Football Tips: The 16/1 Bet Builder We’re On For Birmingham v Leicester on Monday

A cold night in Birmingham for the league leaders should help our Bet Builder.

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Birmingham v Leicester – 8pm

Birmingham and a Draw
Team to Receive Most Cards – Birmingham
Juninho Bacuna to Commit 2+ Fouls
Player to have 1+ Shots on target – Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
Both Teams to Score

    Birmingham and a Draw

    Leicester sit top of the league having accumulated double the points (52 versus 26) Birmingham have so far and with four wins out of their last five, three points here might look like a shoe-in. This is the Championship, however, and it’s a cold Monday night in Birmingham and Wayne Rooney’s outfit aren’t going to make this easy. We just can’t be confident taking the 8/15 for a Leicester victory so Birmingham and a draw seems a price worth taking.

    Team to Receive Most Cards – Birmingham

    Looking at head-to-head stats on yellow cards, there’s not much in it – four to be exact. Birmingham have accumulated 50 yellows, while Leicester sit on 46. However, if you delve deeper into the fouls stats there’s a big difference between the sides in fouls committed per game. Leicester’s last three games read: 5-6-11 while Birmingham’s read: 18-19-11. That’s a fair difference and at the prices we’ll happily take Birmingham in this one.

        Juninho Bacuna to Commit 2+ Fouls

        Adding on from our cards bet, Bacuna has six yellows already so clearly loves to put his foot in. Birmingham are second in the table of most fouls per match and you can rest assured welcoming the league leaders to St. Andrew’s will get the blood flowing. The odds aren’t spectacular, but he committed four against Cardiff in their last game so you can expect Bacuna to be involved. Plus, he sees out the majority of Birmingham’s games which is key.

        Both Teams To Score

        Leicester have managed to keep eight clean sheets out of their 21 games, with the majority of them secured at home. Both teams average over a goal a game so we’re happy to take this and add it to the Bet Builder.

        Player to have 1+ Shots on target – Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall

        Dewsbury-Hall, put simply, is at the heart of what Leicester do attacking wise. He’s their top scorer and leads the Assists stats for the Foxes. Leicester will get chances so at the prices, he’s worth adding in.

        Birmingham v Leicester – 8pm

        Birmingham and a Draw
        Team to Receive Most Cards – Birmingham
        Juninho Bacuna to Commit 2+ Fouls
        Player to have 1+ Shots on target – Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
        Both Teams to Score

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