leeds United played Brentford in April. It was a Championship game. The winners on the day were Brentford by a final score of 2-0.
In the last decade of FTG data, the two sides have faced-off 12 times. Leeds United have won in 2 of the match-ups when they've met, while their opponents, Brentford have won 5 of them. The other 5 matches ended in a draw.
In their head-to-head, there has been an average of 1.75 goals per match. Leeds United score an average of 0.58 and their opponents, Brentford score an average of 1.17 per outing.
A look at this match-up for the travelling team reveals that whichever side has been the visiting team has won 41% of these fixtures. The home side has prevailed in 16% of these matches.
The home team has 7 points in the Championship. They are in 1st place.
There is a total of 54 matches played by the home team in the last year. They have 27 wins; 10 draws; and 17 losses. In other words, Leeds United have won 50%, drawn 18%, and lost 31% of their recent matches.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.48 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.19.
Let's look at their record at home over the same time-frame. They have a win rate of 50% (12 wins) from their last 24 home fixtures. 20% (5) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 29% (7) resulting in a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 1.5 goals when at home in this period while they have conceded 1.13.
In recent form, they have a total of 17 goals in their last ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 50%. Of these ten games, 6 of them have seen both sides score; and there have been 6 matches with three goals or more. And they have scored at least once in each of their last 5 matches.
Brentford have 4 points in the Championship and they are currently in 11th place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 57 matches. They have 20 wins; 17 draws; and 20 losses. This gives Brentford a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 35%-29%-35%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.51 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.35.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 17% (5 wins) from the most recent 29 away fixtures. 37% (11) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 44% (13) ending in a loss.
On average they have scored 1.21 goals when playing away in this last year while they have conceded 1.66.
Across all competitions, their recent performance data shows that they have scored 15 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 40%. Of these ten games, 5 of them have seen both sides score. The frequency of matches with three match goals or more is 5 games in their last ten outings.
And they have scored in each of their last 3 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Leeds United vs Brentford
Frog won't be surprised if this turns in to a tight affair and can see a stalemate when these sides play. This is best priced with Unibet at odds of 4.3. Observers may notice this is not a hugely confident prediction.