Tip Leeds - Blackburn
Leeds United, placed third on the Championship standings, will be at home to face 16th placed Blackburn Rovers as they look to ascend to the top of the table. Ahead of the game, Leeds United have managed 28 points, while Blackburn Rovers have 18 points. Leeds United have had a shaky run in the past few matches and will be hoping to stabilize here. They are actually on a four – game unbeaten run but they have drawn two of these. One factor that Leeds have really improved on this term is the defence. They are the best defensive side in the season so far, having let in just eight goals in 15 matches. They have three clean sheets in the last four matches and nine clean sheets in 15. They have only failed to score in three of the last 15 matches and they have scored in five of the last six matches. In the last 10 matches, Leeds have lost thrice. Leeds go to this game unbeaten in the last four home matches and have three straight wins at home. In the last three home matches, Leeds United have posted straight clean sheets. They have five wins in the last six meetings with Blackburn Rovers and in the last three meetings between the teams, over 2.5 goals have been scored.
On the other hand, Blackburn Rovers have one win in their last seven matches. They have lost three of their last five as they go to this game and are among the teams to have conceded in excess of 20 goals. In their last eight matches, Blackburn have no clean sheet, while there is only one in their last 11. In attack, Blackburn have done well, scoring in 13 of their 15 matches this season. Their matches have seen over 2.5 goals scored in seven of the last 10. They have three straight losses away from home and five losses in six away matches while they have managed just one clean sheet in eight away matches. Blackburn have conceded two or more goals in five of their last eight away matches.
Key points Leeds - Blackburn
Leeds United have conceded just eight in 15 Championship matches.
Leeds United have five wins in six matches against Blackburn Rovers.
Blackburn Rovers have no clean sheet in their last eight matches.
Blackburn Rovers have one win in seven matches.
Leeds United are unbeaten in four home games.
Conclusion Leeds - Blackburn
Leeds have three straight home wins as they go to this game and face a Blackburn side on a really poor run. Blackburn have no clean sheet in the last eight matches and to face a side that is among the top scorers in the Championship and with the best defence, means they will have to dig deep. Blackburn have five losses in the last six away matches; it will be hard to imagine they can change this at Elland Road. Here we will go with a 2-0 win for Leeds United.
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Leeds Blackburn Prediction published on November 8, 2019