Stoke head into Tuesday’s clash having both of their last two matches.
The Potters have secured shock wins over Millwall and Sheffield United.
The Midlands club have also kept clean sheets in their last two games and have proven tricky to break down.
Reading have also failed to score in 33 percent of their games this season.
Match preview: Reading vs Stoke City
Reading have significantly boosted their hopes of survival having gone three games unbeaten.
The Royals earned a crucial point against fellow strugglers Barnsley on Saturday.
In a huge relegation six-pointer, Reading ensured they remained outside the drop zone by denying the Tykes all three points.
Josh Laurent scored with 8 minutes remaining to earn a point.
They remain in 21st place but now have a four-point buffer between themselves and the bottom three.
Stoke City win back to back matches
Stoke City have just won back to back matches following their victory over Sheffield United.
The Potters have now recorded big wins against two in-form sides, as they also beat Millwall 2-0.
Over the weekend, Michael O’Neill’s side won 1-0 against the promotion chasers Sheffield United.
A John Egan own goal in the 77th-minute secured the three points for the Midlands club.
They are now 13th in the table following consecutive victories.
Luton Town vs Reading FC - 1:0
Reading FC vs West Bromwich Albion - 0:1
Hull City vs Reading FC - 3:0
Reading FC vs Swansea City - 4:4
Sheffield United vs Reading FC - 1:2
|Latest match form, last 5 games:||
Stoke City vs Coventry City - 1:1
Middlesbrough FC vs Stoke City - 3:1
Stoke City vs Queens Park Rangers - 1:0
Blackburn Rovers vs Stoke City - 0:1
Stoke City vs Bristol City - 0:1
|May 7, 2022||Championship 21/22||Luton Town||1 - 0||Reading FC|
|April 30, 2022||Championship 21/22||Reading FC||0 - 1||West Bromwich Albion|
|April 23, 2022||Championship 21/22||Hull City||3 - 0||Reading FC|
|April 18, 2022||Championship 21/22||Reading FC||4 - 4||Swansea City|
|April 15, 2022||Championship 21/22||Sheffield United||1 - 2||Reading FC|
|May 7, 2022||Championship 21/22||Stoke City||1 - 1||Coventry City|
|April 30, 2022||Championship 21/22||Middlesbrough FC||3 - 1||Stoke City|
|April 23, 2022||Championship 21/22||Stoke City||1 - 0||Queens Park Rangers|
|April 18, 2022||Championship 21/22||Blackburn Rovers||0 - 1||Stoke City|
|April 15, 2022||Championship 21/22||Stoke City||0 - 1||Bristol City|
|Reading FC||Stoke City|
|13||Shots on goal||34|
|13||Shots off goal||28|
|6%||Average ball possession||8%|
|1||Shots on bar||2|
|43||Goals by foot||46|
|10||Goals by head||7|
|0||Shots on post||3|
|Reading FC||Stoke City|
|0.93||Average Goals Scored||0.96|
|April 5, 2022||Championship 21/22||Reading FC||2 - 1||Stoke City|
|August 7, 2021||Championship 21/22||Stoke City||3 - 2||Reading FC|
|February 6, 2021||Championship 20/21||Stoke City||0 - 0||Reading FC|
|November 7, 2020||Championship 20/21||Reading FC||0 - 3||Stoke City|
|June 20, 2020||Championship 19/20||Reading FC||1 - 1||Stoke City|
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What time is kick off between Reading FC vs Stoke City?
19:00, Tuesday 05 April 2022