Jamie Redknapp predicts Leeds United v Preston North End

27 Oct 2001:  Jamie Redknapp of Liverpool celebrates his goal with team mate Steven Gerrard during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Charlton Athletic and Liverpool at the...

Leeds United will take on Preston North End at Elland Road in the Championship this weekend.

Former Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jamie Redknapp predicted on Sky Bet’s Facebook live (5:50pm, August 7, 2017) that Leeds United will win against Preston North End this coming weekend.

The Whites will take on Preston at Elland Road in the Championship on Saturday afternoon, and Redknapp has backed the home team to pick up all three points from the encounter courtesy of a 2-1 victory.

Leeds United corner flag before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

“Leeds won last week, didn’t they, (at) Bolton,” said Redknapp on Sky Bet’s Facebook live (5:50pm, August 7, 2017). “It was a brilliant result.

“Preston are decent, but I have gone for a Leeds win. Preston won as well, so that was a good result. I am going to go for a Leeds 2-1 win.”

Jamie Redknapp of Tottenham Hotspur looks to avoid Salif Diao of Liverpool during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, Anfield, on October 26, 2002...

Leeds will head into the game as favourites, and with home advantage, the West Yorkshire outfit should be able to pick up all three points.

The Whites kicked off their 2017-18 Championship campaign with a 3-2 victory over Bolton Wanderers away from home at the Macron Stadium this past Sunday afternoon.

Preston also won last weekend, as they got the better of Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 at Deepdale in the Championship.

Alex Neil’s side, though, lost this evening. The Lilywhites suffered a 3-2 defeat to League Two club Accrington Stanley away from home at Wham Stadium in the first round of the EFL Cup.

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