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League Two: Colchester vs Grimsby – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the League Two round 33 match between Colchester and Grimsby and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Colchester enjoy home advantage, when visitors Grimsby swing by on Tuesday for a clash in the League Two. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.


Form: Colchester vs Grimsby

Colchester Form

In their last three games, Colchester lost 1-2 against Wrexham, got defeated 1-2 by Stockport County before winning 2-3 against Crawley. Colchester just have a single home win to show from their efforts in the past six League Two matches at the JobServe Community Stadium. They also drew three and lost two of these six encounters, in which they scored nine and conceded ten goals.

Grimsby Form

Six points is Grimsby have to show from their past three matches, as they beat Newport by 1-0. This was followed by a 1-0 defeat against Harrogate Town, before winning 0-3 against Crewe. Grimsby managed to win just once in their past six away games in the League Two. On top of winning once they also drew three as well as losing two, while scoring six time and letting in six.

Betting stats for Colchester and Grimsby

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

  • In 16 of the last 17 home matches Colchester played in the League Two, both teams scored
  • Colchester have conceded in 33 of the last 35 matches in the League Two
  • Colchester have conceded in the last 17 home matches in a row in the League Two
  • In the last 11 Colchester matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 11 Colchester matches in the League Two, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Grimsby have not won 29 of the last 31 away matches
  • Grimsby have not won 24 of the last 26 away matches in the League Two
  • In 13 of the last 15 Grimsby away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 10 of the last 12 Grimsby away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 10 of the last 11 Grimsby away matches in the League Two, the sum of goals was under 3.5

In-form players: Colchester vs Grimsby

Tom Hopper is the most prolific League Two marksman for the home team, scoring twice recently. Grimsby look to Curtis Thompson, hoping he can add to his current total of two League Two goals in his latest games.

Betting markets: Colchester vs Grimsby

Full-time result

Colchester claimed a modest two wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in four of the games, whilst losing four. Grimsby won two of their last 10 games away, drew five and lost three of the games in this run.

Both teams to score

Colchester scored the first goal of the match in four of their previous ten games. Grimsby scored the opening goal in six of the last ten games. Both teams have scored in last 7 consecutive Colchester games Grimsby should be able to score at least once this coming Tuesday as Colchester failed in keeping a single clean sheet in those last 10 outings. Grimsby managed four clean sheets in their 10 most recent outings. Grimsby have scored in 3 consecutive meetings with Colchester when playing at away ground.

Total goals

Colchester saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for Grimsby, who managed to score one time in those matches. Amazingly, Colchester failed to keep a clean sheet in their 13 last matches.

Recommended tip: Colchester vs Grimsby

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Colchester and Grimsby 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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