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Championship | Gameweek 29
Feb 20, 2024 at 7.45pm UK
Cardiff City Stadium
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Cardiff
0 - 0
Blackburn


Goutas (90+3'), Wintle (90+3')
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Hyam (45+1'), Tronstad (66'), Buckley (75')

The Match

Preview

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Championship clash between Cardiff City and Blackburn Rovers, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Norwich 4-1 Cardiff
Saturday, February 17 at 3pm in Championship

We said: Cardiff City 1-2 Blackburn Rovers

With both teams in indifferent form, any result is possible in South Wales. There is an argument that each side will do their utmost to avoid defeat, yet we feel that Blackburn may be able to edge this contest in the closing stages. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Cardiff City win with a probability of 39.19%. A win for Blackburn Rovers had a probability of 34.84% and a draw had a probability of 26%.

The most likely scoreline for a Cardiff City win was 1-0 with a probability of 9.58%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 2-1 (8.52%) and 2-0 (6.62%). The likeliest Blackburn Rovers win was 0-1 (8.93%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (12.33%). The actual scoreline of 0-0 was predicted with a 6.9% likelihood.

Result
Cardiff CityDrawBlackburn Rovers
39.19% (1.159 1.16) 25.96% (-0.021999999999998 -0.02) 34.84% (-1.138 -1.14)
Both teams to score 54.21% (-0.057000000000002 -0.06)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
49.87% (-0.018000000000001 -0.02)50.13% (0.018000000000001 0.02)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
27.9% (-0.016999999999999 -0.02)72.1% (0.015999999999991 0.02)
Cardiff City Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
74.87% (0.624 0.62)25.13% (-0.622 -0.62)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
40.17% (0.85299999999999 0.85)59.83% (-0.853 -0.85)
Blackburn Rovers Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
72.4% (-0.68600000000001 -0.69)27.6% (0.685 0.69)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
36.87% (-0.891 -0.89)63.13% (0.892 0.89)
Score Analysis
    Cardiff City 39.2%
    Blackburn Rovers 34.84%
    Draw 25.96%
Cardiff CityDrawBlackburn Rovers
1-0 @ 9.58% (0.177 0.18)
2-1 @ 8.52% (0.145 0.15)
2-0 @ 6.62% (0.237 0.24)
3-1 @ 3.92% (0.134 0.13)
3-0 @ 3.05% (0.161 0.16)
3-2 @ 2.52% (0.039 0.04)
4-1 @ 1.35% (0.07 0.07)
4-0 @ 1.05% (0.073 0.07)
Other @ 2.59%
Total : 39.2%
1-1 @ 12.33% (-0.0099999999999998 -0.01)
0-0 @ 6.94% (0.0049999999999999 0)
2-2 @ 5.48% (-0.012 -0.01)
3-3 @ 1.08% (-0.004 -0)
Other @ 0.13%
Total : 25.96%
0-1 @ 8.93% (-0.168 -0.17)
1-2 @ 7.94% (-0.162 -0.16)
0-2 @ 5.75% (-0.223 -0.22)
1-3 @ 3.41% (-0.137 -0.14)
0-3 @ 2.47% (-0.146 -0.15)
2-3 @ 2.35% (-0.052 -0.05)
1-4 @ 1.1% (-0.067 -0.07)
Other @ 2.91%
Total : 34.84%

How you voted: Cardiff vs Blackburn

Cardiff City
31.9%
Draw
23.4%
Blackburn Rovers
44.7%
94
Head to Head
Oct 21, 2023 3pm
Gameweek 12
Blackburn
1-0
Cardiff
Rankin-Costello (53')
Dolan (33'), Hyam (87')

Collins (68')
Sep 27, 2023 7.45pm
Third Round
Blackburn
5-2
Cardiff
Garrett (13'), Sigurdsson (36'), Moran (49', 54'), Markanday (69')
Robinson (18'), Etete (45+3')
Jan 1, 2023 12pm
Gameweek 26
Blackburn
1-0
Cardiff
Dack (48')
Oct 4, 2022 8pm
Jan 15, 2022 12.30pm
Gameweek 27
Cardiff
0-1
Blackburn

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Paul van Hecke (42'), Travis (50'), Lenihan (56'), Nyambe (59'), Gallagher (90'), Kaminski (90+1')
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CLeicester CityLeicester463141189414897
3Leeds UnitedLeeds462791081433890
4Southampton462691187632487
5West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom4621121370472375
6Norwich CityNorwich4621101579641573
7Hull City461913146860870
8Middlesbrough46209177162969
9Coventry CityCoventry4617131670591164
10Preston North EndPreston46189195667-1163
11Bristol City461711185351262
12Cardiff CityCardiff46195225370-1762
13Millwall461611194555-1059
14Swansea CitySwansea461512195965-657
15Watford461317166161056
16Sunderland46168225254-256
17Stoke CityStoke461511204960-1156
18Queens Park RangersQPR461511204758-1156
19Blackburn RoversBlackburn461411216074-1453
20Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds46158234468-2453
21Plymouth ArgylePlymouth461312215970-1151
RBirmingham CityBirmingham461311225065-1550
RHuddersfield TownHuddersfield46918194877-2945
RRotherham UnitedRotherham46512293789-5227


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