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League One: Oxford vs Stevenage – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the League One game between Oxford and Stevenage who meet up on Friday. The match preview includes the current team news, stats, and a recommended betting tip.

Oxford are in with a good chance of adding three nice points to their total in round 45 of the League One on Friday. They will be disappointed if they do not beat Stevenage, whom they welcome on home soil at Kassam Stadium.

Oxford approach the next League One round as number 6 in the table, having claimed 73 points this season so far. With 44 games behind them, Stevenage amassed 67 points, placing them as number 9 before their next fixture.


Form: Oxford vs Stevenage

Oxford Form

Oxford hope to get back to winning ways after first beating Burton by 0-4, before winning 5-0 against Peterborough. The streak ended in a recent 0-1 defeat against Lincoln City. Oxford claimed a middle-of-the-road three wins in their previous six matches on home soil in the League One. They also drew one and lost two, as they scored 14 and conceded six goals.

Stevenage Form

It is all or nothing with Stevenage following one win in their previous three outings. They first went down 1-0 in an encounter with Exeter to which, they replied by beating Barnsley2-1. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 1-2 against Burton. Stevenage didn’t manage a single away win in their last six League One matches, but managed three draws, while suffering three defeats. They conceded seven and scored three goals themselves.

Betting stats for Oxford and Stevenage

Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the last couple of matches that Oxford and Stevenage played across all tournaments.

  • Oxford have scored in 22 of the last 24 home matches in the League One
  • Oxford have won the last 3 matches in a row without conceding a goal
  • Oxford have won the last 3 matches in a row in the League One without conceding a goal
  • Oxford have scored in 19 of the last 21 home matches
  • Oxford have won the last 3 matches in a row while scoring more than 3.5 goals
  • In 11 of the last 13 Stevenage matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 11 of the last 13 Stevenage matches in the League One, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Stevenage have not won 9 of the last 10 matches
  • Stevenage have not won 9 of the last 10 matches in the League One
  • Stevenage have not won the last 7 away matches in a row

Players in form: Oxford vs Stevenage

It has been a great season for Mark Harris so far as he currently has 14 goals on his account during this season. He also hit the net five times in his last six games, leaving Oxford hoping he delivers against Stevenage this coming Friday as well. Siding with him to score in the upcoming game seems like a reasonable choice.

Betting markets: Oxford vs Stevenage

Full-time result

Oxford won four of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing three and losing three as well. Stevenage won two from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew four and lost four in this run. Stevenage have not lost to Oxford in 4 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Oxford scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Curiously, Stevenage only scored the opening goal of the match in one of the last ten away games. Stevenage were unable to score the opening goal in any of their last 10 matches. On the other hand, Oxford opened the scoring seven times in the last 10 matches. Stevenage have scored in 5 consecutive league meetings with Oxford.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Oxford, who scored an average of two goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in four of the last ten outings for Stevenage, who managed to score 0.6 times in those matches.

Recommended tip: Oxford vs Stevenage

To summarize, the upcoming League One clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the stats and facts for Oxford vs Stevenage mentioned in this article, we are offering a free betting tip below.

Oxford vs Stevenage: Who wins the game?