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Reading vs. Shrewsbury Prediction, Tips & Stats

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          Reading vs. Shrewsbury Betting Tip

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          Match Result

          Burton Albion

          Reading


          20%

          Bur

          30%

          draw

          40%

          Rea

          Results display the percentage of matches that have been Won or Drawn in the last 5 matches in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

          Both Teams To Score

          Burton Albion

          Reading


          80%

          Bur

          70%

          combined

          60%

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          Results display the percentage of matches that have been BTTS in the last 5 matches in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

          Over 2.5 Goals

          Burton Albion

          Reading


          80%

          Bur

          60%

          combined

          40%

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          Results display the percentage of matches that have been Over 2.5 Goals in the last 5 matches in all major Competitions and International Friendlies

          Reading vs. Shrewsbury Prediction, Tips & Stats

          This Saturday, Reading and Shrewsbury Town are set to collide in a significant League One encounter at the Madejski Stadium. As both teams navigate their respective challenges in the division, the match promises to provide an intriguing spectacle for keen followers of the EFL.

          Currently positioned 16th in the League One standings, Reading find themselves amidst a season marked by transition and adaptation. Following their relegation from the Championship, the club encountered numerous off-pitch issues attributed to negligent ownership which have, for the most part, significantly affected results on the pitch. Despite these challenges, Reading have exhibited resilience and improvement on the pitch in recent months.

          Under the wing of manager Rubén Sellés, Reading endured a challenging start to the campaign, spending many of the opening months deep in the relegation zone. However, a notable upturn in form has seen the club climb out of the lowly ranks and establish a more favourable position in the table.

          In their last five league outings, Reading have secured three victories, showcasing their ability to compete with promotion contenders in wins over Derby County and Stevenage while taking a point off Oxford United. Notably, their recent triumph against Port Vale highlighted their resilience, with late goals from Lewis Wing and Harvey Knibbs securing a 2-0 win

          .Impressively, Reading's home form has been a source of strength, with an unbeaten streak of seven games at the Madejski Stadium, including six victories. Spearheading their attacking endeavours are Knibbs and Femi Azeez, with eight and six goals respectively, contributing significantly to the team's attacking output.

          Meanwhile, Shrewsbury Town enter the fixture placed 19th in the League One standings, firmly entrenched in the relegation battle. Despite their dire circumstances, Shrewsbury have struggled to find consistent form, with recent outings yielding limited success.

          Under the stewardship of manager Paul Hurst, Shrewsbury's form has been lacklustre, characterised by a winless streak of four games and only one victory in their last seven league matches. The team's most recent defeat against Wigan Athletic epitomised their struggles, further emphasising the need for improvement.

          Although Shrewsbury have displayed resilience away from home, securing four points from their last two away fixtures, their offensive output remains a concern. With Nigerian striker Daniel Udoh leading the scoring charts with five goals, Shrewsbury's goal-scoring prowess pales in comparison to their counterparts, having registered just 23 goals this season, the lowest in League One.

          Shrewsbury registered a 3-2 win over Reading when the two sides met in the league - in what was the first-ever meeting between the two clubs - back in November, but given how the pendulum has shifted it feels like the opposing result is more likely here.

          For our Reading vs. Shrewsbury prediction, we're going for a 2-0 win for the home side.

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          Reading Team News

          Tom Holmes and Jeriel Dorsett will both be absent for the Royals through injury here.

          Youngster Charlie Savage could be drafted into the starting XI by Rubén Sellés for this one after the Welshman impressed off the bench against Port Vale last time out.

          Shrewsbury Team News

          It's likely still too soon for Tom Flanagan to make his return from injury while Joe Anderson and Max Mata are both likely to miss out here too.

          A change or two might be in the pipeline for the Shrews following defeat to Wigan last time out, with Elliott Bennett, Taylor Perry and Ryan Bowman all in contention for a place in the starting lineup.

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