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Colchester and Scunthorpe go head-to-head for three points in England’s League Two on Saturday. Read our expert predictions and find the latest odds for the fixture below in our match preview.
Colchester vs Scunthorpe – Free Betting Tips & Predictions
Colchester host bottom club Scunthorpe on Saturday hoping to push their unbeaten run at home to three games. Read our top three predictions for this weekend’s fixture below.
- Match Result
- Colchester to Win
- 20/27 (1.74)
- Total Goals
- Under 2.5 Goals
- 10/17 (1.59)
- Half With Most Goals
- 21/20 (2.05)
Check the latest odds at our recommended bookie NetBet.
Colchester to Win
Colchester managed to collect four points from their last two games at home, kicking off their mini-surge with a fine 1-0 win over high-flying Harrogate at the JobServe Community Stadium. With form on their own patch strong, the U’s are our tip to beat a rock-bottom Scunthorpe outfit that have taken just four points from the 21 on offer on the road since the summer.
Under 2.5 Goals
A deluge of goals and penalty area drama is unlikely this weekend however when Colchester take on bottom side Scunthorpe. The hosts have notched just three times in six home assignments this term, while 100% of the same games produced under 2.5 goals. The Iron meanwhile, have registered just five efforts in seven away tussles this season and with firepower lacking in both arsenals, we recommend sticking to the under 2.5 line on Saturday.
Half With Most Goals – Second
A secondary market for Saturday’s game holds plenty of appeal in our third forecast, where our prediction tips the second half to see more goals than the first at the JobServe Community Stadium. Remarkably, all three of Colchester’s goals at home this term were scored in the 88th minute or later, and their knack for leaving it late is a pattern worth backing this weekend.
Colchester vs Scunthorpe: Match Preview
Colchester Team News
Alan Judge remains a doubt for Colchester this week, while Ryan Clampin has COVID-19 and is expected to miss out. Junior Tchamadeu is still out through suspension. United were hammered 3-0 at Port Vale last weekend, though their recent performances at home have shown more promise.
Scunthorpe Team News
Alex Kenyon and Alex Perry are considered doubtful this weekend for Scunthorpe, while injured trio Harry Davis, Mason O'Malley and Tom Billson are almost certain to miss out again. Scunthorpe sprung a surprise to beat Crawley at home last week, though they are still searching for their first victory of the campaign on the road.
Top Betting Odds and Stats for Colchester vs Scunthorpe
Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.
Colchester vs Scunthorpe Coverage and Frequently Asked Questions
Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?
We recommend using NetBet for Colchester vs Scunthorpe this weekend.
What time does this fixture kick off?
The game is scheduled to start at 16:00 CET (GMT +1).
Who is Colchester's leading scorer this season?
Freddie Sears is Colchester’s leading scorer with three goals.
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