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The Ultimate Guide to Predicting Leeds United vs Middlesbrough

Leeds United will host Middlesbrough at Elland Road on Saturday in another round of the 2023-24 Championship campaign. The hosts are enjoying a good run of results at the moment and now have their sights set on automatic promotion. They picked up a 3-1 comeback win over Swansea City on Wednesday. They sit third in the league table with 35 points from 18 games. Middlesbrough are also playing well at the moment although they remain outside the playoff spots. They thrashed Preston North End 4-0 in their last match with three different players getting on the scoresheet including Isaiah Jones who netted a first-half brace. Leeds are the joint-third-highest scoring side in the English second-tier this season with a goal tally of 31. Middlesbrough have scored 18 away goals in the English Championship this season, the second-highest in the competition so far. The Whites are the only side in the Championship this season yet to taste defeat on home turf. Leeds are on a five-game unbeaten streak picking up four wins in that period. They have won their last six games at Elland Road and are slight favorites for the weekend clash. Middlesbrough have won two of their last three games and have lost just one of their last five across all competitions. They are winless in their last two away matches and could see defeat here. Prediction: Leeds United 2-1 Middlesbrough. Tip 1 – Result: Leeds, Tip 2 – Goals – Over/under 2.5 – Over 2.5 goals (Four of the visitors’ last five matches have produced more than 2.5 goals), Tip 3 – Both teams to score: YES (Both sides have found the back of the net in four of the hosts’ last five matches), Tip 4 – Daniel James to create more than 3 chances: YES.