Open game expected at Bower Fold: Stalybridge Celtic vs Bamber Bridge preview

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Competition: England Non League Premier: Northern
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Bower Fold (6500 seats)

Non League Premier: Northern: Two sides in reasonable shape get together for this match. Bamber Bridge might have a slight advantage with their 4th spot in the standings?

Insights:
  • Stalybridge Celtic have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Bamber Bridge have the most scored goals in the first half (17) in Non League Premier: Northern

Bamber Bridge could be less fresh than the hosts in this fixture, as they played a Non League Premier: Northern game only four sleeps ago.

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Stalybridge Celtic form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Bower Fold as Stalybridge Celtic have scored 16 goals to get 15 points from 7 games. The overall stats in the Non League Premier: Northern are 5-0-2 (wins-draws-losses). Stalybridge are on a three game winning streak in their home games.

Stalybridge Celtic are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 0-3 away versus Warrington Town.

Before that game, the 5-0 home victory against Grantham Town.

This is expected to be a close game, with Stalybridge perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Stalybridge Celtic as a small favourite), we find 13 games. Stalybridge Celtic has won three of these, drawn two and lost eight.

Goals decide football matches and Stalybridge Celtic are scoring many of them at home; 16 on target from 7 league matches. 8 goals have been conceded.

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Bamber Bridge form and stats

Bamber Bridge have an excellent away record in the Non League Premier: Northern so far with 5-0-2 from 7 games. Winning streaks in away matches are not that common, but Bamber are close to a proper streak after winning their two previous away games.

Home advantage was not enough for Bamber in their previous game, as they lost their Non League Premier: Northern-match, hosting Atherton Collieries, 1-2.

Before that one, a nice away victory 2-1 at Grantham Town.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Bamber Bridge playing away and similar expectations, we found 13 relevant matches. Results were five Bamber wins, one draw and seven defeats.

The travelling fans enjoy Bamber's attacking play in away games, having scored 11 goals in 7 league matches away. 8 goals have been conceded by Bamber in these games.

Head 2 Head

Stalybridge Celtic-Bamber Bridge H2H statistics last four meetings regardless of arena: Stalybridge Celtic three wins, Bamber Bridge one win, zero draws. four of these four matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Stalybridge Celtic missing players

Bamber Bridge missing players

Stalybridge Celtic Bamber Bridge
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
15 7 1 Played P 2 7 14
7 5 0 Won W 2 5 8
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 2
8 2 1 Lost L 0 2 4
23 16 1 Scored S 5 11 29
21 8 3 Conceded C 2 8 19
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
80% 86% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 57% 79%
53% 57% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 57% 71%
27% 43% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 29% 43%
20% 29% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 14% 29%
33% 43% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 43% 64%
33% 43% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 29% 21%
33% 14% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 29% 14%
 
2.5 3.6 1 Corners for (avg) C F 0 2 3.2
2.2 2.6 2 Corners against (avg) C A 0 4 4.4
0.8 0.9 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0.2 0.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
6.6 7.7 6 Shots (avg) S ( 0 4 8.6
2.7 3.6 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 1.5 3.6
63% 64% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 100% 61%
Key stats in Non League Premier: Northern this season:
  • Bamber Bridge have the most scored goals in the first half (17) in Non League Premier: Northern
  • Bamber Bridge have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Bamber Bridge haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Stalybridge Celtic have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Stalybridge Celtic have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Stalybridge Celtic haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Matlock Town 15 12 0 3 32 12 7 7 0 0 20 3 8 5 0 3 12 9 20 36
2 South Shields 15 10 3 2 28 12 8 5 2 1 16 7 7 5 1 1 12 5 16 33
3 Buxton 13 8 5 0 28 11 5 4 1 0 14 4 8 4 4 0 14 7 17 29
4 Bamber Bridge 14 8 2 4 29 19 7 3 2 2 18 11 7 5 0 2 11 8 10 26
5 Whitby Town 13 8 1 4 16 10 7 4 1 2 8 3 6 4 0 2 8 7 6 25
6 Warrington Town 14 7 3 4 20 15 7 4 1 2 12 7 7 3 2 2 8 8 5 24
7 Lancaster City 15 7 1 7 24 20 8 4 0 4 9 8 7 3 1 3 15 12 4 22
8 Basford United 14 6 4 4 16 15 7 2 3 2 7 7 7 4 1 2 9 8 1 22
9 Stalybridge Celtic 15 7 0 8 23 21 7 5 0 2 16 8 8 2 0 6 7 13 2 21
10 Stafford Rangers 15 5 5 5 16 11 8 3 2 3 9 6 7 2 3 2 7 5 5 20
11 Atherton Collieries 11 6 1 4 13 11 6 4 0 2 9 5 5 2 1 2 4 6 2 19
12 Nantwich Town 14 5 3 6 11 13 7 1 2 4 4 8 7 4 1 2 7 5 -2 18
13 Scarborough Athletic 13 5 3 5 12 21 6 1 2 3 6 11 7 4 1 2 6 10 -9 18
14 Witton Albion 14 5 3 6 16 27 7 3 0 4 9 11 7 2 3 2 7 16 -11 18
15 United of Manchester 14 5 2 7 20 18 7 4 1 2 15 6 7 1 1 5 5 12 2 17
16 Gainsborough Trinity 14 4 4 6 10 19 8 3 4 1 7 6 6 1 0 5 3 13 -9 16
17 Hyde United 14 4 1 9 18 24 8 3 1 4 10 10 6 1 0 5 8 14 -6 13
18 Mickleover Sports 15 3 4 8 11 23 8 3 2 3 8 10 7 0 2 5 3 13 -12 13
19 Morpeth Town 14 3 3 8 20 26 5 2 1 2 9 8 9 1 2 6 11 18 -6 12
20 Radcliffe Borough 14 3 3 8 14 23 7 2 0 5 8 12 7 1 3 3 6 11 -9 12
21 Ashton United 13 1 6 6 12 17 6 1 3 2 6 7 7 0 3 4 6 10 -5 9
22 Grantham Town 15 2 3 10 16 37 8 0 2 6 7 20 7 2 1 4 9 17 -21 9

Read more about Non League Premier: Northern

The Northern Premier League holds three divisions; the Premier Division, Division One East and Division One West. The Premier Division is at the seventh highest division level in England, while Division One East/West are at eight level. The league covers Northern England and the northern/central Midlands areas.