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Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday Betting Tips - Stalemate on the cards at St Andrews

Birmingham and Sheffield Wednesday tipped to share the spoils
Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday
Birmingham and Sheffield Wednesday are set to share the spoils in EFL Championship clash (Getty Images)

Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Sheffield Wednesday will attempt to get their season back on track as they travel to St Andrews for their English Championship fixture against Birmingham. The Owls have impressed on their travels lately and can hold out against Birmingham.

Birmingham Form


Birmingham were held to a 1-1 home draw by Brentford in their previous Championship outing. Lukas Jutkiewicz’s early opener was cancelled out by the Bees.

The Blues are hoping to make a late push for a playoff place and head into Saturday’s match unbeaten in their last seven Championship matches. Josep Clotet Ruiz's men have been inconsistent at St Andrews having claimed one win in their last nine home matches, two of the last three ending in draws.

Birmingham News


Birmingham have a fully fit squad ahead of Saturday’s match.

Pep Clotet
Josep Clotet Ruiz's are unbeaten in their last seven matches (Getty Images)

Sheffield Wednesday Form


Sheffield Wednesday are coming off a disappointing 3-0 home defeat against Reading in the Championship. They struggled to find the breakthrough despite creating a number of goalscoring opportunities.

The Owls are attempting to breathe new life into their season following a string of poor results in recent weeks. Garry Monk’s men have fared better on the road lately and are unbeaten in seven of their last 10 matches which include wins at Leeds, Nottingham Forest and Premier League team Brighton.

Sheffield Wednesday News


Sheffield Wednesday are without defender Osaze Urhoghide who is suspended following a red card against Reading. The Owls are still without top scorer Steven Fletcher but Massimo Luongo and Morgan Fox are nearing a return.

Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday Head to Head


Birmingham and Sheffield Wednesday have 29 wins each and 18 draws from 76 previous matches. The last two meetings have ended in draws, including a 1-1 stalemate in the reverse fixture at Hillsborough. 

Alvaro Gimenez opened the scoring for Birmingham while Kadeem Harris struck the equaliser 10 minutes from time.

Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday Betting Odds


Unibet is offering 2.30 for a Birmingham win while a victory for Sheffield Wednesday is valued at 3.50 at William Hill. Unibet is also paying 3.30 for a draw which has been the outcome in the last two meetings.

There has been BTTS in the last four fixtures between both teams and a similar outcome is priced at 1.86 at betfair while over 2.5 goals is valued at 2.12 at Unibet.

Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday Match Up 


Lukas Jutkiewicz will be the one to watch for Birmingham with the striker looking to add to his 12 goals this season. He has also scored two goals in his last three matches and will be confident of getting on the scoresheet on Saturday. 

Birmingham often struggle defensively, particularly at home, where they have conceded in their last 10 matches. They are likely to find things difficult against Atdhe Nuhiu and Kadeem Harris in attack for Sheffield Wednesday.

Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday are unbeaten in seven of their last 10 away matches (Getty Images)

Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday Stats


  • Birmingham are unbeaten in their last 7 matches (English Championship).
  • Birmingham and Sheffield Wednesday have drawn their last 2 meetings (English Championship).
  • Sheffield Wednesday are unbeaten in 7 of their last 10 away matches (all competitions).

Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday FAQ

Where can I watch Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday live stream online?

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When is Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday being played?

Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday will be played at 15.00 GMT on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Where is Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday being played?

Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday will be played at the St Andrews Trillion Trophy Stadium in Birmingham, England.

What is Birmingham’s most recent Form?

Birmingham’s recent form (last 5 matches): DWWDW

What is Sheffield Wednesday’s most recent form?

Sheffield Wednesday’s recent form (last 5 matches): LLDDL

What is the Birmingham vs Sheffield Wednesday H2H record?

Total Matches: 76, Birmingham Wins: 29, Sheffield Wednesday Wins: 29, Draws: 18

What is the predicted Birmingham line-up?

Predicted Birmingham line-up (4-4-2): Camp, Pedersen, Colin, Clarke-Salter, Roberts, Sunjic, Gardener, Bellingham, Bela, Hogan, Jutkiewicz.

Unavailable: None.

What is the predicted Sheffield Wednesday line-up?

Predicted Sheffield Wednesday line-up (4-2-3-1): Dawson, Palmer, Odubajo, Borner, Iorfa, Pelupessy, Bannan, Harris, Murphy, Forestieri, Nuhiu.

Unavailable: Urhoghide (suspended), Fletcher (injured).

Verdict

Birmingham and Sheffield Wednesday are evenly matched heading into Saturday’s clash and are tipped to cancel each other out in a 1-1 draw.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result Market @3.30 at Unibet - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score Market @6.50 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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A 5.90 unit profit was made as Birmingham and Sheffield Wednesday drew 3-3.
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