Blackburn Rovers vs Huddersfield prediction and betting tips (January 2)
Blackburn Rovers have won five of their last five games in all competitions. Will the Rovers secure all three points against Huddersfield and move to second in the Championship table?
Danny Ward has been one of Huddersfield’s best players in the league
Danny Ward has been one of Huddersfield’s best players in the league

Blackburn Rovers will host Huddersfield in Round 26 of the Championship.

The match will start at 2 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 2 January 2022. The match venue is Ewood Park, Blackburn. Below you will find betting tips and match predictions for Blackburn Rovers vs Huddersfield (January 2) in the Round 26 of the Championship.

Blackburn Rovers vs Huddersfield (January 2) latest odds on betting sites

Blackburn Rovers have their winning odds placed at 1.79 (-127 American; 79/100 Fractional). Huddersfield, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 4.66 (+366; 183/50). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 3.80 (+280; 189/50).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Blackburn Rovers — 54%, draw — 25%, Huddersfield — 21%.

Latest betting odds on Blackburn Rovers vs Huddersfield (2 January 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.06 (+106; 53/50)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.85 (-118; 17/20)
  • Asian handicap (-0.75) on Blackburn Rovers — 2.02 (+102; 51/50)
  • Asian handicap (+0.75) on Huddersfield — 1.89 (-112; 89/100)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.93 (-108; 93/100)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.83 (-120; 83/100)

Blackburn Rovers vs Huddersfield (January 2) match preview and stats

Blackburn Rovers got a 2-1 win over Barnsley in their last Championship game. Joe Rothwell opened the scoreline with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Carlton Morris levelled the scoreline in the 45th minute with a shot into the bottom left corner.

Ben Brereton made it 2-1 in the 64th minute with a left-footed shot into the bottom right corner. The Rovers had 41% ball possession. Blackburn Rovers had 14 shots with five being on target. They created 15 chances with three being big chances. The Rovers had 1.36 expected goals compared to Barnsley’s 0.31 expected goals.

Blackburn Rovers are third in the Premier League table with 45 points. The Rovers have scored 43 goals while conceding 28 goals with a goal difference of +15. Blackburn Rovers have won five of their last five games in all competitions.

Blackburn Rovers news: Bradley Dack is out of the game with a cruciate ligament injury. Ian Poveda is unavailable with an ankle injury.

Huddersfield got a 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest in their last Championship game. Duane Holmes scored the only goal of the game in the 29th minute with a left-footed shot into the bottom corner.

Huddersfield had 42% ball possession and completed 277 passes. The Terriers created nine chances with one being a big chance. They had an expected goal of 0.77 compared to Nottingham Forest’s 1.71. Huddersfield had nine shots with two being on target.

Huddersfield are sixth in the Championship table with 39 points. The Terriers have scored 32 goals while conceding 29 goals with a goal difference of +3.

Huddersfield news: Alex Vallejo is out of the game with a knee injury. Danny Ward is a doubt for the game with discomfort. Jonathan Hogg is unavailable due to a knee injury. Tom Lees is out of the game with a head injury.

Blackburn Rovers vs Huddersfield H2H

Huddersfield got a 3-2 victory over Blackburn Rovers in their last Championship game.

Huddersfield have won three of the last four games between both sides.

Four of the last four games have ended in over 2.5 goals.

Blackburn Rovers vs Huddersfield (January 2) key players and lineups

Blackburn Rovers projected starting lineup

  • Thomas Kaminski
  • Scott Wharton
  • Jan Paul van Hecke
  • Darragh Lenihan
  • Harry Pickering
  • Joe Rothwell
  • Lewis Travis
  • Ryan Nyambe
  • John Buckley
  • Ben Brereton
  • Reda Khadra

Notable subs: Sam Gallagher, Tayo Edun.

Ben Brereton scored a goal in their 2-1 win over Barnsley. The Chilean international is the second-highest goalscorer in the Championship. Brereton has scored 20 goals in the Championship, overperforming his expected goals of 18.59. He has provided one assist while creating 17 chances.

Joe Rothwell has scored two goals in the Championship, underperforming his expected goals of 2.30. The England international has provided the fourth-most assists in the league with seven assists while creating 41 chances.

Huddersfield projected starting lineup:

  • Lee Nicholls
  • Levi Colwill
  • Matthew Pearson
  • Oliver Turton
  • Harry Toffolo
  • Lewis O'Brien
  • Scott High
  • Sorba Thomas
  • Danel Sinani
  • Duane Holmes
  • Jordan Rhodes

Notable subs: Josh Koroma, Pipa.

Danny Ward has been one of Huddersfield’s best players in the league. He has scored seven goals in the Championship, overperforming his expected goals of 6.47. Ward has provided two assists while creating 13 chances.

Sorba Thomas has provided the third-most assist in the league. The Wales international has scored three goals in the league, overperforming his expected goals of 1.30. Thomas has provided eight assists while creating 62 chances.

Blackburn Rovers vs Huddersfield (January 2) betting tips and predictions

Blackburn Rovers have been incredible this season with 13 wins and six draws. The Rovers got a 2-1 win over Barnsley in their last Championship game. Blackburn Rovers are third in the Championship table with 45 points. The Rovers have scored the second-most goals in the league with 43 goals while conceding 28 goals with a difference of +15. Blackburn Rovers have won six of their last six Championship games.

Huddersfield have been good recently as they suffered some losses in past games. The Terriers got a 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest in their last Championship game. Huddersfield are sixth in the Championship table with 39 points. The Terriers have scored 32 goals while conceding 29 goals with a difference of +3. Huddersfield have won three of the last three EFL Championship games.

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 2.06 (+106 American; 53/50 Fractional)

Blackburn Rovers — Huddersfield
Lost
Over 2.5 goals
2.06
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