Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the League Two game between Bradford and Salford City and offer team news and the best betting suggestions for the match.
The League Two tie at The University of Bradford Stadium on Saturday sees home team Bradford up against Salford City.
Ranked as number 14 in the League Two standings, Bradford, have so far collected 26 points this season, while Salford City collected 22 points. This puts them up as number 18 after 20 rounds.
Form: Bradford vs Salford City
Bradford took six points from their last three matches, but started off by losing 4-2 against Notts Co.. They responded by beating Accrington 1-0, and followed that up by winning 0-3 against Forest Green. Bradford claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the League Two. They also drew two and lost two, scored six goals and conceded seven.
Salford City Form
A single point prevents Salford City from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They came up short, losing by 3-1 and 2-4 against Gillingham and Milton Keynes Dons, respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation, as they were able to hang on for a 0-0 draw against Stockport County. In their last six away matches in the League Two, Salford City won twice, while also recording two draws. They endured two defeats in this run, with a scoreline from these matches saying six goals conceded and eight scored.
Betting stats and facts for Bradford and Salford City
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when betting on the upcoming match between Bradford and Salford City. The facts are based on the data from matches played across all tournaments.
- Bradford have scored in the last 15 matches in a row
- Bradford have scored in 21 of the last 23 home matches
- In 8 of the last 9 Bradford matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 11 of the last 13 Bradford home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Bradford have won the last 3 matches in a row
- In 11 of the last 13 Salford City matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 6 of the last 7 matches Salford City played, both teams scored
- Salford City have scored in 13 of the last 15 matches
- Salford City have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
- Salford City have lost 4 of the last 5 matches and both teams scored at the same time
Players under-the-radar: Bradford vs Salford City
Andy Cook netted twice in his six last League Two matches for Bradford, who look to him to add a third on Saturday. Matt Smith racked up five goals in his past six League Two games going for Salford City.
Popular betting markets: Bradford vs Salford City
Bradford won five of the previous 10 home matches across all tournaments, while drawing one and losing four as well. Salford City won two from a possible 10 away from home, as they also drew three and lost five in this run. Bradford have beaten Salford City in 3 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Bradford scored first in six of their last ten home games. Salford City scored the opening goal in four of a possible ten games. Salford City managed the first goal of the game in only four of those 10 previous games played. Meanwhile, Bradford were first on target in five of their last 10 outings. Salford City have scored in 4 consecutive meetings with Bradford when playing at away ground.
Over 2.5 goals happened in nine of Bradford’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 2.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came out in eight of the last 10 matches Salford City played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.9 goals themselves during this run. Bradford scored at least one goal in their last 14 matches.
Betting tip: Bradford vs Salford City
Here we present a free betting tip for this League Two match. The prediction is formed as a conclusion based on the abovementioned stats and facts for Bradford and Salford City.