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League One: Charlton vs Portsmouth – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the League One round 35 match between Charlton and Portsmouth and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Portsmouth go up against Charlton this coming Saturday for a League One meeting at The Valley, Charlton.

Portsmouth have taken the lead in the League One after collecting 72 points from their initial 34 encounters. Charlton trail them by 33 points after 33 rounds, leaving them as number 20 in the table.


Form: Charlton vs Portsmouth

Charlton Form

Charlton claimed two points in their previous three matches, where they lost 2-0 against Reading. They took a point in a1-1 draw with Lincoln City, before also drawing 3-3 with Bolton. Charlton are without a win in their last six League One matches on home soil, which produced a record of two draws and four defeats, in which they conceded ten and scored six goals.

Portsmouth Form

Portsmouth are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Carlisle got left behind in a 0-1 win, before Cambridge U got hammered in a 3-1 victory. Reading was the most recent victim in a 4-1 win for Portsmouth. Portsmouth won three of a possible six away matches in the League One, as well as playing two draws and suffering one defeat. They scored six while also conceding four times.

Betting stats and facts for Charlton and Portsmouth

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Charlton and Portsmouth. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Charlton have not won the last 17 matches in a row
  • Charlton have conceded in the last 21 matches in a row in the League One
  • Charlton have not won the last 15 matches in a row in the League One
  • Charlton have conceded in the last 19 matches in a row
  • Charlton have scored in 25 of the last 27 home matches
  • Portsmouth have not lost 21 of the last 23 away matches in the League One
  • In 13 of the last 15 Portsmouth away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Portsmouth have scored in 16 of the last 18 matches
  • In 11 of the last 13 Portsmouth away matches in the League One, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Portsmouth have scored in 15 of the last 17 matches in the League One

Players in form: Charlton vs Portsmouth

It has been an excellent season for Paddy Lane who managed to score an impressive 11 goals in total during the current campaign. He also seems on a good run currently, hitting the target four times in his last six outings. Portsmouth are looking to him against Charlton, hoping he keeps his momentum going.

Betting markets: Charlton vs Portsmouth

Full-time result

Charlton won two of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing four and losing four as well. Portsmouth won six from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew two and lost two in this run. Portsmouth won their last 4 matches on the trot. Charlton have not lost to Portsmouth in 5 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Charlton scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Portsmouth scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten away from home. Portsmouth should be able to score at least once this coming Saturday as Charlton failed in keeping a single clean sheet in those last 10 outings. Portsmouth managed three clean sheets in their 10 most recent outings. Charlton have scored in 10 consecutive league meetings with Portsmouth.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Charlton, who scored an average of 1.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Portsmouth, who scored 1.9 times on average in these matches. Astonishingly, Charlton failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 21 matches.

Recommended tip: Charlton vs Portsmouth

To sum up, the upcoming match between Charlton and Portsmouth seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this League One game.

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