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Cardiff City v Middlesbrough
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Cardiff City vs Middlesbrough Match Preview

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This is a Championship match on Saturday afternoon (UK time). Cardiff City will lock horns with Middlesbrough at Cardiff City Stadium with a 3:00pm kick-off.

This fixture has no official UK TV coverage. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for real-time goal updates throughout the game.

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Head To Head

The records show that Cardiff City played Middlesbrough in 2019 for a Championship clash. The winners on the day were Cardiff City with a margin of 1-0.

Over the last ten years of results, these sides have played 13 times. Cardiff City have run out winners in 6 of the match-ups when they've met, while their opponents, Middlesbrough have won 7 times. A stalemate has occurred 0 times.

Combining their head-to-head record, there has been an average of 2.08 goals. Cardiff City score an average of 0.92. Middlesbrough have scored an average of 1.15 per match.

Looking at the combined records on the road, the visiting side has won 53% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 46% of them.

Cardiff City

Cardiff City have 4 points in the Championship. They are in 17th place.

In their recent form over the last year, they have played 37 matches. They have 12 wins; 15 draws; and 10 losses. This gives Cardiff City a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 32%-40%-27%.

During this recent year, they average 1.35 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.41.

A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 22% (4 wins) from 18 home fixtures. 50% (9) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 27% (5) ending in a loss for the home side.

Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 1.22 and they have conceded 1.33 on average.

Across all competitions, their recent performance data shows that they have scored 9 goals in their last ten matches - 3 of these matches have been wins for them. Of those ten matches, 3 of them have seen both sides score. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 4 from these ten.

Middlesbrough

In 13th place in Championship with 5 points are Middlesbrough.

In their recent form over the last year, they have played 35 matches. They have 10 wins; 13 draws; and 12 losses. This gives Middlesbrough a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 28%-37%-34%.

In these matches, they have averaged 1.06 goals for, and 1.23 goals against.

When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 23% (4 wins) from the most recent 17 away fixtures. 29% (5) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 47% (8) being a loss as the away side.

When on away turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 0.94. They have conceded 1.35 on average.

In their last ten matches they have averaged 1.2 goals per match and 4 of these matches have been victories. Of those ten matches, 5 of them have seen both sides score; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 3 in the last ten.

They have scored in their last 3 matches.