Brentford vs Birmingham City
Date: Saturday 26th November, 2016
Kick-off: 15:00 UK
Venue: Griffin Park, Brentford.
Lewis Macleod will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury and fellow midfielder Alan McCormack completes a five-match ban.
Callum Elder overcame a knee problem only to suffer a calf injury, Rico Henry remains sidelined by a shoulder injury and Alan Judge is recovering from a broken leg.
The Bees will check on Sam Saunders after he missed the 3-2 defeat at Blackburn last week with a calf problem.
Jonathan Spector starts his three-game ban after being sent off in Birmingham's 1-0 win over Bristol City.
Midfielder Robert Tesche is battling an ankle injury and boss Gary Rowett will not risk him until he is fully fit.
Jacques Maghoma could start after he was a second-half substitute in the victory over the Robins following a knee injury.
On-loan Bournemouth left-back Rhoys Wiggins is out after suffering a serious knee injury against Aston Villa last month.
Brentford vs Birmingham City: Head-to-Head Stats
Interestingly, Birmingham City have been super dominant in matches against Brentford since the Bees have won a single out of 15 encounters with the Blues. Birmingham City have won three in a row, and according to the head to head history, we can say that they will be looking very good to avoid a defeat at Griffin Par this Saturday.
Brentford vs Birmingham City: Prediction
We will try and take advantage of huge value odds given by the bookies on the visitors not to lose the match! Alternatively, you can try with Under 2.5 goals in the match since we expect a very close game which will most likely be decided by one or none goals.
Brentford vs Birmingham City: Betting Tips
Double Chance Draw or Birmingham Win at 1.75 (3/4)
Under 2.5 goals at 1.83 (5/6).