Salford City vs Grimsby Town Match Preview and Prediction
On Tuesday evening (UK time) 17 September, Salford City will take on Grimsby Town at The Peninsula Stadium with a 7:45pm kick-off. This is a League Two match-up.
There is no official UK TV coverage for this fixture. Frog The Gambler's live scores section will publish goal updates throughout the game.
Read on for full preview, match prediction and recommended bet.
This preview will outline where the value is for us to get stuck in to.
Betting Odds for Salford City vs Grimsby Town
Coral are offering 2.3 about Salford City; William Hill are best price 3.5 for the draw; Bet365 are 3.3 about Grimsby Town.
For the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.8 with Bet365. If you don't like that, the top price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.05 with Coral.
Finally, on to the current odds for the Both Teams To Score market. If you like "Yes", it can be backed at 1.67 with William Hill. "No" can be taken at 2.25 with Ladbrokes.
Head To Head
Over the last ten years, there are no head-to-head matches between these teams.
Salford City have 8 points in The League Two, putting them in 19th position.
Looking at results for the last year, they have played 55 matches. They have 25 wins; 15 draws; and 15 losses. This gives Salford City a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 45%-27%-27%.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.58 goals for, and 1.16 goals against.
At home over this time, they have a win rate of 46% (14 wins) from 30 home fixtures. 26% (8) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 26% (8) resulting in a loss.
At home over the year, their average number of goals scored is 1.6 and they have conceded 1.07 on average.
Grimsby Town have 12 points in the League Two. They are in 9th place.
There is a total of 60 matches played by the away team over the recent 12 months. They have 25 wins; 9 draws; and 26 losses. Therefore, Grimsby Town have won 41%, drawn 15%, and lost 43% of their recent matches.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.32 goals for, and 1.15 goals against.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 32% (10 wins) in their 31 away fixtures. 12% (4) of these away games have been a draw, with the remaining 54% (17) being a loss as the away side.
On average they have scored 1.26 times when playing away in this period and they have conceded 1.35.
Their recent performance, in league or cup football, shows that they have a total of 17 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 40%. Regarding the BTTS count, 6 of these games are matches where both teams have scored... The number of matches with three match goals or more is 5 games in these last ten outings.
Frog's followers will be slightly concerned about backing Grimsby Town at the prices available.
Frog's betting tip for Salford City vs Grimsby Town
We're siding with Salford City to get the win at odds of 2.3 with Coral. This preview thinks the market might be underestimating them.