Millwall vs Blackburn Rovers Betting Preview – 12/01/2019

Millwall vs Blackburn Rovers Betting Preview – 12/01/2019

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Millwall vs Blackburn Rovers

The Den will be host to Millwall’s 27th match of the season as they take on Blackburn Rovers looking to extend on their recent impressive form. Neil Harris’ men find themselves down in 19th place but had been down in the relegation zone before they had found some form, which has lifted them clear by six points. Their opponents, Blackburn, sit four places above them in 15th and head into this fixture off the back of a 1-1 draw with Newcastle United in the FA Cup. When these sides met at Ewood Park neither side could get the better of one another and the score ended 0-0.

Millwall had found themselves struggling for the majority of the season and had looked set to spend the entire season down in the relegation zone. The Lions had tough spells throughout September and November which saw them go seven games without a single win. However, they now are enjoying a winning streak of four wins which have seen them climb out of the bottom three. Millwall may find themselves below their opponents in the league table, but they arrive at this fixture as the favourites to win with odds of 1/1 at Bet365.

The Lions have not been slacking in front of goal with them racking up 33 goals this season and they sit as the highest scoring side out of the bottom six teams. Lee Gregory has pitched in with nine goals this season and has odds of 13/8 with Bet365 to score anytime on Saturday. Another player that poses a threat going forward is Shane Ferguson, who has bagged three goals in his last two matches. Betway have Ferguson to add to his tally anytime priced at 5/1. The last time these sides met the score ended in a 0-0 stalemate and SkyBet have a repeat result to happen priced at 9/1.

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This is a game Blackburn Rovers will have been confident in winning if played around a month ago, but with their opponents in strong form, Tony Mowbray will need his side at the top of their game. With that said, Rovers head into this fixture after holding Premier League side, Newcastle United to a 1-1 draw in the FA Cup which will have boosted the confidence around their camp. Achieving a positive result at the Den is a tough task and that is why they arrive as the underdogs in this fixture. Bet365 have the away side to win priced at 13/5.

Rovers had been suffering from three consecutive defeats before beating West Brom 2-1 and during those three fixtures had conceded a huge seven goals, showing they still have a leaky defence. Over the course of the season, they have conceded 41 goals which is the joint fourth lowest in the league. Three of Blackburn’s last five fixture have seen over 2.5 goals scored and two of Millwall’s last five have also seen over 2.5 goals. Bet365 are offering odds of 1/1 for there to be over 2.5 goals in this clash.

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