Possible nail-biting contest in Mansfield Town - Newport County game

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Competition: England League Two
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: One Call Stadium (9186 seats)

The visiting Newport County side should be favourites in this visit to Mansfield Town, as the away team holds a 15 point advantage from their 38 league games this season.

Insights:
  • Mansfield Town have the most conceded goals in the second half (35) in League Two
  • Newport County have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

It's no vacation for neither Mansfield nor Newport County as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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Mansfield Town form and stats

The story so far in the League Two for Mansfield Town at their home stadium (One Call Stadium) is 4 wins, 9 draws and 7 defeats.

Mansfield haven't scored a league goal since they found the net 194 minutes ago. S. Quinn scored that one.

An away draw last time out for Mansfield Town, facing Exeter City in a game that ended 0-0. Before that game, the home loss against Leyton Orient with the scoreline 0-2.

This is expected to be a close game, with Mansfield Town perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Mansfield as a small favourite), we find 19 games. Mansfield Town has won four of these, drawn seven and lost eight.

Mansfield are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 25 goals in 20 games. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Mansfield's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 29 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Newport County form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their League Two travels is 7 wins, 5 draws and 8 defeats. Newport has lost their two previous away games and are eager to kill a negative trend in its infancy.

The supporters enjoyed Newport County's previous game versus Bolton Wanderers (placed 4th), a League Two 1-0 win played at home. Prior to that match, the Newport manager M. Flynn faced defeat when travelling to Barrow and losing 1-2.

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

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Carlisle United in just four days.

Newport have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 20 league away games 28 goals have been scored. As opposed to that, Newport County have seen the ball go into their own net 23 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Newport County - Mansfield 2-1. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's four Mansfield victories, four draws and two Newport County wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Mansfield TownJ. Bowery
J. Bowery
10 goals
Newport CountyM. Dolan
M. Dolan
6 goals
Newport CountyP. Amond
P. Amond
6 goals

Mansfield Town missing players

Newport County missing players

Mansfield Town Newport County
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
40 20 7 Played P 6 20 38
9 4 2 Won W 3 7 17
18 9 2 Drew D 1 5 9
13 7 3 Lost L 2 8 12
45 25 7 Scored S 9 28 48
51 29 9 Conceded C 6 23 39
88% 85% 71% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 95%
68% 75% 57% Over 1.5 O 1.5 83% 85% 71%
40% 50% 57% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 45% 42%
28% 35% 29% Over 3.5 O 3.5 17% 15% 11%
12% 15% 14% Over 4.5 O 4.5 17% 10% 8%
57% 60% 43% BTTS BTTS 50% 65% 58%
22% 25% 43% Clean Sheets C S 50% 30% 32%
32% 30% 43% Failed to Score F T 0% 5% 16%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.5 1.2 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.1 1.1
4 2 0 Red cards R C 2 3 5
 
12 13.8 14.3 Shots (avg) S ( 9.5 11.1 12.3
2.7 3.2 2.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.5 3.5
42% 39% 44% Goal Efficiency G E 38% 40% 36%
Key stats in League Two this season:
  • Mansfield Town have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Mansfield Town have the most conceded goals in the second half (35) in League Two
  • Newport County have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Newport County haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  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 40 21 8 11 60 37 20 11 5 4 26 15 20 10 3 7 34 22 23 71
2 Cheltenham Town 39 20 9 10 53 35 19 10 4 5 30 19 20 10 5 5 23 16 18 69
3 Tranmere Rovers 39 18 10 11 52 47 20 10 3 7 29 22 19 8 7 4 23 25 5 64
4 Bolton Wanderers 39 18 10 11 48 44 20 9 5 6 23 20 19 9 5 5 25 24 4 64
5 Forest Green Rovers 39 17 11 11 50 44 19 8 6 5 26 22 20 9 5 6 24 22 6 62
6 Morecambe 38 18 8 12 53 51 18 10 4 4 27 21 20 8 4 8 26 30 2 62
7 Newport County 38 17 9 12 48 39 18 10 4 4 20 16 20 7 5 8 28 23 9 60
8 Exeter City 38 15 12 11 60 43 19 10 4 5 34 17 19 5 8 6 26 26 17 57
9 Leyton Orient 39 16 9 14 44 40 20 8 7 5 26 18 19 8 2 9 18 22 4 57
10 Salford City 38 14 13 11 44 31 19 8 11 0 29 13 19 6 2 11 15 18 13 55
11 Bradford City 38 15 10 13 45 43 18 8 6 4 21 15 20 7 4 9 24 28 2 55
12 Carlisle United 37 16 6 15 51 44 19 11 2 6 35 24 18 5 4 9 16 20 7 54
13 Stevenage 40 12 17 11 35 34 20 8 7 5 23 15 20 4 10 6 12 19 1 53
14 Crawley Town 39 14 10 15 49 53 20 9 5 6 28 23 19 5 5 9 21 30 -4 52
15 Port Vale 40 14 8 18 52 52 20 7 5 8 24 21 20 7 3 10 28 31 0 50
16 Harrogate Town 39 14 7 18 40 44 19 6 4 9 15 19 20 8 3 9 25 25 -4 49
17 Oldham Athletic 40 13 9 18 59 66 20 5 2 13 25 35 20 8 7 5 34 31 -7 48
18 Scunthorpe United 37 13 7 17 38 45 20 7 5 8 22 25 17 6 2 9 16 20 -7 46
19 Mansfield Town 40 9 18 13 45 51 20 4 9 7 25 29 20 5 9 6 20 22 -6 45
20 Walsall 39 8 19 12 39 46 19 5 6 8 17 22 20 3 13 4 22 24 -7 43
21 Barrow 38 11 9 18 45 48 19 6 7 6 27 25 19 5 2 12 18 23 -3 42
22 Colchester United 40 8 17 15 37 54 20 7 7 6 27 25 20 1 10 9 10 29 -17 41
23 Southend United 39 8 11 20 23 52 20 4 4 12 13 27 19 4 7 8 10 25 -29 35
24 Grimsby Town 39 7 13 19 30 57 20 3 8 9 14 26 19 4 5 10 16 31 -27 34

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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.