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Ace Football previews the League One round 40 match between Cheltenham and Peterborough and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Peterborough are out to consolidate their place inside the top four of the League One table, when stepping up against Cheltenham for a match on Tuesday. Cheltenham no doubt have a surprise in mind, but a win for Peterborough nevertheless seems the likely outcome.


Form: Cheltenham vs Peterborough

Cheltenham Form

Showing inconsistent form, Cheltenham lost two of their past three matches, going down 1-3 against Bristol Rovers, before beating Burton 1-2. The joy was short-lived, as Lincoln City proved too strong in a 1-2 defeat. Cheltenham didn’t manage a single win in any of their previous six League One games at the The Completely-Suzuki Stadium. They have a record of one draws and five defeats, in which they conceded 11 and scored four goals.

Peterborough Form

Peterborough look back on their last three matches with six points to show for their efforts. Against Oxford, they were left empty-handed in a 5-0 defeat, but they bounced back by beating Fleetwood in a 4-1 win. They followed that up with a 0-2 win against Bristol Rovers in their most recent outing. Peterborough performed a very admirable four wins in six League One away matches, drawing none but losing twice as well. They scored ten times, while also conceding 12 goals.

Betting stats for Cheltenham and Peterborough

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

  • Cheltenham have lost the last 4 home matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Cheltenham have lost the last 4 home matches in a row in the League One while scoring less than 1.5 goals
  • Cheltenham have scored in 14 of the last 16 home matches in the League One
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Cheltenham played, both teams scored
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Cheltenham played in the League One, both teams scored
  • In 16 of the last 18 Peterborough matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 13 of the last 15 Peterborough matches in the League One, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Peterborough have scored in 16 of the last 18 matches
  • Peterborough have scored in 16 of the last 18 away matches in the League One
  • In 9 of the last 11 Peterborough away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5

Players on top: Cheltenham vs Peterborough

Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Liam Sercombe, who is performing well for Cheltenham. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent League One outings. He’ll be out to add more goals against Peterborough.The visitors will be looking to Joel Randall to find the net once again, after managing three League One goals for Peterborough in recent matches.

Betting markets: Cheltenham vs Peterborough

Full-time result

Cheltenham claimed three wins, drew one and lost six of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Peterborough won six, drew one and lost three of their last 10 games away. Peterborough have not lost to Cheltenham in 3 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Amazingly, Cheltenham scored the first goal of the match in just three out of the last ten games at home. Peterborough scored the opening goal in seven of the last ten away from home. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Cheltenham managed to keep a clean sheet in one of the last 10 games, Peterborough kept their opponent from scoring in two of their last 10 matches. Cheltenham have scored in 5 consecutive home meetings with Peterborough.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out eight times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Cheltenham, who scored an average of one goal along the way. Over 2.5 goals were scored in eight of the ten most recent games across all tournaments for Peterborough. They performed an average of two goals in these. Cheltenham conceded a goal in their last 7 matches.

Recommended tip: Cheltenham vs Peterborough

To sum up, the upcoming match between Cheltenham and Peterborough 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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