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Carlisle vs Cambridge prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 17 February 2024

Kick-Off: 15:00 UK, 16:00 CET

Venue: Brunton Park

The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.

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​Carlisle vs Cambridge: Top free betting tips

Our Carlisle vs Cambridge prediction is for a cagey match that could easily be decided by a single goal. Can the Cumbrians find a way to stop the bleeding?

The Cumbrians are last and now hopelessly adrift from safety after losing 6 consecutive league games. Finding some hope and soon is vital for Carlisle. Cambridge also linger just above the relegation zone after losing back-to-back matches. Both teams struggle to score goals these days. 

Correct outcome prediction: Cambridge to win

Carlisle collapsed into last place after losing all of their last 6 league matches. They are now up against a Cambridge team that managed to triumph in all of the last 3 games between the sides. This is why our first Carlisle vs Cambridge prediction is for an away win. 

Team to score first prediction: Cambridge to score first

Our second Carlisle vs Cambridge prediction backs the visitors again. We think the U’s will be the team to draw first blood in this game. Cambridge scored the opening goal of the match in all of the last 3 H2Hs. Also, Carlisle are on a run of 7 consecutive home matches in which they conceded the first goal. 

​​Correct score prediction: 1-0 to Cambridge

With our final Carlisle vs Cambridge prediction we back the U’s to win 1-0. This outcome has been a regular occurrence for the Cumbrians lately. Carlisle lost 3 of their last 5 home matches with that same 0-1 scoreline. Also, back in October the first league meeting between the sides this season saw Cambridge winning 1-0. 

​How far will Cambridge’s fans travel to Carlisle?

A challenging and long trip up north awaits the travelling supporters. Entering and exiting the Lake District is always a challenging task with no major roads in this part of England, so sit back and be ready for some picturesque scenes and slow travelling. 

The one-way distance that needs to be covered from Cambridge to Carlisle is 258 miles (415km) and will take at least 4 hours and 50 minutes to cover it. 

​Carlisle vs Cambridge: Tickets

Cambrdige’s fans have been allocated ticket prices at £23.00 for adults, with the usual discounts for the elderly and youngsters in place. Important note for the away fans! Due to the huge distance that needs to be travelled the Cambridge Fans United's (CFU) Away Travel Coach will set off from Cledara Abbey Stadium as early as 6:45 am

The tickets for this game for Carlisle’s fans are selling fast. There are still some available on the Terraces priced at £20.00 and only a limited amount of seats priced at £23.00.  

​FAQs: Carlisle vs Cambridge

  • What was Carlisle’s last result? Last weekend the Cumbrians lost 0-1 at home vs leaders Portsmouth. 
  • What was Cambridge’s last result? The U’s also lost against leaders Portsmouth in their last match – 1-3 away defeat on Tuesday night.  
  • How many wins do Carlisle have in their last 10 home games vs Cambridge? The Cumbrians failed to win any of their last 10 home games vs the U’s. 
  • What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in October, Cambridge won 1-0 at home.

Iskra Zecheva

For over 16 years now, Iskra had been a freelance sports writer. Football and scouting, being among the main fields of her expertise. She has dined with kings, queens and some of the most famous sports figures of the past and the present. Iskra is also a member of the largest independent union of investigative journalists. She has minority ownership at several sports clubs and knows first-hand the pains of supporting a 'small-scale' football club.

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