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Blackburn v Wrexham: Predictions, team news, stats & more

Blackburn host League Two Wrexham in the FA Cup fourth round on Monday and this looks set to be a high-scoring affair between these two sides in Lancashire.

Blackburn v Wrexham Odds

Blackburn - 8/11
Draw - 16/5
Wrexham - 16/5

TV channel and how to watch Blackburn v Wrexham

Blackburn v Wrexham will be shown live on bet365's Sports Live Streaming, BBC iPlayer & BBC One Wales.

Blackburn v Wrexham kick-off time and venue

Blackburn v Wrexham will be played at Ewood Park in Blackburn and is due to kick off at 19:30 GMT on Monday 29th January.

Blackburn v Wrexham Bet Builder

Blackburn to win - 8/11
Over 3 goals - 6/5
Sammie Szmodics to score anytime - 13/10
James McClean to be booked - 21/10

Bet Builder - 14/1


Blackburn to win - 8/11

It has not been an easy time for Blackburn and they head into this contest with just one victory from their last eight matches in all competitions, that sole success being the 5-2 third-round victory over Cambridge.

Head coach Jon Dahl Tomasson is under pressure having seen his side slip to 17th in the Championship, but there is still a nine-point buffer to the relegation zone and a switch of focus to the FA Cup could be exactly what his side need to get back on track.

Rovers have been better on home soil of late, with a 2-1 loss to Watford the only defeat in their last five outings at Ewood Park, and that confidence when playing in Lancashire can see them through.

Visitors Wrexham will be no easy pushovers, as they sit second in League Two, but their away form has been inconsistent and they have recorded three losses, two wins and a draw from their last six road assignments.

With promotion to League One the main focus for the Red Dragons, it would be no surprise if they fail to fall to their Championship foes on Monday.

Over 3 goals - 6/5

One thing this fixture should produce is goals. Blackburn have the worst defence in the Championship, conceding 53 times, while Wrexham have kept just two clean sheets from their last seven away matches.

Over three goals has landed in four of Rovers' last five fixtures and they may struggle to keep the Red Dragons at bay, given the fact the visitors have not scored in just one of their last 12 outings.

Sammie Szmodics to score anytime - 13/10

In what has been a disappointing season for Blackburn, one highlight has been the form of Sammie Szmodics, who tops the Championship scoring charts with 16.

The 28-year-old scored a hat-trick in the victory over Cambridge in the third round and he can find the back of the net against a Wrexham side that have conceded four goals in their last two away League Two games.

James McClean to be booked - 21/10

Wrapping up this Bet Builder is for Wrexham's James McClean to be booked. The 34-year-old joined the Red Dragons in August last year and he has picked up nine yellow cards for his new employers.

The former Republic of Ireland international is not one to shy away from a challenge, making him a card magnet, while his ageing legs when playing in the left full-back role also increases the likelihood of a caution.

Blackburn Team News

Blackburn are without the cup-tied Connor O'Riordan, while Hayden Carter, Harry Pickering, Ryan Hedges, Sam Barnes and John Buckley are all out injured.

Wrexham Team News

William Boyle is suspended after his red card against Newport, while the injured trio of Steven Fletcher, Andy Cannon and Anthony Forde are all ruled out.

Blackburn v Wrexham Stats

Blackburn have the worst defence in the Championship this season, conceding 53 times.

Sammie Szmodics is the top scorer in the Championship with 16 goals.

Wrexham, second in League Two, have scored in 11 of their last 12 matches.


Blackburn wins2
Wrexham wins4

This article was written by a partner sports writer via Spotlight Sports Group. All odds displayed on this page were correct at the time of writing and are subject to withdrawal or change at any time.

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