Leeds United vs Wolves prediction 07/03/2018

Championship leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers travel to out-of-form Leeds United on Wednesday night.

Nuno’s side only hold a three-point lead over Cardiff City now with this being their game in hand.  In their last three games they have been held 1-1 at Preston North End, pegged back to 2-2 by Norwich City and beaten 2-0 at Fulham.

Those are three teams you can see competing for playoff spots though whilst Leeds United have gone backwards under Paul Heckingbottom and are 12th – eight points off the playoffs.

I fully expect to see Wolves bounce back from their recent disappointments with three points at Elland Road on Wednesday.  Leeds looked woeful in defence in their last two televised games – drawing 2-2 with out-of-form Derby County and being thrashed 3-0 by Middlesbrough at the start of the month.

Wolves have some of the best attacking talent in the division and boast the joint-best defensive record too.  Whilst Leeds to have some good attacking players I simply believe they’ll be outscored by the West Midlands club who have a lot to offer going forward.

I am a little surprised the visitors aren’t odds-on but I guess failing to win any of their last three games, albeit versus tough opposition, has had a say in that.  Therefore I believe there’s very good value in a Wolves win in this one.

Best bet: Wolves to win is 2.06 with Betfair

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