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Date: Tuesday 20th October 2023
Kick-Off: 19:30 UK, 20:30 CET
Venue: Blundell Park
Under 2.5 Goals
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This EFL Trophy clash between Grimsby Town and Bradford City is scheduled for Tuesday 10th October 2023. Read this Grimsby Town vs Bradford City preview and analysis for more details, which includes our best free predictions for the clash.
Grimsby vs Bradford predictions and top betting tips
Bradford make the trip from West Yorkshire to Lincolnshire to take on Grimsby Town.
Both teams to score prediction: Yes
For our first prediction, we hear at Football Ground Guide predict that both teams will find the back of the net in this EFL Trophy fixture. If we take a quick look at the form guide, we see that in the last eleven games combined between Grimsby Town and Bradford City, we see that nine of those eleven matches has seen both sides find the back of the net with the head to head record showing that both teams have scored in five of the previous seven matches.
Total goals prediction: Under 2.5 Goals
For our second prediction, we here at Football Ground Guide predict that less than 2.5 goals will be scored in this fixture between Grimsby Town and Bradford City. These two teams met in a league game just a few weeks away with that face off finishing in a 1-1 draw with both sides finding the back of the net. From the twenty-four league matches these two teams have played combined this season, there has been a total of 57 goals scored with that averaging out at 2.3 goals scored per game.
Correct score prediction: 1-1 Draw
For our second prediction, we here at Football Ground Guide predict that the scoreline this time round will be identical to the last time these two teams met. Two of the previous three matches between Grimsby Town and Bradford City has finished as a draw and with both of these teams have their own lofty ambitions in the league this season, expect both teams to make changed to their squads for this fixture with some academy players entering the field.
Grimsby vs Bradford preview
The mariners are a fun team to watch this season having been involved in twenty goals from their previous six matches. So far this season the club have played twelve leagues matches and from those twelve matches, they have won three times, picked up five draws and lost four times. Going to the other competitions Grimsby are involved in this season, they are out of the EFL Cup after a first round 2-0 defeat to Mansfield Town and lose their first two matches in Group F of the EFL Trophy to Manchester City U21 and Barnsley.
Bradford have this week sacked their manager, Mark Hughes, following a poor start to the season by their incredibly high standards. Bradford find themselves fourteenth in EFL League Two following four wins, four draws and four defeats from their first twelve matches.
FAQs regarding Grimsby vs Bradford
Who is the Grimsby Town player to watch? Abo Eisa.
Who is the Bradford City player to watch? Andy Cook.
Who won the last match between these two sides? The most recent encounter ended 1-1.