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Leyton Orient vs Northampton prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: Tuesday 13 February 2024
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK, 20:45 CET
Venue: Gaughan Group Stadium

Leyton Orient vs Northampton: Top free betting tips

Leyton Orient are set to face Northampton in League One on Tuesday night with both teams languishing in midtable with just three months of the season to go. A late run to the playoffs would need to start now which makes this a fascinating fixture to look forward to. Our Leyton Orient vs Northampton prediction is for an attacking and entertaining match with the home side coming out on top.

Match result prediction: Leyton Orient to win 

Out of the two teams involved, Leyton Orient are the most likely to make a late push for the League One playoffs. They are four points ahead of Northampton and seven points adrift of the final playoff place in the division. Prior to their loss to Barnsley at the weekend, the O's had enjoyed an impressive eight-match unbeaten run and while Northampton are currently in the midst of a three-match winless run. The momentum is with Leyton Orient and at home, that could be the decisive factor.

Total goals prediction: Under 2.5 goals

Neither of these two sides are known for being involved in high-scoring matches with both managers preferring their respective teams to have more control. As a result, this one could turn into a cat-and-mouse type match where both teams are waiting for the other to go for it before releasing their own shackles. Four out of Northampton's last six matches have covered this market while the same can be said for six of Leyton Orient's last nine.

​​​​Correct score prediction: Leyton Orient 2-0 Northampton

Five matches ago, Northampton were looking like a team that could push for the playoff this season but after enjoying just one win in their last five fixtures, those hopes are all but gone. The opposite can be said for Leyton Orient and momentum at this time of the season is everything.

Gaughan Group Stadium, home of Leyton Orient | Leyton Orient vs Northampton predictions
Gaughan Group Stadium, home of Leyton Orient – Photo by Icon Sport

How far will Northampton fans travel to Leyton Orient?

The journey for Northampton fans isn't a bad one on Tuesday night with the total distance from Northampton to the Gaughan Group Stadium roughly 80 miles. It will take the travelling Northampton fans 1hr 40 minutes via car or coach to get to the stadium while the trip will take an hour longer via public transport. If public transport is your only option then you'll need to go from Milton Keynes to London Euston before making your way across the London Underground to Leyton.

How to get tickets

Leyton Orient still have tickets on sale for the match against Northampton and these are now being sold on general sale. Tickets for adults range between £22-24 while junior tickets can be bought for as little as £10. Northampton were given an allocation of 800 tickets for the match and these are now being advertised on general sale on the club website.

Match FAQs

Where is the match being played? The match is being played at the Gaughan Group Stadium.

Who is the Leyton Orient manager? Richie Wellens is the current Leyton Orient manager.

What was the score in the reverse fixture? Earlier this season, Northampton and Leyton Orient drew 2-2.

Is the match on TV? The match hasn't been selected for live television coverage.


Andy Delaney

Andy is a freelance sports writer with ten years of experience covering major sporting events across Europe. He has also been a season ticket holder at Old Trafford since 2008 and has visited over 40 football stadiums in the United Kingdom and abroad following the Reds.

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