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League Two: Salford City vs Colchester – Betting preview

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Ace Football previews the League Two round 29 match between Salford City and Colchester and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Both Salford City and Colchester need points to escape their current position at the relegation-end of the League Two table. The match takes place at Peninsula Stadium and could be labelled a serious six-pointer.

Ranked as number 19 in the League Two standings, Salford City, have so far collected 39 points this season, while Colchester collected 31 points. This puts them up as number 21 after 33 rounds.


Team form: Salford City vs Colchester

Salford City Form

Consistency has not been a trademark for Salford City recently, and their last three matches first saw them sharing the points in a 2-2 draw with Doncaster. This was followed by a 5-3 win against Barrow, before they lost 5-1 against Mansfield. Salford City claimed a modest two wins in their past six home matches in the League Two. They also drew two and lost two, scored 13 goals and conceded 16.

Colchester Form

Colchester came through the last three games without a win, but still booked two points to their account. They lost 1-0 against Harrogate Town, followed by a 1-1 draw with Accrington. They also shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Sutton United. Colchester claimed just one win from the last six away games in the League Two. They also drew two and were defeated three times, as they were outscored by ten goals to seven.

Betting stats and facts for Salford City and Colchester

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

  • In 17 of the last 19 Salford City home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 12 of the last 14 home matches Salford City played, both teams scored
  • Salford City have conceded in 20 of the last 21 home matches
  • In 12 of the last 14 Salford City home matches in the League Two, the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 9 of the last 11 home matches Salford City played in the League Two, both teams scored
  • Colchester have conceded in 23 of the last 25 matches in the League Two
  • Colchester have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
  • Colchester have not won 13 of the last 15 matches in the League Two
  • Colchester have not won 12 of the last 14 matches
  • Colchester have conceded in 14 of the last 16 away matches

Players on top: Salford City vs Colchester

It has been a great season for Matt Smith so far as he currently has 21 goals on his account during this season. He also hit the net six times in his last six games, leaving Salford City hoping he delivers against Colchester on Tuesday as well. Siding with him to score in the upcoming game seems like a reasonable choice.

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Full-time result

Salford City won two of their previous 10 matches across all tournaments at Peninsula Stadium. They drew four and lost four as well, while Colchester won one of their last 10 games away. They drew two and lost seven. Colchester have not lost to Salford City in 4 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Salford City scored the first goal in six out of their last ten games. Interestingly, Colchester scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Both teams have scored in last 7 consecutive Salford City games Both teams have been quite terrible at keeping their opponents at bay in recent matches. While Salford City managed to keep a clean sheet in one of the last 10 games, Colchester kept their opponent from scoring in one of their last 10 matches.

Total goals

Salford City saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for Colchester, who managed to score 1.2 times in those matches. Salford City scored at least once in their previous 9 matches.

Betting prediction: Salford City vs Colchester

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Salford City and Colchester 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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