National League Preview Saturday 14th November 2015
BROMLEY VS. ALTRINCHAM
Lee Sinnott takes his Altrincham side to high flying Bromley this Saturday lunchtime, looking to bounce back after their 3-0 thumping in mid-week.
The home side themselves suffered a mid-week defeat at home to Boreham Wood, who are one place below their visitors in the league. Bromley’s leading goal scorer Moses Ademola, who has found the net a staggering fifteen times thus far this season, is 23/20 with Betfair to find the net anytime in this fixture.
Bet365 are currently best priced for @ 8/11 for the home side to win their seventh home game of the season, whilst Betfair are offering 16/5 for the visitors to notch a surprise victory in London this weekend.
Matches resulting in a draw have been a rarity at The Courage Stadium this season, but Betfred are offering 29/10 for only the second game of the season here to finish all square.
KIDDERMINSTER HARRIERS VS. ALDERSHOT TOWN
Second from bottom Kidderminster Harriers welcome mid-table Aldershot Town to the Aggborough Stadium this weekend, with both sides looking to secure maximum points after suffering defeats in the division’s mid-week fixtures.
Kidderminster’s form has been poor so far this season, but Bet365 are offering 11/5 for the host’s to secure only their second victory of the current campaign. Aldershot Town, who are looking for their sixth away win of the season, can be backed with Boylesports @ 5/4
There have been two draws registered in the last four meetings between the two sides, and this can be backed with William Hill at 11/5.
You have to go all the way back to 2008 for when both of these sides last scored in this fixture, and the best price on offer for ‘Both Teams Not To Score’ is with Coral @ 6/5.
HALIFAX TOWN VS. BRAINTREE TOWN
Halifax Town manager Darren Kelly welcomes Alan Devonshire’s Braintree Town to The Shay Stadium this Saturday, with the visitors knowing that securing maximum points in this fixture could propel them into third place, dependent on other results.
The hosts have lost four straight league matches on the bounce, whilst the visitors have only suffered one defeat in their last seven league games.
Bottom placed Halifax are currently 23/10 with Bet365 to end their winless run, whilst Paddy Power is best priced with 6/5 for Braintree Town to win their tenth league match of the season. The draw is 12/5 with Bet365 for this fixture, whilst Halifax Town’s leading goal-scorer Jordon Burrow is best priced @ 7/4 to score anytime with Bet365. Burrow has found the back of the net on eleven occasions so far this season.
SOUTHPORT VS. CHELTENHAM TOWN
Top of the table Cheltenham Town travel to Merseyside this weekend to take on lowly Southport, and will be hoping to extend their excellent run in the league.
The visitors had an impressive 5-0 victory in the division mid-week and are undefeated away from home since the beginning of September and are best priced with Ladbrokes @ 13/20 for another three points.
The hosts on the other hand have failed to win at home, in the league, since the end of August, and William Hill have them best priced @ 9/2 to change their fortunes in this fixture. The draw is currently on offer with Bet365 @ 13/5.
Cheltenham Town are scoring on average two goals a match away from home, and Coral are best priced @ 4/5 for the visitors to achieve this feat again this weekend.
BOREHAM WOOD VS. CHESTER
Meadow Park play’s host as Boreham Wood take on Chester with both sides looking to build off their mid-week victories in the division on Saturday.
Both sides are in mixed form at the moment, but the home side have fared better playing away this season, whilst the away side have fared better playing at home. The two clubs have never met each other in their club’s history, and given their indifferent form at present, Ladbrokes are offering odds of 5/2 on the tie finishing as a draw.
Boreham Wood have only secured seven points out of a possible thirty points at home this campaign, and William Hill are currently offering 11/5 for them to win only their third game at home this season. Chester have secured ten points out of a possible thirty points away this campaign, and Betfair are offering 5/4 on the visitors securing maximum points and winning their fourth game on the road this season.
Both sides have been poor defensively, and have not been afraid of taking their chances in front of goal this season either. Coral are best priced @ 8/13 for Both Teams to Score in this fixture on Saturday.
FOREST GREEN ROVERS VS. DOVER ATHLETIC
The New Lawn play’s host to the pick of the fixtures this weekend in a top of the table clash in the division between second placed Forest Green Rovers, and third placed Dover Athletic. Both sides will be looking to secure maximum points on Saturday to maintain pace with the league leaders.
Forest Green Rovers have secured a staggering 22 points out of 30 available at home, and are 11/10 with Boylesports to make it 25 out of 33 whilst Dover Athletic have secured only 15 points out of 30 available away from home, and are 11/5 with William Hill to make it 18 out of 33. The draw can be back Bet365 @ 12/5.
