Can Cumbernauld Colts knock Edinburgh University in Broadwood Stadium clash?

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Competition: Scotland Football League - Lowland League
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Broadwood Stadium (8029 seats)

Both these teams have had their share of problems so far, but a win and three points in this vital match would certainly provide a boost. Let's hear it for Cumbernauld Colts - Edinburgh University!

Insights:
  • Cumbernauld Colts have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Edinburgh University have the fewest matches under the total-line (0) in Football League - Lowland League

Edinburgh University play their home matches on grass, while this fixture is played on artifical turf. Relevant results for Edinburgh University when featuring on artifical turf are 1 win, 3 draws and 7 defeats from eleven matches. They have created 9 goals and conceded 29 times on these occasions.

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Cumbernauld Colts form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Football League - Lowland League this season. Cumbernauld Colts have only managed 2 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses from their games here at Broadwood Stadium. Regardless of arena the trend is looking very unhealthy for Cumbernauld Colts with their four defeats in a row. Not since the Civil Service Strollers game, 35 days ago, have they avoided a loss.

In their previous game, the manager Mckinlay led his Cumbernauld to a defeat in the Football League - Lowland League match away at Bo'ness United. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Broadwood Stadium.

Preceding that match was a defeat to East Kilbride (0-3).

The Cumbernauld fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 18 goals in 12 league matches. As for conceded goals, Cumbernauld Colts's unpleasant statistic is 30 goals surrendered.

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Edinburgh University form and stats

There's been little loot from Edinburgh University's travels as they have only collected 9 points from 12 away games in the Football League - Lowland League. Edinburgh University only have 3 wins to counter their 9 defeats and 0 draws. With the Edinburgh losing streak of four defeats in a row, regardless of arena, optimism is low and sinking.

Edinburgh might have something to prove in this game as they lost at home in their previous match. East Stirlingshire proved too strong as Edinburgh University slumped to a 0-3 defeat in front of their own fans at East Peffermill.

Preceding that game, the 2-3 loss visiting Stirling University's place.

Edinburgh have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 12 league away games 15 goals have been scored. There are big problems for the Edinburgh defense as they have conceded 38 goals in 12 away games. When Edinburgh is visiting a side on the bottom half, 2 of 2 matches have ended with three or more goals. These are matches against Edinburgh University, Gretna 2008, Vale of Leithen, Stirling University and BSC Glasgow.

Head 2 Head

Cumbernauld Colts and Edinburgh University have faced off before this season: Edinburgh University - Cumbernauld 4-2. Cumbernauld Colts-Edinburgh University H2H statistics last six meetings regardless of arena: Cumbernauld two wins, Edinburgh University three wins, one draw. three of these six matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Cumbernauld Colts missing players

Edinburgh University missing players

Cumbernauld Colts Edinburgh University
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
25 12 3 Played P 2 12 25
5 2 0 Won W 1 3 6
3 2 1 Drew D 0 0 4
17 8 2 Lost L 1 9 15
37 18 6 Scored S 6 15 38
59 30 12 Conceded C 3 38 72
96% 92% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
88% 83% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 92% 92%
72% 75% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 83% 84%
56% 58% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 67% 60%
40% 50% 67% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 42% 40%
60% 67% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 42% 56%
12% 8% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 17% 16%
32% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 42% 28%
 
3.2 2.7 2.7 Corners for (avg) C F 2 2.8 1.7
4.1 4 3.3 Corners against (avg) C A 2 8.2 7.9
1.6 1.5 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.8 1.7
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
7.5 7.4 9 Shots (avg) S ( 17 10 8.9
3.1 3 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 6 3.8 3.6
44% 47% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 67% 60% 60%
 
14.9 13.8 12.5 Shots against (avg) S A 7 13.5 14.7
6.4 6.2 7.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4 7 7.3
Key stats in Football League - Lowland League this season:
  • Cumbernauld Colts have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Cumbernauld Colts have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Edinburgh University have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won.
  • Edinburgh University have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Edinburgh University have the fewest matches under the total-line (0) in Football League - Lowland League
  • Edinburgh University have won significantly more corners away than at home.
  • Edinburgh University 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 Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic 24 20 2 2 68 21 14 12 1 1 41 14 10 8 1 1 27 7 47 62
2 Rangers U21 23 17 0 6 81 26 12 10 0 2 53 14 11 7 0 4 28 12 55 51
3 Celtic II 23 16 3 4 53 16 12 8 2 2 22 8 11 8 1 2 31 8 37 51
4 Spartans 25 16 3 6 50 34 11 6 1 4 21 14 14 10 2 2 29 20 16 51
5 East Kilbride 24 15 3 6 64 29 12 7 1 4 19 14 12 8 2 2 45 15 35 48
6 Civil Service Strollers 25 14 5 6 51 34 13 8 3 2 31 16 12 6 2 4 20 18 17 47
7 East Stirlingshire 24 11 6 7 42 23 11 4 2 5 10 7 13 7 4 2 32 16 19 39
8 Berwick Rangers 23 12 1 10 48 32 13 8 1 4 34 17 10 4 0 6 14 15 16 37
9 Gala Fairydean Rovers 21 9 4 8 38 31 9 4 0 5 14 17 12 5 4 3 24 14 7 31
10 Edusport Academy 24 9 4 11 43 41 12 4 3 5 21 20 12 5 1 6 22 21 2 31
11 Dalbeattie Star 21 10 0 11 30 33 9 6 0 3 19 13 12 4 0 8 11 20 -3 30
12 Bo'ness United 21 9 2 10 37 33 12 4 2 6 18 20 9 5 0 4 19 13 4 29
13 BSC Glasgow 26 8 3 15 31 49 12 4 2 6 16 18 14 4 1 9 15 31 -18 27
14 Stirling University 21 6 4 11 39 48 11 3 0 8 15 23 10 3 4 3 24 25 -9 22
15 Edinburgh University 25 6 4 15 38 72 13 3 4 6 23 34 12 3 0 9 15 38 -34 22
16 Cumbernauld Colts 25 5 3 17 37 59 12 2 2 8 18 30 13 3 1 9 19 29 -22 18
17 Gretna 2008 25 2 4 19 23 75 12 1 2 9 9 37 13 1 2 10 14 38 -52 10
18 Vale of Leithen 24 1 1 22 9 126 12 0 0 12 6 76 12 1 1 10 3 50 -117 4