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Mansfield and Scunthorpe meet at the One Call Stadium to battle it out for three points in League Two on Saturday. Read our free predictions and find the latest odds for the fixture below in our detailed match preview.
Mansfield vs Scunthorpe – Free Betting Tips & Predictions
Mansfield have won four games on the bounce in league and cup ahead of their clash with bottom club Scunthorpe. Read our top three predictions for this weekend’s fixture below.
- Match Result
- Mansfield to Win
- 5/7 (1.71)
- Team Goals
- Over 1.5 Mansfield Team Goals
- 5/6 (1.83)
- Both Teams to Score
- 4/5 (1.8)
Check the latest odds at our recommended bookie NetBet.
Mansfield to Win
Mansfield are riding a powerful wave of momentum thanks to a run of four straight victories in league and cup, and the in-form Stags are fancied to beat Scunthorpe this weekend. The Iron are propping up the rest in League Two and they have yet to record a single win on the road this term. With the hosts in excellent shape, we recommend siding with them in the match result markets.
Over 1.5 Mansfield Team Goals
Only Stevenage have conceded more away goals than Scunthorpe so far this season and the Iron have shipped at least two efforts in five of their last six League Two tests on the road. Mansfield meanwhile, rattled the net eight times across their last two fixtures at the One Call Stadium and they can put their sharp cutting edge to good use again against Scunthorpe. With that in mind, backing them in the over 1.5 team goals market could prove a smart approach.
Both Teams to Score
Scunthorpe have collected just two points from their last five away fixtures, though the Iron did manage to get on the scoresheet in all but one of the same matches despite their string of disappointing results. Their knack for notching could allow them to net a consolation again on Saturday and when you consider that BTTS landed in three of Mansfield’s last four league skirmishes, the same market suddenly stands out at a price worth backing again.
Mansfield vs Scunthorpe: Match Preview
Mansfield Team News
On-loan defender Richard Nartey remains in the treatment room this week, while James Perch is a long-term absentee with a fractured skull. Right-back Kellan Gordon and midfielder Ryan Stirk are awaiting updates on their fitness. Mansfield followed up their excellent win over Tranmere with a 2-1 triumph at Stevenage last weekend and jumped up to 18th place in League Two as a result.
Scunthorpe Team News
Tom Billson is closing in on a return for Scunthorpe though Saturday's game could come too soon for the goalkeeper. The Iron held Salford to a 1-1 draw last weekend, ending a run of three straight defeats in all competitions as a result. Away from home, Scunthorpe are the only team in League Two still waiting for a first victory of the campaign.
Top Betting Odds and Stats for Mansfield vs Scunthorpe
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Mansfield vs Scunthorpe Coverage and Frequently Asked Questions
Which bookmaker has the best odds for this game?
We recommend using the odds at NetBet for Mansfield vs Scunthorpe.
What time does this fixture kick off?
The game is scheduled to start at 16:00 CET (GMT +1).
Who is Mansfield's leading scorer this season?
Danny Johnson and Oliver Hawkins are tied on four goals each for Mansfield so far this season.