Both sides have not been shy in front of goal this season, with the hosts scoring 34 goals thus far, and the visitors scoring 31 goals. Betfred are best priced @ 4/6 for Both Teams To Score in this weekend’s fixture.
GUISELEY VS. EASTLEIGH
In-form side Eastleigh travel to West Yorkshire this weekend to face mid-table Guiseley, knowing a win will take them within touching distance of the league leaders, depending on other results.
Guiseley will be licking their wounds after suffering a 5-0 defeat away to league leaders Cheltenham Town in mid-week, and they will have to dust themselves down and try to overcome a side in Eastleigh that have won four out of their last five league matches. Paddy Power are offering 11/4 for the hosts to secure maximum points.
Eastleigh are the leagues in-form side going into this match, and William Hill offering 19/20 clearly indicates who the favourite is to win this clash. Betfair are pricing the match to finish as a draw @ 5/2.
WREXHAM VS. GATESHEAD
Ninth place faces tenth place in the league this weekend when Wrexham take on Gateshead at the Racecourse Ground on Saturday afternoon.
Both teams have identical records in the division, with nine wins, three draws, and six losses and Bet365 are offering odds @ 3/1 for the match to finish as a draw.
Both sides have been very efficient in converting their chances thus far this campaign. Wrexham have successfully scored 36 goals, whist Gateshead has scored 28 goals. Both sides have not been fantastic defensively either, and Ladbrokes are offering odds @ 4/5 for Both Teams to Score in this fixture.
WOKING VS. MACCLESFIELD TOWN
Out of sorts Woking welcome Macclesfield Town this weekend looking for their first home win in the league since the middle of September.
Prior to their recent run of three losses, and two draws in their last five league outings at home, Woking had won an impressive seven straight matches at the Kingfield Stadium during a staggering unbeaten run which stretched to ten games. Paddy Power are best priced @ 6/4 for the hosts to turn things around and get back to winning ways this weekend.
Macclesfield Town have been poor away from home this season, much like they were toward the end of the last campaign, and they have only secured 9 points out of a possible 30 points on the road thus far. Boylesports are offering odds @ 17/10 for the visitors to secure their fourth win away from home this season, whilst the draw is best priced with Bet365 @ 9/4.
Woking’s top goal scorer John Goddard has scored nine goals this campaign and is currently priced @ 11/5 with Bet365 to score anytime in this fixture.
Macclesfield Town’s top goal scorer Kristian Dennis has found the back of the net eleven times this campaign, and is currently priced @ 15/8 with Bet365 to score anytime in this fixture.
BARROW VS. TORQUAY UNITED
Struggling Torquay United travel to seventeenth placed Barrow this weekend looking for only their third away win of the campaign thus far.
Home side Barrow will be relying on top goal scorer Andy Cook to be in form, and he can be backed with Bet365 @ 13/10 to score anytime. Cook has found the back of the net on eleven occasions so far this season.
Both sides are in mixed form at the moment, and for the match to finish as a draw, William Hill are offering 23/10, which is currently the best odds.
Both sides are not failing to score goals either, and have faltering defences which have seen clean sheets become a rarity in the league this campaign, and William Hill are offering 6/10 for Both Teams to Score in this fixture. This outcome has occurred in the only two meetings between these sides in their history as well.
LINCOLN CITY VS. TRANMERE ROVERS
The Sincil Bank Stadium plays host to Lincoln City and Tranmere Rovers in the league this weekend, with the home side just slightly edging it with the bookmakers for the three points.
The hosts Lincoln City, have won three, drawn one, and lost one in their past five home league matches and are currently priced with Betfair @ 8/5 to gain maximum points here.
The visitors, Tranmere Rovers, have won two, drawn two, and lost one in their past five away league matches and are currently priced with Boylesports @ 17/10 to steal the points. The draw is currently on offer with Boylesports @ 21/10.
GRIMSBY TOWN VS. WELLING UNITED
Lowly Welling United face up against giants Grimsby Town on Saturday knowing that they have a tricky tie to contend with. The home side are odd’s on favourites with Bet365 @ 2/7 to secure the maximum points, and having secured 18 points from a possible 30 points at home this season thus far, you can see why.
The away side on the other hand have only secured 7 points on the road out of a possible 30, and have only managed a paltry 5 goals scored on their travels. Betfred is best priced @ 9/1 for Welling United to win here on Saturday.
The draw is currently on offer @ 3/1 with Coral.
Grimsby Town are scoring, on average, 2 ½ goals a game at home, and Coral are offering 4/11 for the home side to score two or more goals in this fixture.