Blackburn vs Leeds prediction, odds & betting tips 09/12/2023

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Blackburn - Leeds

England Championship - Ewood Park

Blackburn and Leeds go head-to-head at Ewood Park in the Championship on Saturday, 9 December. Can in-form Leeds maintain their hot streak when they visit Blackburn in Lancashire? Read our Championship predictions and betting tips along with the latest odds for the fixture below in our expert match preview.

Blackburn vs Leeds – Betting tips & odds

Hot Tip – Leeds to Win (4/6)

  • Leeds have won eight of their last ten fixtures in the Championship.
  • Blackburn have lost four of their last six league tests on home soil.

Leeds are threatening to mount an automatic promotion push, and their 3-2 win over Middlesbrough at the weekend was their eighth victory in 10 fixtures in the Championship. Rovers, meanwhile, were beaten 3-1 by relegation candidates Sheffield Wednesday during their last time out.

Latest odds

Head to Head

28/07/21

Elite Club Friendlies Elite

Blackburn

Blackburn

Leeds

Leeds

1

1

04/07/20

England Championship CHA

Blackburn

Blackburn

Leeds

Leeds

1

3

09/11/19

England Championship CHA

Leeds

Leeds

Blackburn

Blackburn

2

1

26/12/18

England Championship CHA

Leeds

Leeds

Blackburn

Blackburn

3

2

20/10/18

England Championship CHA

Blackburn

Blackburn

Leeds

Leeds

2

1

Last Five - Blackburn

02/03/24

England Championship CHA

Swansea

Swansea

Blackburn

Blackburn

2

1

L

27/02/24

England FA Cup FA Cup

Newcastle

Newcastle

Blackburn

Blackburn

1 (4)

1 (3)

L

24/02/24

England Championship CHA

Norwich

Norwich

Blackburn

Blackburn

1

1

D

20/02/24

England Championship CHA

Cardiff

Cardiff

Blackburn

Blackburn

0

0

D

17/02/24

England Championship CHA

Preston

Preston

Blackburn

Blackburn

2

2

D

Last Five - Leeds

02/03/24

England Championship CHA

Huddersfield

Huddersfield

Leeds

Leeds

1

1

D

28/02/24

England FA Cup FA Cup

Chelsea

Chelsea

Leeds

Leeds

3

2

L

23/02/24

England Championship CHA

Leicester

Leicester

Leeds

Leeds

1

3

W

17/02/24

England Championship CHA

gb

Plymouth

Leeds

Leeds

0

2

W

13/02/24

England Championship CHA

Swansea

Swansea

Leeds

Leeds

0

4

W

Win probability

  • HOME: 12/5 (3.40) – 29.4%
  • DRAW: 27/10 (3.70) – 27%
  • AWAY: 4/6 (1.67) – 60%

In-form Leeds have earned the favourites tag ahead of the weekend, with the bookies handing them a 60% probability of success. The expected winners are also priced at 4/7 (1.57) to net over 1.5 goals on Saturday. That outcome has an implied probability of 63.6%. If you are on the lookout for more Blackburn vs Leeds betting tips, keep reading our expert predictions below.

Blackburn vs Leeds prediction – Other tips

Blackburn 1-2 Leeds: Correct score (7/1)

  • Leeds have conceded exactly one goal in three of their last four league assignments.
  • Blackburn shipped two goals in each of their last two Championship games at home.

Over 2.5 Goals (1/2)

  • Six of Blackburn’s last seven Championship fixtures have featured over 2.5 goals.
  • Over 2.5 goals landed in six of Leeds’s last nine Championship matches.

Blackburn vs Leeds prediction

Blackburn vs Leeds Team News

Blackburn

Tyrhys Dolan, Joe Rankin-Costello, Dominic Hyam, Aynsley Pears, Ryan Hedges and Sam Gallagher are all out injured for Blackburn at present. Rovers limped to a disappointing 3-1 loss at Sheffield Wednesday last time out.

Predicted Lineup for Blackburn: Wahlstedt – Hill, Carter, Wharton, Pickering – Wharton, Tronstad, Moran, Szmodics, Brittain – Leonard

Leeds

Leeds have close to a clean bill of health at present though the versatile Stuart Dallas is still working his way back from a broken hip and he won't be involved on Saturday. Leeds won a five-goal thriller against Middlesbrough in their last assignment.

Predicted Lineup for Leeds: Meslier – Gray, Rodon, Strujik, Byram – Ampadu, Kamara, James, Piroe, Summerville – Rutter

Confirmed lineups will appear here around 60 minutes before kickoff.

Blackburn

Blackburn
4-2-3-1
12
Leopold Wahlstedt
se
4
James Hill
gb
17
Hayden Carter
gb
16
Scott Wharton
gb
3
Harry Pickering
gb
6
Sondre Trondstad
no
23
Adam Wharton
gb
24
Andrew Moran
ie
8
Sammie Szmodics
ie
2
Callum Brittain
gb
20
Harry Leonard
gb
Substitutes
31
Tom Atcheson
gb
34
Joe Hilton
gb
33
Semir Telalovic
de
30
Jake Garrett
gb
14
Niall Ennis
gb
7
Arnor Sigurdsson
is
15
Patrick Gamble
gb
37
Tom Bloxham
gb
18
Dilan Markanday
gb

Leeds

Leeds
4-2-3-1
1
Illan Meslier
fr
22
Archie Gray
gb
14
Joe Rodon
gb
21
Pascal Struijk
nl
25
Sam Byram
gb
4
Ethan Ampadu
gb
8
Glen Kamara
fi
20
Daniel James
gb
7
Joel Piroe
nl
10
Crysencio Summerville
nl
24
Georginio Rutter
fr
Substitutes
49
Mateo Joseph Fernandez
gb
28
Karl Darlow
gb
17
Jamie Shackleton
gb
12
Jaidon Anthony
gb
44
Ilia Gruev
bg
29
Degnand Wilfried Gnonto
it
30
Joe Gelhardt
gb
39
Djed Spence
gb
6
Liam Cooper
gb

Make sure to check out our football betting tips page for more expert predictions and picks.

Player to Watch – Joel Piroe

Joel Piroe is a new face at Leeds and the Dutchman has already endeared himself to the club’s fans following some early impactful performances in white. The 24-year-old attacker has already bagged eight goals in the Championship this term and he managed to find the net in each of his last two appearances.


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