Our betting experts at Ace Football preview the League Two match between Salford City and Milton Keynes Dons. Keep reading to get the latest team news, stats and betting tips.
The League Two clash at Peninsula Stadium this coming Saturday sees Salford City hosting opponents Milton Keynes Dons.
Salford City are placed 15th with 21 points after 18 matches. Milton Keynes Dons occupy a position as 13th in the league on 23 points.
Team form: Salford City vs Milton Keynes Dons
Salford City Form
A draw is the best Salford City can show from their last three games, where they came up short in a 1-2 defeat against Mansfield. A3-3 draw with Peterborough followed before they were defeated 3-1 by Gillingham. Salford City only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent League Two matches on home soil. Of the remaining four matches, they drew one and lost three, as they scored ten and conceded 11 goals.
Milton Keynes Dons Form
In has been a bit of everything for Milton Keynes Dons in their previous three matches, as they first beat Swindon by 3-2. This was followed by a disappointing 3-2 defeat against Reading, before an encounter with Newport produced a 0-0 draw. Milton Keynes Dons didn’t manage a single away win in their last six League Two matches, but managed three draws, while suffering three defeats. They conceded seven and scored three goals themselves.
Betting facts for Salford City and Milton Keynes Dons
Let’s have a look at some of the most interesting betting-relevant facts based on the stats from the most recent games that Salford City and Milton Keynes Dons played across all competitions.
- In 12 of the last 14 home matches Salford City played, both teams scored
- Salford City have conceded in the last 14 home matches in a row
- In 13 of the last 15 Salford City matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 11 of the last 12 Salford City home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 9 of the last 11 matches Salford City played, both teams scored
- Milton Keynes Dons have not won the last 6 away matches in a row
- Milton Keynes Dons have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 Milton Keynes Dons matches the sum of goals was over 4.5
- In 6 of the last 7 Milton Keynes Dons away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 5 of the last 7 matches Milton Keynes Dons played, both teams scored
Players in form: Salford City vs Milton Keynes Dons
It is difficult to look past Max Dean, when searching for a goalscorer, as he is seems in wonderful shape. He hit the target four times in recent League Two matches for Milton Keynes Dons, with a total for the season saying four goals scored in this League Two campaign. With seven goals lately for Salford City in the League Two, Matt Smith is also a player to look out for.
Betting markets: Salford City vs Milton Keynes Dons
Salford City claimed a modest three wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in two of the games, whilst losing five. Milton Keynes Dons won two of their last 10 games away, drew three and lost five of the games in this run.
Both teams to score
Salford City scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Interestingly, Milton Keynes Dons scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Both teams have scored in the last 4 consecutive home games Salford City played. Salford City probably enjoy the prospect of scoring on Saturday, as Milton Keynes Dons managed only two clean sheets in the previous 10 matches. The former claimed two clean sheets in their last 10 matches.
In Salford City’s last ten games, there have been over 2.5 goals in nine of them. They managed to average two goals goals per match across all tournaments. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Milton Keynes Dons, who managed to score 1.5 times in those matches.
Recommended tip: Salford City vs Milton Keynes Dons
To sum up, the upcoming match between Salford City and Milton Keynes Dons seems to be a good betting opportunity. Considering the above statements, we have come up with a betting prediction for this League Two game.