Preston North End vs. Sheffield Wednesday Match Analysis and Predictions

The English championship is gearing towards its final matches of this season. This weekend, among the matches scheduled to be played is a match between Preston North End vs. Sheffield Wednesday. The action will take place on Saturday 27th April 2019 at the Deepdale. The match will kick-off at 15:00GMT.

Preston North End’s play-off hopes were ruined on Monday night when they lost 2-0 to Wigan. The Lilywhites have little to play for this weekend other than have the pleasure of ruining the chances of the visitors for playoffs. Preston is currently at number 12 of the championship table.

After their 2-0 triumph over Bristol City, Sheffield Wednesday is still on the race towards promotion. Despite the fact that their chances of play-offs are slim, the Owls don’t seem to give up on their dream of playing in the top tier come next season. They are well equipped to ensure they give Preston a hard time come this weekend. They are currently at number 9 of the Championship table rankings.

Seeing that the visitors managed to hold the 3rd placed Leeds to a 2-2 draw in their last Championship match, they are going to do all it takes to ensure an away win. Knowing that they have a lot to lose and the hosts have nothing to lose, we believe there is a lot of value in betting for the travellers to win the match.

Preston North End vs. Sheffield Wednesday Head to Head

The two teams Preston North End and Sheffield Wednesday have played each other in a record 25 times. Preston has walked away with 10 wins while conceding 8 defeats to Sheffield Wednesday. 7 of their matches ended in a draw. Here is a look into their 8 most recent matches and how each performed:

  • Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Preston
  • Sheffield Wednesday 4-1 Preston
  • Preston 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday
  • Preston 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday
  • Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Preston
  • Preston 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday
  • Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 Preston
  • Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Preston

Goals Scored

Team News

Preston is the lucky team which enjoys a full team to choose from. They so far do not have any registered injuries that can hamper the selection of Saturday’s squad.

Likewise, Sheffield Wednesday has no recorded injury that can hamper their quest for playoffs.

Prediction and Odds

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Sheffield Wednesday is under pressure to make it to the playoffs. At number 9, it is only four points separating them from the 6th placed Derby. For them, this is a die or make match. For Preston, they have little to lose hence will be playing for fun at this moment. Here are our best bets for the outcome of the match:

  • Sheffield Wednesday to win
  • Under 2.5 goals
  • Both teams to score
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