Birmingham v Leeds Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 12/08/2023

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Birmingham - Leeds

England Championship - St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium

2nd Round

* Betting odds were correct at the time of publication but are subject to change

Birmingham and Leeds meet at St Andrew's Stadium to battle it out for three points in the Championship on Saturday, August 12th. Relegated Leeds continue their second tier tour with a visit to Birmingham. Read our Championship predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.

Today's Predictions for Birmingham vs Leeds

Both clubs are aiming to post their first victories of the season when collide in Birmingham on Saturday. Read our top Birmingham vs Leeds predictions for this weekend’s fixture.

Birmingham Double Chance

  • Birmingham dug out an impressive point at Swansea on the opening day.
  • Leeds rescued a point at home to Cardiff, though they were two goals down at one juncture.
  • Leeds have lost eight of their last nine away assignments in league football.
  • Leeds have lost on two of their last three visits to play Birmingham at St. Andrews.

Both Teams to Score

  • Both teams rattled the net in Birmingham’s first match of the campaign at Swansea.
  • Both teams also registered in Leeds’s opening Championship fixture against Cardiff.
  • Four of Birmingham’s last five games, including four friendlies, featured goals at both ends.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Birmingham vs Leeds

Check out our list of key stats for Saturday’s fixture featuring Birmingham vs Leeds below alongside a tool to help you choose the most attractive odds. Check out more of our football predictions today by visiting our dedicated page.

Head to Head

29/12/19

England Championship CHA

Birmingham

Birmingham

Leeds

Leeds

4

5

19/10/19

England Championship CHA

Leeds

Leeds

Birmingham

Birmingham

1

0

06/04/19

England Championship CHA

Birmingham

Birmingham

Leeds

Leeds

1

0

22/09/18

England Championship CHA

Leeds

Leeds

Birmingham

Birmingham

1

2

30/12/17

England Championship CHA

Birmingham

Birmingham

Leeds

Leeds

1

0

Last Five - Birmingham

04/05/24

England Championship CHA

Norwich

Norwich

Birmingham

Birmingham

0

1

W

27/04/24

England Championship CHA

Huddersfield

Huddersfield

Birmingham

Birmingham

1

1

D

20/04/24

England Championship CHA

Rotherham

Rotherham

Birmingham

Birmingham

0

0

D

13/04/24

England Championship CHA

Coventry

Coventry

Birmingham

Birmingham

0

3

W

10/04/24

England Championship CHA

Cardiff

Cardiff

Birmingham

Birmingham

1

0

L

Last Five - Leeds

26/05/24

England Championship CHA

Southampton

Southampton

Leeds

Leeds

1

0

L

16/05/24

England Championship CHA

Norwich

Norwich

Leeds

Leeds

0

4

W

12/05/24

England Championship CHA

Norwich

Norwich

Leeds

Leeds

0

0

D

04/05/24

England Championship CHA

Southampton

Southampton

Leeds

Leeds

2

1

L

26/04/24

England Championship CHA

QPR

QPR

Leeds

Leeds

4

0

L

Let's take a closer look at the latest markets, Birmingham – Leeds odds and probability figures ahead of Saturday’s meeting below.

Birmingham odds: 29/10 (3.90) – 25.6%

Draw odds: 47/20 (3.35) – 29.9%

Leeds odds: 87/100 (1.87) – 53.5%

Leeds are the bookies’ expected winners this weekend and the implied probability of an away win currently stands at 53.5%. Over 2.5 goals meanwhile is up for grabs at 7/10 (1.70), an outcome that has an implied probability of 58.8%. A draw in the half time market is also available at an interesting price at 23/20 (21.5). That outcome at the interval has an implied probability of 46.5%.

Birmingham vs Leeds Team News & Injuries

Read all of the latest injury updates, Birmingham vs Leeds lineups and team news for Saturday’s Championship meeting below.

Birmingham

Birmingham have no fresh injury or suspension worries to report this week and the Blues could name a similar team to the one that drew 1-1 at Swansea on the opening weekend of the new campaign.

Predicted Lineup for Birmingham: Ruddy – Laird, Sanderson, Long, Buchanan – Sunjic, Bielik, Roberts, Anderson, Dembele – Hogan

Leeds

Leeds have a few injuries to contend with at present and Georginio Rutter, Tyler Adams, Junior Firpo, Patrick Bamford, Jack Harrison, Sam Greenwood, Stuart Dallas and Cody Drameh could all miss out on Saturday.

Predicted Lineup for Leeds: Meslier – Ayling, Strujik, Cooper, Hjelde – Gray, Ampadu – Summerville, Sinisterra, James – Gnonto

Player to Watch – Wilfried Gnonto

Italian attacker Wilfried Gnonto was deployed in a more advanced central role than he’s usually used to against Cardiff, though the 19-year-old caused the Bluebirds plenty of problems. Gnonto has the ability to wreak havoc in the Championship.

Starting Lineups

Official lineups are usually released approximately one hour before kick-off.

Birmingham

Birmingham
4-2-3-1
2
Ethan Laird
gb
6
Krystian Bielik
pl
7
Juninho Bacuna
cw
9
Scott Hogan
ie
Substitutes
19
Jordan James
gb

Leeds

Leeds
4-2-3-1
5
Charlie Cresswell
gb
21
Pascal Struijk
nl
17
Jamie Shackleton
gb
4
Ethan Ampadu
gb
20
Daniel James
gb
30
Joe Gelhardt
gb
Substitutes
37
Cody Drameh
gb
14
Joe Rodon
gb

Birmingham v Leeds prediction


Simon Winter is a professional football tipster and sports journalist with over ten years in the industry. Best known for his time with Racing Post, Simon has also had work published by Freesupertips, Bloomberg Sports, bet365, Paddy Power, Colossus Bets, These Football Times and more. Simon covers the Bundesliga and Serie A for Football Whispers.