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Another action-packed fixture in Championship as Sheffield Wednesday welcome Bristol City

Season ticket holders at Hillsborough Stadium haven’t seen too many victories this season, with Sheffield Wednesday languishing in the 23rd position so far. The guesting Bristol City will be hopeful to defend their higher league position in this one.

Insights:
  • Sheffield Wednesday have the fewest points from losing position (0) in Championship
  • Bristol City have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
Best bookmaker betting odds:

The hosts Sheffield Wednesday saw competitive action as recent as four days ago, playing in the Championship. Thankfully the previous game, versus Swansea City, was also a home game here at Hillsborough Stadium. The away team is better rested.

Sheffield are fighting like crazy to avoid relegation and desperately need points in this fixture. Bristol are fighting to avoid relegation and will work hard for points.

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Sheffield Wednesday form and stats

7 victories, 6 draws and 7 defeats. That’s what Sheffield Wednesday have to build on here at Hillsborough Stadium in the Championship.

The Sheffield fans got no joy from their last match, a Championship game also here at Hillsborough Stadium: A 0-2 defeat against Swansea City (placed 3rd). Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Queens Park Rangers (1-4).

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Sheffield handle that role? We have found ten games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are one win, three draws and six defeats.

There's a new fixture coming up fairly quickly for Sheffield Wednesday, as the Championship home game vs Blackburn Rovers is only three days away.

The Sheffield Wednesday fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 20 in 20 matches. Sheffield are not conceding a lot of goals here at Hillsborough Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 16 from 20 matches.

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Bristol City form and stats

Playing away, Bristol City have won 8 games, drawn 2 and suffered 10 defeats in the Championship this season.

Bristol City played 0-0 against Nottingham Forest in their previous match. Preceding that game, the 1-3 loss visiting Coventry City's place.

We have checked recent matches where Bristol have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those 16 games were eight victories, two draws and six defeats.

The schedule is very tough for Bristol now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A Championship game at Wycombe Wanderers is waiting in only four days.

Bristol find the net regularly in their away games. 25 goals from 20 away fixtures in the league. Bristol struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 31 goals conceded from these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Bristol City - Sheffield 2-0. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's five Sheffield victories, two draws and three Bristol City wins. Over/under statistics; six of these games ended with three goals or more, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Bristol CityN. Wells
N. Wells
9 goals
Bristol CityF. Diedhiou
F. Diedhiou
8 goals
SheffieldJ. Rhodes
J. Rhodes
7 goals

Sheffield Wednesday missing players

Bristol City missing players

Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 17.April
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)
Venue: Hillsborough Stadium (39812 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Swansea City 41 22 9 10 50 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 21 11 4 6 27 19 19 75
4 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
5 AFC Bournemouth 41 20 11 10 66 40 21 13 3 5 40 21 20 7 8 5 26 19 26 71
6 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 11 15 48 50 21 10 4 7 28 23 20 5 7 8 20 27 -2 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
19 Huddersfield Town 41 11 11 19 43 62 21 8 6 7 27 21 20 3 5 12 16 41 -19 44
20 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
21 Coventry City 40 10 12 18 36 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 20 2 5 13 14 36 -20 42
22 Rotherham United 38 11 6 21 41 52 19 5 3 11 24 30 19 6 3 10 17 22 -11 39
23 Sheffield Wednesday 41 11 8 22 34 54 20 7 6 7 20 16 21 4 2 15 14 38 -20 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Norwich City 41 27 9 5 65 28 20 13 6 1 34 10 21 14 3 4 31 18 37 90
2 Watford 41 24 10 7 59 27 21 17 2 2 41 12 20 7 8 5 18 15 32 82
3 Swansea City 41 22 9 10 50 31 20 11 5 4 23 12 21 11 4 6 27 19 19 75
4 Brentford 40 20 13 7 71 40 19 10 7 2 35 19 21 10 6 5 36 21 31 73
5 AFC Bournemouth 41 20 11 10 66 40 21 13 3 5 40 21 20 7 8 5 26 19 26 71
6 Barnsley 41 21 8 12 54 44 21 11 5 5 27 20 20 10 3 7 27 24 10 71
7 Reading 41 19 9 13 56 45 20 12 1 7 32 22 21 7 8 6 24 23 11 66
8 Cardiff City 41 16 11 14 57 45 21 7 5 9 34 24 20 9 6 5 23 21 12 59
9 Millwall 41 14 16 11 41 40 21 6 10 5 19 19 20 8 6 6 22 21 1 58
10 Middlesbrough 41 16 9 16 48 45 20 10 4 6 26 19 21 6 5 10 22 26 3 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 11 15 48 50 21 10 4 7 28 23 20 5 7 8 20 27 -2 56
12 Stoke City 41 14 13 14 45 46 20 9 4 7 27 23 21 5 9 7 18 23 -1 55
13 Luton Town 40 15 8 17 35 46 19 7 6 6 23 22 21 8 2 11 12 24 -11 53
14 Bristol City 41 15 5 21 40 55 21 7 3 11 15 24 20 8 2 10 25 31 -15 50
15 Nottingham Forest 41 12 13 16 34 39 20 6 7 7 19 19 21 6 6 9 15 20 -5 49
16 Preston North End 41 14 6 21 41 55 21 5 5 11 16 24 20 9 1 10 25 31 -14 48
17 Blackburn Rovers 41 12 11 18 52 47 20 6 7 7 25 23 21 6 4 11 27 24 5 47
18 Birmingham City 41 11 12 18 31 50 21 6 3 12 17 32 20 5 9 6 14 18 -19 45
19 Huddersfield Town 41 11 11 19 43 62 21 8 6 7 27 21 20 3 5 12 16 41 -19 44
20 Derby County 41 11 10 20 30 46 21 6 6 9 16 21 20 5 4 11 14 25 -16 43
21 Coventry City 40 10 12 18 36 56 20 8 7 5 22 20 20 2 5 13 14 36 -20 42
22 Rotherham United 38 11 6 21 41 52 19 5 3 11 24 30 19 6 3 10 17 22 -11 39
23 Sheffield Wednesday 41 11 8 22 34 54 20 7 6 7 20 16 21 4 2 15 14 38 -20 35
24 Wycombe Wanderers 41 8 9 24 30 64 21 5 5 11 14 27 20 3 4 13 16 37 -34 33

Sheffield Wednesday Bristol City
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
41 20 6 Played P 6 20 41
11 7 2 Won W 2 8 15
8 6 3 Drew D 1 2 5
22 7 1 Lost L 3 10 21
34 20 4 Scored S 6 25 40
54 16 3 Conceded C 7 31 55
93% 85% 67% Over 0.5 O 0.5 83% 95% 93%
66% 55% 33% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 75% 71%
37% 30% 17% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 60% 41%
10% 5% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 17% 35% 20%
10% 5% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 10% 5%
39% 40% 33% BTTS BTTS 33% 50% 39%
27% 45% 50% Clean Sheets C S 33% 20% 24%
41% 30% 50% Failed to Score F T 50% 35% 44%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.5 1.4 1.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.2 1.1 1.2
7 4 1 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
9.1 9.6 9.2 Shots (avg) S ( 6.3 7 7.9
2.7 3.4 3.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.5 2.5 2.5
31% 29% 21% Goal Efficiency G E 40% 49% 38%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Bristol City have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Sheffield Wednesday have the fewest points from losing position (0) in Championship
  • Sheffield Wednesday have the fewest scored goals in the second half (12) in Championship

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Bookie Sheffield Wednesday Draw Bristol City

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.