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Bournemouth vs Reading Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Bournemouth tipped against Championship leaders

  • Bournemouth face Reading in the Championship on Saturday
  • The match is being played at the Vitality Stadium at 12:30 GMT
  • Bournemouth have lost just 1 of their 11 matches in the Championship
  • Reading have lost their last 3 matches in the Championship
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Reading are top of the Championship after 11 matches (Getty Images).

In-form Bournemouth take on Reading in the Championship on Saturday. Leaders Reading are on a poor run of form after losing their last three matches.

Bournemouth Form

Bournemouth’s target of an immediate return to the Premier League has got off to a solid start. The Cherries are sat 4th in the table after 11 games.

Jason Tindall’s team have won two of their last four matches, starting with a 1-0 victory over Bristol City. They were then held to a 1-1 draw at home to Derby County.

Bournemouth then lost 1-0 at Sheffield Wednesday but bounced back with a 3-1 win over Birmingham last time out.

Arnaut Groeneveld opened the scoring, while David Brooks bagged a brace. Bournemouth are also unbeaten in five matches at home, winning three.

Bournemouth Team News

Bournemouth will be without defender Steve Cook due to suspension.

Reading Form

After an amazing start to the new Championship season, Reading found themselves in a rut heading into the international break.

The Royals have lost each of their last three matches in the Championship, starting with a 3-2 defeat away to Coventry City.

That was then followed by successive 3-0 home defeats, first to Preston before Stoke then came away from the Madejski Stadium with three points.

Tyrese Fletcher, Steven Fletcher and Jacob Brown goals ensured Reading now have just a one-point buffer at the top of the Championship table.

Reading Team News

Reading will again be without influential midfielder John Swift due to a hamstring problem. Felipe Araruna is also a doubt. 

Bournemouth vs Reading Head to Head

Bournemouth have 45 wins in this fixture compared to Reading’s 42. There have also been 25 draws. 

Bournemouth have won the last four head to head meetings between the sides.

Bournemouth vs Reading Odds

Bournemouth are the favourites to win at 1.75 at bet365. Reading are priced at 5.00 for the away win, while the draw is priced at 3.85.

Bournemouth vs Reading Match Up

The home team are steadily picking up results in the Championship and will likely be in and around the top six for the majority of this season. Reading, meanwhile, have shown a level of unpredictability of late and are in poor form.

Bournemouth vs Reading Stats

  • Bournemouth have won 4 of their 6 home matches this season (all competitions).
  • Bournemouth have lost 1 of their 11 matches this season (Championship).
  • Bournemouth have won their last 4 matches against Reading (Championship).
  • Reading have lost their last 3 matches (Championship).
  • Reading have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 away matches (Championship).

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Where is Bournemouth vs Reading being played?

Bournemouth vs Reading is being played at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England.

When does Bournemouth vs Reading kick off?

Bournemouth vs Reading kicks off at 12:30 GMT on Saturday 21 November 2020.

What competition are Bournemouth vs Reading playing in?

Bournemouth vs Reading are playing in the Championship.



Bournemouth have been solid this season and I’m expecting them to take advantage of Reading’s poor form in this contest.

Best Bet: Bournemouth Win Full Time Result @-133.33 at William Hill - 4 Units
Value Bet: Over 2.5 Goals & BTTS Total Goals & Both Teams To Score @140.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units

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