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Leeds set to continue impressive EFL Championship run with victory over Cardiff (Getty Images)

Cardiff vs Leeds Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Leeds will attempt to strengthen their grip at the top of the English Championship table at Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday. Leeds are on a five-match winning run and should have too much quality for the Bluebirds.

Cardiff Form


Cardiff are coming off a 2-0 victory at Barnsley in their previous Championship fixture. Second half goals from Will Vaulks and Callum Paterson were enough to earn the Bluebirds the win.

It was the first victory in five matches for Cardiff who had not been at their best before the break. Neil Harris’ men have been particularly poor at home and head into Sunday’s match winless in their last five home matches.

Cardiff Team News


Forwards Lee Tomlin and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing have had time to recover from their respective injuries. 

Left back Greg Cunningham is still recovering from an ACL injury.

Leeds Form


Leeds earned a 2-0 victory over Huddersfield in their previous Championship fixture. Luke Ayling opened the scoring early in the first half while Patrick Bamford added the second.

The Whites had been near perfect before the break and are one point clear at the top of the table. Marcelo Bielsa’s men have won their last five matches without conceding, knocking off the likes of Bristol City, Reading and Middlesbrough.

Leeds Team News


Goalkeeper Kiko Casilla is suspended. Striker Jean-Kevin Augustin is injured.

Cardiff vs Leeds Head to Head


Cardiff have a 17-6 advantage with eight draws from 31 previous matches against Leeds. Leeds have won two of their last three away matches against Cardiff but were held to a 3-3 draw in the reverse fixture at Elland Road. 

Patrick Bamford and Helda Costa were on target for Leeds while Sean Morrison, Robert Glatzel and Lee Tomlin got the goals for Cardiff.

Cardiff vs Leeds Odds


Cardiff are 5.00 outsiders at bet365 with Leeds 1.70 favourites at Ladbrokes. A draw is available at 3.80.

Leeds have kept clean sheets in their last five matches with a Leeds win to nil priced at of 2.90. A -1 handicap for Leeds is valued at 2.80.

Cardiff vs Leeds Match Up 


Cardiff have had problems up front with Robert Glatzel on a seven-match goal drought. Leeds’ recent form has been built on a sturdy defence with five straight clean sheets.

Patrick Bamford
Striker Patrick Bamford will carry the major threat for Leeds (Getty Images)

Cardiff vs Leeds Stats


  • Cardiff have lost 2 of their last 3 home matches against Leeds (all competitions).
  • Leeds have won their last 5 matches (English Championship).
  • Leeds have kept clean sheets in their last 5 matches (English Championship).

Cardiff vs Leeds FAQ

Where can I watch the Cardiff vs Leeds live stream online?

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When is Cardiff vs Leeds being played?

Cardiff vs Leeds will be played at 12:00 BST on Sunday 21 June 2020.

Where is Cardiff vs Leeds being played?

Cardiff vs Leeds will be played at the Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

What is Cardiff's most recent form?

Cardiff’s recent form (last 5 matches): WDLLD

What is Leeds’ most recent form?

Leeds’ recent form (last 5 matches): WWWWW

What is the Cardiff vs Leeds H2H record?

Total Matches: 31, Cardiff Wins: 17, Leeds Wins: 6, Draws: 8

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Verdict

Leeds have been excellent in recent weeks and are set to continue their momentum with a 2-0 win at Cardiff.

Best Bet: Leeds Win Full Time Result @-142.86 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Leeds Win 2-0 Correct Score @700 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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