Leyton Orient vs Crewe Alexandra Match Preview and Prediction
Coming up on Tuesday evening (UK time), in a League Two fixture, Leyton Orient will take on Crewe Alexandra at The Breyer Group Stadium with a 7:45pm kick-off.
The game has no UK TV coverage. Frog The Gambler will be providing live scores.
Read on for the preview, match prediction and recommended bet.
The key metrics point to the opportunity of value when these teams meet. Frog breaks it down below.
Betting Odds for Leyton Orient vs Crewe Alexandra
Leyton Orient can be backed at 2.8 with Coral. The draw is available at 3.5 with William Hill. Crewe Alexandra are best-priced at 2.65 with Unibet.
If you're interested in the Total Goals lines, the top price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.95 with Unibet. If you don't like that, the most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.9 available at Bet365.
Finally, on to the odds for the Both Teams To Score (BTTS) market. "Yes" can be backed at 1.73 with William Hill. "No" can be backed at 2.15 for account holders at Coral.
Head To Head
Leyton Orient played Crewe Alexandra in 2017. It was a League Two match. The winners were Crewe Alexandra securing a margin of 3-0.
In the last decade of FTG data, the two sides have played 8 times. Leyton Orient have won in 3 of them. Crewe Alexandra have won 2 times. The other 3 matches ended in a draw.
When these sides have met, there has been an average of 2.63 goals in their meetings. Leyton Orient have scored an average of 1.38; Crewe Alexandra score an average of 1.25.
In terms of the records on the road, whoever has been the visiting side has won 25% of these head-to-head match-ups. The home side has prevailed in 37% of these matches.
At the moment, Leyton Orient have 9 points in League Two, putting them in 18th position.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 58 matches. They have 31 wins; 14 draws; and 13 losses. This gives Leyton Orient a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 53%-24%-22%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.55 goals for, and 0.91 goals against.
When at home, in this period, they have a win rate of 57% (15 wins) in their 26 home fixtures. 23% (6) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 19% (5) being a loss for the home side.
When at home in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.54. They have conceded 0.73 on average.
They have scored in the last 6.
Right now Crewe Alexandra have 15 points in the League Two, which puts them in 5th position.
There have been 58 matches played by this side over the course of the last year. They have 26 wins; 7 draws; and 25 losses. To summarise, Crewe Alexandra have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 44%-12%-43%, in recent form.
Over this period, they have scored 1.41 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.41.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 35% (10 wins) from the most recent 28 away fixtures. 21% (6) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 42% (12) ending in a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 1.29 goals when away from home in this period while they have conceded 1.21.
Their recent performance data shows that they have scored 15 goals in their last ten matches and this has led to their current win rate of 50%. Of those ten matches, 7 of them have seen both sides score. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 from their last ten.
They have scored at least once in each of their last 5 matches.
Wrapping up, there is insufficient evidence to make this team the value play for this fixture. The market would need to offer up a bigger price than this.
Frog's betting tip for Leyton Orient vs Crewe Alexandra
Coral offer 2.8 for Leyton Orient to win this one. Frog thinks this could be the best bet. With Leyton Orient, we have a side making it a habit of scoring.