Match Date: Fri, 31-Jan-20
Kick-Off Time: 19:45 GMT

Fixtures

Cardiff‘s last game in the Championship – 2019/2020 was on Tue, 28-Jan-20. The match ended in a W for this game’s hosts with a final score of Cardiff 2 : 1 West Bromwich Albion.

Reading‘s last game in the Championship – 2019/2020 was on Tue, 28-Jan-20. The match ended in a L for this game’s guests with a final score of Reading 0 : 1 Bristol City.


Standings

Cardiff are currently sitting higher in the league table. They are in slot number 12 in the standings. After 29 rounds so far, they have 42 points from 10 wins, 12 draws and 7 losses. The team scored 41 goals and conceded 42 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference -1.

Reading are number 15 in the league table standings. After 29 rounds so far, they have 37 points from 10 wins, 7 draws and 12 losses. The team scored 35 goals and conceded 33 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference +2.


Team News

Neil Harris could make two changes to the side that beat West Brom in midweek with central midfielder Leandro Bacuna and attacking midfielder Lee Tomlin both likely to start.
Central midfielder Joe Ralls, right-back Lee Peltier and striker Danny Ward all remain sidelined.

Yakou Meite was Reading’s brightest spark off the bench on Tuesday night. The Ivorian will almost certainly start on Friday night.
Matt Miazga is nursing a serious ankle injury and won’t feature, but fellow centre-back Tom McIntyre is back available after serving his suspension.


Top Players

Cardiff‘s top scorer this season is L. Tomlin with 6 goals so far this season. L. Tomlin has assisted the most with 6 assists since the start of the campaign.

Reading‘s top scorer this season is G. Puscas with 6 goals so far this season. J. Swift has assisted the most with 7 assists since the start of the campaign.


Head To Head

When it comes to direct head to head meetings between these two sides, Cardiff‘s winning record is 0/6. The visitors’ record is 3/6. 3/6 is the draw record between them.

The last match between the two side was on 25-01-2020 and the final score was Reading 1 : 1 Cardiff.


Betting Tips

Both teams to score @ 1.90 – BET HERE

Over 2.5 goals @ 1.53 – BET HERE