Scunthorpe United vs Crawley Town Match Preview and Prediction
This coming Saturday afternoon (UK time), Scunthorpe United will welcome Crawley Town at Glanford Park with a 3:00pm kick-off. This is a League Two match.
This match will not be broadcast live in the UK. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores.
Keep reading for full preview, match prediction and betting tip.
Hats-off to the sportsbooks in this one: Frog thinks that the market prices are fairly accurate for this match.
Betting Odds for Scunthorpe United vs Crawley Town
Supporters of the home team can get 2.15 about Scunthorpe United with Bet Victor; the fans of the away team can get 3.5 to back Crawley Town with Bet365. Bet365 offer 3.75 for a draw.
On the O/U 2.5 Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.95 with Bet365. The most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.86 using Betfair Sportsbook.
Also, the latest prices for the BTTS market. "Yes" is currently available at 1.8 with Bet365. And "No" can be backed at 2.1 with Bet Victor.
Head To Head
In the most recent head-to-head, Scunthorpe United played Crawley Town in 2015 for a League One game. The winners on the day were Scunthorpe United - with a final score of 2-1.
Reviewing the last decade, these sides have gone head-to-head 4 times. Scunthorpe United have emerged victorious in 2 of the match-ups when they've met. Crawley Town have won once. There has been 1 draw.
In their head-to-head, there has been an average of 3.25 goals per game. Scunthorpe United have scored an average of 1.5; Crawley Town have scored an average of 1.75 per outing.
Focussing on the Home and Away performance numbers, whichever side has been at home has won 50% of these matches and the visitors have got the win 25% of the time.
There have been 58 matches played by them over the recent 12 months. They have 16 wins; 11 draws; and 31 losses. To summarise, Scunthorpe United have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 27%-18%-53%, in recent form.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.14 goals for, and 1.74 goals against.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 26% (8 wins) from the most recent 30 home fixtures. 26% (8) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 46% (14) ending in a loss for the home team.
When on home turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 1.17. They have conceded 1.7 on average.
Their recent performance data shows that they have 13 goals in their last ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 40%. Of these ten games, 4 of them have seen both sides score; the total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 5 out of the last ten.
There is no reason to make this team the value play in this match against Crawley Town. It is just not an attractive price.
In 9th place in League Two with 3 points are the visitors, Crawley Town.
Looking over the last year, they have played 56 matches. They have 16 wins; 11 draws; and 29 losses. This gives Crawley Town a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 28%-19%-51%.
During this recent year, they average 1.14 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.52.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 18% (5 wins) from the most recent 27 away fixtures. 14% (4) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 66% (18) being a loss as the away side.
On average they have scored 0.85 times when playing away in this last year and they have conceded 1.74.
They've scored in their last 5. As a final point, Frog likes the form guide for the away team in this preview, given the current market prices.
Frog's betting tip for Scunthorpe United vs Crawley Town
Bet365 go 4.33 about Crawley Town. Frog thinks this could be the optimal play. It is a pick that comes with a low confidence rating.