Bristol City vs Norwich City Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Bristol City vs Norwich City Match Prediction

By Richard McTiernan

This Saturday afternoon (15:00) fixture features two sides in opposite halves of the Championship table. Here we have our match preview with all the best predictions, betting tips and match stats.

Bristol City put in a spirited showing in midweek before going down 2-1 to Man City in the League Cup with a Bobby Reid penalty giving them hope for the second leg. They lost 3-0 in the FA Cup at the weekend to Watford and before that on New Year’s Day lost 5-0 away to Aston Villa. Norwich battled out a replay at Stamford Bridge in their FA Cup Third Round match having drawn 0-0 at home to Chelsea. In the league, they last played on New Year’s Day and defeated Millwall 2-1 thanks to a goal each from Tom Trybull and James Maddison. The reverse fixture came in September at Carrow Road and that game ended in a goalless draw. It means it is now five undefeated in head-to-head meetings for the East Anglian outfit.

Betting Tips and Predictions

Bristol City have won four of their last six at home and Norwich have lost four of their last six on the road so the price on offer on a home victory looks a steal here. True, the Robins played in midweek but the Canaries also look to be selling influential midfielder Alex Pritchard and this will impact them. Korey Smith only has one goal this season but will be hungry to do well against a Norwich side who he started his career at. The Robins midfielder has a good shot and finds himself in the right positions and the goals could start coming soon.

Bristol City to win the game

Korey Smith, first goalscorer, each-way

Bristol City saw over 1.5 goals in 8 out of their last 10 games played

AVG Goals

1

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Bristol City Form Guide

Bristol City Team Logo

Bristol City

Won

3

Draw

2

Lost

5
W H

16-12-2017

Championship

Nottingham Forest Team Logo Nottingham Forest

FT 2 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

W H

20-12-2017

EFL Cup

Manchester United Team Logo Manchester United

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

D A

23-12-2017

Championship

Queens Park Rangers Team Logo Queens Park Rangers

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

26-12-2017

Championship

Reading Team Logo Reading

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

30-12-2017

Championship

Wolverhampton Wanderers Team Logo Wolverhampton Wanderers

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

01-01-2018

Championship

Aston Villa Team Logo Aston Villa

FT 5 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

L A

06-01-2018

FA Cup

Watford Team Logo Watford

FT 3 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

09-01-2018

EFL Cup

Manchester City Team Logo Manchester City

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

L H

13-01-2018

Championship

Norwich City Team Logo Norwich City

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

D A

19-01-2018

Championship

Derby County Team Logo Derby County

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

Norwich City Form Guide

Norwich City Team Logo

Norwich City

Won

4

Draw

2

Lost

4
W H

09-12-2017

Championship

Sheffield Wednesday Team Logo Sheffield Wednesday

FT 3 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

L A

16-12-2017

Championship

Leeds United Team Logo Leeds United

FT 1 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L H

22-12-2017

Championship

Brentford Team Logo Brentford

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 2)

W A

26-12-2017

Championship

Birmingham City Team Logo Birmingham City

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

30-12-2017

Championship

Burton Albion Team Logo Burton Albion

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

01-01-2018

Championship

Millwall Team Logo Millwall

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

D H

06-01-2018

FA Cup

Chelsea Team Logo Chelsea

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

13-01-2018

Championship

Bristol City Team Logo Bristol City

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

17-01-2018

FA Cup

Chelsea Team Logo Chelsea

FT 6 - 4

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

20-01-2018

Championship

Sheffield United Team Logo Sheffield United

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

Bristol City Preview

The Robins have lost their last four in all competitions and the last two in the league and they have slide down to fourth. These defeats did come to Wolves and Aston Villa so they should not be too disappointed and they have four of their next five against teams in the bottom-half. At Ashton Gate, they have won three of their last four and seven of their 13 in the league this season. Five of their last six in front of their own fans has ended in a 2-1 scoreline with City winning three of these. The 40 goals they have scored this season gives them the joint-third best attacking record in the division. 13 of the 26 league fixtures they have played this season have been level going into the break.

Bristol City Team News

Callum O’Dowda (ankle) is listed as day-to-day while Milan Djuric (groin) is a few weeks away from a return.

Norwich City Preview

It was a decent festive period for the Canaries who picked up seven points from their four games going unbeaten in the last three. They are in 13th place and have halted an alarming run which had seen them win just one of ten and slide down the table. Away from Carrow Road, they have picked up four points in their last two but this did come against teams in the bottom three. Prior to that they had lost four straight netting just twice in these ties. The 26 league goals that Norwich have scored this season is the fourth lowest amount in the Championship. Just eight of the 28 goals that they have scored this campaign have come in the first-half.

Norwich City Team News

Louis Thompson (Achilles), Matt Jarvis (ankle), Harrison Reed (hip) and Marco Stiepermann (groin) are all doubts.

Bristol City Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

0.9

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Norwich City Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.1

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Bristol City vs Norwich City Sidelined Players

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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Frank Fielding 185 75
3 RB Joe Bryan 170 72
6 CD Nathan Baker 191 80
4 CD Aden Flint 189 76
5 LB Bailey Wright 175 85
20 CM Jamie Paterson 175 66
8 CM Josh Brownhill 178 69
12 CM Liam Walsh - -
7 CDM Korey Smith 183 78
21 CDM Marlon Pack 188 74
14 CF Bobby Reid 170 61
No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Angus Gunn 196 -
31 CD Grant Hanley 188 76
6 CD Christoph Zimmermann - -
15 CD Timm Klose 193 87
8 CM Mario Vrancic 186 75
23 AM James Maddison 179 73
26 RM Jamal Lewis - -
2 LM Ivo Pinto 184 73
27 CM Alexander Tettey 180 68
11 CF Josh Murphy 173 67
9 CF Nelson Oliveira 184 75