Stoke City vs Fulham prediction and betting tips (January 22)
Fulham smashed Birmingham (6-2) in their last Championship game. Will the Cottagers secure all three points against Stoke City and maintain their position at the top of the Championship table?
Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) is the highest goal scorer in the 2021-22 EFL Championship
Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) is the highest goal scorer in the 2021-22 EFL Championship

Stoke City will host Fulham in Round 28 of the Championship.

The match will start at 3 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 22 January 2022. The match venue is Bet 365 Stadium, Stoke. Below you will find betting tips and match predictions for Stoke City vs Fulham (January 22) in the Round 28 of the Championship.

Stoke City vs Fulham (January 22) latest odds on betting sites

Stoke City have their winning odds placed at 4.24 (+324 American; 81/25 Fractional). Fulham, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 2.00 (+100; 1/1). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 3.60 (+260; 13/5).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Stoke City — 23%, draw — 27%, Fulham — 50%.

Latest betting odds on Stoke City vs Fulham (22 January 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.88 (+114; 53/50)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
  • Asian handicap (+0.75) on Stoke City — 1.73 (-137; 73/100)
  • Asian handicap (-0.75) on Fulham — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.91 (-110; 91/100)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.89 (-112; 89/100)

Stoke City vs Fulham (January 22) match preview and stats

Stoke City got a 2-0 win over Hull City in their last Championship game. Jacob Brown opened the scoreline in the 21st minute with a nice header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Thomas Ince scored the second of the goal of the night with a left-footed shot from outside of the box to the bottom right corner.

Stoke City had 44% ball possession. The Potters had 22 shots with nine being on target. They created 17 chances during the game. Stoke City had 2.25 expected goals compared to Hull City’s 0.27 expected goals.

Stoke City are eighth in the Championship table with 38 points. The Potters have scored 30 goals while conceding 25 goals with a goal difference of +5. Stoke City have won two of their last five games in all competitions.

Stoke City team news: Harry Souttar is out of the season with a cruciate ligament injury. Jordan Thompson is unavailable due to a knee injury. Josef Bursik is out of the game with a thigh injury. Nick Powell is a doubt for the game with a leg injury. Romaine Sawyers is unavailable due to a thigh injury.

Fulham smashed Birmingham by six goals to two in their last Premier League game. The Cotters opened the scoreline in the ninth minute via an own goal by Marc Roberts. Neeskens Kebano doubled their lead in the 34th minute with a left-footed shot from the centre of the box into the top right corner.

Fabio Carvalho made it 3-0 in the 37th minute with a nice header from the centre of the box into the bottom right corner. Tom Cairney scored the fourth goal of the night in the 42nd minute with a left-footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Ivan Sunjic pulled one back in the 44th minute with a right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Gary Gardner made it 4-2 in the 73rd minute with a right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Fabio Carvalho scored his second goal of the night with a right-footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Antonee Robinson scored the last goal of the night as Fulham secured all three points.

Fulham dominated the game with 62% ball possession and completed 442 passes. The Cottagers created 19 chances with one being a big chance. Fulham had an expected goal of 1.29 compared to Birmingham’s 0.76. The Cottagers had 15 shots with 11 being on target.

Fulham are top of the Championship table with 42 points. The Cottagers have scored 70 goals while conceding 23 goals with a goal difference of +47.

Fulham news: Ivan Cavaleiro is out of the game with a groin injury. Jean Michael Seri is unavailable due to international duty.

Stoke City vs Fulham H2H

Fulham got a 3-0 victory over Stoke City in the home fixture between both sides.

Stoke have won three of the last five games between both sides.

Three of the last four games have ended in under 2.5 goals.

Stoke City vs Fulham (January 22) key players and lineups

Stoke City projected starting lineup:

  • Jack Bonham
  • Morgan Fox
  • Thomas Edwards
  • Ben Wilmot
  • Alfie Doughty
  • Joe Allen
  • Sam Clucas
  • Mario Vrancic
  • Abdallah Sima
  • Sam Surridge
  • Jacob Brown

Notable subs: Lewis Baker.

Jacob Brown scored a goal in their 2-1 win over Hull City. The Scottish international has scored six goals in the Championship, overperforming his expected goals of 4.10. He has provided four assists while creating 14 chances.

Mario Vrancic has scored three goals in the Championship, overperforming his expected goals of 2.36. He has provided five assists while creating 56 chances.

Fulham projected starting lineup:

  • Paulo Gazzaniga
  • Kenny Tete
  • Tosin Adarabioyo
  • Michael Hector
  • Antonee Robinson
  • Harrison Reed
  • Nathaniel Chalobah
  • Bobby Decordova-Reid
  • Fabio Carvalho
  • Harry Wilson
  • Aleksandar Mitrovic

Notable subs: Joshua Onomah.

Aleksandar Mitrovic has been one of the best players in the Championship this season. The Serbian international is the highest goal scorer in the league and has the best minutes per goal ratio (80). Mitrovic has scored 27 goals in the Championship, overperforming his expected goals of 21.53. He has provided seven assists while creating 31 chances.

Fabio Carvalho scored twice in their 6-2 victory over Birmingham. The England international has scored seven goals in the league, overperforming his expected goals of 4.73. Carvalho has provided two assists while creating 27 chances.

Stoke City vs Fulham (January 22) betting tips and predictions

Stoke City got a 2-o win over Hull City in their last Championship game. The Potters are eighth in the Championship table with 38 points. Stoke City have scored 30 goals while conceding 25 goals with a difference of +5. The Potters have won 11 games, drawn five and have lost nine. Stoke City have won two of their last four games in all competitions. The Potters won their FA Cup game against Leyton Orient.

Fulham have been the best team in the league this season. The Cottagers thrashed Birmingham by six goals to two in their last Championship game. Fulham are top of the Championship table with 54 points. The Cottagers have scored the most goals in the league with 70 goals in 26 games. Fulham have conceded the second-fewest goals in the league (23) with a difference of +47. The Cottagers have won 16 games, drawn six and have lost four matches. Fulham won their FA Cup game against Bristol City by a goal to nil. The Cottagers have won four of their last four games in all competitions scoring a whopping 20 goals in that time and conceding four goals.

Betting prediction: Fulham to win

Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; 1/1 Fractional)

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