Mansfield Town vs Cambridge United Match Preview and Prediction
On Tuesday evening (UK time), Cambridge United head to One Call Stadium to challenge Mansfield Town at 7:45pm. This is a League Two fixture.
At the time of writing there is no official UK TV coverage for this fixture. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish updates throughout the game.
The following stats and analysis explain the logic for the selection in this match.
Be aware that Frog thinks the current odds are bang on the money for this game. For followers who are looking for a play, check out the Verdict.
Betting Odds for Mansfield Town vs Cambridge United
Mansfield Town can be backed at 1.88 with William Hill. The draw is available at 3.6 with Bet365 and Cambridge United have a top price of 4.45 with Unibet.
Looking at the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.95 via Bet365; the most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 1.86 via Betfair Sportsbook.
And here are the available odds for the Both Teams To Score market. "Yes" is available at 1.8 with Betfair Sportsbook. "No" is currently offered at 2.02 with Unibet.
Head To Head
First up, Frog wants to highlight that Mansfield Town played Cambridge United in April, in what was a League Two match. The winners were Mansfield Town with a final score of 1-0.
Looking back over the last decade, these two sides have met 20 times. Mansfield Town have run out winners in 8 of the matches in this period. Cambridge United have won 5 times. A stalemate has occurred 7 times.
Overall there has been an average of 2.55 goals per fixture. Mansfield Town score an average of 1.4 and their opponents, Cambridge United score an average of 1.15 each time they've met.
Looking at the match-up in terms of combined Home and Away performance, whichever side has been at home has won 40% of these matches and the visitors have won 25% of the time.
In 16th place in League Two with 9 points we have the home team, Mansfield Town.
Looking over the last year, they have played 61 matches. They have 25 wins; 21 draws; and 15 losses. This gives Mansfield Town a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 40%-34%-24%.
During this recent year, they average 1.48 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.08.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 48% (16 wins). There have been 33 home fixtures. 33% (11) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 18% (6) being a loss for the home side.
On average they have scored 1.58 goals when at home in this last year; they have conceded 0.94.
In recent form, they have a total of 13 goals in their last ten matches and 2 of these latest matches have been victories. The total number of times that Mansfield Town and whoever they've played have also scored is 5 matches in those ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 4 from their last ten.
Frog can see very little reason to make them the value bet in their match against Cambridge United. Readers would be encouraged to find a bigger price.
In 12th place in League Two with 11 points is the away team.
In their recent form over the last year, they have played 53 matches. They have 14 wins; 15 draws; and 24 losses. This gives Cambridge United a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 26%-28%-45%.
Over this period, they have scored 0.96 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.43.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 20% (5 wins) from the latest 25 away fixtures. 20% (5) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 60% (15) being a loss as the away side.
On average they have scored 0.88 times when away from home in this period while they have conceded 1.88.
Frog's betting tip for Mansfield Town vs Cambridge United
Certainly not the best bet of the day, but if you'd like an interest in this one, go with Cambridge United to win - available at 4.45 with Unibet.