Blackpool vs Reading – Match Preview, Betting Tips, Best Odds

Published: July 28, 2022
Author: Dean Carr
Last Updated: July 28, 2022

How to watch the game between Blackpool and Reading on Saturday

This game will start on Saturday, 30th at 16:00 at Bloomfield Road. Please be aware that the stated time is Central European Time (CET), which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). A live stream of this Championship round 1 action will be available on TV channels across the world. For those of you who can’t catch the match on television, fear not. We have a few easy ways to make sure you don’t miss it!

Stream the game via Bet365

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Register with Bet365 and enjoy a live stream of the game between Blackpool and Reading. You’ll need a funded account – check out bet365’s latest sign-up offer here – or to have made a bet in the last 24 hours first. In return, you’ll enjoy an uninterrupted broadcast of the match with no lag.

Blackpool vs Reading Stats

  • Blackpool have scored in 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • Blackpool have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
  • Blackpool have conceded in 6 of the last 8 home matches
  • Blackpool have lost 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Blackpool have not won 3 of the last 4 matches
  • Reading have conceded in 23 of the last 25 away matches
  • Reading have conceded in 15 of the last 17 matches
  • Reading have not won 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • Reading have lost 4 of the last 5 matches
  • Reading have not won 5 of the last 6 matches

Blackpool vs Reading Lineups

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Blackpool vs Reading Preview

Blackpool won three of their previous six matches at Bloomfield Road in the Championship. They drew one and suffered two defeats, scoring 12 goals to eight against.

In their last six Championship away matches, Reading failed to win more than once. Instead, they’ve drawn two and lost three, scoring four while also conceding 11 times. Reading proved themselves generous visitors in the Championship this season, as they conceded an astonishing zero goals so far. This leaves them with the worst defensive record of all teams from their away matches.

Blackpool vs Reading H2H

Their latest encounter was a belter of a game, which finished with a 4-1 scoreline. An uncommon result, but we would not mind a similar goal fest this coming Saturday. Blackpool won five of their last ten encounters with Reading for a 5-1-4 record, with the latter winning four matches. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

Full Time Result

Blackpool claimed all three points four times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing one along the way. They endured defeat in five of the games in this run. Reading won three of their last 10 games away, while drawing three and losing four in this series of matches. Does the value lie with over or under 2.5 goals, when it comes to home matches for Blackpool? Over 2.5 happened five times in their last 10 at Bloomfield Road. It came out six times in 10 league matches away for Reading.


It was an enormously entertaining 4-1 match when these two sides last played each other. A similar feast of goals would go down well this coming Saturday.

Over/Under 2.5 Goals

Over 2.5 goals came up six times in the previous ten encounters between Blackpool and Reading, as Blackpool scored 1.5 goals on average per game and Reading averaging 1.7 goals. Both teams scored six times in these matches. Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Blackpool, who scored an average of 1.5 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the visitor’s last ten games this season. On average, they scored 1.4 times in those matches.