English League Championship: Middlesbrough vs Blackburn Rovers Prediction, Preview and Betting Tips
Middlesbrough will face Blackburn Rovers on Saturday evening in the English League Championship match at Riverside Stadium, with Middlesbrough hoping to bounce back from two consecutive defeats in the league and Blackburn Rovers aiming to win this match in order to avoid sliding into a relegation battle. Middlesbrough heads into this contest with 0-1 defeat to Nottingham Forest in the English Championship, while Blackburn Rovers entered into this game with a 1-3 defeat to Oxford in the FA Cup Fourth round.
Middlesbrough are in good shape this season, but have played poor football since few weeks winning just one game of their last four games in all competitions. They have lost two games in a row one against Bristol City two weeks ago and suffered another defeat last week against Nottingham Forrest. Overall, the club are in good shape this season and are currently placed second in the league table with 55 points having won 17 games, drawn 4 and lost 6.
Blackburn Rovers are in terrible form throughout the season and have not managed a single win in their past seven games across all competitions. Blackburn Rovers are currently five points clear of the relegation zone and have just two games in hand to clear the drop zone. Blackburn sits eighteenth in the league standings with 30 points having won 6 games, drawn 12 and lost 9.
Middlesbrough are stronger than Blackburn in all areas of the game and are clear favorites to win this match. Middlesbrough are excellent so far this season and are expected to remain unbeaten at home easily. We predict Middlesbrough will register a simple victory here.
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