Early betting lines indicate Salford City superiority when welcoming Oldham Athletic

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Competition: England League Two
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: The Peninsula Stadium (1400 seats)

A total of 18 matches have been played and Salford City are 6 points on top of Oldham Athletic. Who wins?

Insights:
  • Oldham Athletic have the fewest scored goals in the first half (3) in League Two

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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Salford City form and stats

The story so far in the League Two for Salford City at their home stadium (The Peninsula Stadium) is 3 wins, 5 draws and 2 defeats.

The home supporters saw a 1-1 draw versus Bristol Rovers in the League Two last time out and are looking for a win here. Salford City's goalie Connor Ripley played a big part in securing a draw after 90 minutes against Bristol Rovers with a stunning six saves. The goalie Connor Ripley was named most valuable player of the team in that game, scoring 7.71 out of ten. Ripley stopped the opponent with six saves.

In the game before, an away victory match versus Harrogate Town with a 2-0 scoreline.

The Salford fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 11 in 10 matches. Salford are not conceding a lot of goals here at The Peninsula Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 7 from 10 matches.

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Oldham Athletic form and stats

Oldham Athletic have only collected 8 points from their away games in the League Two, after 2-2-5 (9 played). The travelling fans think it's time that their travel expenses are covered with some points now, as Oldham have lost on their last two travels.

There might be some fixture complaints from Oldham Athletic as they are again playing away from home after losing on the road in their previous match, the League Two match against Northampton Town (1-2). Jamie Hopcutt got a match rating of 7.04 in that game, top player of the team. Hopcutt hit one key pass.

A home win before that, celebrating 3-2 vs Port Vale.

There might be some complaints about the fixture list from the Oldham Athletic manager K. Curle as the team has another away game coming up in only four days, this time against Sunderland.

The visitors have scored 6 goals from 9 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. Oldham have conceded 12 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head data (for the previous five meetings): Salford won two games, one match ended with a draw and Oldham Athletic have two wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: two / three

Top Goalscorers

Oldham AthleticD. Keillor-Dunn
D. Keillor-Dunn
4 goals
Salford CityT. Elliott
T. Elliott
3 goals
Salford CityB. Thomas-Asante
B. Thomas-Asante
3 goals

Salford City missing players

Oldham Athletic missing players

Salford City Oldham Athletic
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
18 10 0 Played P 3 9 18
5 3 0 Won W 1 2 4
6 5 0 Drew D 0 2 3
7 2 0 Lost L 2 5 11
20 11 0 Scored S 2 6 16
19 7 0 Conceded C 3 12 28
89% 80% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 78% 83%
78% 60% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 33% 56% 67%
39% 30% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 56% 67%
11% 10% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 11% 22%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 6%
50% 40% 0% BTTS BTTS 33% 44% 50%
39% 50% 0% Clean Sheets C S 33% 33% 28%
22% 30% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 44% 39%
 
4.7 4.9 0 Corners for (avg) C F 6 5 4.8
3.4 3.3 0 Corners against (avg) C A 5.7 5.4 4.9
2.2 2.1 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.3 2 1.9
4 2 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.9 12.1 0 Shots (avg) S ( 10.7 10.3 10.2
4.4 4.7 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.7 3.2 3
25% 23% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 21% 30%
 
12.2 11.7 0 Shots against (avg) S A 13 11.7 11.9
4.1 3.6 0 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2.7 2.4 3.2
Key stats in League Two this season:
  • Oldham Athletic have the fewest dropped points from leading position (0) in League Two
  • Oldham Athletic have the fewest scored goals in the first half (3) in League Two

  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 17 11 4 2 32 14 8 5 1 2 14 9 9 6 3 0 18 5 18 37
2 Exeter City 18 8 8 2 30 20 9 5 4 0 16 8 9 3 4 2 14 12 10 32
3 Swindon Town 17 9 5 3 27 17 8 2 3 3 9 10 9 7 2 0 18 7 10 32
4 Northampton Town 18 9 4 5 24 15 9 6 1 2 15 7 9 3 3 3 9 8 9 31
5 Port Vale 18 8 5 5 30 20 9 4 3 2 14 8 9 4 2 3 16 12 10 29
6 Harrogate Town 18 8 5 5 32 23 9 3 4 2 16 12 9 5 1 3 16 11 9 29
7 Sutton United 18 9 2 7 27 22 8 5 0 3 15 9 10 4 2 4 12 13 5 29
8 Leyton Orient 18 6 10 2 32 16 9 5 3 1 19 4 9 1 7 1 13 12 16 28
9 Newport County 18 7 6 5 29 22 8 3 3 2 15 8 10 4 3 3 14 14 7 27
10 Tranmere Rovers 18 7 5 6 15 14 9 6 0 3 10 6 9 1 5 3 5 8 1 26
11 Walsall 18 6 6 6 21 22 9 3 3 3 12 13 9 3 3 3 9 9 -1 24
12 Bradford City 18 5 8 5 24 22 9 3 5 1 15 11 9 2 3 4 9 11 2 23
13 Rochdale 18 5 8 5 23 23 9 2 4 3 10 11 9 3 4 2 13 12 0 23
14 Bristol Rovers 18 6 5 7 22 27 9 4 1 4 12 14 9 2 4 3 10 13 -5 23
15 Hartlepool United 18 7 2 9 20 28 9 6 1 2 14 10 9 1 1 7 6 18 -8 23
16 Salford City 18 5 6 7 20 19 10 3 5 2 11 7 8 2 1 5 9 12 1 21
17 Crawley Town 17 6 3 8 19 26 9 3 3 3 11 14 8 3 0 5 8 12 -7 21
18 Mansfield Town 18 5 5 8 19 24 10 4 3 3 14 12 8 1 2 5 5 12 -5 20
19 Colchester United 17 5 5 7 15 21 9 3 2 4 9 11 8 2 3 3 6 10 -6 20
20 Barrow 18 4 7 7 20 23 9 2 4 3 11 12 9 2 3 4 9 11 -3 19
21 Stevenage 18 4 6 8 15 30 9 3 4 2 9 10 9 1 2 6 6 20 -15 18
22 Oldham Athletic 18 4 3 11 16 28 9 2 1 6 10 16 9 2 2 5 6 12 -12 15
23 Carlisle United 18 2 7 9 12 28 9 1 5 3 5 9 9 1 2 6 7 19 -16 13
24 Scunthorpe United 18 2 7 9 14 34 9 2 3 4 7 14 9 0 4 5 7 20 -20 13

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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.