Here's the complete lowdown on the Exeter City - Scunthorpe United match:

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Competition: England League Two
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: St James Park (8830 seats)

Exeter City are thought of as expected winners of this home match vs Scunthorpe United, if the league table is thought to provide some clues. Or are we eyeing a possible shock?

Insights:
  • Exeter City is in the worst form (0-2-4)
  • Scunthorpe United have the most conceded goals (42) in League Two

Exeter City and Scunthorpe United should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Exeter City form and stats

The story so far in the League Two for Exeter City at their home stadium (St James Park) is 5 wins, 4 draws and 2 defeats. Exeter City are very eager to stop a potential losing streak at St James Park, having lost their two previous games here.

The Exeter crowd went home unhappy last time out, seeing their beloved players lose 2-3 to Portsmouth here at St James Park in a EFL Trophy match. The defeat against Portsmouth was especially painful as the deciding goal against was scored three minutes into stoppage time (by Curtis).

0-0 away at Forest Green Rovers before that.

The betting market estimate that the home team has about 55-60% chance of winning this match. There could be betting value if you think differently, so to help you here are the stats from Exeter's earlier matches at home being 55%-60% favourite: Played eight games, won four matches, drawn two and lost two.

Exeter have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at St James Park with 17 goals in 11 league matches. Exeter's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 11 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Scunthorpe United form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Scunthorpe United so far with only 9 points returning home. The records show 1-6-6 (win-draw-lose).

Loft was the last player to score for the away team. Scunthorpe United haven't scored a league goal in the last 193 minutes.

Scunthorpe United are travelling again after losing away to Tranmere Rovers in their previous match (0-4). Scunthorpe United lost the plot completely in their previous game, as mentioned above. They need to recover quickly from that 0-4 beating and focus on this one.

A 0-1 loss hosting Carlisle United before that.

As mentioned above, the odds for this match puts the home team as favourites. Perhaps this eases the pressure on the away team, who are capable of producing an upset here on a good day. Looking at earlier matches with similar odds and Scunthorpe playing away, we found ten games. Results were one away win, three draws and six home wins.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Scunthorpe as they have only managed to score 11 times from 13 away games in the league. Scunthorpe has visited these top teams three times, and 2 of 3 has ended with 2 goals or more!

Head 2 Head

This duo met each other earlier on this match year: Scunthorpe United - Exeter 0-4. H2H stats regardless of arena (last eight matches): Exeter five wins, one draw and Scunthorpe United two victories. As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Exeter CityM. Jay
M. Jay
10 goals
Exeter CityS. Nombe
S. Nombe
7 goals
Exeter CityT. Dieng
T. Dieng
5 goals

Exeter City missing players

Scunthorpe United missing players

Exeter City Scunthorpe United
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
23 11 3 Played P 3 13 24
8 5 3 Won W 0 1 3
10 4 0 Drew D 0 6 10
5 2 0 Lost L 3 6 11
33 17 8 Scored S 0 11 19
26 11 3 Conceded C 9 26 42
83% 82% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 85% 92%
78% 73% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 85% 79%
61% 64% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 54% 42%
30% 27% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 38% 29%
4% 9% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 4%
65% 64% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 62% 58%
26% 27% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 15% 12%
26% 27% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 38% 38%
 
5 4.9 3 Corners for (avg) C F 6 3.6 4.6
5 4.5 5.3 Corners against (avg) C A 7 5 5.2
1.4 1.2 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.3 1.8 2.1
2 0 0 Red cards R C 1 2 2
 
12.6 13.6 13.3 Shots (avg) S ( 7 9.2 9.9
4.2 4.2 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1.3 2.4 2.8
34% 37% 53% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 35% 28%
 
11 11.8 13.3 Shots against (avg) S A 16.3 13.9 13.5
3.8 4.5 6 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5.7 4.9 4.5
Key stats in League Two this season:
  • Exeter City have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Exeter City is in the worst form (0-2-4)
  • Scunthorpe United have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Scunthorpe United have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Scunthorpe United have the most conceded goals (26) away in League Two
  • Scunthorpe United have the most conceded goals (42) in League Two
  • Scunthorpe United have the most conceded goals in the second half (24) in League Two
  • Scunthorpe United have the the worst goal difference (-23) in League Two
  • Scunthorpe United have won significantly less corners away then at 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 Forest Green Rovers 22 14 6 2 45 20 11 7 2 2 18 9 11 7 4 0 27 11 25 48
2 Tranmere Rovers 23 12 5 6 24 14 12 9 0 3 17 6 11 3 5 3 7 8 10 41
3 Northampton Town 23 12 4 7 31 23 11 7 1 3 16 8 12 5 3 4 15 15 8 40
4 Sutton United 23 12 3 8 35 28 11 8 0 3 19 10 12 4 3 5 16 18 7 39
5 Swindon Town 22 10 7 5 34 26 11 3 5 3 15 13 11 7 2 2 19 13 8 37
6 Port Vale 21 10 5 6 35 23 10 5 3 2 16 8 11 5 2 4 19 15 12 35
7 Newport County 24 9 8 7 38 34 11 5 3 3 20 13 13 4 5 4 18 21 4 35
8 Exeter City 23 8 10 5 33 26 11 5 4 2 17 11 12 3 6 3 16 15 7 34
9 Mansfield Town 22 9 5 8 27 28 13 7 3 3 20 15 9 2 2 5 7 13 -1 32
10 Leyton Orient 22 7 10 5 37 21 11 6 3 2 24 7 11 1 7 3 13 14 16 31
11 Crawley Town 22 9 4 9 27 31 11 4 3 4 15 17 11 5 1 5 12 14 -4 31
12 Salford City 22 8 6 8 26 21 12 5 5 2 14 7 10 3 1 6 12 14 5 30
13 Harrogate Town 22 8 6 8 35 31 11 3 4 4 18 18 11 5 2 4 17 13 4 30
14 Bradford City 23 6 11 6 29 28 11 3 7 1 17 13 12 3 4 5 12 15 1 29
15 Walsall 23 7 8 8 29 30 12 4 5 3 19 17 11 3 3 5 10 13 -1 29
16 Hartlepool United 23 8 4 11 24 34 12 7 3 2 16 11 11 1 1 9 8 23 -10 28
17 Rochdale 22 6 9 7 30 30 11 3 5 3 14 12 11 3 4 4 16 18 0 27
18 Bristol Rovers 21 7 5 9 27 33 11 5 1 5 17 18 10 2 4 4 10 15 -6 26
19 Carlisle United 23 6 7 10 18 29 11 3 5 3 8 9 12 3 2 7 10 20 -11 25
20 Barrow 23 5 8 10 23 28 12 3 5 4 14 14 11 2 3 6 9 14 -5 23
21 Stevenage 24 5 8 11 19 37 12 4 5 3 13 14 12 1 3 8 6 23 -18 23
22 Colchester United 21 5 7 9 17 28 10 3 3 4 10 12 11 2 4 5 7 16 -11 22
23 Scunthorpe United 24 3 10 11 19 42 11 2 4 5 8 16 13 1 6 6 11 26 -23 19
24 Oldham Athletic 24 4 6 14 22 39 12 2 2 8 16 25 12 2 4 6 6 14 -17 18

Read more about League Two

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.