Reading vs Cardiff City Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Free Reading FC vs Cardiff City FC prediction. 17:00 Kick-Off, Saturday 6 August at Select Car Leasing Stadium. Championship betting tips and football odds.

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We’re really confident that Cardiff City can avoid defeat and that means the Draw No Bet market is perfect for this betting prediction. We’ll take the 2.10 about them beating Reading.

Reasons for our Reading vs Cardiff City prediction:

  • Reading have lost 4 consecutive matches
  • Reading have lost 6 of their past 10 home matches
  • Reading have conceded 2 or more goals in 5 of their last 10 home matches
  • Cardiff City have not lost any of their last 3 matches

Head to the Draw No Bet market and back the away side knowing that you’ll get money back if the game ends all square. The 2.10 about our pick looks like value.

If you’re feeling more adventurous, then you can back Cardiff City on the Full-Time Result market at a bigger price.

Betting Tips: Reading vs Cardiff City

OUR TIPS Cardiff City Draw No Bet @ 2.10 Bet Now T&C apply. Gamble responsibly 18+

Betting Odds

You can get Championship betting odds of 2.40 for a Reading win and the bookies have Cardiff City available at 3.00. If you want to back the draw, it’s on offer at 3.30.

A low-scoring game will be anticipated by many and Under 2.5 Goals currently has the shortest odds. If you’re betting on Both Teams to Score, you can back Yes at 1.90 and No at 1.80.

The Draw No Bet market is popular for Championship matches, with the football betting sites offering Reading at 1.66 and Cardiff are priced at 2.10 for the win.

Match Preview

Reading F.C. lost 1-0 with Blackpool F.C. when they last played. This was a Championship match at Bloomfield Road. The team had three shots on target and ten corners.

Cardiff City had two shots on target in their last game, beating Norwich City 1-0 at Cardiff City Stadium. This was a Championship match, with Romaine Sawyers on the scoresheet.

Reading F.C.´s last clash with Cardiff City saw Cardiff City win the game 2-1 at Select Car Leasing Stadium.

In their last 8 meetings, Reading F.C. have won four, three games has been drawn and Cardiff City have won one match.

Highlights from Last H2H League Match:

Team Stats

Reading FC logo Reading FC Betting Stats

Cardiff City FC logo Cardiff City FC Betting Stats

Full time Result

  • 5 wins, 11 defeats and 4 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 3 wins, 6 defeats and 1 draws in previous 10 home matches

Full time Results

  • 9 wins, 8 defeats and 3 draws in previous 20 matches
  • 4 wins, 6 defeats and 0 draws in previous 10 away matches

Goals

Goals

Reading FC

Cardiff City FC

Goals / match
0.8 0.6
Conceded / match
2 0.8
Total / match
2.8 1.4

Corners

Corners

Reading FC

Cardiff City FC

For / match
6 3.4
Against / match
3.4 6
Total / match
9.4 9.4

Possession

Possession

Top Scorers & Assists

Team News

Make sure you know the lineups ahead of kick-off, with injuries also playing a part when it comes to Reading vs Cardiff City team news.

Getting the player information you need is easy thanks to the Championship squads.

Starting Lineups

Reading Confirmed Lineup 3-2-4-1

Cardiff City Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

Reading Confirmed Lineup 3-2-4-1

1 Joe Lumley
17 Andy Yiadom 3 Thomas Holmes 5 Tom McIntyre
23 Junior Hoilett 18 N. Guinness-Walker
10 Thomas Ince 19 Tyrese Fornah 8 Jeff Hendrick 14 Ovie Ejaria
7 Shane Long
1 Ryan Allsopp
2 Mahlon Romeo 16 Curtis Nelson 23 Cedric Kipre 17 Jamilu Collins
6 Ryan Wintle 35 Andy Rinomhota
10 Sheyi Ojo 19 Romaine Sawyers 11 Callum O'Dowda
36 Max Watters

Cardiff City Confirmed Lineup 4-2-3-1

Reading Substitutes

  • 21Dean Bouzanis
  • 30Kelvin Abrefa
  • 33John Clarke
  • 34Louie Holzman
  • 35Kelvin Ehibhationham
  • 37Kian Leavy
  • 48Basil Tuma

Cardiff City Substitutes

  • 8Joe Ralls
  • 9Kion Etete
  • 12Tom Sang
  • 15Oliver Denham
  • 21Jak Alnwick
  • 25J. Philogene-Bidace
  • 29Mark Harris

Previous Reading Lineups

30 Jul Championship
Blackpool 1-0 Reading
07 May Championship
Luton 1-0 Reading
30 Apr Championship
Reading 0-1 West Brom

Previous Cardiff City Lineups

30 Jul Championship
Cardiff City 1-0 Norwich
07 May Championship
Derby County 0-1 Cardiff City
30 Apr Championship
Cardiff City 1-1 Birmingham

The latest Reading vs Cardiff City lineups, including predicted lineups and confirmed starting 11s. Find out each team’s formation along with the substitutes.

Injuries & Suspensions

Reading Injury Table

Type Name Info
No players are currently reported injured or suspended.
Scott Dann Calf Injury
Lucas Joao Knee injury

Cardiff City Injury Table

Type Name Info
No players are currently reported injured or suspended.
Perry Ng Red card

Check out the latest injuries and suspensions. You can find out the length of absence for each player, with injury news being updated regularly.

Squad information is available for every team so you can identify all the players.

England FlagChampionship Table

Championship 2022/2023

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Millwall 1 1 0 0 2:0 3
2 Hull City 1 1 0 0 2:1 3
3 Burnley 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
4 Blackburn 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
5 Blackpool 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
6 Cardiff City 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
7 Watford 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
8 Coventry 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
9 Swansea City 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
10 West Brom 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
11 Middlesbrough 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
12 Rotherham 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
13 Sunderland 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
14 Birmingham 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
15 Luton 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
16 Preston 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
17 Wigan Athletic 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
18 Bristol City 1 0 0 1 1:2 0
19 Huddersfield 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
20 Norwich 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
21 QPR 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
22 Reading 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
23 Sheffield Utd 1 0 0 1 0:1 0
24 Stoke City 1 0 0 1 0:2 0
# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Millwall 1 1 0 0 2:0 3
2 Hull City 1 1 0 0 2:1 3
3 Blackburn 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
4 Blackpool 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
5 Cardiff City 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
6 Watford 1 1 0 0 1:0 3
7 Middlesbrough 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
8 Rotherham 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
9 Sunderland 1 0 1 0 1:1 1
10 Luton 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
11 Wigan Athletic 1 0 1 0 0:0 1
12 Burnley 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
13 Coventry 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
14 Swansea City 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
15 West Brom 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
16 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
17 Preston 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
18 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
19 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
20 QPR 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
21 Reading 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
22 Sheffield Utd 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
23 Stoke City 0 0 0 0 0:0 0
24 Huddersfield 1 0 0 1 0:1 0

A great starting point for placing football bets is to check out the Championship standings so that you can see where each team is placed in the table.