Bristol City rank ten with nine points to their name from six matches, while visitors Plymouth rank 13 in the table on seven points.
Bristol City are looking for a payback after suffering a disappointing defeat in their latest encounter with Plymouth and odds favour them to pull it off.
Bristol City scored ten times in the last ten outings for an average of one goals a game. They conceded nine and managed three clean sheets.
Plymouth travel to their next Championship match, averaging a lowly one goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of ten goals, while also conceding 15 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.5 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring two times.
Bristol City lost to 3-2 Plymouth in their last encounter. This served as payback for the 3-1 win, which Bristol City dished out the match before that.
Bristol City vs Plymouth Prediction
Bristol City Form
In their last three matches, Bristol City lost 0-1 against Norwich, won 1-2 against Swansea, before drawing 0-0 against West Bromwich. Bristol City only managed one meagre home win from a possible six at Ashton Gate in the Championship. They also drew three and lost two of these six encounters, in which they scored six and conceded eight goals.
Bristol City’s priority for this season will be to stay clear of the relegation zone, while challenging for a spot in the upper half of the Championship.
Plymouth are currently a little too inconsistent for their own good. Against Crystal Palace, they lost 2-4, before winning 3-0 against Blackburn. They came out on the losing end once again in a 2-1 defeat against Preston. In their last six Championship away matches, Plymouth failed to win more than once. In stead, they've drawn one and lost four, scoring four while also conceding nine times.
Plymouth seem a little too thin in quality to stay in this division, and they will most likely be embroiled in a battle to avoid relegation from the Championship for much of the season.
Neither Bristol City nor Plymouth have been experts at maintaining a clean sheet in recent matches. We count on both to continue this trend and bank on both being able to score a goal.
Bristol City took six points from their last two encounters with teams from the bottom half of the Championship table. This amounts to two wins after scoring three times and conceding one. Bristol City enjoy a record of two wins, three draws and one defeat in the Championship this season. Plymouth only drew once so far this season after six games played, in stead recording two wins and three defeats in the Championship.
Bristol City vs Plymouth Stats
- Bristol City have not lost 12 of the last 14 matches
- Bristol City have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
- In 8 of the last 9 Bristol City matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 9 Bristol City matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Bristol City have scored in 11 of the last 13 home matches
- Plymouth have scored in 17 of the last 18 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Plymouth matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Plymouth have scored in 9 of the last 10 away matches
- Plymouth have not lost 8 of the last 10 away matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Plymouth away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Bristol City vs Plymouth Squads
Bristol City Squad
Pearson will select the starting XI for the upcoming match against Plymouth from the following players (the statistics in the brackets represent goals scored and matches played in the Championship this season):
Harvey Wiles-Richards (0/0), Max O'Leary (0/6), Stefan Bajic (0/0), Cameron Pring (0/6), Haydon Roberts (0/4), Rob Dickie (0/5), Robert Atkinson (0/0), Ross McCrorie (0/0), Zak Vyner (0/6), Andy King (0/1), Anis Mehmeti (0/4), Ayman Benarous (0/0), Duncan Idehen (0/0), Jason Knight (0/6), Joe Williams (0/6), Mark Sykes (1/6), Matthew James (1/6), Andreas Weimann (0/2), Ephraim Yeboah (0/0), George Tanner (0/6), Harry Cornick (0/6), Kal Naismith (0/5), Nahki Wells (1/6), Omar Taylor-Clarke (0/0), Raekwon Nelson (0/0), Samuel Bell (2/6), Taylor Gardner-Hickman (0/0), Tommy Conway (0/1).
Below is the full team squad of Plymouth. The manager Schumacher will pick his starting XI against Bristol City from these players:
Callum Burton (0/0), Conor Hazard (0/6), Michael Cooper (0/0), Zak Baker (0/0), Dan Scarr (0/6), Joe Edwards (0/5), Julio Pleguezuelo (0/3), Kaine Kesler-Hayden (0/5), Macauley Gillesphey (0/0), Adam Randell (0/6), Bali Mumba (1/6), Brendan Galloway (0/0), Caleb Roberts (0/0), Callum Wright (0/6), Finn Azaz (1/6), Jordan Houghton (0/6), Lewis Warrington (0/1), Luke Cundle (1/4), Matt Butcher (0/2), Saxon Earley (0/1), Tyreik Samuel Wright (0/2), Ben Waine (0/5), Freddie Issaka (0/0), Lewis Gibson (0/6), Mickel Miller (0/5), Morgan Whittaker (1/6), Mustapha Bundu (0/0), Ryan Hardie (5/6).
Bristol City vs Plymouth Team News
Bristol City could be looking at four players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Plymouth.
Tommy Conway, Ross McCrorie, Robert Atkinson and Ayman Benarous are all absent from the Bristol City squad that faces Plymouth at Ashton Gate.
Plymouth have four on the list of injured and absent players before their next match against Bristol City this coming Tuesday.
Saxon Earley, Macauley Gillesphey, Brendan Galloway and Michael Cooper all face a spell on the sidelines for Plymouth due to various injuries.
Bristol City vs Plymouth Lineups
Bristol City vs Plymouth H2H
Bristol City lost to 3-2 Plymouth in their last encounter. This served as payback for the 3-1 win, which Bristol City dished out the match before that. Bristol City claimed two wins, while Plymouth picked up two wins in the previous ten matches, while the rest had no winner. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 12/5.
Bristol City vs Plymouth Results
Both teams found the back of the net five times in the past six matches between home side Bristol City and Plymouth. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 2/3.
Bristol City vs Plymouth Betting Tips
Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Samuel Bell, who is performing well for Bristol City. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Championship outings. He'll be out to add more goals against Plymouth.The visitors will be looking to Ryan Hardie to find the net once again, after managing five Championship goals for Plymouth in recent matches.
Bristol City won five of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing two and losing three as well. Plymouth won five from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost three in this run. Both teams scored in six of the last 10 home league matches for Bristol City. Both teams also found the back of the net five times in the previous 10 league games away for Plymouth.
Over 2.5 goals happened four times in the past six encounters between Bristol City and Plymouth, with Bristol City scoring 1.83 goals on average per game. Plymouth averaged 1.5 goals, while both teams scored five times. In the past ten matches for Bristol City across all competitions, over 2.5 goals happened in two times of them with an average of 1.2 goals goals scored by themselves. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the last ten outings for Plymouth, who managed to score 1.9 times in those matches.