Norwich v Middlesbrough - 10 Vital Statistics


10. Norwich and Middlesbrough contest the Championship playoff final for the first time, having previously played 50 games against each other. Boro boast a W21 D13 L16 record over Norwich and are 1.90 to be promoted.

9. Boro did the double over Norwich this season for the first time since 1997/98. They are 2.70 to win outright.

8. In fact, Norwich have beaten Boro just once in their last 12 meetings. The Canaries are slight favourites at 1.86 to be promoted.

7. Just two of the past seven encounters between these teams have seen both score. Both to net at Wembley is priced at 1.88.

6. Boro won their two playoff semi-final legs against Brentford, despite failing to win nine of their remaining 17 games of the Championship season. They are 1.48 to win/draw on the Double Chance.

5. Norwich and Boro both averaged 32 minutes to score their opening goals in Championship games this season. A price of 3.05 is available for +1.5 goals scored before half time.

4. Middlesbrough beat Norwich 1-0 in the Championship just last month despite the Canaries commanding 70% possession. Norwich only hit the target with two of their 20 shots that day and are 3.15 not to score again.

3. Jonathan Howson scored his ninth goal of the season during the playoffs to add to his six league assists this campaign. He has previously lost a playoff final (with Leeds United in 2009) but is 6.26 to net in this one.

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2. Boro top scorer Patrick Bamford boasts 19 goals for the season, including 11 in 2015. If he passes a fitness test, Bamford is 6.00 match favourite to score first.

1. Cameron Jerome, meanwhile, bagged his 20th goal of the season in the playoff semi-finals, which ended a seven-game drought for the striker. Jerome is 16.00 to score twice.