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Ace Football previews the League Two round 45 match between Walsall and Bradford and offers team news, stats and a free betting tip with the latest odds.

Round 45 of the League Two serves up an encounter between Walsall and Bradford taking place at Poundland Bescot Stadium this coming Saturday.

Ranked as number 8 in the League Two standings, Walsall, have so far collected 65 points this season, while Bradford collected 60 points. This puts them up as number 13 after 43 rounds.


Form: Walsall vs Bradford

Walsall Form

Walsall suffered a couple of disappointments in their last three matches, as they were run over by Doncaster in a 2-1 defeat. Notts Co. also proved too hard to handle, as they won 1-3, before Walsall were able to strike back last time out in a 2-1 win against Swindon. Walsall won four of their last six League Two matches on home soil, while drawing once and losing once. They conceded eight and scored 11 goals.

Bradford Form

Bradford look well suited to take on any opponent with seven points to show off from three matches. They started off drawing 1-1 with Grimsby, before downing first Gillingham by 1-0, then Salford City in a 1-2 win. Bradford won half their previous six away matches in the League Two, as well as seeing one draw and suffering two defeats. They scored seven goals whilst conceding seven.

Betting facts for Walsall and Bradford

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

  • Walsall have conceded in 19 of the last 21 matches
  • Walsall have conceded in the last 10 matches in a row in the League Two
  • In 8 of the last 10 matches Walsall played, both teams scored
  • In 8 of the last 10 home matches Walsall played, both teams scored
  • In 8 of the last 10 matches Walsall played in the League Two, both teams scored
  • In 18 of the last 20 Bradford matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 15 of the last 17 Bradford matches in the League Two, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 11 of the last 12 Bradford away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 10 of the last 11 Bradford away matches in the League Two, the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Bradford have not lost the last 4 matches in a row

In-form players: Walsall vs Bradford

It is a great season for Isaac Hutchinson, who currently has 11 league goals to his name during this season. Walsall will rely on his services to gun down Bradford.

Betting markets: Walsall vs Bradford

Full-time result

Walsall claimed six wins, drew two and lost two of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Bradford won five, drew two and lost three of their last 10 games away. Bradford have not lost to Walsall in 4 consecutive home meetings.

Both teams to score

Walsall scored the first goal of the match in five of their previous ten games. Interestingly, Bradford scored the opening goal of the match in just three of their last ten games. Both teams have scored in last 5 consecutive Walsall games Bradford should be able to score at least once this coming Saturday as Walsall failed in keeping a single clean sheet in those last 10 outings. Bradford managed three clean sheets in their 10 most recent outings.

Total goals

Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Walsall’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.4 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of the last ten outings for Bradford, who managed to score 1.1 times in those matches. Amazingly, Walsall failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 11 matches.

Suggested bet: Walsall vs Bradford

In conclusion, the upcoming game between Walsall and Bradford 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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