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League Two: Colchester vs Crawley – Betting preview

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Our betting analysts at Ace Football preview the League Two game between Colchester and Crawley and offer team news, stats, and the best betting suggestions for the match.

At JobServe Community Stadium, Crawley and Colchester battle it out for three points in a League Two match where both are in need of points to boost their tally.

Colchester are placed 21th with 20 points after 20 matches. Crawley occupy a position as 13th in the league on 27 points.


Team form: Colchester vs Crawley

Colchester Form

In their last three matches, Colchester lost 2-0 against Stockport County, 1-4 against Barrow and 3-1 against Doncaster. Colchester managed to win two of their past six home matches in the League Two. In the remaining four, they drew one and lost three, as they scored 12 and conceded 15 goals.

Crawley Form

It is all or nothing with Crawley, who only triumphed once in their previous three outings. They were defeated 1-0 against Barrow, before beating Harrogate Town 2-1. Unable to build on that, they lost 3-1 against Notts Co.. Crawley claimed just one win from the last six away games in the League Two. They also drew one and were defeated four times, as they were outscored by 11 goals to six.

Betting stats and facts for Colchester and Crawley

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

  • Colchester have conceded in 16 of the last 18 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 home matches Colchester played, both teams scored
  • Colchester have scored in 14 of the last 16 matches
  • Colchester have conceded in 12 of the last 14 home matches
  • Colchester have scored in 10 of the last 11 home matches
  • Crawley have conceded in 33 of the last 35 away matches
  • Crawley have conceded in 22 of the last 23 matches
  • In 9 of the last 10 matches Crawley played, both teams scored
  • Crawley have not won 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 away matches Crawley played, both teams scored

Players in form: Colchester vs Crawley

Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Cameron McGeehan, who is performing well for Colchester. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent League Two outings. He’ll be out to add more goals against Crawley.The visitors will be looking to Danilo Orsi to find the net once again, after managing three League Two goals for Crawley in recent matches.

Full-time result

Colchester claimed a modest three wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in two of the games, whilst losing five. Crawley won one of their last 10 games away, drew three and lost six of the games in this run. Amazingly, Crawley failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 9 matches. Crawley have not lost to Colchester in 9 consecutive meetings.

Both teams to score

Colchester scored first in six of their last ten home games. Curiously, Crawley only scored the opening goal of the match in three of the last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last 7 consecutive home games Colchester played. Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Colchester managed to keep a clean sheet in two of the last 10 games, Crawley kept their opponent from scoring in zero of their last 10 matches. Crawley have scored in 7 consecutive meetings with Colchester when playing at away ground.

Total goals

Colchester scored an average of 1.3 goals in their last ten matches in which over 2.5 goals happened six times. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the last ten games for Crawley, who managed to hit the net 1.7 times on average in these games. Crawley conceded a goal in their last 9 matches.

Betting prediction: Colchester vs Crawley

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Colchester and Crawley seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this League Two match.

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