Football tips: Bradford City vs Leyton Orient - predictions and betting guide

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Competition: England League Two
Competition: Tue 23.February
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)
Venue: The Utilita Energy Stadium

Getting closer to the top teams is at stake when these two mid-table clubs battle it out. Both will be aiming to improve their league table standing, Bradford City in 13th and Leyton Orient in 11th place.

Insights:
  • Bradford City have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Leyton Orient have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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Bradford City form and stats

Bradford City have collected 19 points from their League Two home games so far after 5-4-4. Two home wins in a row for Bradford City bring valid hopes of a third.

A strong away win for Bradford against Cheltenham Town the last match, as Andy Cook (2) were on target. Ahead of that match, Bradford won a home game hosting Morecambe (2-1).

This is expected to be a close game, with Bradford City perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Bradford City as a small favourite), we find 16 games. Bradford has won five of these, drawn six and lost five.

Bradford are traveling soon after this match as the League Two match at Walsall awaits in four days.

Bradford are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 14 goals in 13 games. 13 goals have been conceded.

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Leyton Orient form and stats

As the visiting team in League Two matches, Leyton Orient have produced an overall stat of 4-2-7 so far. The last three matches for Leyton Orient have all ended in a draw.

Leyton's last game was the home draw against Port Vale (1-1). A draw for Leyton before that, at their own venue hosting Colchester United (0-0).

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 14 similar matches played by Leyton in our archives, and the results are: five wins for Leyton Orient, three draws and six defeats.

A new game in only four days for Leyton, the League Two home match versus Tranmere Rovers. Busy days.

Leyton are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 13 away goals from 13 games (in the league). It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Leyton have conceded 17 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Leyton Orient - Bradford City 1-0, played this season. Bradford City-Leyton Orient H2H statistics last nine meetings regardless of arena: Bradford City four wins, Leyton Orient three wins, two draws. three of these nine matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Leyton OrientD. Johnson
D. Johnson
14 goals
Leyton OrientC. Wilkinson
C. Wilkinson
7 goals
BradfordL. Novak
L. Novak
6 goals

Bradford City missing players

Leyton Orient missing players

Bradford City Leyton Orient
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
27 13 3 Played P 4 13 28
10 5 0 Won W 0 4 11
7 4 1 Drew D 1 2 6
10 4 2 Lost L 3 7 11
31 14 1 Scored S 1 13 35
31 13 3 Conceded C 6 17 30
89% 85% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 75% 92% 93%
63% 62% 33% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 77% 75%
52% 54% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 25% 46% 43%
22% 8% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 8% 14%
4% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 7%
48% 46% 33% BTTS BTTS 25% 54% 46%
26% 31% 0% Clean Sheets C S 25% 31% 39%
37% 38% 67% Failed to Score F T 75% 23% 21%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.1 0.9 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.8 2 2.1
3 0 0 Red cards R C 1 2 3
 
11.1 11.7 11.3 Shots (avg) S ( 8.5 9.9 10.1
4 4.5 2.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 3 3.2
28% 24% 12% Goal Efficiency G E 12% 33% 39%
Key stats in League Two this season:
  • Bradford City have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Leyton Orient have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Cambridge United 30 15 7 8 47 28 15 8 5 2 22 12 15 7 2 6 25 16 19 52
2 Forest Green Rovers 27 13 9 5 37 26 13 6 5 2 18 13 14 7 4 3 19 13 11 48
3 Cheltenham Town 28 13 8 7 37 26 14 6 4 4 20 15 14 7 4 3 17 11 11 47
4 Morecambe 29 13 7 9 39 40 13 6 4 3 17 15 16 7 3 6 22 25 -1 46
5 Salford City 28 12 9 7 38 23 15 7 8 0 26 11 13 5 1 7 12 12 15 45
6 Tranmere Rovers 28 13 6 9 37 34 15 8 1 6 24 18 13 5 5 3 13 16 3 45
7 Newport County 27 12 8 7 37 29 13 8 3 2 17 12 14 4 5 5 20 17 8 44
8 Exeter City 27 11 10 6 49 34 14 8 2 4 29 16 13 3 8 2 20 18 15 43
9 Carlisle United 25 13 4 8 35 24 12 9 1 2 25 13 13 4 3 6 10 11 11 43
10 Bolton Wanderers 29 11 8 10 36 40 15 5 4 6 16 18 14 6 4 4 20 22 -4 41
11 Leyton Orient 28 11 6 11 35 30 15 7 4 4 22 13 13 4 2 7 13 17 5 39
12 Crawley Town 27 10 8 9 37 35 14 6 4 4 21 15 13 4 4 5 16 20 2 38
13 Bradford City 27 10 7 10 31 31 13 5 4 4 14 13 14 5 3 6 17 18 0 37
14 Walsall 28 8 13 7 35 37 15 5 5 5 16 18 13 3 8 2 19 19 -2 37
15 Harrogate Town 29 10 6 13 33 37 13 3 4 6 10 15 16 7 2 7 23 22 -4 36
16 Scunthorpe United 27 11 2 14 31 35 14 6 2 6 18 19 13 5 0 8 13 16 -4 35
17 Oldham Athletic 28 10 5 13 46 52 14 4 1 9 21 26 14 6 4 4 25 26 -6 35
18 Mansfield Town 28 7 13 8 37 39 14 2 6 6 18 23 14 5 7 2 19 16 -2 34
19 Port Vale 29 9 6 14 41 44 14 5 3 6 21 18 15 4 3 8 20 26 -3 33
20 Colchester United 28 7 12 9 30 37 13 6 5 2 20 14 15 1 7 7 10 23 -7 33
21 Stevenage 30 7 12 11 24 31 15 4 6 5 13 12 15 3 6 6 11 19 -7 33
22 Southend United 29 6 6 17 18 45 15 4 1 10 13 23 14 2 5 7 5 22 -27 24
23 Barrow 27 5 8 14 32 39 14 3 7 4 20 20 13 2 1 10 12 19 -7 23
24 Grimsby Town 27 5 6 16 20 46 13 2 4 7 9 20 14 3 2 9 11 26 -26 21

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The English Football League Two (usually referred to as League Two) is the fourth highest division in English football. The League Two league table has 24 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 552 fixtures. Seasons run from August to May. Four teams are promoted and four relegated.