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Norwich City vs Brentford - Match Preview

Date published: 3/2/2021 3:50:19 PM

Norwich City vs Brentford - Match Preview

Norwich midfielder Todd Cantwell set for late fitness test before Brentford game

Todd Cantwell will face a late fitness test ahead of Norwich’s Championship tussle with promotion rivals Brentford.

England Under-21s midfielder Cantwell missed Saturday’s 2-0 win over Wycombe with a calf problem.

Boss Daniel Farke has rated his chances of making Wednesday’s clash as 50-50.

Adam Idah will be pushing for a start after bagging a poacher’s goal in the routine win over struggling Wycombe.

Winston Reid should continue at centre-back for Brentford, with Rico Henry’s hamstring injury keeping him sidelined.

Emiliano Marcondes and Sergi Canos will be pushing for starts.

The Bees have hit back after a run of three defeats with wins over Sheffield Wednesday and Stoke.

Boss Thomas Frank will hope his second-placed side can seize on the opportunity to cut the Canaries’ seven-point advantage at the top of the table.


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Brentford vs Norwich City

This is a very close match-up.
In 10,000 simulations Brentford won 32.3%, Norwich City won 31.6% and there was a 36.1% chance of a draw.
Overall, the average simulation score is Brentford 0.8 to Norwich City 0.8.
In simulation wins, Brentford averages 6.4 shots and 3.1 shots on goal.
They average 1.7 goals in simulated victories vs just 0.3 in simulation losses.
When Norwich City wins they average 8.2 shots and 3.6 shots on goal.
They average 1.7 goals in simulated victories vs just 0.2 in simulation losses.






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