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Stoke vs Brentford Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Brentford to keep pressure on top two

  • Stoke City vs Brentford takes place on Saturday
  • Stoke need two points to be assured of safety in the EFL Championship
  • Brentford are bidding for a ninth straight win
  • Brentford's Said Benrahma has scored 6 goals in his last 4 matches
  • Read on for our Stoke City vs Brentford preview and predictions
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Brentford are chasing a ninth straight win (Getty Images)

Third-placed Brentford will bid to keep the pressure on the top two in the EFL Championship by recording a ninth straight victory when they visit Stoke City on Saturday. 

Stoke still need two points to be assured of staying in the division while Brentford are on a charge for the automatic promotion places.

Stoke City Form


Stoke's 1-1 draw at Bristol City all but secured their place in the Championship with the point moving Michael O'Neill's side five points clear of the relegation zone with two games remaining. 

Danny Batth sealed a point for the Potters at Ashton Gate with a second-half leveller.


Stoke City Team News


Joe Allen and Thibaud Verlinden remain on the absentee list for Stoke, who will otherwise be unchanged.

Brentford Form


Brentford have surged into the title race on the back of a club record eight straight wins in a row. Thomas Frank's side are the Championship's form team.

They followed up a 3-1 win at Derby with a 1-0 victory over Preston at home to move to within a point of automatic promotion to the Premier League heading into the weekend games.


Brentford Team News


Shandon Baptiste is closing in on a return to the squad after injury, but Nikos Karelis remains sidelined for the trip to Stoke.

Stoke vs Brentford Head to Head


Brentford won 1-0 when the sides met at Griffin Park in the FA Cup in January with Emiliano Marcondes netting the winner. The Bees had been held to a 0-0 draw in the reverse fixture in the Championship in September.

Brentford are unbeaten in four head to heads since returning to the Championship, including a 1-1 draw when they visited Stoke last season.

Stoke City vs Brentford Odds


Stoke are a huge 5.00 to win at home, something they have achieved in 4 of their last 5 matches at bet365 Stadium. Brentford are 1.70 favourites with the draw priced at 3.60.

Stoke City vs Brentford Match Up


Stoke's season looks all but over with safety just about in the bag, but for Brentford all is still to play for. 

No team has managed to take a point off the Bees since the season restarted, and inconsistent Stoke may not have the tools to end Brentford's run.

Stoke City vs Brentford Match Up


  • Stoke have won 4 of their last 5 home matches (Championship).
  • Stoke have seen BTTS No in 7 of the last 9 home matches (Championship).
  • Brentford have won their last 8 matches in the Championship.
  • Brentford have scored 2+ goals in 8 of their last 11 matches (Championship).
  • Brentford have seen over 2.5 goals in 8 of their last 11 matches (Championship).
  • Brentford's Said Benrahma has scored 6 goals in his last 4 games (Championship).
  • Brentford's Said Benrahma has taken 25 shots in his last 4 games (Championship).

Stoke City vs Brentford FAQs

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Where is Stoke City vs Brentford being played?

Stoke City vs Brentford is being played at bet365 Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, England.

When is Stoke City vs Brentford being played?

Stoke City vs Brentford is being played at 12:30 BST on Saturday 18 July 2020.

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Verdict

Brentford are riding high in confidence and there is no reason to expect the winning run to come to an end at inconsistent Stoke. 

Brentford's Said Benrahma taken 25 shots in his last four matches, scoring six goals in the process and is worth following in the goalscorer markets.

Best Bet: Brentford Win Full-Time Result @1.70 at bet365 - 3 Units
Anytime Goalscorer Tip: Said Benrahma Anytime Goalscorer @3.60 at betfair - 1 Unit
First Goalscorer Tip: Said Benrahma First Goalscorer @6.50 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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