Reading vs Fulham – England Championship Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips
Reading – Fulham is one of the most interesting games that Round 24 of the Sky Bet Championship has to offer. The last encounter between the two sides, which took places just a few weeks ago, ended with a whopping 5-0 score for Fulham. Will Reading be able to play better this time around, or will we see the London-based club win again?
Reading vs Fulham – 30/12/2016
FT Result: Reading 3.10 or 21/10 Draw 3.50 or 5/2 Fulham 2.40 or 7/5
Total Goals Over/Under 2.5: Over 1.70 or 7/10 Under 2.10 or 11/10
Both Teams To Score: Yes 1.53 or 8/15 No 2.37 or 11/8
Fulham does look like a very capable team these days. They’ve scored 40 times in the league so far, having the second best attack in the league, and are undefeated in the last 5 games. Their away form is one of the better ones in the division, being more than capable of scoring and producing good football even away from home. Their objective for this season is finishing on a playoff spot, which is currently just outside their reach: they sit 4 points below 6th place, occupied by Sheffield. A win could take them a lot closer, but winning on Reading’s ground isn’t that easy.
This good home record is exactly what moved Reading up the table, up to 3rd place, even though they only have a 33-30 goal difference. They have the second best home form in the championship, currently having 5 straight league wins. Their away form is much worse, but right now, they look more than prepared to face Fulham. The only thing not going their way is the head-to-head record since Fulham trashed them 5-0 just a few weeks before.
Reading vs Fulham Betting Tips
That being said, we’d avoid picking an outright winner for the game, because we can see anything happening, from a 3-1 victory for Reading to a 0-3 humiliating defeat. We’d go for an over 2,5 goal bet, since both teams will be looking for the win, a “both teams to score bet” – which is won even in the case of a 1-1 draw or a bet that Fulham will score – it’s hard to think they won’t find the net at least once. Best of luck!
Both Teams To Score & Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.95 or 20/21 with 138
Total Goals 1st Half – Over 1.5 @ 2.65 or 33/20 with 138