Cardiff come up against visiting side Huddersfield on Saturday at Cardiff City Stadium in a Championship fixture. Ranked 21th in the Championship, Cardiff have collected 12 points from 16 games. On 25 points, Huddersfield see themselves ranked as number 7 after 16 matches. Huddersfield will not be short on motivation for their clash with favourites Cardiff in the Championship. A win this coming Saturday will see them move ahead of their upcoming opponents in the table. Cardiff go into their next Championship match averaging a humble 0.4 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a mundane total of 4 goals, while also conceding 23 goals. That amounts to an average of 2.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 0 times. Huddersfield travel to their next Championship match, averaging a lowly 1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a disappointing total of 10 goals, while also conceding 9 goals. That amounts to an average of 0.9 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 5 times.
Facts and figures for Cardiff vs Huddersfield in Championship.
- Cardiff did not win the last 10 matches in a row;
- Cardiff has lost the last 6 matches in a row at home;
- Cardiff has lost in the last 9 of 10 matches;
- Cardiff has lost in the last 6 of 7 matches at home.
- Huddersfield did not win the last 4 matches in a row when playing away;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Huddersfield's last 7 of 9 matches;
- Huddersfield have not conceded in the last 4 of 6 matches.
Current form — Cardiff v. Huddersfield
Cardiff desperate for points.
Results have been dismal for Cardiff in recent weeks and they will be bordering on desperation for a quick turnaround. Only a single point prevents Cardiff from having nothing to show for their previous 3 games. They came up short in a 2-0 defeat against Middlesbrough, before drawing 3-3 with Stoke. They were back on loser street last time out when Queens P.R. ran out 1-0 winners.
Huddersfield looking for more
One can't really point a finger on the results for Huddersfield in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. Huddersfield have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. Against Bournemouth, they came out empty-handed in a 3-0 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 1-0 win against Millwall. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw against Peterborough.
According to the bookmakers, Cardiff are favourites to win. Betting on the away win will get you odds of 3.00 meaning, the bookies predict the visitors are in with a 33% chance of beating Huddersfield. Placing your bet on Cardiff, the best price at the time of writing is 2.30.
Cardiff v. Huddersfield — fixture history
Neither Cardiff nor Huddersfield managed a breakthrough, when they last faced each other in the Championship. They ended up settling for a point in a 0-0 draw at Cardiff City Stadium. Cardiff enter the match against Huddersfield with a 8-2-0 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Championship. This amounts to a 80% winning ratio for Cardiff, with Huddersfield victorious in 0% of the last 10 encounters. The past 10 matches between Cardiff and Huddersfield have largely been entertaining matches. With more than two goals coming out 7 times in these encounters, it is only natural to look for goals this coming Saturday.
Current table in the Championship
Looking at the Championship standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 13 points. Cardiff cannot squeeze past Huddersfield in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Huddersfield, number 7 on 25 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Saturday.
Kieffer Moore has been hitting the target on a regular basis in recent matches. Cardiff will no doubt look to him for more goals in their next match against Huddersfield. The visitors are surely hoping Danny Ward adds another to his current total. With 4 goals in the last six matches, Danny Ward boasts a decent goal to games ratio.