Ace Football previews the League Two match between Mansfield and Milton Keynes Dons and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.
Mansfield take on visitors Milton Keynes Dons at One Call Stadium in a League Two tie this coming Saturday.
Mansfield are number 4 in the table on 36 points after 19 matches. Milton Keynes Dons rank as number 11 with 27 points after 19 matches played.
Team form: Mansfield vs Milton Keynes Dons
In has been a bit of everything for Mansfield in their previous three matches, where they first beat Newport by 2-0. This was followed by a disappointing 2-1 defeat against Swindon, before an encounter with Tranmere produced a 2-2 draw. Mansfield won three of their previous six matches at One Call Stadium in the League Two. They drew three as well, but suffered no defeats, scoring seven goals to three against.
Milton Keynes Dons Form
In their last three matches, Milton Keynes Dons drew 0-0 with Newport, beat Salford City 2-4 before a 1-1 draw with Grimsby. Milton Keynes Dons only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the League Two. In these six matches they drew three and lost two as well as being outscored by six goals to six.
Betting stats for Mansfield and Milton Keynes Dons
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Mansfield and Milton Keynes Dons. The facts are based on the statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 8 of the last 9 Mansfield matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Mansfield have conceded in 11 of the last 12 matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Mansfield played, both teams scored
- Mansfield have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Mansfield home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 8 of the last 10 matches Milton Keynes Dons played, both teams scored
- In 5 of the last 7 Milton Keynes Dons matches the sum of goals was over 4.5
- Milton Keynes Dons have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 Milton Keynes Dons matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
- Milton Keynes Dons have not won 6 of the last 7 away matches
Players to watch: Mansfield vs Milton Keynes Dons
Mansfield against Milton Keynes Dons is also a battle between Lucas Akins and Joe Tomlinson with both in decent form. The former scored three while the latter has three League Two goals in their last six games respectively.
Popular betting markets: Mansfield vs Milton Keynes Dons
Mansfield claimed three wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing four and losing three. Milton Keynes Dons won three of their last 10 away games, as they also drew three and lost four of these matches. Mansfield are on a fine streak of 9 matches without defeat at home. Milton Keynes Dons didn’t lose any of their previous 5 outings. Milton Keynes Dons have not lost to Mansfield in 5 consecutive meetings.
Both teams to score
Mansfield scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Milton Keynes Dons got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Of the previous 10 outings, Mansfield scored the opening goal five times, whereas their opponents were first on target in four of their last 10 games. Both Team have scored in 3 last consecutive meetings between Mansfield and Milton Keynes Dons when playing at One Call Stadium.
Mansfield saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.5 goals during this run. Betting on over 2.5 goals in the last ten Milton Keynes Dons-matches would have returned some winnings in seven of them. Milton Keynes Dons managed to score an average of 1.9 times goals per game.
Suggested bet: Mansfield vs Milton Keynes Dons
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 Mansfield and Milton Keynes Dons.