History of the Birmingham City v Reading fixture
Reading pack their bags to visit Birmingham City at St. Andrews at lunchtime on Saturday,
The previous match played between the two at St. Andrews was more than three years back, in December 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 06 Nov||Reading||1 - 0||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Reading||1 - 2||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Birmingham C.||1 - 3||Reading||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Reading||2 - 1||Birmingham C.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Reading||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Sat 27 Jan||Birmingham C.||2 - 3||Reading||F.A. Cup|
|2005/2006||Tue 07 Feb||Birmingham C.||2 - 1||Reading||F.A. Cup|
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Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 8 conceded.
The away form of Reading however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Royals pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.
Birmingham City's total of 73 points from their 45 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Reading are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 45 games giving them a return of 89 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Birmingham City. Away win
|Birmingham City||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Reading||3 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
8 games since last defeat.
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