Cheltenham Town vs Bradford City Match Preview and Prediction
Bradford City head to Jonny-Rocks Stadium to do battle with Cheltenham Town on Tuesday 17 September. The kick-off time is 7:45pm (UK) for this League Two match.
This game has no UK TV coverage. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish goal updates during the match.
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Betting Odds for Cheltenham Town vs Bradford City
Looking at the 1X2: Coral are 2.65 about Cheltenham Town, William Hill will give you 3.3 for the draw, Unibet are 2.8 about Bradford City.
Turning to the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 2.1 with the price-makers at Betfair Sportsbook; the best price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.73 with the traders at William Hill.
Finally, on to the best prices for the BTTS market. "Yes" can be backed at 1.8 with Bet365; "No" can be taken at 2.0 with Betfair Sportsbook.
Head To Head
The data shows that Cheltenham Town played Bradford City in 2017 in a EFL Trophy match. The winners were Bradford City securing a winning margin of 0-1.
During the last decade of action, these teams have clashed 8 times. Cheltenham Town have emerged victorious in 3 of these match-ups, while their opponents, Bradford City have won 3 matches. The other 2 matches ended in a draw.
There has been an average of 2.5 goals. Cheltenham Town have scored an average of 1.38. Bradford City score an average of 1.13.
In terms of the impact of home advantage in this match-up, whichever side has been home has won 37% of the matches between them. The visiting side has won 37%.
Right now Cheltenham Town have 14 points in the League Two, giving them 6th position.
There is a total of 59 matches played by them over the recent 12 months. They have 20 wins; 16 draws; and 23 losses. To summarise, Cheltenham Town have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 33%-27%-38%, in recent form.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.39 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.54.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 53% (16 wins) from their last 30 home fixtures. 33% (10) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 13% (4) resulting in a loss for the home team.
At home over the year, their average number of goals scored is 2.0 and they have conceded 1.23 on average.
Their recent performance data shows that they have scored a total of 14 goals in their last ten matches. In this time they have a win rate of 40%. Regarding the BTTS count, 3 of these games are matches where both teams have scored. The number of matches with three match goals or more is 4 games in these last ten outings.
The away team has 14 points in the League Two. They are in 7th place.
There is a total of 61 matches played by this side in the last year. They have 16 wins; 18 draws; and 27 losses. To summarise, Bradford City have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 26%-29%-44%, in recent form.
During this recent year, they average 1.15 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.51.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 25% (8 wins) from their last 31 away fixtures. 29% (9) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 45% (14) being a loss.
On average they have scored 1.1 goals when playing away in this last year. They have conceded 1.55.
They are averaging 1.0 goals per game in their most recent ten matches; 4 of these matches have been wins. The total number of times both Bradford City and the opposition have scored is 4 out of the ten. The number of matches with a total of three goals or more is 4 games in these last ten outings.
They have scored in their last 4 matches.
Frog's betting tip for Cheltenham Town vs Bradford City
The signs are there for a draw when Cheltenham Town and Bradford City go head to head in this fixture. This is top priced with William Hill at odds of 3.3. This tip is not one of the strong predictions among today's previews.