Preston North End v Blackburn Rovers on TV: what channel is the game on, is there a free stream - and kick off time

Preston North End are set to travel to Blackburn Rovers in the Championship.

Wednesday, 10th February 2021, 11:25 am
Alex Neil, manager of Preston North End, looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Preston North End at Hillsborough Stadium on January 30, 2021.

Preston North End action against Blackburn Rovers on Friday in the derby – with the game set to be shown on TV.

The Lilywhites are 12th in the Championship, with 36 points from 28 games after a 2-1 win against Rotherham United last time out.

Rovers are currently eighth with 39 points from 27 fixtures so far this campaign, following a 1-0 loss to QPR in their last Championship fixture.

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But how can you watch the clash? Here, we take you through everything you need to know…

When is Blackburn Rovers v Preston North End?

The match will between Preston and Blackburn take place at Ewood Park on Friday, February 12.

Kick-off is scheduled for 7:45pm.

What are the odds for Blackburn Rovers v Preston North End?

At the time of writing, bookmakers Paddy Power have Blackburn Rovers priced at 10/11 to win the clash.

A draw is 5/2 with the same outlet, whilst a Preston win is 14/5.

Paddy Power are offering a odds of 11/4 on Blackburn striker Adam Armstrong to score first.

Preston’s Harvey Elliott to score first is priced at 13/2 currently, with Stewart Downing priced at 17/2.

All odds correct at the time of writing. Over 18s only. Please gamble responsibly and Be Gamble Aware.

What channel is Blackburn Rovers v Preston North End on?

The match between Preston and Blackburn will be broadcast on television via Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Ultra HD.

Coverage will start at 7pm.

You can add the Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football channels for just £18 per month combined or pick up the complete sports package for just £23 per month.

Can I stream Blackburn Rovers v Preston North End online?

You can watch the match with a for £9.99 or for £33.99 without signing up to a contract.

NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or apps found on most smart TVs, phones and consoles.

Existing Sky Sports customers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices.

NOW TV is also available via BT Sport for BT Sport subscribers.

Is there an iFollow stream for Blackburn Rovers v Preston North End?

With the game selected for live Sky Sports coverage, the game will unfortunately not be available to watch on iFollow for supporters in the UK and Ireland.

Supporters living overseas will need to check the availability of match passes in your region as the game is still available in some countries!

Supporters in the UK and Ireland can still listen to full commentary of the game on iFollow, with audio passes priced at just £2.50.

Is there any team news ahead of Blackburn Rovers v Preston North End?

Scott Sinclair is be eyeing a recall for Friday’s derby clash at Blackburn after being benched for the Rotherham defeat last Saturday.

New signing Anthony Gordon and Tom Barkhuizen were preferred on the wings against the Millers.

As Alex Neil seeks to get his side firing again, Sinclair could earn a recall at Ewood Park – scene of his debut in January last year.

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