Bristol City vs. Preston North End Match Analysis and Prediction

Mid-table battle in the Championship is becoming real for different sides on the season finale. This will become true as mid-table sides Bristol City and Preston North End take on each other. The match schedules at the Ashton Gate Stadium with kickoff at 9:30 pm.

Both sides were in control and contention for the playoffs in the Championship before the three-month interruption. However, the restart has hit the teams hard as they fall down to mid-table runs in the rankings.

Bristol City is currently11th on the table with 62 points while their opponents are 8th with a three points lead. A win for both sides would not have any impact on getting to the playoffs but only for pride.

Preston spent much of their first league season on top of the top six. However, the restart wreaked havoc on the side with a series of losses and draws. Their previous draw to Nottingham Forest and loss to Brentford tainted their hopes for contention for the playoffs.

The side encounters a nine winless run with four defeats. The side picked up their losses with two wins, a draw and defeat under manager Dean Holden. The pain in the side was their loss to Swansea City followed with a missed penalty.

Bristol City vs. Preston North End Head to Head

Both sides have 21 games against each other with Preston taking home nine wins while Bristol City with only three wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters in the league:


Swansea 1-0 Bristol

Bristol 1-1 Stoke

Middlesbrough 1-3 Bristol City

Bristol 2-1 Hull City

Bristol City 0-1 Cardiff City



Preston North End 2-0 Birmingham City

Brentford 1-0 Preston North End

Preston North End 1-1 Nottingham Forest

Sheffield Wednesday 1-3 Preston North End

Huddersfield 0-0 Preston North End


Bristol City Team News

A major injury woe at the camp will be the missing Nathan Baker. The skipper picked up a groin injury during their encounter with the Potters and sets to miss out on the finale. Another doubt for the finale is Filip Benkovic recovering from an injury.

Preston North End Team News

Doubtful figures ahead of the finale day clash include Ben Davies and Ben Pearson. Jayden Stockley leads the attacking line in their last outing, but Neill might call on Sean Maguire and Tom Barkhuizen to leading the line.

Prediction and Odds

With both teams playing for pride, it will be up to both sides to finish off the league on a high note after losing out on the playoffs.


Goals Under 2.5

First to Score: Away


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