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Carlisle vs Northampton prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 16 December 2023

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 Northampton: Top free betting tips

Our Carlisle vs Northampton prediction is for a narrow home win. Can the Cobblers prove us wrong? 

This clash between two newly promoted sides promises to be exciting and close. Carlisle sit in the relegation zone but they still have all to play for and the Cumbrians rely heavily on their home games to generate points this season. Northampton are enjoying a much better campaign so far, inside the top 12 in the standings. The Cobblers won 3 of their last 4 league games too. 

​​Half with the most goals prediction: Second

Our first Carlisle vs Northampton prediction is heavily backed by stats. We think the majority of the goals will be scored in the second half. This was the case in 8 of the last 10 H2Hs. Also, Carlisle scored 66.6% (10 out of 15) of their goals so far after the break. Northampton too scored most of their goals in the second half – 70.9%, or 17 of 24 goals.

Correct outcome prediction: Carlisle to win

Northampton had been poor travellers all season. The Cobblers lost 4 of their last 5 away league games. At the same time, Carlisle won 2 of their last 4 home matches. That’s why our next Carlisle vs Northampton prediction is for a home win. 

​​​Correct score prediction: 2-1 to Carlisle

Our final Carlisle vs Northampton prediction is for a 2-1 home win. Northampton lost 2 of their last 3 away league games with that same 1-2 scoreline. Also, Carlisle's last 2 home wins vs Northampton were both 2-1 triumphs. 

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How far will Northampton's fans travel to Carlisle?

The away fans need to prepare for a long journey across some wonderful countryside but also across relatively slow roads. The driving distance between Northampton and Carlisle is 243 miles (391km). It will take around 4 hours and 30 minutes to cover it, so any fans that plan to sing songs all the way better think twice if they still want to have a voice left when arriving at the stadium. 

Carlisle vs Northampton: Tickets

There are still plenty of available tickets for both home and away fans. Anyone deciding to attend the game at the last minute can do so.

The price of the tickets for all stands at  £23.00, or £26.00 if a ticket is purchased on the day of the game. As is customary there are discounts for seniors and youngsters. 

Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone, or from the Ticket Offices at both grounds. Northampton’s fans had been allocated 700 tickets, including 4 wheelchair ones, for this match. 

​​​FAQs: Carlisle vs Northampton

  • What was the result the last time the sides met? Back in April in League Two clash the teams drew 0-0. 
  • Who will be the referee? The first official for this game will be Daniel Middleton. 
  • Who won the Player of the Month award for November? Northampton’s striker Sam Hoskins (12 goals) was voted Player of the Month in November.  

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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