Blackburn vs Preston: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Lancashire bragging rights will be up for grabs as well as an important three points when Blackburn host Preston at Ewood Park on Saturday (12:00pm UK time).

Blackburn vs Preston: Betting tips

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Blackburn vs Preston: Predictions

Blackburn vs Preston: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 19/20 with 888 Sport
Correct score Blackburn 2-1 Preston 17/2 with Bet365
First Goalscorer Ched Evans 17/2 with Bet365

The Championship returns for a full weekend of action this weekend and kicking things off is this meeting between third (Blackburn) and ninth placed Preston. Rovers had lost two of their last three before the international break.

Home and away form is the difference for the Ewood Park outfit as they have won six successive matches in front of their own fans. On the road, it has been two straight defeats and five in seven for Blackburn.

Preston did lose their last game (4-2 to Millwall) before the World Cup but have won three of their last four. After hardly any goals in their opening games four of their last five have gone over 2.5 goals.


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Blackburn vs Preston match stats

The odds on both teams to score seem to be set with the idea that Preston are the defensive side that started the campaign. This is far from the case as four of their last five have seen both teams net and have produced 19 goals in total. Blackburn have netted in all of one home game this season so both teams to score is the play.

If Preston do score as we suggest they will then the man most likely to do so is Ched Evans. Evans had three in his last two before the World Cup break and if selected here looks dangerous. He can be taken at 7/2 to score at any time and this is worth an interest.

Blackburn vs Preston: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Blackburn 2-1 Preston

Blackburn vs Preston odds


Blackburn vs Preston head-to-head

25 April 2022: Preston 1-4 Blackburn- Championship
4 December 2021: Blackburn 1-0 Preston- Championship
12 February 2021: Blackburn 1-2 Preston- Championship
24 November 2020: Preston 0-3 Blackburn- Championship
11 January 2020: Blackburn 1-1 Preston- Championship

Both meetings between these sides last season were won by Blackburn who won 4-1 at Deepdale and 1-0 at Ewood Park. Ben Brereton has two in his last four against North-End.

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