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Ace Football previews the League Two round 43 match between Mansfield and Crawley and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Prices from the bookmakers reflect how much they expect Mansfield to pull away with 3 points this coming Saturday. They face Crawley in the League Two and the latter could be in for a whacking, as Mansfield look to add three valuable points.

Mansfield approach round 43 as number 2 in the League Two table with 73 points on their account so far. With 40 rounds behind them, Crawley have amassed 62 points, placing them as number 7 in the standings.


Form: Mansfield vs Crawley

Mansfield Form

In their last three matches, Mansfield beat Bradford 1-5, drew 1-1 with Colchester, before losing 2-0 against Wrexham. Mansfield won four of their last six League Two matches on home soil, while drawing once and losing once. They conceded eight and scored 20 goals.

Crawley Form

Their past three matches saw Crawley beating Tranmere 1-3, losing 0-2 against Doncaster, and beating Newport by 0-4. Crawley have been outstanding on their travels lately, winning five of their previous six away matches in the League Two. They saw no draws but lost once, while scoring 11 and conceding three goals.

Betting stats for Mansfield and Crawley

Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Mansfield and Crawley. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.

  • Mansfield have scored in 26 of the last 28 matches in the League Two
  • Mansfield have scored in 24 of the last 26 matches
  • Mansfield have not lost 17 of the last 19 home matches in the League Two
  • In 8 of the last 10 matches Mansfield played, both teams scored
  • In 8 of the last 10 matches Mansfield played in the League Two, both teams scored
  • In 13 of the last 14 Crawley matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 12 of the last 13 Crawley matches in the League Two, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 11 Crawley away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 8 of the last 10 Crawley away matches in the League Two, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Crawley have not lost 8 of the last 10 matches

In-form players: Mansfield vs Crawley

Scoring nine goals during a League Two campaign is just the sort of form, every club adores in a player. Will Swan is out to extend his current momentum, and the upcoming game should be a good opportunity to add another goal to his name. Picking Will Swan to score seems like a no-brainer currently.

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Full-time result

Mansfield claimed all three points five times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing three along the way. They endured defeat in two of the games in this run. Crawley won six of their last 10 games away, while drawing zero and losing four in this series of matches. Mansfield have not lost to Crawley in 7 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Mansfield scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Crawley scored the opening goal in six of the last ten away from home. Both teams have scored in the last 5 consecutive home games Mansfield played. Of the previous 10 outings, Mansfield scored the opening goal six times, whereas their opponents were first on target in five of their last 10 games. Mansfield have scored in 5 consecutive league meetings with Crawley.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Mansfield, who scored an average of 2.7 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Crawley’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches. Mansfield conceded a goal in their 6 most recent matches.

Recommended tip: Mansfield vs Crawley

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Mansfield 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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