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Reading v Bristol City
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Reading vs Bristol City Match Preview

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Coming up on Saturday afternoon (UK time), in a Championship fixture, Reading will take on Bristol City at Madejski Stadium with a 12:30pm kick-off.

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Head To Head

Reading played Bristol City in January in a Championship match. The winners after 90 minutes were Bristol City with a final score of 0-1.

Over the last decade, these two sides have met 13 times. Reading have won in 8 of these. Bristol City have won 4 times. A stalemate has occurred once.

In the observed matches, there has been an average of 2.62 goals per game. Reading score an average of 1.54. Bristol City score an average of 1.08 per match.

Specifically looking at home ground performance, whichever side has been home has won 61% of the time. The away side has won 30% of the time.

Reading

Reading have 22 points in Championship, putting them in 1st place.

In their recent form over the last year, they have played 40 matches. They have 17 wins; 10 draws; and 13 losses. This gives Reading a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 42%-25%-32%.

In this period, they have an average of 1.38 goals for, and 1.13 goals against.

A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 38% (8 wins) in their 21 home fixtures. 23% (5) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 38% (8) being a loss.

When on home turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 1.19. They have conceded 1.14 on average.

Their recent performance data shows that they have scored 15 goals in their last ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 60%. Of those ten matches, 3 of them have seen both sides score. The number of matches with three match goals or more is 6 games in these last ten outings.

Bristol City

As we look ahead to this one, Bristol City have 20 points in the Championship and they are in 5th place.

In their recent form over the last year, they have played 37 matches. They have 16 wins; 6 draws; and 15 losses. This gives Bristol City a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 43%-16%-40%.

Over this period, they have scored 1.3 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.3.

Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 47% (8 wins) in their 17 away fixtures. 11% (2) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 41% (7) ending in a loss when they are the away team.

On average they have scored 1.18 goals when playing away in this same period while they have conceded 1.12.

Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have scored a total of 11 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 40%. In terms of the BTTS, 5 of these games have been matches where both teams have scored; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 in the last ten.

And they have scored in each of their last 3 matches.