Tip Brentford - Leeds
Prediction published on May 19, 2022 at 5:24 AM
Brentford welcomes Leeds to the Brentford Community Stadium in this crucial final round match in the Premiership. The home team are in 11th position with 46 points while the visitors are in 17th position with 35 points. Brentford will be pushing for a top half finish in their first season in the Premiership as they are just two points behind 10th placed Brighton. They need a win to try and snatch the tenth spot on the final day. Brentford have had a fantastic end to their season and have only lost once in their last seven matches with five wins and a draw. They are unbeaten in their last four home matches, winning three and drawing one. Brentford are unbeaten in their last ten home matches against Leeds dating back to 1950 when they last loss at home to them. They have won 13 matches this season and only Wigan and Reading have ever won more matches in a debut Premiership season.
Leeds will be fighting for their top flight status in this match and although they not in the relegation zone at this stage they are very much in danger. They are one point above Burnley who still have two matches to play. They will be hoping that Aston Villa can do them a favour and beat Burnley then their destiny will be in their own hands. They have fallen into a major slump at the wrong part of the season and have not won in five matches, losing three and drawing two. Leeds have only won one of their last six matches against Brentford with the reverse fixture ending 2-2. They have however only lost one of their last 13 final day fixtures in the Premiership.
Key points Brentford - Leeds
In four of Brentford’s last five matches there have been over 2.5 goals.
They have kept clean sheets in their last four home matches.
Only once in Brentford’s last seven home matches has both teams scored.
In four of Leeds last six matches there have been over 2.5 goals scored.
They have kept clean sheets in two of their last three away matches.
Conclusion Brentford - Leeds
Brentford will be looking to cap of an excellent first season in the Premiership with a win and a possible top half finish. Leeds are fighting for their survival and will be hoping for a win and for other results to go their way to survive the drop. The visitors have been in better form away from home and have lost just one of their last four matches. We are backing the over 2.5 goals option in this match.