Portsmouth vs Burton Albion Match Preview and Prediction
On Tuesday evening (UK time), Burton Albion head to Fratton Park to play Portsmouth at 7:45pm. This is a League One game.
This fixture will not be broadcast live in the UK. Check Frog The Gambler's live score page for real-time goal updates during the game.
Keep reading for preview and match prediction.
Note that Frog thinks that the latest prices available are pretty good for this one.
Betting Odds for Portsmouth vs Burton Albion
Portsmouth can be backed at 1.88 with William Hill. The draw is 3.75 with Bet Victor. Burton Albion are 4.33 with Bet365.
For the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.86 at Betfair Sportsbook. The most attractive price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.0 if you check out Bet365.
Also, the latest bets for the BTTS market. If you like "Yes", it is available at 1.73 with William Hill. "No", both teams won't score, can be taken at 2.1 with Bet365.
Head To Head
The records show that Portsmouth played Burton Albion in April. It was a League One match. The winners on the day were Portsmouth - with a score of 1-2.
Looking back over the last decade, these two sides have met a total of 6 times. Portsmouth have won in 2 of them, while Burton Albion have won 1 match. There have been 3 draws.
In their head-to-head, there has been an average of 2.33 goals per game. Portsmouth score an average of 1.17. Burton Albion score an average of 1.17 per match.
In terms of the records on the road, whoever has been the visiting side has won 16% of these head-to-head match-ups. The home side has prevailed in 33% of these matches.
Portsmouth have 5 points in the League One. They are in 18th place.
There have been 68 matches played by the home team over the course of the last year. They have 39 wins; 16 draws; and 13 losses. These recent results put Portsmouth on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 57%-23%-19%.
Over this 12-month period, they average 1.85 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 1.04.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 53% (16 wins) from their last 30 home fixtures. 33% (10) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 13% (4) being a loss for the home team.
On average they have scored 1.77 times when at home in this same period and they have conceded 0.97.
Their recent performance, both home and away, shows that they have scored a total of 20 goals in their last ten matches - 6 of these matches have been wins for them. Of these ten games, 5 of them have seen both sides score... The number of matches with a total of three goals or more is 5 games in these last ten outings.
And they have scored at least once in each of their last 8 matches.
There is very little reason to make Portsmouth the value play for this match. A bigger price is required.
Burton Albion have 11 points in League One. They are in 11th position.
There has been 63 matches played by this side over the recent 12 months. They have 25 wins; 16 draws; and 22 losses. These recent results put Burton Albion on a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 39%-25%-34%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.49 goals for, and 1.35 goals against.
On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 36% (12 wins). There have been 33 away fixtures. 30% (10) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 33% (11) resulting in a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 1.55 times when away in this last year while they have conceded 1.58.
Whatever you feel about the analysis, this is a team that will be motivated to perform for this match-up. This team is now up to five matches in a row unbeaten.
Frog's betting tip for Portsmouth vs Burton Albion
Bet365 will give you 4.33 for Burton Albion in the match winner market. Frog thinks this could be where any traces of value can be found. But it is a cautious prediction.