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League Two: Colchester vs Tranmere – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the League Two round 7 match between Colchester and Tranmere and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Colchester enjoy home advantage, when visitors Tranmere swing by this coming Saturday for a clash in the League Two. The former will be looking to make that home advantage count.

Colchester rank 22 with three points to their name from five matches, while visitors Tranmere rank 21 in the table on three points.

Team form: Colchester vs Tranmere

Colchester Form

In their previous three games, Colchester lost 3-2 against Milton Keynes Dons, beat Gillingham 0-3, before losing 1-0 against Walsall. 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 ten and conceded eight goals.

Tranmere Form

Tranmere lost their previous three matches by 2-1 against Notts Co., 0-2 against Leicester and 0-1 against Wrexham. In their last six League Two away matches, Tranmere failed to win even once. In stead, they’ve drawn two and lost four, scoring five while also conceding ten times.

Betting facts for Colchester and Tranmere

Here are some interesting betting-relevant stats and facts. They take into account matches that Colchester and Tranmere played across all tournaments.

  • Colchester have lost 7 of the last 8 matches
  • Colchester have not won 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • Colchester have not won 7 of the last 8 matches
  • Colchester have conceded in 8 of the last 9 matches
  • Colchester have lost the last 3 home matches in a row
  • Tranmere have conceded in 19 of the last 21 away matches
  • Tranmere have not won 12 of the last 14 away matches
  • In 10 of the last 12 Tranmere away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 11 Tranmere matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Tranmere have lost the last 3 matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals

Players to watch: Colchester vs Tranmere

Full-time result

Colchester won two of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at JobServe Community Stadium. They drew three and lost five as well, while Tranmere won zero of their last 10 games away. They drew four and lost six. Colchester have not lost to Tranmere in 3 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Amazingly, Colchester scored the first goal of the match in just one out of the last ten games at home. Interestingly, Tranmere scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Tranmere should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in this coming Saturday, as Colchester only managed two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. Tranmere claimed one clean sheets in their last 10 games. Colchester have scored in 3 consecutive home meetings with Tranmere.

Total goals

Colchester saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.2 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals appeared in five of the last ten matches that Tranmere played across all tournaments. They scored one time on average in the process.

Betting tip: Colchester vs Tranmere

The match between Colchester and Tranmere should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this League Two game.

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