Huddersfield Town vs Sheffield Wednesday Match Preview and Prediction
Sheffield Wednesday head to The John Smith's Stadium to take on Huddersfield Town on Sunday 15 September. Kick-off is 12:00pm (UK time) for this Championship fixture.
The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Football.
The following stats and analysis detail the reasoning for the prediction in this match.
Frog's preview will detail where the value is for us to exploit. Frog works through the numbers below.
Scroll down to understand the reasons why Frog is outlining the value in this game. This one is a Gold bet rating.
Betting Odds for Huddersfield Town vs Sheffield Wednesday
Fans of the hosts can get 2.88 about Huddersfield Town using Bet Victor; any backers of the away team are offered 2.7 to back Sheffield Wednesday with William Hill. For the stalemate, Bet365 go 3.3 for the draw.
Focussing on the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.28 via Unibet. If you don't like that, the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.75 with Bet Victor.
Frog has also assessed the best prices for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. "Yes" can be backed at 1.92 with Unibet. "No" can be backed at 2.05 with Bet Victor.
Head To Head
The history books show that Huddersfield Town played Sheffield Wednesday in 2017 in a Championship match. The match was a draw, with a final score of 1-1.
Looking back over the last decade, these two sides have played 16 times. Huddersfield Town have won in 4 of the matches in this period and Sheffield Wednesday have won 6 times. There have been 6 draws.
Over the course of these matches, there has been an average of 2.13 goals during regulation play. Huddersfield Town have scored an average of 0.94; Sheffield Wednesday have scored an average of 1.19 per match.
Looking at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 37% of these encounters. The home side has won 25% of the time.
The home team has 1 point in the Championship and they are currently in 23rd position.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 46 matches. They have 5 wins; 8 draws; and 33 losses. This gives Huddersfield Town a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 10%-17%-71%.
Over this period, they have scored 0.7 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.78.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 9% (2 wins) from 22 home fixtures. 13% (3) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 77% (17) ending in a loss.
On average they have scored 0.59 times when at home in this same period while they have conceded 1.64.
In their last ten matches, across all competitions, they have averaged 1.1 goals per match; they have won 2 of these matches. The frequency of matches in which both Huddersfield Town and their opposition have scored is 7 out of the ten. There have been 5 matches with three goals or more.
In 11th place in Championship with 9 points is the away team, Sheffield Wednesday.
There have been 54 matches played by this side over the course of the last year. They have 21 wins; 17 draws; and 16 losses. Therefore, Sheffield Wednesday have won 38%, drawn 31%, and lost 29% of their recent matches.
In this time, they have scored 1.35 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.22 goals on average.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 37% (11 wins). There have been 29 away fixtures. 27% (8) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 34% (10) being a loss.
Their away scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.31 and they have conceded 1.31 on average.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have scored a total of 18 goals in their last ten matches and 6 of these matches have been victories. Regarding the BTTS count, 5 of these games are matches where both teams have scored. The frequency of matches with three match goals or more is 6 games in their last ten outings.
They are also on a run of 4 matches in a row in which they have scored.
Frog's betting tip for Huddersfield Town vs Sheffield Wednesday
The signs are there for a draw when Huddersfield Town and Sheffield Wednesday lock horns for this fixture. This is top priced with Bet365 at odds of 3.3. Frog thinks the strongest argument for this one is the draw. This is a gold bet with this preview and we'll be looking for a deadlock in this one.