Carlisle United vs Mansfield Town Match Preview and Prediction
Mansfield Town will go to Brunton Park to play Carlisle United on Saturday 17 August. The kick-off time is 3:00pm (UK) for this League Two match-up.
The fixture has no official UK TV coverage. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores throughout the game.
The following sections detail the reasons for the tip in this match.
With this, we have the sort of betting opportunity we look for.
Betting Odds for Carlisle United vs Mansfield Town
The match winner market, Bet365 offer 3.0 about Carlisle United, Bet365 are 3.4 for the draw and Bet365 will give you 2.5 about Mansfield Town.
Frog has also looked at the best bets for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. "Yes" is currently available at 1.7 with Bet365. "No" is currently offered at 2.05 with Bet365.
Head To Head
In the latest head-to-head, Carlisle United played Mansfield Town in January; it was a League Two match. The winners on the day were Carlisle United securing a final score of 3-2. H. Hope bagged a brace for the home side.
In ten years, the sides have faced-off 11 times. Carlisle United have won in 3 of them; Mansfield Town have won 6 matches. The other 2 matches ended in a draw.
There has been an average of 3.55 goals. Carlisle United score an average of 1.64. Mansfield Town score an average of 1.91 per match.
Looking at the match-up in terms of combined Home and Away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 27% of these matches and the visitors have won 54% of the time.
Carlisle United have 3 points in League Two, putting them in 10th place.
Looking over the last year, they have played 58 matches. They have 26 wins; 9 draws; and 23 losses. This gives Carlisle United a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 44%-15%-39%.
Over this period, they have scored 1.52 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.34.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 53% (15 wins) from 28 home fixtures. 10% (3) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 35% (10) ending in a loss.
On average they have scored 1.89 goals when at home in this period. They have conceded 1.43.
In recent form, they have a total of 18 goals in their last ten matches - 4 of these matches have been wins for them. Of those ten matches, 4 of them have seen both sides score and the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 games over this same period.
They have scored in their last 3 matches.
In 15th place in League Two with 2 points are Mansfield Town.
There is a total of 61 matches played by this side over the recent 12 months. They have 25 wins; 22 draws; and 14 losses. To summarise, Mansfield Town have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 40%-36%-22%, in recent form.
During this recent year, they average 1.48 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.1.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 31% (9 wins) from their last 29 away fixtures. 41% (12) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 27% (8) resulting in a loss as the away side.
On average they have scored 1.38 goals when playing away in this period. They have conceded 1.28.
In their last ten matches they have scored 17 times; 3 of these matches have been wins. Of these ten games, 8 of them have seen both sides score; and there has been 7 matches with three goals or more.
And they have scored in each of their last 8 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Carlisle United vs Mansfield Town
Evidence points to these sides cancelling each other out. Frog's pick is to get with the draw, available at 3.4 with William Hill - this is the best value play.